TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823 - June 1842
In the name of God Amen! I Jacob Barnard being in my right mind and my senses, I make this my last Will and Testament. To my son David in addition to what he has had I will and bequeath one dollar. Also to my daughter Darcious Atchison, I will one dollar, and to my daughter Nancy Atchison I will one dollar. To my granddaughter Nathan Atchison daughter Nancy one dollar. To my daughter Cassandra Barnard I will the part of my land where she is living beginning at a large sugar tree near the fork of the creek on the West side running directly to the corner of William Barnard's fence and by the spring to the line, to have and to hold north of said line, wind to the creek and up the creek to the sugar tree, to my daughter Susannah, I will the part she is now living on, beginning at said sugar tree running with said line by said fence and spring to the line thence East to the cross fence in the line, thence with said cross fence through the field to the sugar tree near the fork of the creek. To my daughter Massey, I will the remainder of my land on the West side of the creek and all my land on the
East side of the creek, my household and kitchen furniture and all my other property consisting of farming utensils, wagon stock & etc. of all kind. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal. This 26th day of October A. D. 1834. Jacob (his mark) Barnard (Seal)
State of Tennessee - Sumner County Court May Term 1835. The last Will and Testament Jacob Barnard dec'd was exhibited in open Court for probate and was duly proved agreeable to Law by the oath of Jonathan Clampett and Wm. Clampett the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and thereupon it appearing to the Court that no Executor had been appointed in said last Will and Testament, it is ordered by the Court that Massey Barnard be appointed Administratrix with the Will annexed of the estate of said decedent and together with Jonathan Clampett her security entered into and acknowledged their bond to the Governor in the sum of One Thousand dollars conditioned as the Law directs and took the oath of Administratrix prescribed by Law.
A Copy Test. - A. H. Douglass, Clerk of said Court.