Will of Frank C. Hughes
[Will Book 1, pages 215-216 (transcribed by Beverly Burton Culbreth)]
I Frank C. Hughes, of the town of South Pittsburg and state of Tennessee, do hereby make, publish and
declare this my last will and testament, in the manner and form following.
I direct that all my just debts and
funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as can conveniently be done.
I give and bequeath to my Aunt Mrs Fannie
T. Lyons of Louisville Kentuckey [sic], the sum of one hundred dollars ($100.00)
All the residue and remainder of my estate,
real, personal and mixed wherever situated and of which I may die seized or possessed, or to which I may
be entitled at the time of my decease, I give devise and bequeath to my wife Carrie L Hughes, to have and
to hold the same to her as her property, absolutely and forever.
I nominate, constitute and appoint my wife
Carrie L. Hughes and my brother, Dr. W. M. Hughes of Morristown New Jersey Executrix and Executor of this
my last will and testament and in case of the death or inability to act of either prior to final
settlement of my said estate the survivor shall have the same power as is herein conferred upon these
jointly, I further direct that my said executors shall not be required to give any bond or security for
the proper discharge of their duties or otherwise.
I here by revoke all former and other wills
and testamentary dispositions of my property by me heretofore, at any time made.
In witness whereof I have hereto subscribed my name at my residence in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, This
Twenty Seventh (27th) day of October Nineteen Hundred and Thirteen (1913)
in the presence of Joseph Lodge and Charles L Ingersoll, whom I have requested to become attesting
Frank C, Hughes
The foregoing instrument was subscribed, sealed published and declared by Frank C. Hughes as and for his
last Will and Testament, in our presence, and in the presence of each of us, and we at the same time, at
his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, hereto subscribed our names and
residences as attesting witness and This Twenty-Seventh (27th) day of October, Nineteen Hundred Thirteen
Joseph Lodge So Pittsburg Tenn.
Chas L. Ingersoll So Pittsburg Tenn.