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. II
May 1823 - June 1842
In the name of God Amen! I, John Crabb of Sumner County State of Tennessee, being weak in body, but of sound mind and disposing memory, blessed be God, do this day make my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say:
First: My will and desire is that all my just debts and funeral charges be first paid and discharged.
Secondly: I give to my son Knight Crabb all that tract of land, I live on containing twenty five acres, together with all the improvements, I also give to my son Knight Crabb, a certain piece of land containing fifty acres, by grant dated the 13th day of June 1817.
Thirdly: My will and desire is, that all the balance of my property, at my death be equally divided between Susannah More, Precilar Crabb and Nancy Cangaw.
Fourthly: I make and ordain, constitute and appoint my friends James Strother, and Elija Busby, both of Sumner County to be my Executors to this my last Will and Testament, and do hereby utterly disannul, revoke, disallow, all and every other former Testament, wills, Legacies, bequeathed execution by me in any wise before this time named, willed and bequeathed, confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year above mentioned. John Crabb (Seal)
Signed and sealed in the presence of us this 2nd January 1828.
The last Will and Testament of John Crabb was exhibited in open Court for probate and was duly proved by the oaths of King Luton and James Luton, and ordered to be recorded.
A Copy Test - A. H. Douglass, Clerk of said Court