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. I
July 1789 - Aug 1822
In the name of God Amen: I Sarah Caruthers of Sumner County and State of Tennessee being weak in body but in sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.
First: I will my Negro boy Henry to David Wilson until he arrives at the age of forty five years paying to Hugh Caruthers, Thomas Caruthers, Ezekiel Caruthers, and James Scott their equal portion of three hundred dollars.
Secondly: I will to Ezekiel Caruthers two sons Robert & William one hundred dollars and my horse.
Thirdly: I will to David Wilson's son James one hundred dollars the last mentioned two hundred dollars to be paid by David Wilson on account of Henry.
Fourthly: I will to James Scott's daughter Jane one bed.
Fifthly: I will to my brother Thomas' daughter Sarah Jane one cow.
Sixthly: I will to David Wilson's son James two cows.
Seventhly: I will my saddle and bed to my sister Jane Wilson.
Eighthly: I will all my right or interest in my father's land estate to my brother Ezekiel Caruthers.
Lastly: I appoint David Wilson my Executor of this my last will and testament. Given under my hand and seal this 17th of June one thousand eight hundred & nineteen. Sarah Caruthers (Seal)
State of Tennessee - Sumner County August Term 1819. The last will and testament of Sarah Caruthers, dec'd, was produced in Court and proved by the oaths of Zacheus Wilson and Eli Giles subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded, and thereupon David Wilson the Executor named in said will appeared in court and qualified as such by taking the oath of an execution as prescribed by law.