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. III
Aug 1842 - Aug 1870
Gallatin Tennessee, January 23rd 1868.
Brother Henry I (blank space) you to stay with my family and take care of them as long as you live and make this your home. I hope that you will take charge of my children and make them mind when their Mother is not able and take my wagon and horse and make a living for them and yourself and the house and lot I want Catharine Jones and her (blank space) David, Henry, So
prony, Lamer, Mary to have divided among them when the youngest comes of age the balance sold and my debts paid and what is left I want the said Catharine and her children to have. This is my request. Swail (mark) Jones
Jerry (mark) Parker
Emanuel (mark) Loid
By Cm Johnson
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court, January Term, 1868 - The last will and testament of Swail Jones, deceased, was this day produced in Open Court for probate and was duly proved by the oaths of Jerry Parker and Emanuel Loid the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. And it was thereupon ordered that Columbus Johnson be appointed administrator with the will annexed of Swail Jones, deceased. Whereupon Columbus Johnson and Mack Robb and Robert Belote, his securities, appeared in Open Court and entered into and acknowledged their bond to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of five hundred dollars, conditioned according to law and said Columbus Johnson was duly qualified.
A true Copy Test - Attest - John L. Bugg, Clerk by J. A. Trousdale, D. C.