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. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904
I, John Tuttle do hereby make this as my last Will and Testament & have this date made the following disposition of all my property, both personal & real & mixed as follows to wit.
At my death I want all my just debts paid, then the remainder of said property I want J. W. Troutt & wife Rosey Troutt to have for their trouble of taken care waiting me.
And also I want J. F. Coley to hold said will for safe keeping & I hereby nominate and appoint the said J. F. Coley as my Executor without bond, given under my hand seal this May 21st 1894. John (his mark) Tuttle
W. J. Coley
Signed, published and declared by the said John Tuttle as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence have become subscribing witnesses thereto.
State of Tennessee, Sumner County Court July Term July 24th 1894.
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of John Tuttle dec'd was this day produced in open Court for probate, and duly proven by the oaths of Jo Hawkins and W. J. Coley subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was ordered recorded as said last Will and Testament of said John Tuttle dec'd and the original filed. And J. F. Coley being named in said Will as the Executor thereof and excused therein from giving bond as such, appeared in open Court and accepted the same when he was duly qualified and letters Testamentary ordered issued to him.
A True Copy - Attest, Harris Brown, Clerk