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Martha King, 1885

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

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
©2002

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904

Page 235

State of Tennessee  }
Sumner County        }
  Life being uncertain and death very sure, I Martha King this day make this my last Will and testament.
1st       I want my son Silas King to have five dollars of my effects.     

2nd      I want my son S. W. King and his wife S. J. King to have all the rest of my effects, viz one piece of land of sixty nine acres, place where we now reside, and all my household and kitchen furniture.

3rd      For and in consideration of this donation to my son Sam W. King and his wife S. J. King I will expect them to take care of me during my natural life and to pay my Drs. Bill and burial expenses and such other debts as I may owe at my death.  And it is to secure them and renumerate them that I make the preference in my will.

4th      I hereby designate my son Samuel Wilkinson King as my Executor to see that this my last Will and testament be faithfully executed after my death.  In testimony of which I set my hand on this 16th Oct. 1885.
                                                                      Martha (her mark) King
Witness
W. T. McGlothlin
Elias Fulgum

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court July Term July 1st 1901

Page 236

A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Martha King dec'd was this day presented in open Court and duly proven for probate by the oaths of W. T. McGlothlin and Elias Fulgum subscribing witnesses thereto when it was ordered recorded as said last Will & Testament of Martha King dec'd.
A true copy
Harris Brown Clk.


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