TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6 - 9; Nov. 1905 - Oct. 1942
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VI
Nov. 1905 - Nov. 1915
I, Levy Cantrell of the County of Sumner, and State of Tennessee, being of sound mind and memory do make publish and declare this to be my last will and testament to wit:
First all my just debts and funeral expenses shall first be fully paid.
Second: I give devise bequeath all my personal property consisting of horses, cattle, hogs, household and kitchen furniture and Two Hundred and fifty Dollars, in money to my wife Betsy Cantrell, and the rest of the estate both real and personal property to be divided between my children equally.
Third: I nominate and appoint C. W. Hodges to be the executor of my real and personal estate and he is to sell and divide it equally between my children.
And this being my last will and testament & hereby revoking all former wills by me made this 30 day of Nov. 1910. Levy (his mark) Cantrell
Signed, Sealed and published and delivered as and for his last will and testament by the above named testator in our presence. Who have at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, signed our names, as witnesses thereto, this the 30 day of Nov. 1910.
Test: S. L. Durham
Test: Tracy Hodges
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court February Term, February 7th 1912.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Levy Cantrell, dec'd, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of S. L. Durham, and Tracy Hodges, subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was ordered to probate and ordered recorded as said last will and testament of Levy Cantrell, dec'd. And C. W. Hodges named in said will as the executor thereof appeared in open Court together with his securities J. B. Durham, S. L. Durham and L. M. Cantrell and entered into and acknowledged their bond payable to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of Three Thousand ($3000.00) Dollars conditioned as the law directs when he was duly qualified and letters of Testamentary ordered issued to him.
A true copy - O. D. Moore, Clerk