TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9; Nov. 1905 - Oct. 1942
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
Will Book IX
------ LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF FORD BRYSON, DECEASED - - - - - -
I Ford Bryson, now residing in Ravenna, Kentucky, do hereby make and publish this, my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.
Item 1. - I will and direct that my funeral expenses, and all of my just debts, if any, be paid.
Item 2. - I give, devise, and bequeath all my property, real, personal and mixed, of every character and kind, wherever situated, to my wife, Mrs. Sadie Outlaw Bryson, absolutely, in fee simple, forever.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand, at Gallatin, Tennessee, this 25th day of July, 1927.
Signed by the said Ford Bryson, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, the undersigned, who, at his request, and in his presence and sight, have subscribed our names hereto as attesting witnesses. This July 25th, 1927.
George W. Pardue
A. C. Earls
- - - - - - PROBATE OF THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF FORD BRYSON, DECEASED - - - - - -
Be it remembered, that on this 28th day of June, 1932, before the Honorable W. R. Brown, Chairman of the County Court of Sumner County, Tennessee, a typewritten paper was produced in open court for probate, purporting to be the last will and testament of Ford Bryson, deceased, bearing date of July 25, 1927, having the name of Ford Bryson signed thereto, and being subscribed by A. C. Earls and George W. Pardue as attesting witnesses. And it appearing to the Court from the testimony of A. C. Earls and George W. Pardue the subscribing witnesses thereto, that the said typewritten instrument was executed on the day it bears date as and for his last will and testament, and that he was at the time of sound mind and disposing memory.
And it further appearing to the Court that the said Ford Bryson lately died in Lawrence County, Tennessee, he being temporarily in said County, on account of illness, and that at the time of his death he was a resident of the State of Kentucky, his home and usual place of residence being in Estill County, Kentucky. And it further appearing to the Court that the said Ford Bryson at the time of his death had and owned certain real estate or interests therein, situated in Sumner County, Tennessee, and that he also at the time of his death owned and had certain goods, chattels and personal property and assets in Sumner County, Tennessee, the granting of the administration whereof belongs to this Court, and that his last will and testament was executed in Sumner County, Tennessee, it is so adjudged.
And it is adjudged and declared by the Court that the said instrument is the true, whole and last will and testament of the said Ford Bryson, deceased, and the same is hereby admitted to probate as such, and the Clerk is directed to file and record the same.
And no executor being named therein, and Mrs. Sadie O. Bryson, widow of the said Ford Bryson, deceased, having applied for letters of administration with the will annexed, on this estate, and the Court being satisfied of her right thereto;
It is therefore ordered that said application be granted, upon administration bond with sufficient security being given in the penalty of Two Hundred and Fifty ($250.00) Dollars, and upon the oath prescribed by law being taken by said applicant. And the said Mrs. Sadie O. Bryson having given bond in the said sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars, payable and conditioned as prescribed by Law, with H. S. Collier and F. W. Outlaw as sureties, which is approved and accepted by the Court, and having taken an oath for performing the will of the deceased and for the faithful performance of her duty as administratrix with the will annexed, it is ordered that said Mrs. Sallie O. Bryson be and she is hereby appointed Administratrix with the will annexed of the estate of said Ford Bryson, deceased, and that letters administration with the will annexed issue to her accordingly.
A true copy,
Harvey L. Brown, Clerk