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Duvall Estate Records from Clark Co Will Books
Submitted by Susan Kerr


Clark Co., KY, Will Bk. 1, pp. 330-333 (abstracted by Susan Duvall Kerr)

1801-1802, Settlement of Thomas Eubanks' estate: Payments due Thompson Duvall, John Duvall, William Duvall, & Robinson LaForce. Jno. Duvall rented Eubanks' plantation. Mary/ Polly Duvall received payment from this estate settlement.

Clark Co., Will Bk. 4, p. 393, abstracted by Mary Martin Murphy in letter to Allen David:

Nov 1818, Lucy C. Duvall received dower lot on Howard's Creek, about 35 acres (Division 25 Jan 1819).

DUVALL (mss?) by Hattie Scott, 1930, KHS, Duvall Family File

Clark Co. Will Bk. 4, p. 395:

11 Dec 1818, William Duvall's will write named daus, Clemency Duvall, Elvira Clark Co. Obituary(?) for James E. Duvall [different than the one which appears in Frankfort newspaper, the Frankfort Roundabout]: "(also M. D.)one of the oldest preachers in Ky. raised to the ministry in Bourbon and Clark counties, as early as 1831. Moved to Owen Co. some years later. Later practiced medicine. (He is buried in State Cemetery in Frankfort, Ky." (Penned in the margin: "b. 2-2-1803 d. 10-22-1890")

Clark Co. Will Book 8, FHL Film #0183150, abstracted by Susan Duvall Kerr

pp. 126-128, 31 Oct 1833, Inventory and appraisement of Jno. R. Duvall's estate by admin., Francis Duvall. p. 277, Dec Term 1834, Jno. R. Duvall, estate sale accounting by Francis Duvall, admin. pp. 287-289, 1 Nov 1835, Division of land* of Jno. R. Duvall, dec'd as follows: Widow's dower lot, 45 acres; Lot. #1, Washington Duvall; Lot #2, Susan Crim; Lot #3, Lucinda Crim; Lot #4, Frs Duvall; Lot #5, Mary Lackland; Lot #6, Wm. Duvall; Lot #7, Jno. Duvall; Lot #8, Thos. J. Duvall; Lot #9, Daniel Duvall; Lot #10, Sarah Duvall; Lot #11, Martin Duvall; Lot #12, Dillard Duvall. *Original land before division consisted of 135 acres on Howard's Lower Creek, adjacent to lands of Robert E. Brooking, heirs of Elias Crim, dec'd, and Capt. Berry Combs.

Clark County Will Book 8

8 May 1832 - Inventory of Thompson Duvall estate by Septimus Scholl, Leonard Beall, and John Huls.
5 Jun 1832 - Estate sale of Thompson Duvall property list by James E. Duvall.
10 Mar 1834 - Settlement of Thompson Duvall estate with James E. Duvall, Admr., by Septimus Scholl, John Huls, and Pleasant Bush.

Clark Co. Will Bk. 9, FHL Film #0183150, abstracted by Susan Duvall Kerr

pp. 415-417, 15 Mar 1839, Settlement and statements of accounts of John R. Duvall, dec'd, by admin. Francis Duvall. p. 453, 26 Apr 1839, Settlement and statement of account of David Duvall, heir of Thompson Duvall, dec'd, by guardian, John M. McGee. pp. 455-456, 26 Apr 1839, Settlement and adjustment of accounts of Agness and Lucy Jane Duvall, heirs of Thompson Duvall, dec'd, by guardian, John M. McGee. pp. 484-485, 23 Dec 1839, Inventory, appraisement, and estate sale accounting of estate of John M. Duvall, dec'd, by Thos. J. Duvall, admin. p. 485, 26 Apr 1839, Settlement and statement of accounts for Lucy Jane Duvall, heir of Thompson Duvall, dec'd, by guardian, John M. McGee. pp. 550-551, 9 Dec 1840, Settlement of accounts of John M. McGee as guardian of David Duvall, dec'd, heir of Thompson Duvall, dec'd.

Clark Co. Circuit Court, Order Book Y, p. 200, KDLA film #7010534, abstracted by Susan Duvall Kerr

Sep 1837 Term, James E. Duvall (as admin. of Thompson Duvall, dec'd) and his securities, Thomas Fowler, Asa Tracy, and James R. Ragland ordered to pay Lucy Jane, David, and Agness Duvall (refund bonds posted by guardian, John M. McGee); heirs William and Alexander Duvall and Allen & Elizabeth Duvall Burton payments suspended, pending posting of refund bonds.

Clark Co., KY, Will Book D, p. 137
(abstracted by Susan Duvall Kerr)

16 Jun 1814, William Robinson's Will Write: Land living on of about 100 acres and personal estate not otherwise disposed in this will to be sold by executors and monies from same to go as follows:
Niece, Elizabeth Montgomery: $200 and riding horse, Philip.
Niece, Margaret Edmiston: $200.
Niece, Letitia Preston: $200.
Friend, Walter Preston: young bay mare, watch, riding whip, silver shoe & ____ buckles, gold sleeve buttons, spurs, & $100.
Little cousin, Col. William R. Preston, $200.
Nephew, William Robinson, all wearing apparel & $200.
Children of dec'd nephew, Robinson Leforce, $200.
Nephew, David Leforce, $200.
Nephew, Reney Leforce, ball'd mare, bed, furniture, & $200.
Niece, Mary Duvall, 1 bed, furniture, & $200.
Niece, Jean Marshall, $200.
No books to be sold (that were not already appropriated) that were in the care of friend Walter Preston, and they were to be loaned out if requested, but to be returned to W. Preston.
Reney Leorce, husband of sister Agnes, dec'd, and all his children not named in this will excluded from any inheritance.
Dick, slave, to be set free immediately.
Female relations, Cynthia Robinson, Mary R. Preston, & Malinda Montgomery $200 from estate sale proceeds.
Salem Meeting House, $10 per annum.

Executors: Friends, Walter Preston, George G. Taylor and Isaac Hockaday.
Witnesses: W. Preston, William Waler, F. H. Preston
Will proved: 23 Dec 1816

Clark Co., Order Bk. D (KDLA Film #7009601)

Sep 1811, Commissioners appointed for infant heirs (of William Laforce) William, Patrick, George, David, Felix, Nancy, and Hannah to convey land adj. to George Stevenson, Burbridge, Patrick Henry's line to George G. Taylor who brought a suit to court for this matter.

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