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Philip Kizer, 1879

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

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891

(Page 187) 

 I Philip Kizer do make and publish this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all wills at any other time made by me.

1st. I will that immediately after my death all my debts and funeral expenses be paid out of any money that may first come into the hands of my Executors.

2nd. I give and bequeath to my wife Sarah Kizer all of my land lying north of the following described boundary to wit: beginning at the south east corner of my Barnes tract of land; running west to Cantrell's line, the west boundary of my lands. After her death or widowhood to me, then the said tract or parcel of land supposed to contain two hundred and sixty acres to go to my two sons, Adison & John Robert Kizer.

3rd. Now I will that after the above is complied with that the balance of my estate real and personal after giving to my wife Sarah Kizer one hundred dollars the remainder to be equally divided between my daughters & their representatives after accounting for advancements made to wit: Adeline Watkins, Sarah Hutchison, Clina Montgomery, Amanda Gibson, Minerva Savely, Susan Saunders, Julia Kizer, & Margaret Jane Kizer.

I do hereby nominate and appoint my son Adison Kizer my Executor to this my last Will and Testament.

Signed and sealed in presence of this 9th day of March in the year of our Lord 1866. Philip (his mark) Kizer (Seal)


Alex Hogan

F. K. Taylor

State of Tennessee, Sumner County August Term 1879

The last Will &

(Page 188)

Testament of Philip Kizer dec'd was this day produced in open Court for probate and duly proven by the oaths of Alex Hogan and F. K. Taylor subscribing witnesses thereto which is received by the Court and ordered to be recorded. Adison Kizer the Executor named in the will appeared in open Court and accepted the execution of the same. Thereupon together with his securities F. K. Taylor and James Watkins appeared in open Court and entered into and acknowledged their bond to the State of Tennessee in the sum of Two Thousand Dollars conditioned as the law requires. Said Adison Kizer as Executor aforesaid was duly qualified.

Copy Attest - O. H. Foster, Clerk

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