TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924
Pages 97 - 98
I W. A. Groves Publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made.
1st I will and desire that my burial expenses and all my just expenses and debts be paid out of the money I may die possessed of or may come into the hands of my Executor or Administrator.
2nd I will that my daughter, Girty Johnson have twenty one acres lying East of the Portland Road and ten or twelve thousand feet of lumber to go with it, and Property to go to her and her bodily heirs.
3rd The 86 acre tract of land the House Place, I will that it be divided Equally between my remaining two daughters and one son.
4th I will and desire that after all my debts are paid, that this farm and all my personal property be divided Equally between my son, and Creana and Annie Groves.
5th I will that my sister D. L. Groves have a home here as long as she remains single and help to care for the children.
6th I will and desire that my two single daughters have a horse and a cow each one the same.
Being in my right mind and perfectly at myself, I assign this as my last
will and Testament, and in the presence of the Witnesses, on this the Thirty
first day of August one thousand nine hundred and fourteen.
Signed W. A. Groves
We the undersigned subscribing witnesses sign this in the presence of
the Testator and in the presence of each other as witnesses to his will.
Aug. 31 1914
J. M. Venters
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court July Term July 3rd 1918
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of W. A. Groves, deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate, where the same was duly proven by the oaths of Felix King and J. M. Venters, subscribing Witnesses thereto, when the same was admitted to probate and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said W. A. Groves, deceased.
A true Copy
O. D. Moore Clerk