Last Will and Testament of 
Ruth Krebs Horton

 

I, Ruth Krebs Horton of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.

 

First:  I direct that all my just debts, and expenses and administration be paid by my executor.

 

Second:  All of my property of every kind and description, real, personal and mixed of which I shall die seized or possessed, I give bequeath and devise unto my children absolutely, share and share alike.

 

Third:  In the event that I shall leave no child or children surviving me, then I give, bequeath and devise unto my husband, John Ashby Horton, absolutely, all of my property of every kind and description, real, personal and mixed, of which I shall died seized or possessed.

 

Fourth:  I hereby nominate and appoint my said husband, John Ashby Horton executor of this my will, and he is excused from giving bond.

 

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, this the 28th, day of December 1900.

                                             Ruth Krebs Horton.

 

Signed by the said Ruth Krebs Horton as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, the undersigned, who at her request and in her sight and presence, and the presence of each other, have subscribed our names hereto as attesting witnessses the day and date above written.

                                             Mre. H. M. H. Rohr(?)

                                             L. M. Thomas

Hamilton County, TN

Will Book 3, pg 203

  Submitted by Donna Barnes
donnab@prodigy.net