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
I, J. B. House, being of sound mind and disposing memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking any and all former wills by me, at any time made.
Item 1st. It is my will that out of the first money coming into the hands of my executor, that all of my just debts be paid.
Item 2. I hereby give, devise and bequeath all the rest and residue of my property of every character and kind real and personal and mixed, to my two sisters, Mrs. Annie H. Williamson, and Mrs. R. G. Connell, in equal parts, share and share alike, to their sole and separate use, free from the debts, control, liabilities and control of any husband or husbands they may have, with full power to sell or dispose of same in any way they may see proper.
Item 3. I hereby nominate and appoint my brother W. H. House executor of this my last will and testament, and I do not require that he execute any bond as such executor.
In testimony whereof I have hereto attached my signature this the 18th day of June 1907. J. B. House
Signed and acknowledged by the testator as his last will and testament, in our presence, and witnessed by us at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other. This the 18th day of June 1907.
H. S. Collier
J. T. Baskerville
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court August Term, August 19th 1907.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of James B. House, dec'd, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of H. S. Collier and J. T. Baskerville, subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was ordered recorded as said last will and testament of said J. B. House, dec'd, and W. H. House named in said will as executor thereof without bond, appeared in open court and accepted the trust, letters testamentary were issued to him, and he was duly qualified.
A true copy - Harris Brown, Clerk