Daniel Lewis  

This indenture of will made and entered into between Daniel Lewis of the county of Leslie and the state of Kentucky of the first part and John Bowlin of the same county and state a fore said of the second part, the said Daniel Lewis bequeaths all his real and personal estate to John Bowlin as follows 50 acres of land more or less lying on a branch of Big Creek generally known as the Alfred Finley farm in Leslie County, 5 head of cattle to avail, 2 cows and calves and one work oxen, 7 head of sheep, 9 head of hogs, 3 bee stands and all the said products that are growing on the said farm this year and 1 rifle gun for and in consideration of maintaining the said Daniel Lewis and Rindia Lewis his wife until their death.  Said John Bowlin is to keep them comfortable with all common means to live upon and such clothing and shoes as the said Daniel Lewis and wife may need during life.  In testimony where of I have here unto set my hand and seal this the 17th. Day of August 1883.
R.S. Wooton DC L.C.C.     his
            X   Daniel Lewis

State of Kentucky
County of Leslie
I J. M. Howard Clerk of the Leslie County Court certify that the foregoing will was on the 17th day of August 1883 duly acknowledged before R.S. Wooton by said Daniel Lewis to be his act and will in the manor prescribed by law and is this day admitted to record in my office given under my hand this the 14 day of January 1884.
                                        J.M. Howard C. L.C.C.

submitted by Phyllis Sizemore Hefelfinger

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