W. H. POWELL - Will probated April Term 1893|
Minute Book F. page 55
Know all men by these presents that I, WM. H. POWELL of the county of Crockett and state of Tennessee...do hereby make this as my last will and testament...
To my beloved wife SARAH A. POWELL, tract of land of 54 acres... with all improvements... in the 6th civil District of Crockett County... bounded on the north by JOHNSON, south by COBURN, west by THOMPSON and east by BOLING... also all furniture... except a bed and its fixtures for each one of my boys by her... various livestock... buggy & harness... and farming impliments that I may have on hand and 1/2 of the 207 acres tract during her life;
To my Grand daughters (children of my deceased son JOSEPH) DOLA McNAT and MOLLIE MOORE the 100 acre tract of land whereon their mother now lives, bounded on north by J. F. ROBERTSON, south by BELL, west by MRS. ROOKS and east by ROBERTSON or NANCE.
To my son E. JEROME POWELL one half of 223 3/4 acre tract of land situated in Dyer County on which he now [lives], bounded on east by J. C. MURRY heirs and DANIEL E. PARKER, south by G. W. WALKER, J. R. KINGs heirs and DANIEL E. PARKER west by CHARLEY CLAYs heirs and W. D. TARKINGTON and on north by S. L. JOHNSON, W. A. FLOWERS & J. B. MORRIS.
To my son LORENZA P. POWELL the other one half of the above described tract.
To my son JOHN L. POWELL the farm I formerly occupied of 207 acres situated in the 11 civil District of Crockett County, bounded on the north by LEGGETT, south by DARDEN, west by J. H. PERRY & NANCE and east by NANCE & SWIFT Col... also horse bridle and saddle.
To my son EDDIE H. POWELL the 150 acres tract of land in the 10th civil District of Crockett County, bounded on the north by the POSTON land, south by JENNINGS, west by DR. FLEMING land and east by JENNINGS. Also one Filley (sorrell colt).
To my grand son WALTER POWELL the sum of One Hundred Dollars in gold, when he arrives at majority.
Executor: Son, E. JEROME POWELL
Signed... this September 14th A. D. 1889
The submitter of this will has no further information on this person or their family.
This will was transcribed and contributed by Natalie Huntley