TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6 - 9; Nov 1905 - Oct 1942
Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug., 1915 - March, 1924
Bransford, Tenn. March 30, 1911.
I, J. D. Haw, make this my last will and testament:
Item 1- I direct that all my debts shall be paid as soon after my decease as shall be convenient.
Item 2- All my estate of any and all kinds that shall remain after paying my debts I bequeath and devise to my precious wife and daughter.
Item 3- I appoint my wife Nelie Haw as executrix of this will and no bond or inventory shall be required of her. This March 30th, 1911. J. D. Haw
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court - September Term - Sept. 1st, 1920.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of J. D. Haw, deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when Mrs. Nelie Haw appeared in open Court and after first duly sworn deposes and says that she is the wife of J. D. Haw, deceased, and that the paper writing presented for probate as the last will and testament of J. D. Haw, deceased, was found in a bureau drawer at his home among his deeds and other valuable papers. Whereupon came into open Court Alex Baskerville, J. B. Durham and W. M. Brown, who being first duly sworn deposes and says, each for himself that he was personally acquainted with J. D. Haw the testator during his lifetime and knew his handwriting and that his handwriting was generally known among his acquaintances and say after carefully examining said paper writing presented for probate as his last will and testament that the handwriting of said paper and every part thereof is in the handwriting of J. D. Haw and his signature thereto is genuine. Said paper writing is dated March 30th, 1911, and contains one sheet. Thereupon said paper writing was admitted to probate and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of J. D. Haw, deceased.
A True Copy. - O. D. Moore, Clerk
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