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Early Kentucky Wills and Inventories, 1780-1842.

By: J. Estelle Stewart King, Pub. 1933, Reprinted 2019, 304 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-747-5.

The will and inventories that have been abstracted cover the time frame 1780 and 1842.  This book should be considered a statewide resource with the exception of Crittenden County.  The information found within includes dates of instrument and probate, names of wife and children, and names of witnesses. The arrangement is county by county, each with its own index, with a general index at the rear of the book containing all the names mentioned in the text.  Counties being covered are: Barren, Bourbon, Bullitt, Caldwell, Christian, Clark, Crittenden, Daviess, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Greene, Hardin, Harrison, Henderson, Henry, Hopkins, Jefferson, Jessamine, Knox, Lincoln, Livingston, Logan, Madison, McCracken, Mercer, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Todd, Warren, Washington, and Woodford.