TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes and Marie D.
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891
I H. W. Bugg of the county of Sumner and State of Tennessee do make
this my last will and testament and revoking all other wills by me heretofore
made. It is my wish to be buried in a wooden coffin in the Gallatin
Cemetery. After paying all my burial expenses and all my just debts
my will is that my lands money and notes be equally divid between my brother
John L. Bugg and my sister Mary Trousdale if my brother John L. Bugg should
die in possession of any of the property I bequeath unto him in that case
to decend to my Sister Mary Trousdale if living should she be dead to the
heirs of her body. I give Julius A. Trousdale my double barrel shotgun
my gold watch to Fannie Peyton, my request is that Julius A. Trousdale be
appointed Executor to my last will and testament not requiring him to give
Given under my hand and seal this 8th day of September 1868.
H. W. Bugg
W omitted in my name above H. W. Bugg.
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court April Term 1872
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Henry W. Bugg dec'd was this day produced in open court for probate and thereupon came Benj. F. Allen who after being duly sworn stated that after the death of H. W. Bugg he found said paper writing amongst the valuable papers of said H. W. Bugg. Also came Geo. W. Allen, S. F. Schell; D. F. Hart and Wm. S. Munday credible witnesses who after being sworn stated that the handwriting of H. W. Bugg is
generally known by his acquaintances and that they are well acquainted
with the same and that they verily believe said paper writing and every part
thereof to be in the handwriting of the said H. W. Bugg. And thereupon
the court orders said will to be recorded. J. A. Trousdale who is named
as Executor in said will was duly qualified as such he being exempt by the
will from giving security.
Copy Attest Jesse Cage Clerk
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