Will of Socrates Kincaid
|Last Will and Testament
I, Socrates KINCAID, of Beattyville, Lee County, Kentucky, being of full age and sound of mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking any and all wills heretofore made by me.
Item I. I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses to be first paid out of my estate as soon as practicable after my death.
Item II. My devoted wife, Ollie KINCAID, having expressed her desire that she preferred to have her share of my estate given to her during my life time, and having the utmost faith and confidence in my said wife, Abbie [sic] KINCAID, I have provided for her and given to her a share of my estate sufficient to provide for her and which share of my said estate she has accepted as full satisfaction of any and any other intesest [sic] in my estate, and which is satisfactory and agreeable to her and to myself.
Item III. All the property, real and personal of any kind and description, wheresoever situate, which I may own or have the right to dispose of at the time of my decease, I give, bequeath and devise to my seven children, viz: Cora KINCAID MCGUIRE, Rosa May CALMER, Maggie OSBORN, Arthur KINCAID, Gertrude FRY, Nettie YEAGER, and Genevia KINCAID, to be divided between them in equal parts or shares, provided however that all of said named children are living at time of my decease, and if any of my said children or either of them should die and leave no child or children at the time of my decease, it is my desire and will that the part or share herein willed to such child or children of mine, who should not be living at time of my decease be given, bequeathed and devised as follows: One half of such share to go to the surving husband or wife of such deceased child of mine, an the other one-half of such share to go to the surviving children of mine equally and in equal parts, and if such child of mine who should die before me, leave no husband or wife, or children then all of such share to go to the surviving children of mine, and be divided between them in equal parts.
Item IV. It is my further desire and
will, that after paying all my just debts and funeral expenses, and before
a division of my estate among my said children, that the following bequests
be made, and I so will, give, bequeath and devise as follows:
Item V. I make, Nominate and appoint my son Arthur KINCAID to be the Executor of this my last will and testament, and I requeat him to give bond as such executor, and to have my estate invoiced and appraised, and to divide my estate equally among my said children as provided in Item II hereof, and if an amicable settlement or divison of my said estate cannot be had or agreed upon by my said children, then I direct my said son Arthur KINCAID, as my Executor, to advertise and sell my real and personal property, and to reduce same to cash, and to divide said cash equally between my said children as definded in Item III hereof, I further direct my said son Arthur KINCAID to carry out all the provision of this my last will and testiment.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name, this the 31 day of July 1933.
Signed by Socrates KINCAID, and by him acknowledged to be his last will and testament in our presence, who at his request have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in his presence, of each other at Beattyville, Kentucky, this the 31 day of July 193
E. B. BEATTY Residence Beattyville,
State of Kentucky
Elizabeth MATTOCKS, Clerk
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