TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904
I Mary Ann Abston of sound mind and disposing memory do make this my last
will and testament hereby revoking all other wills by me at any time made.
I do give and bequeath unto my daughter Jennie C. Abston my place which I inherited from my father in the 4th Civil Dist. of Sumner County bounded on the North by the lands of C. E. Boddie on the East by the lands of R. B. Douglass on the South by the lands of P. S. McMurray and Jno Cage and on the West by the lands of Jno. Cage and C. E. Boddie. To have and to hold unto her the said Jennie C. Abston and her heirs forever. In testimony whereof I have hereunto fixed my hand seal. This July 16th 1888.
Mary Ann Abston
Martha A. Douglass
Have sold the above described tract of land to Wm Cantrell such making the above will I hereby give and bequeath unto my daughter Jennie C. Abston, to whom I had devised the land in the foregoing will, the note for $1350.00 dated Jany 2nd 1893 which W. E. Cantrell executed to me for the said land This Jan. 1st 1896.
Mary Ann Abston
J. M. Douglass
Geo. W. Boddie
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court May Term May 13th 1899.
A paper writing purporting to b the last
will and testament of Mrs. Mary Ann Abston dec'd was this day produced
in open Court for probate, together with a codicil thereto added, when said
will was duly proven by the oath of Geo. Boddie one of the subscribing witnesses
thereto and the codicil was duly proven by the oath of J. M. Douglass and
Geo. W. Boddie the subscribing witnesses thereto, when said will and codicil,
there being no objections filed were ordered recorded as said last will and
testament of Mary Ann Abston dec'd.
A true copy attest
Harris Brown Clk.