TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823 - June 1842
I Elizabeth Perry, do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at anytime made.
First. I direct that my funeral expenses and just debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any money that I may die possessed of, or may first come in the hands of my executor.
Secondly. I give Sarah Francis three hundred dollars in money and my saddle mare, and above the rest of my axes?.
Thirdly. I give Mary Jenkins one set of chany and pair of looking glasses.
Fourthly. I give Susan Jane one dozen silver spoons.
Fifthly. For all my beds and clothing to be equally divided among my heirs and all my other property to be sold.
Sixthly. I nominate John W. Garrett to take in his hands the above amount mentioned that I gave Sarah Francis, and for her to have it as she needs it, or appropriate to her use as it is thought by him necessary.
Seventhly. I do hereby nominate and appoint Robert Patton my Executor in witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand and seal this 23rd October 1839. Elizabeth (her mark) Perry (Seal)
John W. Garrett
James B. Elison
Signed, sealed, and published in our presence and have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the Testator.
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court December Term 1839.
The last will and testament of Elizabeth Perry deceased was produced in open Court for probate and was duly proved by the oath of James B. Elison one of the subscribing thereto which is ordered to be recorded.
Thomas Donoho, Clerk of Sumner County Court.