Lincoln County, Tennessee Wills and Inventories 1809-1824


Lincoln County, found in middle Tennessee, was created on November 14,1809 from a part of Bedford County and was named for General Benjamin Lincoln, who performed great services in the American Revolutionary War. This volume contains some of the special wills, abstracted wills and inventories and miscellaneous records. When the information is found in a bound volume, the page numbers of the original are given as well as the names and relationships are noted. The dates the will was written and then when recorded are given with the witnesses, clerks and other signatures.

Example from this volume:

Page 300-302 - ROBERT ADAMS of Lincoln Co., TN - wife Martha - chld mentioned but not named - executors James McCartle and Gilbert Kennedy - Witnesses Thomas McGeah and James Kennedy - signed by Robert [X his mark] Adams - dated 1 Dec. 1819 - Recorded 17 Jan. 1820 Brice M. Garner, Clk.

Frances T. Ingmire

1984, paper, 90 pp.

ISBN: 9780788476235