LAST WILL OF THOMAS E. ALSOP

LAST WILL OF THOMAS E. ALSOP

Last Will of Thomas E. Alsop, May 28, 1841, Union County, Kentucky

State of Kentucky}
County of Union}
I will to my daughter Ann O. Sale and her heirs a Negro girl, Mary. I will and bequeath to my daughter Amanda McKinney her heirs a Negro girl, Melvina, and I will to my son Spencer W. Alsop and his sister, Leaner E. Alsop and Eveline Talbott, my Negro girl Parthenia and sixty acres of land. The balance of my land to be sold, on the upper part of my tract, including my house and the cleared land for the benefit of raising my two little children which will be in year 1860. Also I will to my son Spencer W. Alsop and Leaner E. Alsop and her Aunt Evaline Talbott one gray mare and colt and one sorrel horse and farming utensils household and kitchen furniture so far as they want, and should Evaline Talbott die before the time before mentioned in the year 1860 or after then my son Spencer W. and Leaner E. Alsop shares all my property herein mentioned, and I will to my son Manalous P. Alsop twelve months schooling, and at the end of that time I will him a horse saddle and bridle to the amount of fifty dollars, also I will to my son Manalous P. Alsop a Negro boy Sam provided my son Manalous P. Alsop is study and industrious if so he is to have the boy when the boy arrives at the age of twenty years old. And I wish Delpher and her two children to be saved if not sold the boy when he gets old enough to him is goes to schooling the children, if my son Manalous P. Alsop is not sturdy at the time the boy arrives at the age of twenty years old, I will that the said boy to the balance of my children, namely Anna O. Sale, Amanda McKinney, Spencer E. Alsop, Leaner Alsop, the boy is to be under the control of George Johnson, me executor and all the rest of my property for my two little children, after my debuts are paid the balance of my estate left I wish is be divided between my five children, namely; Ann O. Sale, Amanda McKinney, Spencer E. Alsop, Leaner Alsop after my two youngest is married and I do appoint Frances C. Brady and George Johnson the sole Executors of this my last will and Testament, this 28th day of May 1841.
                                   Signed (Thomas E. Alsop)
On July 19, 1841, the Last Will of Thomas E. Alsop was produced in Court and proven by the oaths of John McKinney and John Darby
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{Thomas E. Alsop was born about 1782 in Virginia. He was the son of Reuben Alsop and Peggy Sale.  He married Zilpha Anthony, 12 August 1812, Knox County, Kentucky, married 2nd Elizabeth Talbott, 27 May 1818, Gallatin County, Illinois, and 3rd Rachel Talbott, 9 Apr 1830, Union County, Kentucky.}

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