Wilkinson County, Mississippi

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McKEY, Robert

page 40:  Will of  ROBERT McKEY
In the name of God amen, I ROBERT McKEY of the Mississippi Territory and county of Wilkinson being of sound disposing mind and memory but in a low state of health, do make and ordain this my last will and Testament [to wit] first I will my body to the dust from whence it came, next I will my soul to God who gave it.

Next I will that all my debts and usual charges to be paid by my exs here after named.  Next I will that my son DANIEL McKEY have my Negro woman LIDAND/LIDAUD? her child WILLAS, one feather bed that he now occupies, and four head of horses, Next I will to my grand daughter GINCEY? McKEY one Negroes woman named MOLL, also one feather bed to my grand daughter.  Next I will that all the rest of my little affairs to be sold and divided between the two equally, the bed to be left to my granddaughter is my own that I now occupy, Next, I will a debt of fifty two dollars that my son CHARLES McKEY owes me to him, CHARLES McKEY,-Next, I will that my brother JONATHAN McKEY and ALEXANDER MONTGOMERY be my executors to Rec this my will given under my hand and seal this first day of Dec, 1808.
ROBERT R. McKEY [His mark] [seal]
test: JAMES MAY,  DANIEL SULLIVAN [his mark]
[this was written by the clerk and I believe the date should be Dec 1807, as the probate was filed Mar. 1808].

Wilkinson County, MS Territory, Inventory and Accounts,
Volume one.  1808-1816
Microfilm #0877094

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