TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891
Know all men that I, Stephen Griffin of the County of Sumner and State aforesaid being in my right mind and knowing that I can not be here long and feeling desirous to leave this world satisfied concerning my worldly affairs and having no bodley heirs and for the love and affection I have for my beloved wife Mary E. Griffin formerly Mary E. Gregory, I have giving and granted to her after my just debts & burial expenses is paid all my property both real and personal. I further state that my beloved wife Mary E. Griffin settles all of my business here on earth and that this is my deed and act and I make this gift in good faith and in the presents of those witnesses in testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 25th day of January 1879. Stephen (his mark) Griffin
W. T. (his mark) Graves
Benjamin (his mark) Carter
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court February Term 1879.
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of Stephen Griffin dec'd was this day produced in Court for probate, when the same was duly proved by the oaths of M. Fikes and Benjamin Carter, subscribing witnesses thereto and the same was ordered to be recorded.
Copy Test - O. H. Foster, Clerk