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. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904
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
W. T. McGlothlin
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court July Term July 1st 1901
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
A true copy
Harris Brown Clk.
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