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Susan Collier

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

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes  and Marie Johnson

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

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I Susan Collier of Sumner County, Tenn. do make and publish this as my last will and Testament hereby revoking all others at anytime before made.  
First:  I direct that all my just debts including funeral expenses be paid as soon as possible after my death out of any money that I die possessed of or that may first come into his hands (my Executor).
Second:  I desire and direct that all my property, estate, etc. be equally divided between my lawful heirs viz Elizabeth Johnson, Robt. Colier and the heirs of my two deceased daughters viz; Euradine Yager and Avarilla Turner (according to what would have been their mother's portion had they been living).  Should any of my grandchildren of Euradine or Avarilla die intestate before receiving their portion then I direct their part to be equally divided between their respective brother or sisters (by my daughters) and should there be no heirs living

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either my grandchildren or great grandchildren then I desire what would have been their part to be equally divided between my heirs.
Lastly:  I nominate and appoint R. C. Parker my Executor in witness whereof I hereto set my hand and seal this August 18th 1871.

                                                                                                        Susan Collier (Seal)

T. M. Woodson
R. C. Parker
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court March Term 1872
The last will and testament of Mrs. Susan Collier dec'd was this day produced in open court for probate and was duly proven by the oaths of T. M. Woodson and R. C. Parker subscribing witnesses hereto which is received by the court and ordered to be recorded.  R. C. Parker the Executor named in the will appeared in open court & accepted the execution of the same.  It is therefore ordered by the court that R. C. Parker be appointed Executor of Susan Collier dec'd thereupon said R. C. Parker together with his securities W. S. Munday & W. F. Holder appeared in open court and entered into and acknowledged their bond to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of Ten Thousand Dollars conditioned according to law and said R. C. Parker was duly qualified.
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