TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904
For the love and affection I have for my wife Susan A. Cochran, she is to have a support off of my personal property. First I want all of my just debts paid. I want her and D. J. Cochran to have charge of the property during her natural life or widowhood, at the end of her natural life or widowhood I want my property sold and equally divided between my four children: D. J. Cochran, S. M. Shanklin, S. A. Perdue, and S. D. Cochran. May 14, 1892. W. B. Cochran
M. A. G. (his mark) Perdue
H. D. Denning
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court October Term October 22nd 1892.
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of W. B. Cochran deceased was this day produced in open Court and for probate duly proven by the oaths of M. A. G. Perdue and Dr. H. D. Denning subscribing witnesses thereto, when it was ordered recorded as said last Will of said W. B. Cochran deceased. And Mrs. S. A. Cochran widow of W. B. Cochran deceased in open Court dissents from said Will and claims her rights under the law.
A True Copy - Attest, Harris Brown, Clerk