Will of Samuel James

by admin on February 16th, 2003

Contributed by Jon C Wray

In the name of God Amen. I Samuel James do make & publish this my last Will and Testament hereby revboking and making void all others , wills by me at any time made. First I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any money that I may die possessing of or may first come into the hands of my executors. Secondly, I give and bequeth to my son James and daughter Polly sixty acres of land whereon I now live both to be equal in the land also to be equal in all the rest of my property except o­ne bed that I give unto my daughter Phamata for her kind attention to me. Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint John Cunningham my Executor. In witness whereof I do to this my Will set my hand and seal this 25th day of May 1838.              Samuel James (seal)Signed sealed and published in our presence and we have subscribed our names hereto in the presence of the testator this 25th day of May 1838. W Hand Aby Williams (her mark)

I Wm Hightower Clerk of the County Court of Dickson County certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Will of Samuel James proven in open court and recorded in my office Feb 8th 1839. Wm Hightower Clerk


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