Abstract of Early Kentucky Wills and Inventories, Copied from Original and Recorded Wills and Inventories; by Junie Estelle Stewart King; viii + 298 pp.; Paperback; Published: 1933; Reprinted: 2008; ISBN: 9780806302027; Item # CF3190D
Mrs. King has here abstracted the earliest wills of 38 Kentucky counties formed between the years 1780 and 1842 (with the exception of Crittenden County) and representing the state as a whole. The information given includes dates of instrument and probate, names of wife and children, and names of witnesses. The arrangement is county by county, each with its own index, with a general index at the rear of the book containing all the names mentioned in the text. The following Kentucky counties are within the scope of the work: Barren, Bourbon, Bullitt, Caldwell, Christian, Clark, Crittenden, Daviess, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Green, Hardin, Harrison, Henderson, Henry, Hopkins, Jefferson, Jessamine, Knox, Lincoln, Livingston, Logan, Madison, McCracken, Mercer, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Todd, Warren, Washington, and Woodford.