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. I
July 1789 - Aug 1822
Know all men by these presents that I Elizabeth Rogers of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee for and in consideration of the natural love & affection that the said Elizabeth bears to her Mother and sisters; I give our bed and furniture, and a parcel of notes supposed to contain one hundred & ninety dollars, one saddle, one big wheel and one little wheel. There above named articles I the said Elizabeth do give and bequeath to my Mother during her natural life, and for the Doctor to be paid; and after the death of my Mother for the said property to be equally divided among my four sisters, this day and date hereunto I set my hand and seal, it being September seventh in year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and Twenty. Elizabeth (x1.) Rogers (Seal)
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court Nov. Term 1820.
The last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Rogers dec'd was produced in Court and duly proved by the oath of David Combs subscribing witness thereunto and ordered to be recorded, and then being no Executor named in said will, it is thereupon ordered that James Jackson have letters of administration with said will annexed, who together with Archibald Marlin his security entered into and acknowledged their bond to the Governor in the penalty of two thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs, and the said James Jackson also took the oath of an administrator as prescribed by Law.
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