Will of John Sharp
[Will Book 1, page 332 (transcribed by Pam Collier)]

Last Will and Testament of John Sharp, of Jasper, Tennessee

January 26, 1923.

I, John Sharp, of the town of Jasper, in the County of Marion, in the State of Tennessee, do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all wills by me at any former time made.


I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be first paid.


I give, devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife, Fannie Deakins Sharp, all my property - - - real, personal and mixed - - - that I may die seized and possessed of, wherever situated, for her to have absolutely and in fee simple.

I hereby nominate and appoint my beloved wife, Fannie Deakins Sharp, the sole executrix of this my last will and testament and I direct that she be excused from making bond and from reporting to the court by inventory, settlement or otherwise.

Witness my hand, this Jany 26, 1923.

John Sharp

Signed by the said John Sharp as and for his last will and testament in the presence of the undersigned, who, at his request and in his sight and presence, have affixed our names hereto as attesting witnesses on the day and date above shown.

L.R. Darr
S.P. Raulston