Mary Polly Overall Ramsey 1858
submitted by Jackie Isbell Johnston
Mary Polly Overall Ramsey (1783-1858) was the widow of William M. Ramsey, Jr.
She was visiting her children in Gibson County, TN at the time of her death and
her will was probated there.
October the 25th, 1849
The last Will and Testament of Mary Ramsey of the County of Gibson and State of
Tennessee. Considering the uncertainty of this mortal life and being of sound
mind and memory do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner
and form following to wit; First, I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Sarah L.
Elder my Negro boy Samuel for which it is my will that she Sarah L. Elder on the
reception of said Negro Boy pay the sum of four hundred and twenty dollars to my Executor.
I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann T. McKee five Dollars.
The remainder of my whole estate to be divided among my other nine children; to
wit; Eliza A. Mathis, N. J. Ramsey, William F. Ramsey, N. P. Ramsey, Sarah L.
Elder, Nancy B. Boyd (Berry) , B. A. Ramsey, Martha E. Wadley, Polina Jane Kelly.
I hereby appoint John C. Berry my sole Executor of this my Last Will and
Testament hereby revoking all former wills made by me in witness whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above written.
William F. Ramsey
Nace Preston Ramsey