TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9; Nov. 1905 - Oct. 1942
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
I, Europe W. Albright, of Sumner County, Tennessee, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.
Item 1; I direct that my funeral expenses and all of my just debts, if any, be paid.
Item 2; I give and bequeath the sum of One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars to my daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, absolutely.
Item 3; After payment of my debts and funeral expenses as directed in Item 1 hereof and after payment of the legacy to my said daughter as provided in Item 2 hereof, I give and bequeath all rest and residue of my personal property, of every character and kind and wherever situated, to my wife, Mrs. Nannie Albright, absolutely.
Item 4. I give and devise all of my lands, houses and lots and all of my other real property of ever character and kind and wherever situated to my wife Mrs. Nannie Albright, to have and to hold for, and during her natural life. And at her death I will and devise the same to my said daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson, absolutely, in fee simple forever, to her sole and separate use and free from the debts, contracts, liabilities and control of her present or any future husband.
Item 5; I hereby nominate and appoint my said wife Mrs. Nannie Albright sole executrix of this my last will and testament. She is excused from giving any bond as such executrix, and she shall not be required to file any inventory or inventories, or to make any reports of any settlements of her accounts as such executrix, with any court.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this the 4th, day of February,
Europe W. Albright
Signed by the said Europe W. Albright, as and for his last will and testament,
in the presence of us, the undersigned, who, at his request, and in his sight
and presence, have subscribed our names hereto as attesting witnesses.
This 4th day of February, 1929.
Harvey L. Brown
J. H. Gray
WILL OF EUROPE W. ALBRIGHT.
BE IT REMEMBERED that on this the 10th day of June, 1937, before the Hon. J. W. McCormack, Chairman of the County Court of Sumner County, Tennessee, Mrs. Nannie Albright the Executrix named therein, produced in open Court a paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Europe W. Albright, deceased, bearing date of February 4, 1929
having the name of Europe W. Albright signed thereto, and being subscribed by Harvey L. Brown and J. H. Gray as attesting witnesses, and moved the Court that the same be admitted to probate and record as the last will and testament of the said Europe W. Albright, deceased.
And it appearing from the testimony of the said Harvey L. Brown and J. H. Gray the attesting witnesses thereto that said paper writing was written in the life time of the said Europe W. Albright and signed by him and subscribed in his presence and at his request by the said Harvey L. Brown and J. H. Gray as attesting witnesses, and that said instrument was executed by the said Europe W. Albright on the day it bears date and for his last will and testament and that he was at the time of sound mind and disposing memory and was more than twenty one years of age.
And it furthur appearing to the court that the said Europe W. Albright lately died in Sumner County, Tennessee, and that his usual place of residence at the time of his death was in said County, it is so adjudged.
And it is adjudged and declared by the Court that said instrument is the true, whole and last will and testament of the said Europe W. Albright, deceased, and the same is hereby admitted to probate as such and the Clerk is directed to file and record the same.
And the said Mrs. Nannie Albright being named in said will as the Executrix thereof and being excused from executing bond under said will appeared in open court and accepted said trust, when she was duly qualified and letters testamentary ordered issued to her.