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
Sumner County, Tennessee December 2nd, 1840 - I Malinda Turner of the County and State above make this as my last Will and Testament revoking all others.
First: I give and bequeath my soul to God who gave it, and my body to be entered in the Hopewell Graveyard in a Christian like manner.
Second: I give and bequeath to my living brother John H. Turner, all of my interest that is, or will be by law, that I have or may have in the estate of my Father John Turner.
3rd: I give and bequeath to my niece Mary Ann Turner, daughter of my beloved brother John, my beaurow, my saddle, any bed and stead and other furniture belong to the same.
4th: I give and bequeath to my sister Sarah Turner, wife of my brother John, my chest and Dressary Glass.
5th: I give and bequeath unto my niece Louisa Eliza Turner infant daughter of my brother John, all the rest of my furniture and effects whatever and close by leaving and requesting that my brother John C. Turner will Execute this my last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto affixed my name and seal the day and year above written and in the presence of - Malinda Turner (Seal)
State of Tennessee - Sumner County Court January Term 1841 - The last Will and Testament of Malinda Turner was produced in open Court for probate and was duly proved by the oaths of Peter Brison and Jeremiah Fisher the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Copy Test - Andrew McGlothlin, Clerk of Sumner County Court