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    I want to post this to show some of the families connected to Gov Alexander Spotswood. This is a Kentucky court ordered will of his grandson General Alexander Spotswood who was married to Elizabeth Washington. Their son Alexander M Spotswood was married to Elizabeth Lewis a cousin of Meriwether Lewis. My great grandfather Jacob F Myers is in this will. I believe just about everyone listed is a relative one way or the other.

    Henderson Co. KY Deeds

    G-26: 8 Feb. 1832, William Booth & wife Lucinda to Nathan Duncan, both Henderson Co. KY, $155, 146 acres Highland Creek adj. line of Moses McClure’s 217 acre survey, corner William Waller’s 100 acre survey, old line of David McClure. No wit. (FHL film 572,575)

    O-462: Whereas on 16 Oct. 1823, Union Co. circuit court ordered that of the estate of Alexander Spotswood, George W. Spotswood, William Spotswood, Bushrod Washington Jr. and wife Henryetta late Spotswood, (blank) Taliaferro and wife Ann W.B. late Spotswood, Martha Ann Spotswood and other unknown heirs of Alexander Spotswood decd, and George Spotswood and William Spotswood exec. of estate of Alexander Spotswood decd; and Philip H. Jones late of “your” bailiwick; you cause to be (collected) $1000 which lately in Union Co. was decreed to Edmund Rice, James Rice, William McCormack & wife Mary, Nathaniel Cowan and wife Sally, Sally Ann Rice and John Rice as heirs of John Rice decd, and Clement Buckman for debt; to satisfy debt a tract of land in Henderson Co. on Highland Creek patented in name of Fountain Maury be sold; the highest bidder on 11 Nov. 1823 was William Grundy for $5; Grundy died leaving Robert E. Grundy his sole heir at law; Robert likewise died intestate without issue, leaving widow, uncles and aunts and their descendants and his grandmother his heirs at law; this indenture 2 April from present sheriff of Henderson Co. to (1) Margaret K. Johnson, widow of Robert E. Grundy but who has since intermarried with (blank) Johnson; (2) the following heirs of Caroline Myers who was sister of William Grundy: Pheby Dorsey, Elizabeth Adams, Nancy Adams, John G. Myers, William Myers, Robert M. Myers, Thos. D. Myers, F.R. Myers; and following grandchildren of Caroline Myers by her son Jacob Myers deceased: Emeline Myers, Jacob F. Myers, Susan E. Brown, Mary Jane McClain, Caroline S. Casey, Rebecca A. Russell; (3) Nancy Duncan another sister of William Grundy decd; (4) Jane McElroy another sister of said William Grundy decd; (5) the grandchildren of Polly Rutter another sister of William Grundy by her deceased daughter Mary Jane Welden: Eliza Jane Welden, William Welden, and the other unknown heirs of Mary Jane Welden; (6) the following: the widow and heirs of George Grundy deceased another brother of William Grundy, to wit, Mary H.S. Grundy, William F. Grundy, Martha Terrell, George B. Grundy, Susan M. Grundy, Robert Grundy, Thomas D. Grundy, Samuel H. Grundy; (7) Mehala Cambron another sister of William Grundy decd; (8) Rosanna Jones, maternal grandmother of Robert E. Grundy; (9) the following maternal uncles, aunts and their descendants of said Robert E. Grundy: Levi Jones (10) Leonard Jones (11) Fielding Jones (12) Henry L. Jones (13) Mary Ann Lowry (14) the children and heirs of Laban Jones, to wit, Rosanna Jones, Robert W. Jones, John P. Jones and Gabriel C. Jones; (15) the unknown heirs of John Jones decd; deed for land on Highland Creek patented in name of Fountain Maury? (MAD: acreage or better description never given). 2 April 1853. (FHL film 572,579; numbers appear in original deed) (MAD: see Nancy Grundy mar. Thomas Jefferson Duncan 1/12/1808 Nelson Co. KY)

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