TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942
Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924
I H. R. Pearson do make and publish this my last will and testament expressly revoking all other wills by me at anytime made.
I direct that my just debts be paid.
I give devise and bequeath to my wife Etta Pearson all my personal property absolutely and all the real estate of which I may die seized and possessed she is to have as long as she lives and at her death said real estate shall become the property of my two children Robt. and Eliza Pearson they to have it equally share and share alike, but I direct that my married daughter Martha Holden shall have ten dollars out of my estate and this is all she is to have.
I name my wife executrix of this will she to act without any bond or without making any settlement with the court.
Witness my hand this the 8th day of Nov. 1919.
H. R. Pearson
signed by the said H. R. Pearson as and for his last Will and testament
in our presence and we witness same at his request and sign our names in
his sight and presence and in the presence of each other as attesting
J. T. Baskerville
Mrs. M. S. Lassiter
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court November Term Nov. 15th 1919.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of H. R. Pearson, Deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate where the same was duly proven by the oaths of J. T. Baskerville and Mrs. M. S. Lassiter subscribing witnesses thereto. Thereupon the said paper writing was admitted to probate
and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said H. R.
A true copy.
O. D. Moore Clk.