J. T. Carters will probated Decr Term 1917|
Minute Book 10 Page 141
Know all men by these presents that I J. T. CARTER of Maury City Tennessee being of sound mind and disposing memory make this my last will and testament - revoking all others hertofore made by me if any.
First: I direct that as soon after my death as practicable my Executrix whom I will nominate herinafter , pay off all Debts and obligations resting uppon my estate including funeral expenses.
Second: My beloved wife MRS. LORINA CARTER having a competancey of her own I give and bequeath to our beloved son THOMAS FRANKLIN CARTER all of my property of Every description Lands moneys notes accounts and all property in which I have and interest Stocks bonds etc.
Third: I hereby nominate my beloved wife MRS. M. LORINA CARTER as Executrix to execute this my last will and having full and absolute confidence in her integrity and fidelity I beg the court to excuse her from giving bond or taking the oath as such.
Fourth: I beg the court also to appoint the said MRS. M. LORINA CARTER Testimentory Gardian for our said THOMAS FRANKLIN CARTER he being at this time a minor under twelve years of age and I epressly ask also the she be excused from bond or oath as such.
Fifth: I expressly empower my said Executrix to sell any or all of my property real or personal at any time she sees proper and make title to the purchaser.
Given under my hand this November 6th 1912 and I and I signed and acknowledged the foregoing as my last will and testament in the presence of the subscribing witnesses.
J. T. CARTER
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