TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904
I, Helen McCulloch of Big Rapids Michigan, do make and publish the following as my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.
Item 1 I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of the first monies that may come into the hands of my Executor hereinafter named.
Item 2 I am the owner of two houses and lots in the town of Big Rapids Michigan and I give them one to each of my two nieces Mrs. Helen Addison of Berkley California and Mrs. Jane A. King of Gallatin Tennessee each to take one or sell and divide proceeds between them at their election said sale to be made by them or any agent or attorney they may appoint.
Item 3 I am the owner of a lot or lots in Monrovia California and this lot or lots I give to Edna Addison daughter of my niece Helen Addison of Berkley California.
Item 4 All the balance of my property of every kind real or personal of which I may die possessed I give to my niece Helen Addison of Berkley California.
Item 5 I nominate and appoint Thos. H. King
of Gallatin Tennessee as Executor of this my last will and testament and
ask the Court to require no bond of him.
Done at Gallatin Tennessee this Oct. 16th 1901.
Mrs. Helen McCulloch
Bertha H. Smith
Annie K. Watkins
State of Tennessee }
Sumner County } Court December Term Dec. 12th 1901
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Mrs. Helen McCulloch decd. was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of Bertha H. Smith and Annie K. Watkins subscribing witnesses thereto, whereupon said paper writing was ordered filed and recorded as the last Will and Testament of Mrs Hellen McCulloch dec'd. T. H. King named as the Executor of said will without bond accepted said appointment & was duly qualified and letters Testamentary ordered issued to him.
A true copy
Harris Brown Clk.
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