Will of Samuel Plummer
In the Name of God, Amen.
I Samuel PLUMMER, being in feeble health but of sound and disposing mind do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament.
I first, after the payment of all my indebtedness will and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Ann LUCAS my home farm upon which I now live, and to her children by her paying or her heirs paying or causing to be paid of after my death, to my daughter America CRAWFORD Six hundred and fifty four dollars, but should my wife Rachel PLUMMER survive me the land is reserved to her use control and benefit during her natural life.
2nd I will and bequeath that after the death of my wife that all the personal affects belonging to me at my death be equally divided between my two daughters, America CRAWFORD and Mary Ann LUCAS. But should my wife Rachel PLUMMER survive me I will and bequeath unto her the use and control of all the personal effects which I may ____ seized or possessed of during her natural life, and should any of the personal effects or its proceeds remain unused by my said wife during her life, then I desire that it be equally divided among or between my two daughters America CRAWFORD and Mary Ann LUCAS. I hereby appoint my son in law Wm. T. LUCAS Executor of this will.
In testimony whereof I have herunto signed my name and affixed my seal using a scroll for a seal, this 26th day of May 1896.
T. C. JOHNSON
Eliza J. JOHNSON
I, Samuel PLUMMER of Lee County Ky being in feeble health, but of sound and disposing mind, and having heretoford towit: on the 26th day of May 1896 made a will disposing of my property between my two children America CRAWFORD and Mary Ann LUCAS & her children, and I now revoke so much of said will, as makes the six hundred and fifty four dollars payable at my death in the event my wife Rachel PLUMMER survives me and should my said wife survive me I desire that my daughter Mary Ann LUCAS or her heirs who I have willed my farm on the payment of six hundred and fifty four dollars to America CRAWFORD pay said amount in three equal instalments, one third to be due and payable after the death of my wife should she survive me, one third due and payable one year therafter and the other third two years thereafter this being the only change I desire to make in said will. I now make this a supplement to my said will.
In testimony I hereunto sign my name this 11th day of August 1896.
T. C. JOHNSON
State of Kentucky
County of Lee
I G. W. CANN Clerk of the Lee County Court, hereby certify that the foregoing will and supplement to said will of Samuel PLUMMER, deceased was on the 23 day of May 1898, produced in open court and offered for probate and filed and ordered to be recorded.
Whereupon the same together with this my certificate have been this day duly recorded in my said office.
Given under my hand this the 18th day of October 1898
G. W. CANN Clerk
By Geo. KINCAID, D. C.
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