Will Book C,
Will of John Ivie.
Fees paid. Ded.
Calloway County Kentucky
April 14th 1870.
I John Ivie of the County and State aforesaid having advanced in age tho sound in mind do hereby make my last Will and Testament as follows to wit:
1st I desire that after my decease All my just debts & funeral expenses be paid out of my cash notes or money arising out of the perishable part of my estate.
2nd I give and bequeath unto my son R. C. Ivie Sixty acres of land on which he now resides being the West side of the North East of Section 2. Township 2 Range 5 East.
3rd I give and bequeath unto my son R. J. Ivie Sixty acres of land on which he now resides being the North end of the North West qr of Section 2 Township 2 R 5 East.
4th I give and bequeath unto my son J. F. Ivie Sixty acres of land adjoining R. J. Ivie and the middle part of same Section. Also ten acres on which he now resides being the North end of my forty acre tract in Section 3. Township 2 Range 5 East in the North East of said Section
5th I also give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth P. (Wells) Ivie during her natural life or widowhood my Homestead forty acres of land being the remainder of the North West of Section 2 Township 2 R 5 East being the South end of said and thirty acres the remainder of my forty acre tract and being the South end of Said tract it being apart of the North East of Section 3. T. 2. R 5 East. I also give to my beloved wife all my Kitchen & House Hold Furniture and all my property of whatever Kind it may be perishable or otherwise.
6th I give and bequeath unto my 2 beloved Daughters jointly to wit Tabith J. Ivie and Elizabeth T. W. Ivie The lands and all my property of whatever Kind it may be being the same set apart to my wife, and give to them the profits arising their from and desire that they have a support out of said property until the death or marriage of my said beloved wife at which time my 2 Daughters is to hold own and have full possesion of the said property & profits arising there from.
All of which I give to my several children their heirs Exetors adms or assigns as above stated and desire that their be no administration nor court expenses if possible to avoid the same and this being my last Will and Testament revoking all other Wills. Given under my hand the day & date 9th or written. John Ivie [Seal] Attest Wm Holland R. F. Nix I Linn Boyd Clerk of the Calloway County Court in the State of Kentucky, certify, that at a County Court held for said County at the Court House in Murray Kentucky on the 26th day of June 1876 the foregoing writing was presented in open Court and proven by the oaths of Wm Holland and R. F. Nix to be the act and deed last Will and Testament of John Ivie decd and ordered to be filed and recorded. In testimony of which and that the same stands truly recorded in my Office I here unto set my hand. This the 20th March 1877. Linn Boyd