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John Kennedy

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
©2002

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. II
May 1823- June 1842

Page 9

State of Tennessee  }
Sumner County        }
In the name of God Amen.
I John Kennedy of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee being of sound mind and memory, but in a loe State of health, hath thought fit to make and ordain this to be

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my last Will and Testament to dispose of the property that it hath been please God to bless me with.  First my will and desire is that all my just debts should be paid, if any thair be, Secondly I give and bequeath to my Daughter Emily, one Feather bed and furniture, one walnut Bura and one clock, reel and cotton while I say to her and her heirs forever.  Thirdly my will and desire is that all my personal property of all kinds, that is not before named should be sold on a credit of twelve months and the money arising from the sails of said property to be equiley divided amongst my Three children, that is to say my Daughter Emily and my two sons Prior and Preston and for them to have thair parts as they come of age, my will and desire also is that my Executors shall sell all of my real estate, when and in what way they shall think best and equally divide the money amongst my three children as is named above.  My will and desire also is that my Executors shall take charge of any money or property that shall be coming to my said children from my Father's Estate in their minor years and dispose of it to their use as aforesaid.  My will and desire is that my Executors shall give my children a reasonable Inglish Education out of my Estate.  Lastly I do nominate and appoint James Williamson and Daniel Kenedy my entire Executors to this my last Will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal This fourteenth day of August 1823 I do not desire that my Executors shall give security.
Test                                                                          John Kennedy (Seal)
Isaac Walton
James Williamson
Daniel Kennedy
Frederick Lassiter
Wm Kennedy
State of Tennessee Sumner County Nov.r Term 1823
The last Will and Testament of John Kenedy dec'd was produced in open Court for probate and was thereupon duly proved by the oaths of James Williamson Daniel Kennedy Frederick Lassiter and Wm Kenedy subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
A Copy Test                                                                       A. H. Douglass Clk


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