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Lucy Jane Pryor

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. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891

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I Lucy Jane Pryor do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made.  First I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any moneys that may be possessed of or may first come into the hands of my executor.   Secondly I give & bequeath to my only child James my house & lot in Cairo Sumner County Disct. No. 4.  Thirdly all of my interest in my mother's estate.  Fourthly:  one red roan mare & one blue roan filly also one cow & calf.
Fifthly all of my household furniture consisting of one cupboard and Bureau one large Bed stead & clothing for the same - Sixthly my table ware consisting of plates, knives, forks, saucers, dishes, etc.  Seventhly my Loom & its harness & sleigh.  Eighthly cooking utensils consisting of skillets, pots, hooks etc.  Ninthly:  I give and bequeath to my husband George Prey? one small bed stead & clothing.  Tenthly, I give to my son James four patch quilts which I request my sisters

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to quilt for him.
Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint A. L. Pryor my executor in witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand and seal This Feb 23rd 1870.                                                                              Lucy J. Pryor (Seal)
Signed & sealed and published in our presence and we have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the testator this Feb 23rd 1870

William Mathews  }
E. B. Rutledge       }
State of Tennessee   }
Sumner County         }
The last will and testament of Lucy J. Pryor was this day produced in open court for probate and was duly proven by the oaths of William Mathews and E. B. Rutledge subscribing witnesses thereto.  A. L. Pryor Executor named in the will appeared in open court and renounced the same and was ordered to be recorded This 2 Jan 1871.
Jesse Cage Clerk

Note:  The Sumner County Marriage Index lists the following:
George W. Pryor to Lucy J. Chennyworth 5/23/1859

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