TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924
I L. C. Punshon do make and publish this as my last will and testament
hereby revoking and making void all others by me at any time made. First
I desire my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death
as possible, out of any moneys that I may die possessed of or may first come
into the hands of my Executor-
Secondly, - I give and bequeath to Lester Starr my grandson, who now lives in Michigan, the following described piece of land lying in the 14 civil Dist. of Sumner County State of Tennessee and described as follows to-wit.
Beginning at a planted rock Joe Hudsons South East corner, running South to L. C. Pushons and John Merritts line. Thence west with said line to L. C. Punshons South west corner. Thence North with L. C. Punshon & Hagan to Joe Hudsons South west corner. Thence east with Joe Hudsons line to the beginning-
Thirdly- I give and bequeath to my daughter Bessie Punshon Deasy all of the remainder of my real estate that I may own at my death, I also give and bequeath to her all my personal property in fact everything that I may die possessed of except the land give to Lester Starr, as mentioned above-should I become helpless and not able to take care of myself, I shall expect my daughter Bessie to take care of me.
Lastly- I do hereby nominate and appoint C. T. Pond, my Executor- In witness whereof, I do to this will set my hand, this the 29 day December 1919.
L. C. Punshon
Signed and published in our presence and we have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the testator this the 29 day of December 1919.
Jno. W. Wooten------ G. W. Hagan------
STATE OF TENNESSEE
SUMNER COUNTY COURT, MARCH TERM, MARCH 30TH, 1921
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of L. C. Punshon deceased was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of Jno. W. Wooten and G. W. Hagan subscribing witnesses thereto and was ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said L. C. Punshon deceased. And C. T. Pond being nominated in said will as the Executor thereof appeared in open Court and accepted the appointment as said Executor and the said C. T. Pond together with his sureties Bessie Deasy and Owen Deasy in open Court entered into and acknowledged there bond payable to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of ($1,000.00) Dollars, conditioned as the law direct when he was duly qualified and letters testamentary ordered issued to him
A true copy.
Harvey L. Brown -------Clerk------