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William W. Douglass, 1903

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

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
©2003

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904

(Page 260)

November 4th, 1902

My desire is to divide the Thomas place equally with my three daughters, and Wylie to have where he is a living. Wm. W. Douglass

Witness:
W. H. Worsham

1 or 2 acres in Peach Trees I wish Wylie, he wanted for 5 years. W. W. Douglass

Witness:
W. H. Worsham

State of Tennessee - Sumner County Court Jan. Term, Jan. 24th, 1903.

A paper written purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Wm. W. Douglass dec'd, was this day produced in open court for probate, when W. H. Worsham, who presented same, being duly sworn deposed and said, that he signed said Will as a witness thereto, also to codicil thereto, in the presence of the said Wm. W. Douglass and at his request, and said Wm. W. Douglass signed same in his presence, or acknowledged his signatures to Will and codicil, and delivered same into the hands of said W. H. Worsham for safe keeping. And C. G. Harris, Charles Dorris, and K. M. Bell also appearing and being duly sworn and after examining said paper writing each for himself, deposed and said they were personally acquainted with said Wm. W. Douglass during his life time, that his handwriting was generally known by his acquaintances, and that they each know his handwriting well, and that said paper writing, both Will and codicil, and every part thereof was in the handwriting of said Wm. W. Douglass, and the signatures thereto of said Wm. W. Douglass were genuine, whereupon same was ordered filed and recorded as the last Will and Testament of Wm. W. Douglass dec'd.

A True Copy - Harris Brown, Clerk

 


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