Lewis Co, Tennessee:
Will of
Anderson Churchwell

 

A copy of this will is in the possession of Gladys Fehling and was transcribed by Gladys Fehling. It has been transcribed exactly as written.

Anderson Churchwell's Will

State of Tennessee}
Lewis County        }  
I, Anderson Churchwell do make and publish this as my last will and testament hereby revoking and m??ing all other wills by me at any time made.

First) I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any moneys that I may die possessed off or may first come into the hands of my executors or Administrators.

Second) I direct that my wife Margaret E. Churchwell shall have all the lands belonging to the home place where we now live including the house known as the Add Brown House during her life time or widowhood. The Shaw lands she is not to have.

Third) I have already given my son J. B. Churchwell as much of my estate as I allow him to have.

Fourth) I direct that the remainder of my estate be equally divided between my five daughters to wit: Nancy Elizabeth , wife of J. W. Haley, Eliza Jane, wife of John N. Voorhies, Sophia Caroline, wife of R.W. Galloway, Mary Isabella, wife of W. J. Turnbow & Lucille Melvina, wife of F M. Rawdon on condition they and their husbands settle up all claims I may have against them whether out of date or not and if any of heirs fail or refuse to do as above  stated they are debared from having any of my estate and their part to be divided beteen the other daughters

I nonimate and apoint J. B. Churchwell and George A. Churchwell my executers this 18th day of February 1898
Anderson Churchwell
     (attest)
S. L. Churchwell
J. M. Churchwell

 (Codicil to the above)
 This April 5, 1899
Since the above will has been written me and my wife has both become almost helpless and W .R . Galloway and family sold out and moved back here from Texas to take care of us in our old days and think it my duty to help them pay their expenses and trouble for coming out here  I therefore have placed a certain black mare in said Galloways hands to make a part of the expense. Also to have two beds and bed clothing, all in good order, Pillow slips also. 
A. Churchwell
   (attest)
S. L. Churchwell
J. M. Churchwell

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