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H. L. Martin, 1918

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942

Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2005

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924

Pages 96 - 97

Bethpage Tenn.
April 30, 1918

To all whom it may concern it is my will that my real estate consisting of two tracts be held by my wife, E. L. Martin so long as she lives afterward same being divided equally between my heirs, it is my will that Arthur my oldest son act as Administrator, and such thing as the law sets apart to be sold and proceeds of same be divided equally between my heirs.  My wife to have a child part.

H. L. Martin

Witnesses J. H. Gray
I. P. Ashlock

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court, June Term, June 15th 1918
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of H. L. Martin, deceased was this day produced in open court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of J. H. Gray and I. P. Ashlock subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was admitted to probate and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said H. L. Martin, deceased and Arthur Martin, who was named in the will as the administrator thereof appeared in open Court and accepted the trust and together with his securities, J. H. Gray and I. P. Ashlock, entered into and acknowledged their bond payable to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of One-Thousand Dollars, conditioned as the law requires when he was duly qualified and letters Testamentary ordered issued to him.

A true copy
O. D. Moore Clerk


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