TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9; Nov. 1905 - Oct. 1942
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
Will Book IX
June, 1932 - October, 1942
---- LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF CUNNINGHAM TINSLEY----
The last will and testament of Cunningham Tinsley of Castalian Springs Sumner County Tenn.
I, Cunningham Tinsley do hereby will and bequeath all my property both real and personal to my three children Emma E. Tinsley, Beulah Lee Tinsley and Frank B. Tinsley to each an equal part, share and share alike provided that my sister Beulah Tinsley shall have a one fourth share in all my property for the period of her natural life time. Then said life time estate of said Beulah Tinsley shall at her death revert to my three children Emma E. Tinsley, Beulah Lee Tinsley and Frank B. Tinsley. This provision for my sister Beulah Tinsley is made in consideration of love and affection and in payment of any or all obligations that I may owe her. And I appoint my sister Beulah Tinsley and my daughter Emma E. Tinsley and my son Frank B. Tinsley Executors without bond to execute this will and pay all my just debts.
Dated Feb 15th 1933
Signed Cunningham Tinsley
Sal Allen Hall
PROBATE OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF CUNNINGHAM TINSLEY, DECEASED
Be it remembered that on this the 31st, day of July, 1933, before the Hon. W. R. Brown, Chairman of the County Court of Sumner County, Tennessee, Beulah Tinsley, Emma E. Tinsley and Frank B. Tinsley the parties named therein as Executors produced in open court a paper writing purporting to be the last Will and testament of Cunningham Tinsley, lately deceased, bearing date of February 15th, 1933, having the name of Cunningham Tinsley signed thereto and being subscribed by Sam Allen Hall and Clarence Moss as attesting witnesses, and moved the court that the same be admitted to probate and record as the last will and testament of Cunningham Tinsley, deceased.
And it appearing to the court from the testimony of Sam Allen Hall and Clarence Moss, the subscribing witnesses thereto that said paper writing was written in the life time of the said Cunningham Tinsley and signed by him and subscribed in his presence and at his request by the said Sam Allen Hall and Clarence Moss as attesting witnesses, and that said instrument was executed by the said Cunningham Tinsley on the day it bears date as and for his last will and testament and that he was at the time of sound mind and disposing memory;
And it furthur appearing to the court that the said Cunningham Tinsley lately died in Sumner County, Tennessee, and at the time of his death his home and usual place of residence was in said county, it is so adjudged.
It is adjudged and declared by the court that said instrument is the true, whole and last will and testament of the said Cunningham Tinsley, deceased, and the clerk is directed to file and record the same.