Friday, June 13, 2008

William Warmack will

This appears to be copy of the will for use in the probate of Thomas Warmack (son of William) in Williamson Co, TN.

Williamson Co, TN records

William Warmack
Thos Warmack
since? Dead

William Warmack Will Recorded July 27th 1840 ~
In the name of God amen, I William Warmack being weak of body but of sound mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking 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 possibleout of any money that I may die possessed of of [sic] or may first come into the hands of my executors. Secondly I do give and bequeath to my beloved wife Milly Warmack during her natural life the place at which I now live containg two hundred acres of land or thereabout together with all my stock of every description household and kitchen furniture farming tools of every description together with any debts that may be due me at the time of my death with liberty to sell any part thereof except the land either for the purposes of support or for that of making an equal distribution among my eight children. At the death of my wife it is my desire that my land all other property then in the possession of my wife to be sold upon such credit as my executors think most likely to advance the interest of my estate & the proceeds equally divided among my eight children whose name are hereunto annexed. Mathew Warmack Thomas Warmack William Warmack Richard Warmack Edward Warmack Jesse Warmack Hiram Warmack and Robert Warmack. Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my two oldest sons Mathew Warmack and Thomas Warmack my Executors. In Witness whereof I do to this will set my hand and seal this 21st day of October 1838.
William his X mark Warmack {seal}
Signed sealed & published in our presence & we have subscribed our names hereto in the
presence of the testator this 21st day of October 1838.
Wm P Bowers Anthony Jones, Witnesses
State of Tennessee Davidson County Court January Term 1839
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and Testament of William Warmack decd was produced in Court for probate & proven thus Anthony Jones one of the subscribing witnesses thereto being first sworn deposes & says that he became such in the presence of William P Bowers the other subscribing witness thereto & that he verily believes the said William Warmack was of sound and disposing mind and memory at the time of the executing of the same. A true copy. Test R B Castleman
Clerk of Davidson County Court

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