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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

Deaths – Hancock County, Kentucky

Deaths – Hancock County, Kentucky


  • Demima Hickman, age 18, died November 9, 1854, born in Missouri, to Stephen and Theresa Fisher
  • Jo Holland, age 40, died May 27, 1858, born in Hancock County, to Robert and Malinda Holland
  • Moses S. Hubbard, age 38, September 23, 1853, born in Louisville
  • Elizabeth Hughes, age 17, died August 4, 1852, born in Breckinridge County, to Joseph and Sarah Ray
  • Sarah H. Hughes, age 32, died Apgil 20, 1852, born in Oldham County, to Sam and S. Goslee
  • Lou G. Humphrey, age 52, died December 21, 1858, born in Hancock County, to Reuben and Jane Cowby
  • Mahala Jackson, age 24, died January 17, 1852, born in Hancock County, to John and Charity Aldridge
  • William B. Jagany, age 25, died May 23, 1859, born in Illinois, to James and Elizabeth Jagany
  • Elizabeth Johnson, age 59, died November 14, 1857, born in Kentucky
  • Frances Johnson, age 54, died July 24, 1852, born in Virginia, to Charles Williams
  • Nancy Johnson, age 66, died September 6, 1855, born in Pennsylvania, consort of Elisha Johnson
  • Thomas Jones, age 45, died July 30, 1853, born in South Wales, England
  • Martha A. Kaddell, age 37, died March 11, 1857, born in Tennessee, to Gideon and Ann Reynolds
  • Patrick Kilron, age 30, died March 5, 1859, born in Ireland, to Patrick and Bridget Kilron
  • Rachel King, age 47, died July 23, 1854, born in Jefferson County, to John and Mary Banks
  • William L. Lamar, age 44, died February 20, 1859, born in Maryland, to William and Susan Lamar
  • John L. Landes, age 29, died February 18, 1854, born in Breckinridge County, to Charles Landes
  • Franklin Lauman, age 56, died June 5, 1854, born in Jefferson County, to Griffin and Hannah Lauman
  • Sarah Levi, died November 14, 1855, born in Hancock County, to Jackson and Sarah Levi
  • William B. Lewis, age 29, died April 8, 1852, born in the District of Columbia, to Elisha and Joanna Lewis
  • John Liget, age 55, died August 25, 1854, born in Woodford County
  • Hugh F. Longest, age 19, died June 17, 1859, born in Indiana, to Price and Hannah Longest
  • James Longest, age 55, died December 23, 1854, born in Virginia
  • Thomas S. Love, age 36, died March 2, 1859, born in Mason County, to Thomas Love
  • Solomon Lyons, age 45, died August 6, 1854, born in Virginia, to Ephraim and Mary Lyons
  • Cathie C. Macon, age 21, died February 27, 1859, born in Hancock County, to Thomas C. Black
  • Samuel Mason, age 66, died November 5, 1852, born in Virginia