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William Jordan

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

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
©2002

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. IV
Oct. 1870 - April 1891

Page 143

This day and date I make the following disposition of my property viz:  provided I die or never get back as I am now going to the war as a volunteer in the Southern Army I do hereby give and bequeath to my beloved mother Eliza Jordan the following piees of property as follows to have and to hold during natural life provided I don't come back or die as stated above the property consists of two head of horses nine head of hogs and one milch cow which she is to hold as above stated during her natural life and then I will and bequeath to the said property if there should be any left at my mothers death to my beloved sister Frances Ann Jordan to have and to hold as her property do with as she pleases. Now the above will and testament is to be null and void if I return home from the war.  This will is last will and testament made this day in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and Sixty one.
July 14 1861
                                                                                        William Jordan
Witnesses:
J. W. Harrison
G. E. Sweatt
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court March Term 1877
The last will and Testament of William Jordan dec'd was this day produced in open court for probate and was duly proven by the oaths of J. W. Harrison & G. E. Sweatt subscribing witnesses thereto which is received by the court and ordered to be recorded.
Copy Attest
Jesse Cage Clerk


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