TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. III
Aug. 1842 - Aug 1870
Knowing the uncertainty of Life and the certainty of death have thought proper to make this my last will revoking all others by me at any time heretofore made.
1st I will my body to a decent burial and my soul to God who gave
2nd I desire that all my property both real and personal to remain in the hands of my wife Elizabeth, with the exceptions of such loose property as she may not want to keep during her widowhood or until the youngest child becomes of age, at which time I desire it sold or divided between my wife and my two children, Sarah E. M. & V. M. E. Bradley Equally by them and their heirs.
3rd I appoint Redmond Falding my Executor to this my last will and testament
given from under my hand and seal this 21st August 1861.
Thomas Bradley (Seal)
Acknowledged in our
presents the day and date
O. P. Butter
B. R. Bradley
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court April Term 1865
The last will and Testament of Thos. Bradley dec'd was this day produced in open Court for probate and was duly proved by the oaths of O. P. Butter and B. R. Bradley subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded, and thereupon the said Redmon Faulin appeared in open Court & accepted the execution of the same & therein the said R. Faulin together with O. P. Butter & B. R. Bradley his securities appeared in open Court and entered into and acknowledged their bond to the State of Tennessee in the sum of One Thousand dollars, conditioned as the law directs, and was duly qualified.
John L. Bugg, Clerk