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. II
May 1823 - June 1842
In the name of God Amen! I, Nancy Hanna being sound of memory and mind calling to mind the certainty of death and being unwell at present make this my last Will and Testament. I recommend my soul to God who gave it and my body to be buried in a Christian like manner.
First: I give to my daughter Susanna L. Senter four negroes namely: Tabitha and her two children Catherine and Almira and Glasten and my daughter is to pay to my son Clifton A. Jones, seventy five dollars the difference in three lots of negroes.
Secondly: I leave to my son C. A. Jones three negroes namely, Rachel, Phillis and George.
Thirdly: I give to my son our bed and furniture to be equal to the one I have given to my daughter Susanna L. Senter, also I give to my son C. A. Jones my present crop of corn, also my mare I have to my son C. A. Jones by the name of Fan to make him equal in horses to one I have given my daughter. I also give and bequeath to my son the plantation of one hundred acres on which I now live, on the waters of Bledsoe Creek. I also give to my son a small yoke of oxen one year old. The balance of my property I want sold on credit of twelve months and out of the funds arising from said sale I want all my just debts paid.
I leave Mark Senter Executor to this my last Will and Testament. This 19th Nov 1834. Nancy (her mark) Hanna (Seal)
John Patterson, Jr.
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court Feby Term 1835.
The last Will and Testament of Nancy Hanna dec'd was produced in open Court and duly proved agreeable to law by the oath of John Patterson, Jr., Thomas Bradley
the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded and thereupon Mark Senter the Executor therein named appeared in Court and agreed to take upon himself the execution thereof and together with John S. Carr and James B. Hanna his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond to the Governor in the sum of Five Thousand dollars conditioned as the Law directs and took the oath of Executor prescribed by Law.
A Copy Test - A. H. Douglass, Clerk of said Court.