Lee County Kentucky Wills
(Transcribed by Debi Houser Kendrick)

Will of Amanda Helen Hargis

I Amanda Helen HARGIS of the County of Lee and State of Kentucky being perfect in mind memory & understanding, do hereby, make Establish this as my last will and testament in the name of God, Amen.
First - I do hereby make and appoint Jas. HARGIS my husband, my Executer and that he shall not be required to give any bond.
Second - I hereby authorize and direct him at his own will and pleasure to sell all  and any Lands or other property that I now own and apply the proceeds in any way or manner he may seem fit after paying any just debts that I owe and leave all the lands and property that I now own at his disposal and give all right & title to the same with full and complete power to make title to the same which shall have ful force and effect and be binding at though I had done the same myselft.  I make this last will and testament & Trust that he will maintain and educate my dear children and believing it to th___ interest.
In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal with request that I be buried according to ways of the Christian Church.  I now admonish my husband children relatives and friends and ___ that will serve god- allways keeping his command_____ and praying his blessing upon all, I resign my soul to him in hope of a bright and ?hapy future.  Wh____ I can ascribe all honor and prais unto him Amen.
Oct 29th 1873

Amanda Helen Hargis

Witness K f HARGIS

Lee County Court March Term
March the 2nd 1874
This day the last will and testament of Amanda Helen HARGIS was prod____ to Court proved by K.F. HARGIS & D. PRYSE two sw___ screting? witnesses and ordered to be probated subject to exceptions at next Term of this Court

State of Kentucky
Lee County

I Simpson KELLY Clerk of the Lee County Court do certify that the foregiven will from Amanda Helen HARGIS with the order of the Lee County Court annexed admiting the same to probate was this day duly admitted to record, This Sept the 9th 1874

Simpson KELLY Cleark Lee

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