TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904
I give and bequeath to my wife Mollie Ferrell the home on which we reside, to hold, use or sell as she may deem fit. It or the proceeds from the sale of it to go to my sons and grand-daughters at her death. I would suggest that the crop & stock on the place be sold and the proceeds applied to the payment of my debts also the Fhite? place be sold for the same purpose.
I hope the boys will be able to secure the home place to their mother as above mentioned so that it may be a home for them and her. She to sell it for the benefit of all if it should be thought best.
L. S. Ferrell
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court December Term Jany 2nd 1902
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of L. S. Ferrell dec'd, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when H. B. Ferrell being duly sworn deposed and said that said paper writing here produced signed by L. S. Ferrell was found after his death among his valuable papers; and W. G. Harris and Wm. Hall & T. H. King being next duly sworn deposed and said that they were each acquainted with L. S. Ferrell during his lifetime and that the handwriting of L. S. Ferrell was generally known by his acquaintances, and they and each of them are acquainted with said handwriting and they verily believe the handwriting of the paper produced as the last will and testament of L. S. Ferrell dec'd and every part thereof was the handwriting of said L. S. Ferrell dec'd, and his signature thereto is genuine whereupon said paper writing was ordered recorded as said last will and testament of L. S. Ferrell dec'd.
A true copy
Harris Brown Clk.