Grundy County, Tennessee Will Book Volume 1, 1838-1874


Compiled under the auspices of the Historical Records Project, this publication contains the full-text wills of Grundy County, Tennessee from 1838 through 1874.

Some of the wills are very lengthy, others very short. The name of deceased, heir(s), and relationship(s) - information researchers want and need to establish relationships of ancestors is included.

p. 12: Will of Thomas Burrows, Decd.
I, Thomas Burrows ((usual legal language)) ... First it is my will and desire that all my just debts be paid and as to my worldly goods after the payment of my debts in manner following ... my wife Jane Burrows have one half of the tract of land on which I now reside for and during her natural life. Also, two negros ... Sam and Ceily and their increases and my farming utensils, household/kitchen furniture, and also which stock I may have or land consisting of horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, all of which I give and bequeath to her for and during her natural life for her use and maintenance but not be to disposed of in any other way and at her death to go in remainder to my adopted daughter Harriet Burrows. Will continues with bequeaths to daughter.

WPA Records

paper, 51 pp.

ISBN: 9780788476006