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Mary Foster, 1896

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

Page 186

This is my last Will and Testament
First I direct all my just debts to be paid.  After the payment of my debts I give and bequeath this sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00) to be divided equally between my two brothers John and Charlie.  I give the sum of Twenty five ($25.00) dollars each to Thos. Walter and Henry Brown.
I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to each of my three sisters.
After this I give all my remaining property of whatever nature to my sister Minnie Brown to be hers absolutely.  I direct that my two sisters Bettie & Minnie see that all my wishes are carried out to the best of their ability.
In witness whereof I here set my hand.
                                               This 19th day of September 1896.
                                                              Mary Foster
Mrs. F. D. Blakemore
Mrs. Jas. Cage
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court January Term Jany 20th 1899.
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and testament of Miss Mary Foster deceased was this day produced in open Court for probate when the same was duly proven by the oaths of Mrs. F. D. Blakemore and Mrs. Jas. Cage subscribing witnesses thereto when the same was ordered recorded in Will book & filed as said last will and testament of Miss Mary Foster dec'd.
A true copy
Harris Brown Clk.

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