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1839 Will of Isaac W. Walker of Livingston County

Isaac W. Walker, born October 31, 1780, died August 10, 1839.  Deborah O. Walker, born October 24, 1779, died November 2, 1839.  Erected by G. S. Walker.  ‘Our father and mother are gone, they may become the sod.  Death awaits, tho we miss you, we know you rest with God.’  Landrum Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky.

Isaac William Walker and Deborah Oliver Walker are Ritchey’s fourth great-grandparents – twice!  He is descended from two daughters, Sarah H. Walker who married Andrew Ross, and Rachel Margaret Walker who married Thomas Jones. 

August the 8th 1839

I, Isaac W. Walker, of sound mind, do hereby make my last will and testament in manner and same following, that is to say,

1st After the payment of my debts and funeral expenses I give my wife, Deborah O. Walker, all of my estate, both real and personal for and during the time of her natural life and after her death give the same to my children hereafter mentioned.  To wit, Sarah H. Ross, Rachel Jones, George S. Walker, Martha A. Walker, Mary E. Walker and Jefferson Walker, equally, to be divided among them and to be enjoyed by them forever, with the exception of Martha A. Walker, who is to have one hundred dollars to be in a horse and other personal property, more than the rest of the children.

2nd I wish for George S. Walker to have the place he lives on at this time, the price of it is five hundred dollars, to be out of his part of the estate.  And lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my friend, Henry S. Harman, and my son-in-law, Thomas Jones, my executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other or former wills or testaments by me heretofore made.  In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and date above written.

Isaac Walker

Signed, sealed, published and declared as the last will and testament of the above named Isaac W. Walker in the presence of us.

Attest – Jesse Jones, W. W. Jones

Kentucky 0 Livingston County

I, James S. Dallam, clerk of the Court for the county and state aforesaid, do hereby certify that the within and foregoing last will and testament of

Isaac W. Walker, deceased, was on this day produced in Open Court and proven by the oath of W. W. Jones, subscribing witness thereto, and ordered to be recorded.  Whereupon I have truly recorded the same and this certificate in my said office.

Given under my hand this 7th day of October 1839.

James S. Dallam

Will Book B, Pages 69-70

Marion County Vital Statistics – Births – 1853

Marion County Vital Statistics – Births – 1853

Mary B. A. Williams, d/o Barnett and Nancy Nichols Williams, near Haysville 6 Oct 1853
John H. Francis, s/o Henry and Nancy Smothers Francis 25 Oct 1853
Julia Ellen Elder, d/o James and Levina Jarboe Elder, near New Market 5 Mar 1853
Marcus A. Abell, s/o Ignatius and Eliza Ann Thompson Abell, near Lebanon 11 Nov 1853
? Browning, d/o Franklin and Mary Carrico Browning, near St. Mary’s College 15 Oct 1853
John A. Russell, s/o William and Elizabeth Russell, near Lebanon 15 Apr 1853
William O’Daniel, s/o Walter and Susan Wheatley O’Daniel, near Lebanon 14 Aug 1853
William H. Johnson, s/o Patrick S. and Elizabeth Carrico Johnson, near Lebanon 17 Jul 1853
George W. Edelen, s/o B. and Theresa M. Edelen, near Lebanon 20 Dec 1853
? O’Daniel, s/o James M. and Martina Wheatley O’Daniel, near Lebanon 11 Sep 1853
George C. Abell, s/o Alfred B. and Mary Ann Hamilton Abell, near Lebanon 23 May 1853
Mary E. Lanham, d/o J. M. and Elizabeth Russell Lanham, near Lebanon 13 Jun 1853
Nancy F. Williams, d/o T. and Emily R. Floyd Williams, near Bethel Church 20 Feb 1853
David W. T. Morgeson, s/o Samuel and Joannah Henley Morgeson, near Bethel Church 14 Jan 1853
Susan M. Hagan, d/o James and Susan Catlin Hagan, near Providence Church 20 Apr 1853
Sallie A. Nash, d/o Wellington and Adaline Lawrence Nash, near Providence Church 15 Mar 1853
Buford Biggers, s/o James H. and Lucinda Malone Biggers 6 Nov 1853
William G. Johnson, s/o David M. and M. J. Mouser Johnson, near Pleasant Run 16 Nov 1853
Maria S. Goode, d/o Julius and Elizabeth McCarty Goode, near Pleasant Run 14 Oct 1853
Nancy A. Bright, d/o George W. and Sarah E. Newcomb Bright, near Pleasant Run 14 Oct 1853
Walter Adams, s/o James and Rebecca Hill Adams, near Pleasant Run 26 Jul 1853
Ann Mary Spalding, d/o Edward and Martha A. Walker Spalding, near Pleasant Run 24 Nov 1853
Thomas F. Logan, s/o Robert and Mary F. Bates Logan, near Pleasant Run 24 Feb 1853
M. A. Cecil, d/o M. J. and A. M. Hagan Cecil, near St. Mary’s 21 Apr 1853
Ignatius Abell, s/o John and Margaret A. Tungate Abell, near St. Mary’s 24 Apr 1853
James L. Simpson, s/o James and Sarah F. Bracken Simpson, near St. Mary’s 28 Jun 1853
Martha H. Spalding, d/o W. F. and Louisa Abell Spalding, near Calvary 1853
? Green, d/o A. J. and Louisa J. Carter Green, near Calvary 7 Oct 1853
Elizabeth J. Jarboe, d/o Robert and Mary Wooley Jarboe, near Jarboe Store 4 Apr 1853