Alexander Young Wills (2)

Floyd Co., Kentucky
1828 and 1829

The 1828 Will...

In the name of God Amen. I, alexander Young of Floyd County, Kentucky being weak in body yet of perfect mind and memory, do make, ordain, constitute and appoint this my last will and testament in manner and form following Viz -
First and principally I will and bequeath my soul to God who gave it. Trusting through the merits of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to spare a glorious part in that Blessedness that remains at God's right hand when all pleasures for ever more. And as for my body I give and bequeath it to the Earth from whence it was taken to be buried in a decent manner in full assurance of it's resurrention atr the last day - And as to my Worldly Estate Wherewith God hath blessed me I will all that my just depbts be ______ paid. I will and bequeath to my Dear and well beloved wife Nancy all my Estate both real and personal both moveable and immoveable all money in my own hand or in the hands of any other person all notes or bonds to be hers forever and do with it as she thinks proper and not to be accountable toany person for any property left in her hands. I also will and bequeath to Peggy Dunbar and Sally Childers two of mynieces $20 each. I do hereby ordain, constitute and appoint my well beloved wife Nancy young my Soul Executor declaring it to be such _______all other wills and bequeaths or bequests. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this Eighteenth day of October One thousand eight hundred and twenty Eight.
Signed, sealed and ________ by Alex. Young (seal)
Signed Jacob Mayo, Clerk Floyd Co. Court

The last will and testament of Alexander Young deceased was this day introduced in open court and proven according to law and therefore the said will is ordered to be recorded which is accordingly done.
Clerk Jacob Mayo, C.F.Co.C.
Teste A. J. Harris, D. C.
C. Trimble, Clerk

 

The 1829 Will...

In the name of God Amen. I, alexander Young of Floyd County, Kentucky being weak in body yet of perfect mind and memory do make, ordain, constitute and appoint this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following Viz. First and principally I will and bequeath my Soul to god Who gave it trusting through the merits of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to have a glorious part in tat belsedness that remains at Gods right hand where there are pleasures forevermore and as for my body I give and bequeath it to the Earth from whence it was taken to be buried in a decent manner in full assurance of its resurrection on the Last Day and as to my Worldly Estate Whencewith God hath blesed me I will all that my just debts be _____ually paid and I will and bequeath to my Dear and well beloved wife Nancy all my estate both real and personal both moveable and immovable all money in my own hand or in the hands of any other person all notes or bonds to be hers forever and to do with it as she thinks proper and not to be accountable to any person for any property left in her hands.* I also will and bequeath to Peggy Dunbar and Sally Childers two of my nieces $20 each. I do hereby ordain, constitute and appoint my well beloved wife Nancy my sole executrix of this my Last Will and Testament Declaring it to be such _______ all other wills bequeaths or bequests in Witness whereof I have herunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 18th day of October one Thousand Eight hundred and Twenty-Eight.
Alex. Young (seal)
Signed Sealed and Acknowledged before me. Jacob Mayo

Floyd County Court January (part of the writing missing). The Last Will and testament of Alexander Young deceasede was this day produced in open court and proven according to law and thereupon the said will is ordered to be recorded which is accordingly done.
Jacob Mayo, C.F.Co.C.

*There are two lines in this will that have been heavily marked out which reveal more information about Alexander Young.. I am including what I can read here just to help any researchers by giving them this bit of information although it was marked out. In Alexander's pension papers for the Revolutionary War which were filed in Floyd Co. in 1824, it states that he has no living children. I suspect that he had a daughter who died between the time this will was first written down and the pension papers were filed, because this daughter is mentioned in the lines that are then marked out. The lines read: "...but if she should die intestate or without a will then ____ that ____ ____ will and bequeath to Nancy Bushong - Daughter, wife Alex. McC___is in the state of Ohio and..."

 

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