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 16 - 17
State of Tennessee
I, Z. B. Lane Do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all others by me at any time made. I direct that my funeral expenses, all debts be paid as soon after my death as possible and of my money that I may die possessed of or may first come into the hands of my executor I give and bequeath to my wife M. E. Lane one house and lot in South Portland the house we are now living in, so long as she remains my widow. I also want my Executor to see after the personal property that this personal property be used for her and my minor children. I do hereby appoint W. G. Wilkinson my executor to see after and that they get the benefit of what I leave for them also I want all my machinery and tools sold at my death. I also want my minor children to be equalized with my older children which have received about Fifty Dollars each which is four oldest children. I also want when my wife M. E. Lane ceases to be my widow or remarries again that all my property go to my children. This being my last will and request I here set my hand and seal, This Feb. 14, 1912.
Z. B. Lane (Seal)
Signed by two witnesses
John S. Donoho (Seal)
Not interested J. A. Austin (Seal)
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court, Feby. Term, Feby 8th 1916
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Z. B. Lane deceased was this day produced in open Court for probate, where the same was duly proven by the oaths of J. A. Austin and John S. Donoho, Subscribing witnesses thereto when the same was admitted to probate and ordered recorded as the last will and testament of the said Z. B. Lane, deceased and W. G. Wilkinson being named in said will as the executor thereof appeared in open Court and accepted the trust and together with his sureties S. M. Griffin and J. A. Harrison, in open Court entered into and acknowledged their bond payable to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) conditioned as the law directs when he was duly qualified and letters Testamentary ordered issued to him.
A True Copy
O. D. Moore, Clk.
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