Last Will and Testament
|State of Tennessee Giles
I Robert Williams being sick & not knowing when I may
die, & being of perfect memory and recollection do make & declare this
my last Will & Testament.
My body I resign to the Earth from whence it came in that
way my friends think best and my soul to the Giver hoping for life and
Immortality through the Redeemer of mankind.
Item: I give and bequeath to Nancy Paine Daughter of James
Paine my Trunk, in which I keep my clothes,
Item I give & bequeath to Ralph Williams my Brother my
Saddle & Bridle, together with all my wearing clothes.
Item. I Give & Bequeath to Robert Paine, son of James Paine, my Mare.
Item. I Give & Bequeath to Lucreatia Williams, my Sister after paying all my just Debts all my lands & Testaments, Goods & Chattels of every description which I enjoy or possess either in my own right or that of my father, grandfather or any other person.
Lastly I nominate & appoint my brother John W. Williams, executor of this my last will & Testament declaring this my last and only Will.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this sixteenth day Decm. 1814
Gab. Bumpass X I. Robert Williams (Seal)
James Paine X I.
State of Tennessee
This Within Instrument of Writing was produced in Open Court at Said Session and proven to be the Last Will and Testament of Robert Williams dec�d by the Oaths of Gabriel Bumpass and James Paine the Subscribing Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be Recorded.
In testimony Whereof I German Lester
German Lester Clk
I John Dickey presiding Justice of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions ------- for said County do Certify that German Lester who signed the foregoing Certificate is the clerk of said Court duly Qualified and that due faith is and ought to be given to his official acts as such.
Given under my hand and seal this 8th day of June 1815.
John Dickey (Seal)
Person County This Will with the annex Certificates was produced in Open Court and Ordered to be recorded.
Lesse Decking ccc
The Last Will
March Co. ,1815
Recorded in Book -------Pages 29 & 30
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Submitted by: Joe Max Williams.