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W. T. McGlothlin, 1920

TSL&A Microfilm - Roll #92
Probate Records (County or Chancery Court)
Wills Vol. 6-9 ; Nov. 1905 - Oct 1942

Transcribed by Jan Barnes
©2005

County Court Clerk's Office
Will Book - Vol. VII
Aug 1915 - March 1924

Pages 191 - 193

I W. T. McGlothlin do make and publish this, as my last will and Testament hereby revoking all others by me at any time made.

1st  At my death, I will that my burial expenses and all my just debts be paid out of any monies I may die possessed of, or may first come into the hands of my Executor.

2nd  I will that one hundred Dollars be set apart in trust and used to care for the graves of my father, mother, brother and sister at the Old Fountain Head Cemetery; and hereby appoint my nephew W. H. McGlothlin custodian to use this fund as above willed.

3rd  I will that five hundred Dollars be set apart to procure and erect a monument at the head of me and my wife's graves in Portland Cemetery and that the monument be on the style of All Hester's, and I appoint my nephew W. H. McGlothlin as custodian to use this fund as well.

4th  I also will and set apart two hundred dollars to be used to care for our graves in Portland Cemetery and appoint W. H. McGlothlin custodian of this fund.

5th  I will one hundred Dollars to the Masonic widows and orphans home of Tennessee.

6th  I will two hundred and fifty Dollars to the Endowment fund of the Methodist Episcopal Church South to be used in the care and maintenance of the worn out preachers and their families of the Middle Tennessee Conference.

7th  I will that after these several bequests are complied with and my wife M. C. McGlothlin outlives me, that the balance of my estate go to her to use as she may desire, during her natural life and at her death, after a neat and proper burial, and all her accumulated indebtedness is paid, I desire and will that the remainder of our estate be divided as follows:  One third to my immediate brothers and sisters or their heirs - one third to my wife's brother R. T. West and his heirs - and one third to my half sister Susan C. Pope or McQuiston and her heirs:  and if Mrs. Tennie McGlothlin widow of E. A. McGlothlin deceased, is still living at my wife's death, I will that she get an equal share with all of Susan's heirs.

Lastly, I do nominate and appoint my nephew W. H. McGlothlin as my Executor to carry out this my last will and Testament according to the behests set forth therein.

In witness whereof I do to this my will, set my hand in the year 1919, Jan. 29th.

W. T. McGlothlin

Signed in our presence and we by bequest of the Testator have subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other.  Jan. 29th 1919.

S. H. Roark
R. W. Enders

I W. T. McGlothlin do hereby declare the present writing to be a codicil to my last will and testament bearing date of Jany. 29th 1919.

1.  Whereas I have since the date and execution of my said will, I bequeath to Mrs. H. B. McGlothlin One Thousand Dollars for the painstaking kindness shown my wife and I during our illness.

2.  I do hereby ratify and confirm my said will in every other respect.  In witness whereof I the said W. T. McGlothlin have to this codicil set my hand this 23rd day of January 1920.

W. T. McGlothlin

Signed in our presence and we by request of the Testator have subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the Testator and in the presence of each other.  This Jany. 23rd 1920.

W. G. Wilkinson
R. W. Enders

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court, Feby Term Feby 11th 1920
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of W. T. McGlothlin deceased, was this day produced in open Court for probate, when the writing dated Jan. 29, 1919 and signed by W. T. McGlothlin, being the original will or paper writing was duly and legally proven by the oaths of S. H. Roark and R. W. Enders, subscribing witnesses thereto, who being sworn, deposed and said that the signature to said paper writing is the genuine signature of W. T. McGlothlin and that they subscribed their names as witnesses at the request of and in the presence of the said testator W. T. McGlothlin and in the presence of each other and that the said W. T. McGlothlin declared to them that said paper writing was his last will and testament.  A type-written codicil to said will dated January 23rd, 1920 was duly proven by the oaths of W. G. Wilkinson and R. W. Enders, subscribing witnesses thereto when the said paper writing and the codicil thereto were adjudged to be and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said W. T. McGlothlin, deceased, and W. H. McGlothlin who is appointed by the terms of the will as the executor thereof appeared in open Court and accepted the trust, and together with his sureties:  E. L. McGlothlin, Alex Baskerville, J. T. Baskerville, and S. H. Roark, entered into and acknowledged their bond payable to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of Fifty Thousand ($50000.00) Dollars conditioned as the law directs.  When the said W. H. McGlothlin was duly quallified and letters testamentary ordered issued to him.

A true copy               O. D. Moore Clk


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