Last Will and Testament of 
Richard Lee

I Richard Lee of Hamilton county, Tennessee being of sound and disposing mind and memory hereby make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.
  Item 1.  I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved wife Mollie Lee and my three children Susan Lee, Maggie Lee and Nellie Lee all my property both real, personal and mixed of which I may die sized, my said wife and each of my said children taking share and share alike.
  Item 2.  I hereby nominate and appoint Wallace D. Hill Guardian of the person and property of my said children until they arrive at legal age, they now all being minor.
  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 24th day of April 1896.  
    Richard Lee
  Signed by the said Richard Lee as and for his last will and testament in the presence of use, the undersigned who, at his request, and in his sight and presence, have subscribed our names hereto as attesting witnesses, the day and date above written.
    John O’Donohue
    J. L. Jackson
Filed and probated May 18, 1896, see
Probate Record No. 10 page 155
R. S. Sharp
Deputy Clerk 

Hamilton Co., TN Will Book 3, page 43.

Transcribed and submitted by
Donna Barnes