Will of Thomas W. Young
The Last will & Testament of |
THOMAS W. YOUNG dec'd
Probated at Jany. Term 1892
Recorded Jany. 19th 1892
A G. DAVIS Clerk
By H. P. DOYLE, D. C.
I, THOS. YOUNG do make and publish this as my last will and Testament - hereby revoking and making void all other wills be me at any time made.
I - I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts if any be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any money I may die possessed of or may first come into the hands of my Executor -
Secondly: - I give, devise and bequeath unto my daughter NANCY SHANNON of Perry County and her body heirs all that tract of land on Roans Creek known as the PEN & HARBER land all on the south side of Roans Creek - bounded on the west by the lands of C. COTHAM on the East by the land known as the E. C. NIX land, containing about 425 acres - the same more or less.
Thirdly - I give, devise and bequeath to my daughter MARTHA said of Perry County and her body heirs a Hundred acres of land on Crooked Creek known as the McKEE land -
Fourthly - I give, devise & bequeath to my daughter MARY E. KING and her body heirs One hundred and sixty nine acres of land on Tennessee River known as the DENSON land -
Fifthly - I give, devise & bequeath to my grand daughter SARAH E. CARVETT and her bodily heirs all of that tract of land known as the E. C. NIX land - bounded on the west by the lands of NANCY and J. J. SHANNON on the east by lands of the heirs of MOSES NIX - containing about 500 acres - be it the same more of less -
Sixthly: - I give devise and bequeath to my daughters SARAH A. HEARD and her bodily heirs One Hundred acres of land 50 acres where she now lives in the state of Kentucky & 50 acres in Dyer County Tenn. known as the MOODY YOUNG land -
Seventhly - I give devise and bequeath to my son JOHN S. YOUNG and his heirs one hundred acres of land known as the WILLIAM A. WARREN land where he now lives. -
Eighthly - I give devise and bequeath to my son SAMUEL YOUNG and his heirs One hundred and six acres of land known as the JOHN SANDERS land -
Ninthly - I give devise and bequeath unto my daughter MARGARET GREEN and her bodily heirs One hundred acres of land known as the ELISHA SANDERS land.
Tenthly - I give devise & bequeath to my son CHARLES M. YOUNG One hundred acres of land known at the WILLIAM WHITE land -
Eleventhly - I give devise and bequeath unto my daughter MANERVA A. YOUNG and her bodily heirs One hundred and Twenty acres of land be it the same more or less. Beginning on the N. E. C. or 248 1/2 acre tract I purchased from THOMAS WARD - runs west with the N. B. line of the same 60 poles to a stake, Thence due south to stake creek, Thence up said creek to the N. E. L. of BENJAMINE GREENS heirs land, thence north to the N. E. C. of the said 248 1/2 acre tract, Thence west to the Beginning.
Twelfthly - I give devise and bequeath unto my son B. F. YOUNG and his heirs One hundred and twenty five acres of land be it the same more or less. Beginning on the N. W. corner of 120 acre tract that I have willed to my daughter MANERVA A. YOUNG runs thence west 66 poles to a stake in the N. B. L. of the said 248 1/2 acres, Thence due south to Stakes Creek, Thence up said creek to the S. W. C. of the said 120 acres, Thence north to the N. W. C. of the same the beginning -
Thirteenthly - I will devise and bequeath to my Son THOS. W. YOUNG by adoption and his heirs One hundred and Ten acres of land, be it the same more or less - Beginning on the N. W. corner of a 125 acre tract that I willed to B. T. YOUNG - runs due south with the west boundary line of the said 125 acres to Stakes Creek. Thence down said creek 34 poles more or less to the S. E. C. of a 100 acre tract I willed to MARGARET GREEN, Thence north 108 1/2 poles to the N. E. C. of the said 100 acres tract, Thence North 100 poles to the N. W. C. of the same Thence East to the Beginning -
Fourteenthly:- I give devise and bequeath to my wife E. J. YOUNG 144 acres of land where I am now living during her natural life with all the improvements for the support of her and the minor children
Fifteenthly: - It is my will that the heirs holding the above land may sell it provided the proceeds is invested in other lands equivilant in value if the proceeds are not invested in other lands the title to be null and void: -
Sixteenthly: - It is my will that the three minor children be paid $260.00 dollars to make them equal with the old ones who have had that amount advanced in property - it is also my will that MANERVA B. YOUNG, BENJAMINE T. YOUNG & THOS. W. YOUNG be each of them paid by Executors $100 one hundred dollars a year from this year until they are of age in Lieu of the rent of this land.
Seventeenthly - It is my will at my decease that my Executors leave a sufficient amount of property for the support of my wife ELIZABETH and children - but if they think there is a surplus sell the same, and at her death they may divide the lands that I may be possessed of, or sell it and devide the proceeds as they may think best, for the heirs and that immediately after my death my executors collect all my debts and divide the proceeds equally among all after reserving enough in their hands to pay three minor children and an amount sufficient to Educate them equally with the rest, it is also my will that my wife ELIZABETH have Two Hundred dollars in cash at my death.
Lastly: - I do hereby nominate and appoint L. A. WILLIAMS and SAM YOUNG my Executor to carry out the above as my last will and Testament, in witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand and seal 27th of March 1873.
THOS. YOUNG (seal)
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