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. I
July 1789 - Aug 1822
In the name of God Amen, I Laurence Richardson of the State of Tennessee and County of Sumner, being in perfect sense and of sound mind thanks be to Almighty God for the same and do hereby constitute this to be my last will and testament in manner and form following:
Item, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Margaret Richardson three horses, five head of cattle with all the stock of hogs, crop of corn, fodder, and oats also two feather beds and furniture together with all the rest of the household and kitchen furniture, one gun all the plantation utensils with all and every other of my estate. And do appoint her the said Margaret Richardson my sole executrix and to have and to hold the above named articles as her proper right for ever to dispose of as she shall think proper.
Given under my hand and seal this third day of October in the year of our Lord Christ eighteen hundred and eleven. Laurence (his mark) Richardson (Seal)
Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of us who have witnessed thereto.