TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823 - June 1842
I Susannah Alexander of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee do publish the following as my last Will and Testament signed with my own hand.
It is my wish that shortly after my decease that my Executor advertise and sell the tract of land where on I now live, containing forty one acres of land on a credit of twelve months, and make a little to the same, the balance of my property I wish sold and after paying all my just debts, It is my wish that my Executor have a head and foot Stone placed at the head and foot of Mr. Alexander and my Grave and enclose with a Stone Wall, and after paying for the same, it is my wish that the balance of the money to be equally divided between two children Francis Eliza and James L. Alexander, for the purpose of educating of them. And I do hereby appoint
my friend John J. Hibbit Executor to this my last Will and Testament this 12th December 1840. Susannah Alexander (Seal)
J. C. Hodges
James V. Hamilton
Thomas W. Espey
State of Tennessee Sumner County Court March Term 1841 - The last Will and Testament of Susannah Alexander was produced in open Court for probate and was duly proved by the oaths of J. C. Hodges and John V. Hamilton two of the subscribing witnesses thereto, and thereupon John J. Hibbit named in said Will, took upon himself the Administration of said estate, he having given John McLinard and John V. Hamilton for security entered into and acknowledged their bond to James K. Polk Governor & etc., in the sum of Five hundred dollars and the said John J. Hibbit took the oath of Executor prescribed by law.
Copy Test - Andrew McGlothlin, Clerk