Will of Wilson Condra
[Will Book 1, page 171 (transcribed by Pam Collier)]
STATE OF TENNESSEE COUNTY OF MARION
I Bequest of Wife in lew [sic] of dower and homestead.
I give and devise unto my said Wife that lot peace [sic] or parcel of land supposed to be 25
Acres of land more or less. Beginning on a Percimmon on the W. side of valley road thence South
E 2 ½ P, to valley road thence North E with said road to Wilson Condras, and W. H. Golston,
corner on the W side of Valley road Thence N 78° 15' W 81 P to a stake and pointers and
two rock corner J. A. and Wilson Condra corner. Thence southEasterdly [sic] with J. A. Condra’s
and Wilso [sic] Condra’s line to the Beginning with all the appurtenances [sic] to have and to
hold the same so long as she lives with the Houses Barn and lots also House hold and Kitchen
furniture also to have one Bank certificate on Chattanooga savings Bank amounting to $318.00
which she holds in her own name. I direct that that my Exuators [sic] at my death sell all of
my personal property outside of what I set apart to my Widow when collected pay pay [sic] to my
Widow $275.00 Two Hundred seventy five more money.
I appoint L. S. Condra and B. W. Condra as my exectors [sic] to look after Mother in person and
property and collect and pay debts and all costs and expenses are paid that the remainder bee
[sic] equally divided betwee [sic] my several Heirs that my burial expenses be also paid at the
death of my Wife that all the Property set apart to her be sold and equally divided between my
several heirs after all the expenses are paid. I appoint and direct that L. S. B. W. and B. H.
Condra with a Surveyor divide all of my lands into Ten equal shares as near equal in value as
they possbly [sic] can that the Surveyor bounderr [sic] each lot of land and number the several
shares be drawn in a lawful manner and that the works of divission [sic] all be carried to the
Registers office of Marion County and be Registered and that a copy of each or any of the shares
be equal to a warrantee Deed to the same after my death and my lands are divided that my
Ecuators [sic] at the end of two years after my death that my Ecuators [sic] collect and pay
over to my said Widow $10.00 off of each heir for each and ever year so long as my said Widow
lives that the Ecuators hold each share of land responsible for the $10.00 what money if any
left on hand at the death of the Widow that has been approprited [sic] to her be equally divided
between the several heirs. I appoint as Ecuators to the above will, L. S. and B. W. Condra, in
case that either one fail on account of death or disability B. H. Condra, take his place. This
Jan 17th, 1906.
Wilson Condra. Testator.
A. W. Price
I Amanda Condra wife of Wilson Condra freely agree and accept the Property my Husband has set
apart to me in liew [sic] of Home stead and dowery.
This Jan 17th 1906
A Manda Condra.