Benjamin Newton of Davies County, Kentucky Jan 20th 1836
"I give and bequesth to my daughter Priscilla Mc Cormick, a negro boy Allen.....
to my daughter Elizabeth Kelly, a negro boy Isaac.......
to my daughter Mary (Newton,) a negro boy and girl, Mariah & William....
to my daughter Jemima (McCormick), one negro boy Harlington......
to my beloved wife Anna (Kirtley Newton), Braxton, Sheba, Moses, Armistead, Sarah? Ann.....
to my daughter Diana (Graves) a negro girl Catherine......
to sell my boy Troy for the best price he can get for the purpose of raising money to pay my debts.....
and my negro woman Lyddy be set up and sold to the highest bidder.......
and the balance of my negroes John, Thomas, Zeachariah?, Larkin be kept on the place to keep to support the family'
Other family members mentioned
Sally Newton widow of brother Charles K Newton
Brothers William & Charles Newton
Samuel Johnson Jnr
John G Howard
John May Jnr.
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Kentucky Wills & Probate Records 1774-1989
Benjamin Newton of Davies County, Kentucky 1836
Death of Benjamin Newton 1836
1830 US Census page 1
1830 United States Census page 2