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. II
May 1823 - June 1842
In the name of God Amen! I, William Stewart of the State of Tennessee and Sumner County, do solemnly declare and publish this my last Will and Testament and hereby revoke all others heretofore made to wit:
In the first place, I bequeath the farm on which I now live with all the appurtenances to my wife Nancy Stewart to have and to hold the same during her natural life in full property and after her decease to my son William Stewart, Jr. in fee simple forever.
2nd: I bequeath my family utensils to my son William.
Executed on this the Eighteenth day of March in the year of
Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty Three. Wm. Stuart (Seal)
In presence of:
Peter Bryson (* Note from Transcriber: typed as on the microfilm.)
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court May Term 1833.
The last Will and Testament of William Stuart dec'd was exhibited in open Court for probate and was duly proved agreeable to Law by the oath of Peter Bryson, Peter Haynes and Wm. Phillips the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
A Copy Test - A. H. Douglas, Clerk of said Court.