Will of Mary H. Tarkington
Last will and Testament of |
MARY H. TARKINGTON dec'd
Probated June Term 1883
Recorded June 5th 1883
ZACH WATKINS clk.
In the Name of God, Amen
I, MARY H. TARKINGTON, of Dyer County, Tennessee being ripe in years and feeble in health, although, thank God of sound and disposing mind and memory do hereby make and publish this my last will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made, in manner and form following, to wit;
Item 1 - It is my will and desire that all my just debts be paid as soon as may be by my Executrix out of any personal estate I may leave at my death.
Item 2 - I will and bequeath to my son A. W. TARKINGTON ten acres of my land in the North East Corner. Beginning at my North east corner and running west two-thirds of the distance across my north line; thence South so far that by running West to my line and back north to the beginning will include ten acres. To have and to hold the same to the said A. W. TARKINGTON his heirs and assigns forever.
Item 3 - I will and bequeath to my son WM. D. TARKINGTON five acres of my land, in the North west corner, beginning at my North west corner and running East to the North corner of the 10 acres herein bequeath to A. W. TARKINGTON; thence South with his line to his South west corner thence west to my west boundary line, thence North to the beginning - To have and to hold the same to the said W. D. TARKINGTON his heirs and assigns forever.
Item 4 - I give and bequeath to my daughter HELEN ISABELLA TARKINGTON all the rest, residue and reminder of my estate real and personal, including the balance of my land and all the improvements: all my household and kitchen furniture, all my stock, my buggy and wagon, my poultry and everything I have, for her and her heirs forever - But if she die without issue born of her body without selling or disposing of said property, the same shall revert to my heirs at law, but she is to pay all my debts, if any, out of said property.
Item 5 - Lastly I nominate and appoint my daughter HELEN I. TARKINGTON sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament and desire that she be required to give no bond and security for the execution of this will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day of December A. D. 1881.
M. H. TARKINGTON (seal)
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