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William Hobdy

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes and Marie D. Johnson

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. III
Aug 1842 - Aug 1870

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1853 I William Hobdy for a good consideration I have settled and  possessed Jerome B. Hobdy one of my sons on a part of my land and to the North part adjoining Richard Butt on the North beginning on a post Oak nearly North of J. B. Hobdy's house to corner? between myself and R. Butts running thence South to a small black oak on the South Side of the Cave? branch some yds down the branch near the corner of a little field on the branch, thence up the branch thence to a small Honylocus up the Branch so as  to take in their little field land and around the field to where it will strike? the East direction from the old tobacco house thence west to a white oak in the Edge of a Sink hole not far from the west side of the tobacco house field thence north to my north boundary line to R. Butts land - thence east to the beginning a post Oak corner, the above land rated at three? dollars a acre to be added to J. B. Hobdy, part of my Estate at my deceased - I further ____ the use of the ground for the benefit of the conveyance of the water to my distillery and mill, the title is not vested in my son to dispose of the same till after my deceased.
State of Tennessee
Sumner County
Sumner County Court January Term 1857
B it remembered that this day January 1st 1857 Jerome A.? Hobdy produced in open court a paper writing proporting to be

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the will of William Hobdy deceased and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that said will was found among the valuable papers of the said deceased and that the handwriting of the deceased was generally known by his acquaintances and it further appearing by the testimony of them conditable? persons to wit, Riden D. Moore, John N. Smart and Henry Smart that the said will and every part thereof is in the handwriting of the said William Hobdy it is therefore ordered by the Court that the same be recorded.
Test                                                                      John L. Bugg Clerk 

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