TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6 - 9; Nov 1905 - Oct 1942
Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug., 1915 - March, 1924
I, S. M. Bradley do make and publish this as my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all others by me at anytime made.
First. I desire my funeral expenses and all of my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any moneys that I may die possessed of, or may first come into the hands of my executor.
Secondly. It is my wish that should my wife Martha Jane Bradley out live me that my son, Joe Bradley, remain with her on the place and take care of her so long as she shall live and at her death after paying funeral expenses and all debts, that he shall become the sole owner of all lands and property that may be left after paying each one of my children $50.00 Fifty Dollars each.
Lastly. I do hereby nominate and appoint Bates Martin my Executor, without bond. In witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand this the thirteenth day of July 1922. S. M. Bradley
Signed and published in our presence, and we have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the testator, this the 13th day of July, 1922.
J. H. Bennett
W. C. Woodall
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court - July Term - July 22nd, 1922.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of S. M. Bradley, deceased was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of W. C. Woodall and J. H. Bennett, subscribing witnesses thereto and the same adjudged to be and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said S. M. Bradley, deceased, and Bate Martin being named in said will as the executor thereof appeared in open Court and he being excused under the terms of the will from bond, he was duly qualified as the law directs and letters testamentary ordered issued to him.
A True Copy. - Harvey L. Brown, Clerk