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Benjamin Cuffman, 1842

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 284)

The last Will and Testament of Benjamin Cuffman of the State of Tennessee and County of Sumner, this the 18th day of September 1841. In the name of God Amen: I do hereby give and bequeath all my property both real and personal to my beloved sister Julia Jane Cuffman, after all my debts and funeral expenses are paid, to have and to hold the same to the exclusion of all others, and hereby appoint Josephus Cuffman and Edward Spurrier the Executors to this my last Will and Testament. Given under my hand and seal this the day and date above written. Benjamin Cuffman (Seal)

James Cain
W. H. Wilkinson

State of Tennessee Sumner County Court January Term 1842 - The last Will and Testament of Benjamin Cuffman deceased was produced in open Court for probate, and duly proved by the oaths of James Cain and W. H. Wilkinson subscribing witnesses thereto and Edward Spurrier one of the Executors therein named appeared in open Court and renounced his Executorship and thereupon Josephus Cuffman an other Executor therein named appeared in open Court and agreed to take upon himself the execution of said Will, and together with James S. Stratton and R. J. Williams his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond to James C. Jones Governor & etc., in the penal sum of one thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs and took the oath of Executor prescribed by law. which is ordered to be recorded.

Copy Test - Wm. S. Munday, Clerk  


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