TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823 - June 1842
In the name of God Amen: I, Jesse Daniel of Sumner County and State of Tennessee being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory considering the uncertainty of this mortal life, blessed be Almighty God for the same. I do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say.
First. I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Ann Daniel and my daughter Mary J. Daniel all my land and negroes, to them and their heirs forever, after paying all my just debts, to be equally divided between them at my death, also the increase of my negroes to be divided between them equally. Also I give unto my wife and daughter all my stock, of every description and all my household furniture and farming utensils to be equally divided between my wife Ann Daniel and my daughter Mary Daniel to be equally divided between them and their heirs forever.
I hereby appoint John Cotton and Noah Cotton, my Executors to this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. Witness whereof I have hereby set my hand and seal. This 5th of April 1826. Jesse Daniel (Seal)
I, Jesse Daniel do not require any security from my Executors John Cotton and Noah Cotton to this my last Will and Testament. April the 5th day 1826. Jesse Daniel (Seal)
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court November Term 1827.
The last Will and Testament of Jesse Daniel dec'd was exhibited in Court for probate
and was duly proved agreeable to law by the oath of Moor Cotton, James Pitt, and Alexander Cotton, subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded, and at the same time an Inventory of the Estate of said decedent was returned into Court by John Cotton, and Noah Cotton, the Executors named in said last Will and Testament which is ordered to be recorded.
A Copy Test - A. H. Douglass, Clerk