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 David Alsup Do make and publish this as my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and void all other wills by me at any time made.
First: I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any money that I may die possessed of that may first come into the hands of my executors.
Secondly: I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Martha Alsup all of my estate both real and personal to have and to enjoy at her own discretion during her natural life and if at her death there should be any thing of value, belonging to my estate remaining my wish is that it be divided on five equal shares amongst my five children that is to say Rahab Eshery, Jeremiah Alsup, Eda Tracy, Sally Woods and Martha Hyden.
Lastly: I do hereby nominate and appoint my worthy and beloved friend Moses H. Henry my Executor. In witness whereof I do to this my Will set my hand and seal this 23rd day of March 1842. David (his mark) Alsup (Seal)
Signed sealed and published in our presence and we have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of this Testator this 23rd March 1842.
Stephen R. Gilliam
State of Tennessee Sumner County Court June Term 1842 - The last Will and Testament of David Alsup dec'd was this day produced in open Court for probate and duly proved by the oaths of Stephen R. Gilliam and Samuel Morris subscribing witnesses thereto which is ordered to be recorded.
Copy Test - Wm. S. Munday, Clerk
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