|Will of Frances Tandy Burruss
circa 1731 -Jan 16, 1816
In the name of God amen. I Frances Burruss of the State of Kentucky
and county of Christian, being in perfect sense and not knowing when it
shall please almighty God to call me hence, do hereby make and ordain
this, my last will and testament.
First - I desire after my decease that my three sons, Thomas Burrus,
William T. Burrus, and Roger Burrus be paid by executors hereafter
named, the sum of four hundred dollars to be equally divided between
them if Frank, (a negro who is now run away) should not be got again
before my decease.
Secondly - I desire the sum of twenty pounds current money be paid to
my son-in-law Andrew Tribble, to him and his heirs forever.
Thirdly - I desire that the balance of my money, which is sixty pounds,
be equally divided between my two daughters, Sally Tribble and Frances
T. Bush to them and their heirs forever.
Fourthly - I give and bequest to my granddaughter, Sally Ellen Burrus,
daughter of my son Roger Burrus, one feather bed and furniture, to her
and her heirs forever.
Fifthly - I give and bequest to Joseph Mills Burrus, the son of
Nathaniel Burrus, one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs
Lastly - I appoint my friends William Tandy and Nathaniel Burrus my
executors of this my last will and testament, revoking all others.
In witness thereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty-fifth day
of January, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen.
Charles H. Mills