Lee County Kentucky Wills
(Transcribed by Debi Houser Kendrick)

Will of John W. Reynolds

John W. REYNOLDS, of Beattyville, Lee County, KY, being awanl of uncertainty of life and failling health, but of Sound Mind and Memory, I do make and declare this to be my last will and testament in manner,m to wit:

First, I give, devise and bequet unto my wife son Dan RIDDLE as one of my heirs and to hold and equal part in my farm.  I give to my wife seaid son one acers of land comencing at Liberty BRINT farm runing down Caves fork to a himlock runing up the hilll 12 1/12 rods one square acers and I sealed and assigns forever and to hold forever

2.  Robert REYNOLDS my son I give to him on acer of land my seaid farm comencing at Dan RIDDLE acer of land down Caves fork 12 1/2 twelve rods up the hill the same, I making one square acer in all, and my seaid son one of my equal heirs for him to hold forever.
My daughter Lizzie REYNOLDS make her one of my equall heirs I desire my wife Martha REYNOLDS my wife shall pay all of my funeral easpences and all clames that may come against my seaid estate.

3.  In witness whereof John W. REYNOLDS to this my last will and testament have hereto set my hand and seal this Jannury (5) day the yeare of 1914


Signed and sealed and declared by John W. REYNOLDS as and for his last will and testement in the present of us who at his request and in the presents of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses theirof.
Liberty X BRINT of Bear Track, Ky

Harvey X WILLIAMS of Bear Track, Ky

State of Kentucky
County of Lee
I, J. B. HIERONYMUS, Clerk of the County Court in and for the State and County aforesaid, certify that the foregoing instrument of writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of John W. REYNOLDS, deceased, was on the 8th day of April 1918 (It being a regular Term of the Lee County Court) produced in open court and offered for probate as the last will and Testamen of John W. REYNOLDS, deceased, and same was proven by the evidence of Liberty BRYANT and Harvey WILLIAMS the subscribing witnesses thereto.  It having been thus proven to be the genuine last will and testament of John W. REYNOLDS, deceased, the said instrument was filed and ordered to lay over for thirty days for objections and exceptions, if any there be, before being recorded.  And at the Regular May Term of the Lee County Court, May 13th 1918 (Order Book No. 12 Page 497), no exceptions having been filed, the said will was admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded.  Whereupon the same, witnesses as above and this my certificate have been duly recorded in my office in Will Book No. 1, Page 159 and 160.
Given under my hand this May 24th 1918.


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