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. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891
I Margaret B. Donelson of the county of Sumner and State of Tennessee make and publish the following as my last will and testament.
Item 1st. I give to my two youngest sons John Branch Donelson and Daniel S. Donelson my plantation in Florida and all interest I have in my Father's estate to be equally divided between them.
Item 2nd. I give to my son Daniel his Father's watch and direct that one be given Branch.
Item 3rd. I give to my grand daughter Margaret D. Horton my silver cake knife and pickle stand.
Item 4th. I give to my daughters Rebecca W. Dismukes and Martha B. Shute all my silver, furniture, and bed clothing I may have.
Item 5th. I give to Rebecca my portrait, my husband's to Daniel, my Father's to Branch, and Mother Sander's to my daughter Mary A. Martin.
In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this 2nd day of March 1870. Margaret B. Donelson
To each of my other children I give one dollar. Margaret B. Donelson
D. J. Dismukes
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court September Term 1871.
The last Will and Testament of Mrs. Margaret B. Donelson dec'd was produced in open court on the 7th day of Aug 1871 for probate and was duly proven by the oaths of D. J. Dismukes and Samuel Donelson subscribing witnesses thereto which was received by the court and ordered to be recorded. The same is entered nunc pro tune.
Copy - Attest
Jesse Cage, Clerk
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