TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924
Pages 91 - 92
I, Dr. R. O. Barry, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby make this my last will and testament.
I hereby direct that my executor herein after named, take immediate possession
of my property of all kinds.
He shall, as soon as practicably collect my outstanding accounts, and sell my stock, cattle and tobacco crop, and out of the proceeds pay my wife the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00) and my sister Aurelin Barry, a like sum of five hundred dollars.
I also give and bequeath to my wife all my household and kitchen furniture of every kind and description.
I give and bequeath to my nephew, C. W. Fitzgerald, the balance of the proceeds of the collections of accounts, and sale of stock cattle and tobacco crop; and also all my farming implements of every kind, and also all other personal property of every kind.
I hereby nominate and appoint my said nephew, C. W. Fitzgerald the executor
of this my will, without bond.
This 15th day of March, 1918.
R. O. Barry, M. D.
Signed by the said Dr. R. O. Barry, in our presence, as and for his last
will and testament; and signed by us as witnesses, at his request in his
presence, and in the presence of each other, this March 15, 1918.
C. E. Freeland, M. J. Brinkley
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court, March Term, March 20th 1918
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Dr. R. O. Barry, deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of C. E. Freeland and M. J. Brinkley, subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was admitted to probate and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said Dr. R. O. Barry, deceased, and C. W. Fitzgerald being named in the will as the Executor thereof and being excused from giving bond, appeared in open court and accepted the trust when he was duly qualified and letters Testamentary ordered issued to him.
A true copy
O. D. Moore Clerk