Mason County, Kentucky
Will Records Vol. H, p. 496
29 Oct 1831
Pursuant to an order of the Mason County Court here in September we the undersigned who were appointed Commissioners to lay off to Mrs. Nancy Reeve widow of Benjamin Reeve deceased her dower of his landed Estate Report that being met on the premises we proceeded to lay off her dower on the South End of said Estate Beginning at a white walnut the south Eastern Corner of the original Survey thence with John G. Bacon’s line North 16 East 42 poles to a Stake thence N 80 west 57 poles to a stake thence South 17 west 85 poles to Beasleys Creek Cornering at a Small Beach Thence up said Creek South 58 East 17 poles to a Sycamore thence North 55 East 66 poles to the beginning Containing 27 acres.
Given under our hands this 29th of October 1831.
Commissioners John M. Holton
Mason County Sct November Court 1831
Assignment of Dower of Nancy Reeves was produced in Court and ordered to be recorded.
Hett Marshall Cty Clk