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Posted by: jan lala (ID *****7442) Date: July 06, 2007 at 20:48:00
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Mercer Co., KY
Will Book 1
Pg. 75-76


In the name of God amen I William Vancleve of the District of Kentucky and
County of Mercer being very week and low in body but in good & perfect
Memory thanks be to god do make and constitute this my last will and
testament, viz, first I desire my body to be buried in a Christian like
manner my Funeral expences and my lawfull debts being paid the rest of my
estate to be disposed of manner following--
Item -- I give & bequeath unto my beloved Wife Abigail Vancleve the thousand
acres preemption land lying on paint lick Creek for her to dispose of as she
sees Cause to use in behoof of my beloved Children Elizabeth, Jane, Mary,
John, Ebenezer & William likewise three hundred acres purchased from Evan
Hinton by virtue of a Bond given by him E Hinton likewise two hundred and
fifty acres purchased from Squire Boone during his residence in Carolina he
giving lawful bond for the same. all the above mentioned land for them
above mentioned and their Heirs forever.---
Item -- I Give and bequeath unto my beloved son Jonathan two thirds of five
hundred acres of Land which falls to him by the death of his sister Sara
Deceased being her own by a gift and now to be his & his Heirs forever Also
I give and bequeath unto my son Jonathan one black Cow with a white face
marked with a crop in the right Ear and an underbit in the Same ear and a
slit in the oH ear and one Coat to be his -- Item -- I give and bequeath
unto my Daughter Phebe Harris not heretofore mentioned in my Will two
Hundred acres of Land lying in Jefferson County due to me from Squire Boone
by virtue of a warrent that the sd. Boone laid for me. I likewise give and
Bequeath unto my wife Abigail the full possession of all my personal Estate
Book Debts Bonds &c. I likewise appoint my well beloved Friend William Crow
and my beloved Wife Abigail my Lawful Executors & aand this to be my last
Will and Testament as witness my hand this Second Day of September in the
year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and Eight Six Sealed and
Delivered in presence of us Interlined before signed
William Vancleve Seal

Thomas Gilmore
William Gilmore
Rachel Vancleve
Kathrin Anderson

Mercer County Sct
February Court 1788
This last will and Testament of William Vancleve Deceased was Exhibited into
Court and proved by the oath of Catharine Anderson one of the Witnesses

Tho. Allan C.C.

Mercer Sct
March Court 1792--
This last will and Testament of William Vancleve Deceased was fully proved
by the oath of Racheal Vancleave another of the witness thereto & ordered to
be recorded--
Teste Tho. Allan

Mercer Co., KY
Will Book 2
Pg. 147-148

The heirs of Wm. Vancleave Decd
In acct with Abigale Vancleave Ex. Cr.

1797 23 To paid Ebenezer Vancleave pr. Rec # L 21 10 0

June 16 To paid Do as pr Do 6 0 0
To paid John Manere as pr Do 0 18 0

1797 25th To paid George Teter as pr Do 21 11 0

March 13 To Jonathan Vancleave as pr Do 12
26 To John Harris as pr Do 6 0 0

May 12 To James Thompson for Surveying as pr Do 3 11 3 1/2

Jany 8 To Joseph Bledsoe for Do as pr Do 12 0

Jany 27 To Tos Allen as pr Do 6 0

1796 24th To the Sheriff for taxes on land as pr Do 1 10 4 1/2

L 73 11 8

June 23 1798 The above acct we find
Vancleve for the following nane? - But Mrs.
Abigale Vancleave hath this day made oath before
me Walter E Strong that they are fast & true
To the Sundra articles dilivered Noble and }
Jane Dougherty some before marriage some after } 27 0 0

1797 To one mare taken by sd Dougherty from me }
by force } 30 0 0

To Schooling the Children at various times 9 0 0

By the Inventory - - - - - - - - - -- - - - 66 0 0

Agreeable to an order of the County Court of 75 0 0
Mercer we have Examined the Voucher of Abigale
Vancleave Executrix of William Vancleave and
find them to correspond with the above statement

Amounting to L 73.11.8 and the settlement beneath amounting to L 66.0.0 as
sworn to by Sd Abigale The amount of the Inventory we state upon the report
of the Executrix amounting to L 75.0.0 Given under our hands 21st June 1798
Ro. Craddock
Walter E. Strong

Mercer Sct ~ July County Court 1799
The above Settlement of the Executrix of William Vancleve Deceased
was Exhibited unto Court and -?- & approved by the Court was Ordered to be
Teste Tho Allin CC.

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