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Mary Paston, 1898

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
©2002

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904

Page 210

I Mary F. Paston of the town of Winchester state of KY do this the third day of February 1898 Eighteen hundred and ninty eight declare this to be my last will and testament.
First:  I wish all my debts to be paid and if not done during my life that some suitable and inexpensive monument be placed at the grave of my husband Charles Paston deceased and the same be placed at my grave.
I hereby request that my Executor pay G. F. Whitehead now of Denver Col. the sum of Two hundred dollars $200.00 and to J. L. Whitehead his son the sum of one hundred dollars $100 to G. W. Flanagan the sum of one hundred dollars $100 to John C. Whitehead the sum of Fifty dollars $50 to Mrs. Mallie E. Woodson the sum of One hundred dollars $100.
The remainder of my estate to be paid to my nephew Charles P. Whitehead.
I hereby appoint my brother James Flanagan as my Executor without being required to give bond.  I request that my Executor use his discretion in realizing whatever estate I may be possess of at my death.
                                                                 Mary F. Paston
Witness
J. Wanoick Gay
Martha B. Gay

I Mary F. Paston by way of codicil to my will hereby devise to Jennie Williams of color of Gallatin Tennessee the Dwelling house and lot I own in Gallatin Tennessee for and during her natural life and which house and lot is now in possession of said Jennie Williams of color and in remainder to her children now living to wit Fanny, Lizzie and Daisy.
Witness my signature this May 24th 1899.
                                                               Mary F. Paston
Witness
James Flanagan
Dorathy T. Patterson

Clark County Court  }
February Term 1900 }    Feby 26 1900
A writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Mary F. Paston deceased was this day produced in open court and filed and offered for probate and duly proved according to law by the oath of James Flanagan and Geo. W. Flanagan who proved said writing to be wholy in the handwriting of said Mary F. Paston and the codicil thereto attached was duly proved according to law by the oath of James Flanagan one of the subscribing witnesses thereto who also proved the signature of Dorathy T. Patterson the other subscribing witness thereto.  Wherefore it is ordered and adjudged that said writing be and the same is hereby allowed and established as and for the last will and testament of Mary F. Paston deceased and admitted to record as such.
A copy attest
Lee S. Baldwin Ck.
By E. E. Ecten D. C.
State of Kentucky}
County of Clark    } sct.
I Lee S. Baldwin Clerk of the Clark County, certify that the foregoing is a true copy of will and codicil of Mary F. Paston deceased as appears from the records in my office.  Given under my hand and seal of office this 1st day of May 1900.
Lee S. Baldwin Clerk
By E. E. Ecten D. C.
(Seal)
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court May Term, May 3rd 1900
A certified copy of the last will and testament of Mary F. Paston, dec'd from the Clark County Court of Ky. was this day produced in open court, and was ordered by the Court to be recorded as a certified copy of the last will & codicil of Mary F. Paston deceased.
A true Copy attest
Harris Brown Clk.
J. T. Durham DC


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