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Will of Martha Downey

Submitted by Mary Lou Wardlaw tlmlw@earthlink.net
 


20 Jan 1801; recorded Jan 1801 Clark Co KY:  MARTHA DOWNEY will:
sons SAMUEL and WILLIAM DOWNEY.
children: MARIAH, REBECKAH, JANET, MARGARET, ELIZABETH, RACHEL, SAMUEL,
and WILLIAM DOWNEY.
Bk 1 page 202.

ref: "Chronicles of the Scotch Irish Settlement in VA, Lyman C.
Chalkley, Vol. II page 118"
DOWNEY heirs vs BLAIR: os 125 ns 43:
Orators are SAMUEL and WILLIAM DOWNEY of KY, Execs of will of MARTHA
DOWNEY, dec'd.
SAMUEL DOWNEY, father of orators, died 1773 in Augusta County testate.
Daughter MARGARET now wife of JAMES TROTTER (dar: 1741/1788 cAPT. va)
Rachel married JOHN WILSON
JAMES, brother and wife moved to KY in 1784.
 

 

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