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
State of Tennessee, Sumner County - In the name of God Amen. I Charlotte Barrott of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee, being sick and weak in body, but of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, (viz):
Item: I give and bequeath unto my daughter-in-law, Mary Barrott my cloath loom one griddle and five plates to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sally Barrott, one bed and furniture one seven hundred slay and harness one puter dish one flat iron and five plates, and one chest, and one woolen wheel and cards to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Barrott one bed and furniture, one woolen wheel and cards one set of silver teaspoons, one puter dish and one puter bason, five plates and one flat iron to her and her heirs forever.
Item: My will and desire is that all the rest of my property not already given away be sold by my Executor at twelve months credit and the money arising there from, to be put on interest and kept so until my son Jacob Barrott comes to the age of twenty one years and then to be equally divided between by said son Jacob Barrott and my son John Barrott share and share alike and my further desires that if either of my sons should die before they come to the age of Twenty one years that the other take his part to him and his heirs forever.
I constitute and appoint John McElwrath my hole and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament as witness my hand and seal this 26th July 1823. Charlotte (her mark) Barratt (Seal)
Signed in presence of:
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court August Term 1823 - The last Will and Testament of Charlotte Barrott was exhibited in open Court for probate and thereupon duly proved by the oath of Hudson Thomson a subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.
A Copy Test - A. H. Douglass, Clerk