TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6 - 9; Nov. 1905 - Oct. 1942
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VI
Nov. 1905 - Nov. 1915
June 14th, 1900.
The last will of Fount Austin.
I do hereby bequeath all of my property both personal and real estate to my wife Dilsy Austin, as long as she remains my widow; then to my children except one half interest in the black mare, which I give to my son Jerry F. Austin. Fount (his mark) Austin
Witnessed June 14th, 1900 by:
Chester (his mark)
Sillus (his mark) Swet
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court May Term, May 5th 1913.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Fount Austin (col), deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of Chester Swet and Sillus Swet (col), subscribing witnesses thereto, and R. A. Bentley being first duly sworn depose and said that he by request of Fount Austin, wrote said paper writing and that this is the same paper writing, and that Chester Swet and Sillus Swet (col) were present and signed the same as witnessed. When the same was admitted to probate and ordered recorded as said last will and testament of Fount Austin, dec'd.
A true copy - O. D. Moore, Clerk