TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6 - 9; Nov. 1905 - Oct. 1942
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VI
Nov. 1905 - Nov. 1915
State of Tennessee, Sumner County
I, Martha F. Harper do make and publish this as my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made.
1st. I direct that all my funeral expenses & just debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any moneys that I may die possessed of or may first come into the hands of my Executrix.
2nd. I give and bequeath to Mrs. Ida Montgomery, wife of John Montgomery, all of my property, real personal and mixed.
3rd. I nominate & appoint Mrs. Ida Montgomery Executrix of this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I do to this my last will and testament, set my hand. This the 22nd day of September 1906. Martha F. Harper
Signed and published by the testatrix in our presence, and we have at her request subscribed our names hereto as witnesses in the presence of the testatrix and in the presence of each other. This September 22nd 1906.
Jas. F. Bruce
J. T. Durham
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court February Term, February 14th 1910.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Mrs. Martha F. Harper, dec'd, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of Jas. F. Bruce and J. T. Durham, subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was ordered recorded as said last will and testament of said Mrs. Martha F. Harper, dec'd, and Mrs. Ida Montgomery named in said will as executrix thereof in open court with her securities T. R. Love and O. H. Foster entered into and acknowledged their bond in the penal sum of Five Hundred Dollars payable to the State of Tennessee conditioned as the Law directs when she was duly qualified and letters testamentary ordered issued to her.
A true copy - Harris Brown, Clerk, By Barton Brown, D. C.