Will of Benjamin F. Kimbrough

State of Tennessee, Giles County, July 6, 1880

Being of sound mind and disposing memory, knowing my mortality and that it is appointed to all men once to die, I therefore make and ordain this to be my last will and testament. 1st. recommend my soul to God who gave it my body to be buried in a Christian like manner and after all burial and funeral expenses is paid out of any means or moneys that be on hand at my decease 2nd I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth S Kimbrough all the remaining part of my property both real and personal to dispose of at her will and pleasure either by will deed or otherwise as may please her to do and further appoint my beloved wife E S Kimbrough my sole executrix of this my last will and testament and advise that as soon as convenient after my decease that this will be put in force and desire the court to ask nor exact no bond of her my reason for giving all of my estate to my wife is that I received it by her from her fathers estate and consider it lawfully her right given under my hand and seal day and date above written.

Signed in the presence of us
N B Cobb B F Kimbrough
S S White

Submitted by Norma Rogers