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
I Kinchen Lair, of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee, being afflicted in truly and knowing the uncertainty of life, and great certainty of death, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all others.
Item 1st. I bequeath to my brother John Lair, one dollar.
Item 2nd. I bequeath to my brother Bennett Lair, one dollar.
Item 3rd. I bequeath to my sister Drucilla Manning one dollar.
Item 4th. I bequeath to my sister Polly Percile, one dollar.
Item 5th. After all my just debts are paid, I bequeath the remainder of my effects, real and personal and mixed, to my beloved friend Hugh D. McWhirter, who is hereby appointed my Executor.
In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this the 26th October 1838. Kinchen (his mark) Lair (Seal)
Willis A. Bush
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court January Term 1839.
The within last Will and Testament of Kinchen Lair, was exhibited in open Court for probate and was proved agreeable to law by the oaths of Willis A. Bush and John MalKey, the subscribing witnesses thereto, and thereupon Hugh D. McWhirter, the Executor therein named, appeared in open Court, and together with John MalKey and P. Hubborn, his securities entered into bond and acknowledged their bond to Newton Cannon Governor, and in the sum of twelve hundred dollars as the law directs, and took the oath of Executor prescribed by law.
Copy Test - Thos. Donoho, Clerk of Sumner County Court
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