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Jonathan Latimer, Sen., 1841

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. III
Aug. 1842 - Aug 1870

Page 50

I Jonathan Latimer Sen. of the County of Sumner and state of Tennessee do make and ordain this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills heretofore at any time by me made, first, my will and desire is that all of my just debts should be paid by my executors - Second I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Betsy Latimer all the tract of land I now live on together with all the property of every description of which I may possess at my death to have and enjoy during her life and at my wifes death I will and bequeath the tract of land to my son Jacob Latimer.  I also give and bequeath to my son Jacob Latimer my big kettle - Thirdly, I will and bequeath to my daughter Betsey Nie (Nye) after my wife's death all my Household and Kitchen Furniture except one bed and furniture and one chest, which I give to my beloved wife to depose of as she think proper.  My will and desire is that my son Lynd Latimer should receive thirty dollars in property or money at my wifes death providing there should be enough left not otherwise disposed of in this will, believing as I do that I have given to my son Jonathan more than to the rest, I have not willed to him any thing.  I do hereby nominate and appoint my son Jacob Latimer and my friend Charles Watkins Executors to this my last will & testament.  In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this fourteenth day of April in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and forty one.
Albert G. Franklin                             Jonathan (his mark) Latimer   (Seal)
C. G. Watkins
R. W. Lovin
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court January Term 1846
The last will and testament of Jonathan Latimer Dec'd was this day produced in open Court for probate and was duly proved by the oaths of Albert G. Franklin and C. G. WAtkins two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and is ordered to the court to be recorded.
Copy Test  Wm S. Munday  Clerk


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