TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891
I Benjamin Mabry do make and publish this as my last will and testament
hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me made.
First I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible and out of any money that I may possessed of or may come
into the hands of Executor.
Secondly I give and bequeath to Elisabeth Mabry my wife the following to wit, my tract of land whereon I now live her natual life or widowhood whereupon she shall have access but to sell or destroy any timber only for the uses of the farm. I also bequeath to the said Elisabeth Mabry all of my personal property both small and great and all my money on hand or collected after paying my Doctors bill and other debts if any. I do hereby nominate and appoint Elisabeth Mabry my Executor.
In witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand and seal, this the 31 day of December 1870.
Attest Benjamin (his mark) Mabry
Alred (his mark) Graves
David (his mark) Mandrel
State of Tennessee }
Sumner County }
The last will and testament of Benjamin Mabry was this day produced in open court for probate and was duly proven by the oaths of Alfred Graves and David Mandrel subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
This 9 Jany 1871
Copy Test Jesse Cage Clerk