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A. B. Ausbrooks, 1921

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6 - 9; Nov 1905 - Oct 1942

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
©2002

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug., 1915 - March, 1924

(Page 254)

I, A. B. Ausbrooks the within named testator do hereby make and publish this codicil to my last will and testament bearing date as follows: this May 27, 1919.

1st. I want all my just debts and funeral expenses, all fully paid.

2nd. Second, I want my wife M. S. Ausbrooks to have all the land S. W. of road including the Home and Duffer place, one horse & cow, hogs to make her meat the coming year, whatever she wants to retain in the house.

3rd. I want all the heirs to come in equally after all they owe to me as follows: B. D. Ausbrooks, Note $250.00 or act. from May 19, 1909 with interest from date, W. P. Ausbrooks is to have $25.00 dollars that he paid for me over his share, A. D. Ausbrooks heirs is to pay $335.00 dollars before they come in but if it is paid off before, it is to be settled up then, they are to have full share D. A. Ausbrooks & D. A. E. Bradley to have full share, J. A. Ausbrooks full share and if I am any trouble to anyone they are to have reasonable pay for same.

I appoint C. W. Hodges as my Executor to sell all property that is left both real persoanl and real estate and make deed to same, this May 19, 1919. A. B. Ausbrooks

This is to certify that the foregoing instrument consisting of these pages was & at the date thereof signed published and declared by A. B. Ausbrooks the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of the testator who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnessess.

H. H. Hackett

W. R. Spears 

State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court - October Term - October 13, 1921.

A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of A. B. Ausbrooks, deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of H. H. Hackett and W. R. Spears, subscribing witnesses thereto, and the same was ordered recorded as the whole, and last will and testament of the said A. B. Ausbrooks, deceased, and C. W. Hodges being named in said will as the executor appeared in open Court and accepted said appoinment and he together with his securities, E. H. Parker, Wm. A. Wells, and J. M. Hodges in open Court entered into and acknowledged their bond payable to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of Six Thousand ($6,000.00) Dollars, conditioned as the law directs when he was duly qualified and letters testamentary ordered issued to him.

A True Copy. - Harvey L. Brown, Clerk


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