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John Whelan ~
Last Will & Testament

Submitted by Kimberly Lewis to the Boyle County website.

I John Whelan of the town of Danville KY do make and publish this as my last will and Testament.

1st I devise and bequeath to my sister Jane Whelan the whole of my estate real personal and mixed to be by her in fee(?) simple except that she have only an estate for and during her own life in my two slaves women Bell or Isabel and Kitty or Catherine and their descendants.

2nd On the death of my said sister emancipate and forever set free said slaves Bell and Kitty and their descendants and bequeath to said Bell and Kitty each the sum of three thousand dollars to be by each of them held as separate estate and free from the control of any husband they may have.

3rd I nominate and appoint Ormond Beatty the executor of this my will and request that no security be requested from heirs. In testimony whereof I sign and seal this paper this 5th day of December 1863.

John Whelan

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