Will of Sir Francis Drake - 05 May 1814

 WILL OF SIR FRANCIS DRAKE - 05 May 1814
In the name of God Amen.  I Sir Francis Drake of the County of Logan and
State of Kentucky being of a sound and disposing mind do make this my
last Will and testament - I lend to my beloved wife Martha Drake all my
estate both real and personal during her natural life or widowhood, at
her death or marriage I give the said Estate both real and personal to
be equally divided between my children John Gilleam Drake, Taylor B.
Drake, Sarah S. Drake, Sir Francis Drake and Jacob G. Drake...I
constitute my wife Martha Drake Executrix and my son Taylor B. Drake
Executor....I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifth day of May
in the year of our Lord Christ 1814.
Sir Francis Drake [SEAL}

BOOK - FROM MILL WHEEL TO PLOWSHARE  by Julia Angeline Drake and James
Ridgely Orndorff, The Torch Press, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1938, page249.

REFERENCE:  Will Book I, Logan County, KY

This Francis Drake was a son of James Drake of Powhatan County,
Virginia.  James Drake had purchased land in Cumberland County, 
Virginia, in 1763-64.

Regards,
Margaret Grove Driskill
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