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
In the name of God - Amen - I Onie Bennett laboring under a severe and painful malady, but in my own apprehension and belief in the full and perfect possession of my mental faculties and of disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, intending whereby to dispose of all my worldly estate, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.
I give devise and bequeath unto my
beloved husband, W. H. Bennett, all the real and personal estate to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease. Absolutely. And I hereby appoint my husband, W. H. Bennett, the Executor of this my last Will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this the 26th March in the year of our Lord 1871. Onie Bennett
Signed by said Testatrix Onie Bennett, wife of W. H. Bennett as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us, who at her request, in her sight and presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as attesting witnesses.
Magg D. Malone
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court October Term 1871.
The last Will & Testament of Mrs. Onie Bennett dec'd was this day produced in open court for probate and was duly proven by the oaths of Annelay Clark and Magg D. Malone subscribing witnesses thereto which is received by the court and ordered to be recorded. W. H. Bennett the Executor named in the will appeared in open court and accepted the execution of the same. It is therefore ordered by the court that W. H. Bennett be appointed Executor of all and singular the goods and chattels
rights and credits of Mrs. Onie Bennett dec'd and thereupon said W. H. Bennett together with his securities W. H. Joyner and S. F. Wilson appeared in open court and entered into and acknowledged their bond to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of Two Thousand Dollars conditioned according to law and said W. H. Bennett was duly qualified.
Copy - Attest - Jesse Cage, Clerk