I have that Hulda father was Martin and her mother was Prudence. He fathers will was dated 4/25/1825.
Will of Martin Friley
In the name of God Amen I Martin Friley of the State of Kentucky and County of Henderson being weak in body but strong in mind do make this my last Will and Testament this 8th February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five. I yield my body to the Grave and my Soul to God who gave it hopeing that he will freely forgive all my Sins for the sake of Christ and give me an interest in that inheritance that ___ ___ ___ (not readable).
Item 1st I will that ___ of that God in his providence hath given me all my just debts be paid
Item 2 I give and bequeath unto my dear wife Prudence to dispose of as she pleases the following spechies of property two negro boys named big John and little John, and two negro women Jane and Molly and Mollys two twin children named Marthey and Mary and the plantation on which I now live farming materials all my stock of every kind household and kitchen furnture.
Item 3rd I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Huston wife of Benjamin Huston two negro boys Peter and Stephen.
Item 4th I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hulda Walden and her children wife of William Walden those negroes two boys and one girl the boys named Michel and Sam the girls name Mariah.
Item 5th I give and bequeath unto my grand daughter _hisan Huston daughter of Benjamin Huston two negros a boy and girl named ____ and Minta.
Item 6th I give and bequeath unto my grand daughter Prudence Huston daughter of Benjamin Huston two negroes a boy and a girl named Pink, Leathy.
Item 7th I give and bequeath unto my grand daughter Nancy Huston daughter of Benjamin Huston one negro girl named _____.
Item 8th I give and bequeath unto my grandson George W. Huston one negro boy named Allen.
Item 9th I give and bequeath unto all my brothers and sisters One Dollar a piece.
Item 10th I will that my negro man Harry be supported out of my estate.
Item 11th I will that all the increase of the above named property go to the persons to whom I have willed it.
Item 12th If one of the above named grand children should die before they come of age or without ____ I will that the property given to them be equally divided amongest the rest.
Having gone through the property that God in his providence hath given me I now appoint Benjamin Huston Executor and Prudence my wife Executor to this my last Will and Testament and do by this revoke all other wills.
Given under my hand and soul this day and date above mentioned.
State of Kentucky Henderson County April county Court 1825
This last will and testament of Martin Friley deceased was this day presented in court and proved by the oath of John Pryor and Newman Windsor subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be _____ in testimony whereof I William Alliaon clerk of said court have here unto set my hand as this 25 day of April 1825.
Some of this was not readable. But it is interesting. They must have been quite wealth for the era. I wish I knew more about them.
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