Last Will and Testament of
Giles County Tennessee Oct. 3, 1866.
In the name of God amen.
Item #1. I wish after my decease that my remains be taken to my old graveyard in Maury County Tennessee and be buried under the direction of my Executor.
Item #2. I will that all of my estate both real and personal property be sold on inside of one year with interest from day of ( unreadable ).
Item # 3. I wish that after all just debts are paid that Joseph Lindsay and Joseph Brown ( sons of John ( ? ) Brown each receive one hundred dollars and furthermore, I will to Richard White the sum of one hundred dollars for the purpose of educating his son Joseph Brown ( unreadable ) he being named for me.
Item #3. Whereas I hold a note on the Rev, Samuel Baker farm ______ Will that my executor does not collect the interest on the same.
Item # 4. I will and bequeath that the remainder be equally divided between my daughter A.A. Lindsay and the Richland Presbyterians the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Item # 5. I hereby appoint J.J. Lindsay as my executor of this my last will and testament.
Signed- Joseph Brown.
Witnesses. A.H. Brown and J. ( F. ? ) Smith.
Submitted by: Mary Hulsey