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Abraham Ekols, 1823

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 3)

In the name of God Amen. I Abraham Ekols of the County of Sumner & State of Tennessee, being in sound mind & memory but in a bad state of health hath thought fit to make this my last will & testament to dispose of the property that it hath been pleased God to bless me with in the following manner to wit:

First: My will & desire is that all my just debts should be paid. 

Secondly: I give & bequeath to my beloved wife Nancy all my property both real & personal. I say to her & her entire disposal forever

& lastly: I do nominate & appoint my said wife Nancy my hole & sole Executrix to this my last Will & Testament & I do hereby revoke and disannul all wills & parts of wills & this only do I claim to be my last will & testament and my last will & desire is that my said Executrix should act without giving security to the Court for her faithful performance.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 30th day of March 1823. Abram Ekols (Seal)

In presence of:
Isaac Walton
Martin Gardner
John Dorris

State of Tennessee - Sumner County Court May Term 1823 - A writing purporting to be the last Will & Testament of Abraham Ekols was exhibited in open Court for probate & thereupon duly proved by the oaths of Isaac Walton & John Dorris subscribing witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded & thereupon Nancy Ekols the executrix named in said last will appeared in Court & qualified as Executrix no security having been required in said will.  

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