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. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891
I A. H. Brinkley do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all others by me at any time made.
First I direct that my funeral expenses and all debts be paid as soon after my death as possibly out of any moneys that I may be possessed of or may first come into the hands of my executor.
Secondly I give and bequeath to my wife Charlotte Brinkley my entire estate real and personal, during her widowhood.
Thirdly If she should marry then as soon thereafter as possible my entire estate shall be sold in a way the majority of the heirs see proper or think best and equally divided between her and my children, she having a childs part.
Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint G. A. Brinkley my
executor, as witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand this the 6th
day of October 1897.
A. H. Brinkley
Signed and published in our presence and we have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the testator. This the 6th day of October 1897.
R. H. Sage
R. G. Wilson
A. J. Warren
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court October Term Nov. 1st 1897.
The last Will & Testament of A. H. Brinkley dec'd was this day produced in open Court for probate when the same was duly proven by the oath of A. J. Warren one of the subscribing witnesses thereto & there being no contest filed, the same is ordered recorded as the last will & testament of said A. H. Brinkley dec'd.
A true copy.
Harris Brown, Clk.