Will of Slack Worthington
[Will Book 1, page 337 (transcribed by Pam Collier)]
I, Slack Worthington, do make, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament,
hereby revoking and rendering null and void any previous will made by me.
Item 1. I will and devise to my daughter, Mrs. William S. Ransom, one-third (1/3) of my estate—
all debts, if any to be paid.
Item 2. I will and devise to the children of my sister, Lilly W. Stuart, or their heirs per
stirpes, to be shared equally by them - my nephews and nieces – whose names are Henry
Worthington Stuart, Lillian H. Stuart, Anna S. Kite, Archibald Stuart, Ethel S. Crittenden,
Florence S. Kreimer, Doughlas M. Stuart, one half (1/2) of my estate.
Item 3. The remaining one-sixth of my estate may be divised [sic]to other parties by a codicil
to this will, but, if not so devised, it shall go to said nephews and nieces set forth in this
item 2nd hereof the same as said one half (1/2) is there devised and in addition thereof.
Item 4. My executors shall be H. W. Stuart herein named and W. S. Ransom with such bond as the
court may deem proper.
Item 5. My residence si [sic- is] declared to be Washington, D.C but I desire that my remains to
be buried in the Craig-Orr lot in Highland Cemetery, Covington, Kentucky.
Feby. 3rd. 1927.
The aforesaid instrument of writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Slack
Worthington was signed by him in our presence, and we, in his presence, and in the presence of
each other, signed the same as attesting witnesses.
(Miss) Dorothy V. Colburn, 620-17th St., N.W. Wash., D.C.
Herbert W. Walker 620-17th St., N.W. Wash., D.C.
James M. Mason 620-17th St., Wash D C.