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Sarah Camp, 1831

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

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823 - June 1842

(Page 134) 

In the name of God Amen. I, Sarah Camp of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee, being in my perfect mind and reason, and memory, do on this the ninth day of October in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Eight, make this my last Will and Testament. (to wit)

First: That all my just debts is to be paid out of the debts due me.

Secondly: I give and bequeath to my daughter Nancy Camp the land, whereon I now live, one negro boy Woody, one cow and calf, and the clock and case, the clock she is to have during her life time, then said clock is to go to my grand-daughter Rebecca Bassel.

Thirdly: I give and bequeath to my daughter Polly Hall my bureau and cow and calf.

Fourthly: I give and bequeath to Wm. Walton one negro boy Bob during the life of my daughter Betsy Lane the proceeds of said negro boy, to go to the support of Betsy Lane during her life, at her death, said negro is to my two grand-daughters (to wit) Evaline Hall, and Malvina Hall.

And last: I leave Wm. Walton my Executor to this my last Will and Testament. Sally Camp (Seal)

Sealed and Signed in presence of us:

Charles Lucas

John Hall

State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court Feby Term 1831.

The last Will and Testament of Sally Camp dec'd was exhibited in open Court for probate and was duly proved in open Court by the oath of Charles Lucas and John Hall, the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded, therefore William Walton, the Executor therein named appeared in open Court and agreed to take upon himself the Execution thereof, and together with Charles Lucas and John W. Hall his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond to the Governor in the sum of Two Thousand dollars, conditioned as the Law directs, and took the oath of Executor prescribed by Law.

A Copy Test - A. H. Douglass, Clerk of said Court.


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