Will – SCRUGGS, John, proved 1831

Will of John Scruggs, 1831:

Name of testator:  John SCRUGGS 

Date written:  November 16, 1824

Probate date:  July Term 1831

Recording date:  July Term 1831

Testator’s residence:  Anderson County, Tennessee

Executor:  wife Emelia and son James Scruggs

Legatees:  wife Emelia Scruggs; son Thomas; “my children” not named

Witnesses:  J. Pipher, Cornelius Evans, Naswell D. Pipher

Proved by: Cornelius Evans, “Naswell Pipher & J. Pipher having removed out of the county”

Recording official:  Jas. M. McCann, Deputy Clerk

Source:  Anderson County Clerk’s Docket Book, January 1830-January 1842, pp. 46-7. 

[Abstracted by Stephanie A. Hill from the microfilm in the Clinton Public Library with no corrections to spelling of names.]

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