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Mary Ellen Bloodworth, 1926

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942

Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2005

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VIII
May 1924 - April 1932

Page 113

---------THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MARY ELLEN BLOODWORTH
SUMNER COUNTY, TENN. --------

1st: I will and direct that all my just debts be paid by my Executor hereinafter named out of the first money coming into his hands.

2nd: I will, devise and bequeath all of my property, both real and personal to Mrs. Nora Baber, wife of W. N. Baber, including the farm of 74 acres more or less on which we now live, situated in the 3rd District, Sumner County, Tennessee, bounded on the North by the Coles Ferry Road, East by the land of J. T. Rankin, South by the R. T. Ramsey land, and on the West by a public Road, and about 2 miles Southeast of Gallatin, Tennessee.

3rd:  I nominate and appointed W. H. Baber, the husband of the said Mrs. Nora Baber, as the executor of this my last will and testament, to act without bond.

This October 10th, 1918.

Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth

We, the undersigned signed this paper as witnesses to the will of Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth, at her request and in her presence, This October 10th, 1918.

H. O. Love:  W. W. Pardue:  Alex H. Escue

- - - - - - WILL OF MRS. MARY ELLEN BLOODWORTH, DECEASED - - - - - -

Be it remembered that, on this 25th, day of August, 1926, before the Hon. J. Miller Harris, Chairman of the County Court of Sumner County, Tennessee, W. H. Baber the person named Executor therein produced in open Court a paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth, deceased, bearing date, October 10th, 1918, having the name of Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth signed thereto and being subscribed by H. O. Love, W. W. Pardue, and Alex H. Escue, as attesting witnesses, and moved the Court that the same be admitted to probate and record as the last will and testament of the said Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth, deceased; and it appearing to the Court from the testimony of the said H. O. Love and W. W. Pardue, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto that said paper writing was written in the life time of the said Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth and signed by her and subscribed in her presence and at her request by the said H. O. Love and W. W. Pardue and Alex H. Escue as attesting witnesses, and that said instrument was executed by said Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth on the day it bears date as and for her last will and testament, and that she was at the time of sound mind and disposing memory; and it further appearing that the said Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth lately died at her home in Sumner County, Tennessee, it is so adjudged.

And it is adjudged and declared by the Court that said instrument is the true, whole and last will and testament of the said Mrs. Mary Ellen Bloodworth, deceased; and the Clerk is directed to file and record the same.  And W. H. Baber, being named in said will as the executor thereof and being excused under the terms of the will from executing bond, appeared in open Court and accepted the trust and was duly qualified as the law directs and letters testamentary ordered issued to him.

A true copy.
                                           Harvey L. Brown, Clerk


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