Lee County Kentucky Wills
(Transcribed by Debi Houser Kendrick)

Will of C. Z. Shearer

Know All Men By These Presents:

That I, C. Z. SHEARER, of Beattyville, Lee County, Kentucky, being of sound mind and disposing memory, but realizing the uncertainty of life, and desiring to make suitable disposition of all the estate of which I may die seized and possessed, hereby make and declare this to be my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills or Codicils made by me.

1.  It is my desire that all of my just debts and funeral expenses be paid, and that a suitable tombstone be erected over my grave.

2.  All of the residue of my estate, both real, personal and mixed, I hereby give and bequeath to my beloved wife, Addie SHEARER, to be her absolute property, and to do with and dispose of as she shall see fit.

3.  I hereby nominate and appoint my said wife, Addie SHEARER, as Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament and it is my desire that she act without being required to execute bond.

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name at Beattyville, Kentucky, this the 10th day of June, 1927, In the presence of C. BEACH and G. W. PENDERGRASS, who sign their names as witnesses at my request and in my presence and in the presence of each other.


Beattyville, Kentucky

We C. BEACH and G. W. PENDERGRASS, the subscribing witnesses above, state that the testator, C. Z. SHEARER, signed the foregoing instrument of writing and declared to us that the same was his Last Will and Testament, and that he knows and has read the contents thereof, and he signed same in our presence and we signed same as witnesses at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other.
This June 10, 1927

State of Kentucky
County of Lee
I, Thomas C. PRYSE, Clerk of the Lee County Court, certify that the foregoing will of C. Z. SHEARER, deceased, was filed in my said office on August 11, 1930 at a Regular term of the Lee County Court, and the same having been properly proven by the court, in open Court as the Law directs, same was ordered to lay over (30) days for exceptions and no exceptions having been taken same was ordered to record.

Whereupon the same and the foregoing and this my certificate have been duly recorded my said office in Will Book #1 Page 269.

Given under my hand this 17th day of December, 1930

Thomas C. PRYSE Clerk

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