TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823 - June 1842
In the name of God Amen: I, Abraham Tribble of Sumner County and State of Tennessee, being weak of body but of sound and perfect mind and memory as you may say, thus considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound & C (etc.), blessed be Almighty God for the same. I do make this and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say:
First: I give and bequeath my soul to God who gave it me.
Secondly: I give to my beloved wife Polly Tribble one child's part during her life, I also give to my wife Polly Tribble one horse.
Thirdly: I give to my sons Hezekiah Tribble and Elizabeth Tribble and Nelson Tribble, and Abraham Tribble one horse each of equally value and all the balance of my estate, both real and personal to be equally divided amongst my wife and children to dispose of as they think most proper.
In witness I have hereunto set my hand and seal. This 15th day of June 1829. Abraham (his mark) Tribble (Seal)
Signed sealed published and delivered by the above named Abraham Tribble to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses.
Joseph McGlothlin, Jr.
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court November Term 1829.
The last Will and Testament of Abraham Tribble dec'd was exhibited in open Court for probate, and was duly proved agreeable to Law by the oath of Joseph McGlothlin, Jr. one of the subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.
A Copy Test - A. H. Douglass, Clerk of said Court