Note: According to
the research of this web site owner, his full name was Christopher
Columbus DEBUSK. If you are
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Dickson County, TN
Will (#416) from Will Book B, page 281:
Last Will and testament of Christopher DEBUSK, Dcd
I Christopher DEBUSK, do make and publish this as
my last Will and testament hereby revoking and making void all other Wills
by me at any time made.
FIRST, I direct that all of my just debts be paid
as soon after my death as posible out of any moneys that I may die
posessed of or may first come into the hands of my executor.
SECONDLY, I give and bequeath unto my beloved
wife Lidia DEBUSK the farm I now live on and all of my personal property
during her natural life the same to be used for her support and especial
benefit during life then to be sold by my executor and divided equally
between all my children.
THIRDLY, I direct and bequeath unto my children
the ballince of my real estate equally to dispose of as they see fit at my
LASTLY, I do hereby nominate and appoint M. V.
Smith my executor this July the 27th, 1891
(signature of Christopher DEBUSK)
M. T. ELLIS
W. P. BURGES
Dickson County Court Nov. Term 1891
this day was a paper writing presented to the Court purporting to be the
last Will and testament of Christopher DEBUSK, Decd. which was proven to
be Such by the Oaths of M. T. ELLIS and W. P. BURGES, the Subscribing
witnes to the Same the Court ordered Said Will Recorded.
State of Tennesee Dickson County
Dec. the 4th 1891 then was the will of Christopher DEBUST recorded in Book
(B) Page 281
T. K. Grigsby, Clerk