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Elias Fulgum, 1900

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

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes

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

Page 223

I Elias Fulgum do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking and annulling any and all wills by me heretofore at any time made.
1st    I will that all my just debts and burial expenses etc. be paid out of the means I may die possessed of, or may come into the hands of my executor.
2nd   It is my will that Lela Moore and her daughter Pauline be paid out of the proceeds of my estate, five hundred dollars.
3rd    I will that my niece Mary J. Fulgum, after the payment of the five hundred dollars above stated have all the remainder of my estate, consisting of notes, accounts, mortgages, real estate and all my personal estate I may die possessed of.
I hereby appoint and empower E. W. Strain as my executor to wind up this my last will and testament to make sale of the effects of my estate, either privately or at public auction, as he may think best for the good of my estate.
Signed and sealed in the presence of subscribing witnesses.  This Nov. 21st 1900.
                                                                            Elias Fulgum
W. T. McGlothlin }
A. M. McGlothlin }  Witnesses
We the undersigned hereby certify that the testator Elias Fulgum acknowledged to us that the foregoing is his last will and testament and that he signed the same in our presence as such and at his request we have signed our names as witnesses in his presence and in the presence of one another.  Witness our hands this the 21st day of Nov. 1900.                                               W. T. McGlothlin
                                                                             A. M. McGlothlin

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court March Term Mch. 7th 1901.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Elias Fulgum dec'd, was this day produced in open court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of W. T. McGlothlin & A. M. McGlothlin subscribing witnesses thereto when said paper writing was ordered recorded as the last Will and testament of Elias Fulgum deceased.
A true copy.
Harris Brown Clerk

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