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William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants

Will of John Webster GILBERT, dated 24 Nov 1807
Lincoln County, KY, Will Book D, 1808-1811,
pp. 373-378
Transcript by Elaine Clement, September 2001, posted here by permission

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In the Name of god Amen. I John Webster Gilbert now in a low state of health though in perfect sences but Being old and Calling to mind that all die I make and appoint this my last will and Testament. In the first and foremost place I leave unto my Bleloved wife Mary the plantation the North side of the Lane as it now runs runing from the creek to the upper end of the paster as it now stands and with the cross fence Down to the Branch then up the Branch as it Meanders to the Back line with all the improvements on the same Except two thirds of the mill and Orchards which I leave to my two Sons John and Isham Gilbert for which they must keep the same in Repair I likewise leave her three Negroes Named Solomon Sarah and Joseph also S[???] and Len I likewise leave to my Bleloved wife two first Choice of the Bed and furniture likewise a bed and furniture for each of her sons John and Samuel Craig I also leave to my Beloved wife all the rest of the household and kitchen furniture and her Riding Carriage and three of the Horses of her own Chioce and one third of all other stock, all this I leave to her as long as she lives and at her death the land to go to my son Isham as the lines above Directed I also leave to her sons John and Samuel Craig a horse a peace each to be worth twenty pounds also two good Cows each and all Movables to be equally Devided among all my Children it is my desire that at my death that, Isham Gilbert should come and live with my Wife for her help and Comfort. the Negros now in the possession of my Children they must Hold them as as for James Gilbert and Rachel my Daughter they have had as much as the Negros give the others Now I leave unto James Gilbert and Rachel my Daughter an equal part of all stock with the rest of my Children after two thirds is taken out and the land to all my Children in Shelby as it was laid of for them James Clement is to have the land he Bargained for with David McKinney and fifty acres more that I promised him that was never laid off for which he is to pay one hundred Dollars. The mill orchards distilery to be Equally in Partnership with my wife John Gilbert and Isham Gilbert during her life after her death the land on where my wife now lives is to go to Isham Gilbert but the stills and mill John Gilbert must hold his part and for money and Bonds on hand after my Debts is Paid to be equally Devided Between my wife my Sons John Isham and James Gilbert Sally Crutcher and Patsey Clemment. I leave unto my son John the land on the south side of the lane with the line as before Mentioned as for the land over Creek it must be divided between John and Isham as they can agree. I leave unto John the smith tools and first Choice of the Negros exclusive of the three mentioned for my wife Isham Next choice then Sally and then Patsy. I leave Edmond to James Gilbert the Ballance of the Negros to be divided amongst my four youngest Children with them my wife Holds after her Death I also leave to my son Isham Gilbert A tract of Land Containing one hundred and ten acres which I bought of Pleasant Tucker which lies joining. I likewise appoint John Gilbert Isham Gilbert and Sebert Crutcher My Executors. Given under my hand and Seal this twenty fourth day of November Anodominy 1807.

Teste John Webster Gilbert{Seal}
James Ely  
John Garland  
Zachariah Tucker  

NB if any thing has been Neglected that is not in the will the Executors must take an account of it and make sale of the same and divide the money equally amongst John Gilbert Isham Gilbert James Gilbert, Sally Crutcher, and Patsey Clement. I also desire that the Crop of tobacco and hemp which is now on hand should be sold by the Executors and divided equally between My wife and the five Children here Named
James Ely Jn.o W. Gilbert
John Garland  
Zachariah Tucker  

At a County Court holden for Lincoln County on Monday the 16th day of October 1809 The last Will & Testament of John W. Gilbert deceased was exhibited into Court & proven by the Oaths of James Ely John Garland and Zachariah Tucker Subscribing Witnesses thereto & Ordered to be Recorded. And on the motion of John Gilbert Isham Gilbert Sebert Crutcher the Executors therein named who made Oath & with James Tinsley James Ely William Logan & Alexander Givens their securities executed Bond in the Penalty of two thousand pounds with a proper Condition ordered that a Certificate of the Probat of the Will of the Said John W Gilbert dec.d be granted them in due form of law.
Tho Montgomery C L Co

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