TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #91
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 1 - 5; July 1789 - July 1904
Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. V
Feb. 1891 - July 1904
I William Oglesby Col, do make and publish this as my last will and testament
revoking any and all other will or wills heretofore made by me.
First It is my will and my desire that I be buried decently, and the same to be paid out of what I may have that is my money or effect that I may die seized and possessed of.
Second That all my just and honest debts be paid.
Third After my funeral expenses and all my Just and honest debts are paid, I will and bequeath the remainder to my son Abraham Oglesby.
Fourth It is my will and desire and I so direct that after my funeral expenses and my Just and honest debts are paid whatever property real or personal I may die seized and possessed of I will and bequeath the same to my son Abraham Oglesby.
William (his mark) Oglesby
I O. H. Foster, read over the foregoing will to William Oglesby, Colored and at his request and at his request and in his presence signed his name thereto.
This June 10 1893. O. H. Foster
I Jas. A. Suddarth am witness to the forgoing will and testament &
William Oglesby had the same read over to him & understood the same and
I have no interest in the will or testament.
June 16th 1893.
I J. W. Weekware am a witness to the foregoing will and testament of William Oglesby Col. and I writin the same at his request and by his directions and the same was read over to him and he understood the same, I have no interest in the
will or testament.
June 16th 1893.
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court November Term 1900
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and Testament of William Oglesby Col, dec'd, was this day produced in open court for probate and the same was duly proven by the oaths of Jas. A. Suddarth and O. H. Foster subscribing witnesses thereto, when the same was ordered filed and recorded as the last will and testament of William Oglesby Col., dec'd.
A True copy attest.
Harris Brown Clk
by J. Tom Durham DC