Will of Wilgus Steele
Lee County, Kentucky
(Transcribed by Debi Houser Kendrick)

Know All men by these present that I Wilgus STEELE being of sound mind and disposing memory do make and publish This my last Will and Testament.

First. I will and bequeath Maude STEELE, may wife during her life time, if she remains my widow, a homestead.  I will and bequeath Geneva Lee STEELE $1000.00 dollars worth of property Land beginning at the mouth of Alex Upper Branch thence down the river to mouth Alex lower branch.  My wife, Maude STEELE hold possession and ownership her life time as long as she remains my widow of same.  All I have bequeathed to Geneva Lee STEELE is hereby revoked, if she lives as a wife to or with Charly THOMAS as long as she lives.

I will and bequeath to Basha TERRY, Margurite KINDRICK All the remainder of my real Estate, equally divided betweeen the Barsha TERRY & Margurite KINDRICK, Roxie KINDRICK, daughter.

The Homestead I bequeath to Maude STEELE, at her death goes to Barsha TERR & Margurite KINDRICK the daughter of Roxie KINDRICK.

I further will & bequeath a tract of land I own in Breathitt as on the Lick Branch on Ready Branch to Arkie Terry & Bashary TERRY.  I appoint Arkie TERRY my Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament.  Request she be allowed to qualify or act as such without Bond.

Given my hand Decembert 28, 1934



I, Elizabeth MATTOCKS Clerk of the Lee County Clerk do hereby certify that the foregoing Last Will & Testament of Wilgus STEELE deceased, was on the 17th of July 1939 on this day produced and filed in open Court and proven by the testimonies of Jacob TERRY and Es JOHNSON, the subcribing witnesses and same was established to be the Last Will and Testament of Wilgus STEELE, deceased.  whereupon the same with the foregoing and this my Certificate have been duly recorded in my said office in Will Book No. 1, Page 411.
Given under my hand this Oct. 28, 1939

Elizabeth MATTOCKS, Clerk
Evelyn DURBIN D.C.

(See Death of Wilgus Steele)


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