Will of G. W. Moore
[Will Book 1, pages 168-169 (transcribed by Pam Collier)]
State of Tenn Marion County
I, G. W. Moore do make and publish this my last will and testament.
First:- I direct that any funeral expenses be paid as soon after my death as possible. Second:-
I give and bequeath to my wife Mrs N. E. Moore all of my effects both personal and real. To
have and to hold and controle [sic]: during her natural life and at her death I direct give and
bequeathe [sic] to my son G. M. Moore the lands I bought from John Harp and John Heath which
are fully described in their deeds made to me, which deeds are spread of record in the Registers
office in Jasper of said County. Next I give and bequeath to my daughter Ara M. Wampler in
addition to what I have heretofore given her, Six hundred dollars $600.00 and my piano. Next I
give and bequeath to my son W. O. Moore, the river place: bought of Samuel Williams and Eliza
Duncan, said lands are fully described in their deeds made to me and recorded in the Registers
office in Jasper of said County. I also give him the Whortlebery place Bought of Samuel WIllams
and Harriet L. Gaskell (Better known as the widow of James Whiteside deceased) said lands are
fully described in their deeds made to me which are recorded in the Registers office in Jasper
in said County. I further direct that W. O. Moore shal [sic] pay his Brother Charley C. Moore
five hundred dollars $500.00 in addition to what I have heretofore given him. I sill [sic]]
further direct that W. O. Moore is to give my Grand Sons Joseph Reece Wampler and George Moore
Wampler when they reach their majority or become 21 years of age each one hundred dollars each
All of my personal effects of every kind and description not above named that may remain after
the death of my wife above named shall be equally divided between my four children named above.
I direct that Charley C. Moore is to have the money paid the A.O.W.W. as dues on my policy
or beneficiary Certificate and its interest money to be taken out of the amount set out in said
policy on final settlement with said order.
I do hereby appoint my three sons G. M. Moore, W. O. Moore and Charley C. Moore my Executors
without bond. Witness hereof I do this my Will set my hand this the 10th day of February, one
thousand nine hundred and six 1906.
G. W. Moore
Signed and Published in our presents [sic] and we have subscribed our names hereto in the
presence of the testator date above.