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John Buntin, 1803

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
©2004

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. I
July 1789 - Aug 1822

Page 80

In the name of God Amen:  I John Buntin of the County Sumner and State of Tennessee, being in perfect mind and memory do this fourteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and three, make and publish this my last will and Testament in the manner following viz:

I first give and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth a sufficient living on the place I now live, and that she be supplied with her necessary wants whilst she continues to be my widow.  I also give her to be at her own disposing my negro whench  Lucie a horse worth eighty dollars her saddle and bridle two beds and furniture my table furniture Big wheel  and little wheel and reel, three cows at her own choosing four sheep, three chairs, a looking glass, a trunk, also my pots, Bake oven - pot rack and Tongs, pail, and wash tubs - also I give her the use of the cupboard, during life time to belong to my son Joseph.
I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah two dollars.
I give and bequeath to my son William Two dollars.
I give and bequeath to my Grandson John Kerr one red heifer.
I give and bequeath to my son Joseph the remainder of my estate not above willed.  Lastly I nominate and appoint my two sons William and Joseph to be Executors of this my last will and Testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Signed, sealed, published and                                         John Buntin (Seal)
declared to be my last will and Testament in presence of Patrick Barr.
Nancy Barr


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