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Martha S. Harris, 1840

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

(Page 269) 

In the name of God Amen, I Martha S. Harris of Sumner County and State of Tennessee being in a low state of health but of sound mind and memory, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament as follows; viz, I will and bequeath to my niece Francis Minerva Robinson the tract of land on which I now live, containing fifty eight acres, be the same more or less, to her and to heirs forever. I further and bequeath to my above named niece all my bed, bed steads, and all my other house hold furniture, my horse, all my stock of cattle, hogs and sheep, to her heirs forever. I appoint my trusty friend M. L. F. Sharp my Executor to this my last Will and Testament, in testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twentieth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty. Martha S. Harris (Seal)

Witness present:

J. L. Swaney

J. G. Mills

State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court August Term 1840

The last Will and Testament of Martha S. Harris was produced in open court for probate and was duly proved by the oaths of J. L. Swaney and J. G. Mills subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Copy Test - Andrew McGlothlin, Clerk of Sumner County Court. 

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