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James B. Vance

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. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891

Page 146

Rogana Tenn. August the 5th 1896

I James B. Vance do make this my last Will and Testament.  I want R. H. Bryson to take charge of all of my effects, including my house and lot in Rogana my carpenters tools, and blacksmith tools and any other property that I may have at my death, and sell or rent it as he thinks best.  I want him to have me decently buryed at Shiloh Church on the Scottsville pike, and in a plain coffin and box, without funeral; only the buryal service of the Presbyterian Church.  I want him to take pay out of the proceeds of my sale to pay him for his trouble and any note that he may hold against me, and any debt properly presented, and divide the remainder if any between my two sons John David Vance and Richard Milton Vance equally.
                                                                      Jas. B. Vance

H. B. Day
R. W. Barr

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court January Term Jany the 26th 1897
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Jas. B. Vance deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate and duly proven by the oaths of H. B. Day & R. W. Barr the attesting witnesses thereto; when the same was ordered recorded as said last Will and Testament of Jas. B. Vance dec'd.

A true copy.
Harris Brown, Clk.

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