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Lucinda Key, 1871

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891

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State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court Oct Term 1872

I Lucinda Key, being weak and sick, but of sound mind and disposing memory & knowing the uncertainty of human life think proper to make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows hereby revoking & making void all wills by me at any time made. In the first place I will that all my just debts together with my funeral expenses be paid out of any money that I may die possessed of

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or that may first come into the hands of my executor.

Item the second. I give and bequeath to my son William Key five dollars, the balance of my property together with whatever balance may be due me from my Father's estate. I give & bequeath to my daughter, Dorah Claiborne. I further nominate and appoint D. H. Claiborne Executor to this my last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have this day affixed my hand and seal this 19th day of September 1871. Lucinda Key (Seal)


R. B. Durham

A. M. Gammon

State of Tennessee, Sumner County

The last Will and Testament of Lucinda Key dec'd was this day produced in open Court for probate and was duly proven by the oaths of R. B. Durham & A. M. Gammon, subscribing witnesses thereto, which received by the Court and ordered be recorded, W. H. Claiborn the Executor named in the will appeared in open Court and accepted the execution of the same, therefore said W. H. Claiborne together with his security appeared in open Court and entered into and acknowledged their bond to the State of Tennessee in the sum of nine hundred dollars, and

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said W. H. Claiborne was duly qualified.

Copy Test - Jesse Cage, Clerk


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