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Peter Martin (b. 1740, d. July 1814)Peter Martin was born 1740881, and died July 1814 in Mercer County, Kentucky881.He married Elizabeth (?).
Notes for Peter Martin:
I, Peter Martin, being weak in body but of purfect sence and memory knowing that it is appointed for man once to die do constitute and Declare this to be my last will and testament. In the name of dog, Amen, first and princiapally I do recommend my sole to almighty God who gave it me, my body to the Earth from whence it Came to be decentlly buried at the discretion of My Exr and as touching my worldly Estate which it has pleased god to bless me with I do bequeath in the following manner (To Wit) to my Dearly beloved Children namely, Obediah Martin, Peter Martin, Pleasant Martin, Sarah Elizabeth Patterson, Polly Lovit, Judah Patterson, Casander Moor, Suchy Wickersham, Nancy Bendow one Shilling each in addition to what they have already received & to my son John Martin I do give and bequeath one young colt and the plantation whereon I now live for his care & support of Myself, his mother & two youngest sisters Namely Rhoda & Rachel & for the future support of his father & said younger sisters & at the decease of myself and my beloved wife Elizabeth. My the remainder of my Estate to be Equally divided between my three youngest (to Wit) John Martin, Rachel Martin & Rhoda Martin & I do leave my said youngest son John Martin My Executor in Testimony whereof I hair hereunto set my hand & seal this 29th July 1814.
Israel MatherlyPeter X Martin (seal)
Mercer County 6th Jany 1815
The forgoing instrument of writing was [illegible] into court and provin by E. Willis & Israel Matherly to be the last will and testament of Peter Martin, deceased, whereupon I have made the same of record.
Children of Peter Martin and Elizabeth (?) are:
- +Cassander Martin, b. Abt. 1790882, d. date unknown.