Will of Alfred King Deceased

  I Alfred King of the County of Hamilton and the State of Tennessee, being aware of the uncertainty of life and in failing health but of sound mind and memory, do make and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner following to wit

      1st    I desire after my death that my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.

      2nd   I give devise and bequeath unto Henly S Shannon with whom I now live and who I claim as my son and Maggie Walker daughter of Love Walker and claimed to be my daughter, all of my real estate consisting of one tract of land containing ninety-seven acres more or less, and lying in the 1st Civil District of Hamilton County Tenn. Bounded on the East by Hatfield and Rawlston, on the South by Rogers on the West by Hixson on the North by Dent of which the said Henly S Shannon is to have the North half of said land and the benefit of all the improvement that he may put thereon.

      3rd   I give all the personal property that I may possess at my death to the said Henly S Shannon.

      4th   And lastly I nominate and appoint as Executor to this my last Will and Testament Henry Barker.

              In witness there of I Alfred King have set my hand and seal this the 9th day of Oct. 1893.                                                                                        Alfred King

 

Signed Sealed and declared by Alfred King as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names here unto as witnesses there of

                                                                                                   J. C. Selcer
                                                                                                   E. F. Barker

  Filed and probated Dec 28 1893
                        J H Messick Clerk
                        By A Shelton           

  Hamilton County, Tennessee Will Book 3
Transcribed by Dennis C. Wilson