TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891
State of Tennessee, Sumner County - October 21st 1885
I Mary Jackson of the State & County aforesaid, being weak of body but sound of mind, do this day make this my last Will and desire first that all my just debts be paid and all that I have left after my death, I give and bequeath to Thomas Thompson all my household and kitchen furniture with all the stock on the place and all of my personal whatever. Said Thomas Thompson has already taken care of me two (2) years and is to take care of me as long as I live and at my death to have all that remains. He is to have full control of the place and all the stock as long as I live and at my death all the personal after my just debts are paid to be his, though I claim the right to change at any time, this, before my death should he not do as he therefore has done. Given under my hand this day & date above written. Mary Jackson (Seal)
W. G. Lanier
Jno. R. Lanier
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court February Term 1886.
The last Will and Testament of Mary Jackson, deceased, was this day presented in open Court for
probate and was duly proven by the oaths of W. G. Lanier and Jno. R. Lanier, subscribing witnesses thereto, which is received by the Court & ordered to be recorded.
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