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Will of John Turnley

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Warren County (now Cannon County), TN
Will of John TURNLEY

The following record is a transcription of the last will of John TURNLEY, and is recorded in Will Book, Volume A., 1836 - 1895, Page 72.  It was originally transcribed by Mrs. Gladys Stacey PITTARD, Woodbury, Tennessee - February 1938.

John TURNLEY      )
            to                    )      State of Tennessee, Warren County, June 23rd, 1832.
     Last Will               )
                                          Whereas I, John TURNLEY of s'd County & State this day being in Bad health, But of sound mind Do ordain & constitute this my last will and Testament - Item 1s  I do give & bequeath to Elizabeth TURNLEY, my beloved wife all my property of every description after my just debts are paid to be hers her life time, And after her death to be divided between our two single daughters equally to be theirs and their heirs forever to do as they may think proper - I do hereby constitute and appoint William S. CLARK the Executor of this my last will & Testament.
     In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand in presence of:

                                                                          John TURNLEY   (Seal)
                                                                                      his x mark
Wm. D. GOWEN
            his
George x TEASLEY
           mark
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State of Tennessee      )
Cannon County            )
                                               January Term of said County Court A. D. 1851
     Then personally appeared in open court William D. GOWEN, one of the subscribing witnesses to the within last will, who being first sworn depose and say that he was acquainted with the said John TURNLEY, the Testator in his life and that he acknowledged the same in his Presence to be his last will & Testament on the day it bears date - Witness
     Rezin Fowler, clerk of our said County Court at office this first Monday in January A. D. 1851.
                                                                               R. Fowler, Clk.

Registered at office in Woodbury the 27th of March A. D. 1851.

                                                                               R. Fowler, Clk.

 

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