Will of R. A. Henley   October 8th 1876
[Will Book 1, page 16 (transcribed by David Johnson)]

I R. A. Henley do make and Publish this as my Last Will and testament hereby Revoking and making void all other wills by me at any time made first I direct that Granville Henley have my two steer yearlings and one half of all my hogs also that he Pay no Rent for the Present crop I also direct that he have one feather bed and bedstead two cover lids four quilts secondly I direct that my sister C. L. Smith and her heirs have all the Rest of my Property and my Land also and money I also direct that my sister C. L. Smith Pay my funeral Expenses Lastly I hereby nominate and appoint William H. Smith my Executor in witness whereof I do to this will set my hand and seal this 8th day of October 1876

R. A. Henley (his mark)

Elisha Tate
T. S. Wells
S. F. Thompson

signed sealed and Published in our Presents and we subscribed our names hereto in the Presents of the Testator This October 8th 1876