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Nathan White

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. III
Aug 1842 - Aug 1870

Page 104

I Nathan White do in the presence of these witnesses make this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all others by me at any time made (viz) I desire that my just debts be paid after my funeral expenses shall have been paid.  Secondly I desire that my daughter Mary Chambers, and I do hereby bequeath to her the sum of ten dollars and I further bequeath to each of my children (viz) Elizabeth Johnson, Jonathan White, Eveline and Caroline White and James White one dollar each.  Thirdly I desire that my wife Penelope White shall have all the lands of which I am legally so possed and all my other property and effects that shall remain after my debts are paid, during her natural life, and after her death to be equally divided among my children (as named above) or their lawful heirs.  I hereby comit an omission above.  I desire my son Jonathan and I bequeath unto him my Rifle ____ and lastly I nominate and appoint my friends James and David Purylor Executors to my will.
Signed sealed and                                                              Nathan (his mark) White (Seal)
acknowledged in our presence
Stephen McDonald
A. C. Towson
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court November Term 1847.
The last will and Testament of Nathan White dec'd was this day proved in open court for probate and was duly proved by the oath of Stephen McDonald and A. C. Towson transcribing witnesses  hereby which is ordered by the Court to recorded.
Copy Test
William S. Munday Clerk

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