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. II
May 1823 - June 1842
State of Tennessee Sumner County - I Ezekiel Marshall of the County and State aforesaid being of sound mind and memory do constitute and ordain this my last Will and testament in form and manner following to wit: In the first place it is my will and desire that my just debts shall be punctually paid.
2nd: I give unto the heirs of my daughter Jinsey Caps now deceased (viz) Doak, Rosannah, & Amulet each one dollar and to Elizabeth Caps now living with me one bed and furniture and twenty dollars.
3rd: I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Gains and her heirs one dollar.
4th: I give unto my daughter Anna Brack heirs each one dollar.
5th: I give unto my daughter Frances Durham and her heirs one dollar.
6th: I give unto my son Eli Marshall all that tract of land where on I now live and his forever with all of my stock of every kind farming utensils house hold and kitchen furniture of every description with the exception of the bed above bequeathed.
7th: It is my will and desire that my beloved wife, Lucy Marshall shall have a quiet and sufficient maintenance out of the property bequeathed unto my son Eli Marshall, and Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my Son-in-law William Durham and my son Eli Marshal Executors to this my Will and Testament given under my hand and seal on this the 16th day of May A. D. 1836. Ezekiel (his mark) Marshall (Seal)
Signed and sealed in presence of (Witnesses)
R. D. Moore
State of Tennessee Sumner County Court June Term 1842 - The last Will and Testament of Ezekiel Marshall deceased was this day produced in open Court for probate and duly proved by the oaths of R. D. Moore and Hiram Mitchell subscribing witnesses thereto which is ordered to be recorded.
Copy Test - Wm. S. Munday, Clerk