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Elizabeth Dickenson, 1824

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
©2004

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823 - June 1842

(Page 16)

In the name of God Amen: I Elizabeth Dickens (Dickenson) of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee being in sound mind and memory but in a bad state of health hath thought proper to make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament to dispose of the estate that it hath been pleased God to bless me with in the following manner to wit:

First: My will and desire is that all just claims against me shall be paid.

Secondly: I give and bequeath to my grandson Josiah Perry One Hundred dollars that he has borrowed from me, I say to him and his heirs forever.

Thirdly: I give and bequeath to my grandson Isaac Perry Forty dollars that he has borrowed from me, I say to him and his heirs forever.

Fourthly: I give and bequeath to my grand-daughter Ann Baker one feather bed and stand of curtains including the balance of furniture belonging to it, I say to her and her heirs forever.

Fifthly: My Will and desire is that the two notes of hand that I have on my son-in-law John Perry should be given up to him without his paying

(Page 17)

anything for them One for One hundred and seventy one dollars given in April 4th 1817, and the other one hundred and two dollars given in August 12th 1818.

Sixthly: I give and bequeath to by daughter Charity Perry all my clothing and all my house hold furniture of every description that is not heretofore named.

Seventhly: I give and bequeath to my son Isaac Baker and King Luton my grandson and my grandson Leonard Perry all the balance of my estate to be equally divided between them, I say to them and their heirs forever.

Lastly: I do nominate and appoint Isaac Walton my Executor to this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby revoke disannul all Wills and parts of Wills and this only do I claim to be my last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 14th day of June 1824. No security is required of the Executor. Elizabeth (her mark) Dickenson (Seal)

Test:
Isaac Walton
Caswell Smith

State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court November Term 1824 - The last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Dickenson dec'd was exhibited in open Court for probate and duly proved by the oath of Isaac Walton and Caswell Smith the subscribing Witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and thereupon Isaac Walton the Executor therein named being present took the oath of Executor prescribed by law it being stipulated in said Will that no security be required of said Executor.

A Copy Test - A.H. Douglass, Clerk

 


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