TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942
Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924
I, J. B. Tate of Auburndale, Florida being of sound mind and disposing memory do make and publish this my last will and testament revoking all others heretofore made if any-
Item First -- I desire that all my just debts be paid.
Item Second- After the payment of my debts, I will and bequeath to my beloved wife M. E. Tate all of the property of every kind and description, real, personal and mixed that I may require or own now, or may own at my death, said property to be hers absolutely and in fee simple, with full power to dispose of same or convey same by deed or will-
Item third- I hereby name my said wife M. E. Tate Executrix of this
will, and request that she be appointed as such and that no bond be required
of her and no inventory of my estate be required of her.
Witness my signature, this the 15th day of June 1916, at Franklin, Ky-
J. B. Tate.
Signed and acknowledged by J. B. Tate as his last will in our presence,
and at his request we witness same and sign our names in his presence and
in the presence of each other. This June 15th, 1916.
Robt. L. Neal.
W. C. Grainger.
State of Tennessee_.
Sumner County Court_May Term,_May 20th, 1920.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of J. B. Tate, deceased, was this day produced in open court for probate, when the same was duly proven by the oaths of Robt. L. Neal and W. C. Grainger, subscribing witnesses thereto. When the same was admitted to probate and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said J. B. Tate deceased. And Mrs. M. E. Tate, wife of the said J. B. Tate, deceased, who is named in the will as the executrix thereof and being excused under the terms of the will from bond appeared in open court and accepted the trust when she was duly qualified and letters testamentary ordered issued to her.
A true copy.
O. D. Moore, Clerk