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
In the name of the Benevolent Father of all, I E. S. Dulin of the ninth
Civil District of Sumner County Tennessee, do make and publish this my last
will and testament.
Item 1st I give and devise to my daughter Laura B. Dulin all of the Parlor furniture, Piano, China ware silver ware and Paintings.
All house hold furniture and house furnishings, Beds and Bedding, Carpets etc. not included in the above to be divided equally between Laura B. Dulin and H. F. Dulin.
Item 2nd I give and devise to my son H. F. Dulin all of the Farming tools and Implements of whatever nature and description that may be upon the farm and owned by me at the time of my decease, Including my interest in threashing machine and engine.
Item 3rd All Money, Bonds, and notes that I may own at the time of my decease. My stock in the Red River Turnpike Company, all stock in that may be upon the farm, Horses, mules, cattle sheep & hogs & all grain in crib and grainery as well as growing grain to be divided between the said Laura B. Dulin & H. F. Dulin equally, share & share alike.
Item 4th My farm of one hundred and forty eight acres upon which I now reside, I wish to have divided equally between Laura B. Dulin & H. F. Dulin, seventy four acres to each, beginning at South end of Frank Dulins present line and running and running South to Frakes line so as to give each seventy four acres land. Laura B. Dulin to have the East seventy four acres, and H. F. Dulin the west seventy four acres, to have and to hold the same to them and to their heirs, and assigns forever, with the understanding that they pay all my Just debts and funeral expenses.
I hereby nominate and appoint my Daughter Laura B. Dulin Executrix and my son H. F. Dulin Executor of this will and request that they be not required to give bond for the performance of the duties of this trust.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal & and publish and declare this
to be my last will & testament, on this 3 day of October, in the year
of our lord one thousand Eight hundred and ninty Eight.
E. S. Dulin (Seal)
Signed, sealed, published & declared by said E. S. Dulin a for his last will & testament, in the presence of us who at the same time at his request, & in his presence and in the presence of each other, have set our hand hereto us subscribing witnesses, on the day & year aforesaid.
Thos. H. King
Will G. Harris
State of Tennessee }
Sumner County } County Court Jany Term, Jany 11th 1901
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and Testament of E. S.
Dulin deceased was this day produced in open court in probate, and there
being no contest, the same was duly proven by the oaths of Thos. H. king
& Will G. Harris subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was ordered
recorded as the last will and Testament of E. S. Dulin dec'd.
A True Copy
Harris Brown Clk
By J. Tom Durham D.C.