Montgomery County Wills and Inventories
Rebecca Applewhite

Office of the County Clerk, Record Book G. pp. 181-182
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I Rebecca Applewhite of Montgomery county state of Tennessee of sane and disposing mind make this my last will and hereby revoke all others. Article 1st. I wish all my Just debts paid.
Article 2nd. I give to my son Harry Applewhite and my daughter Sarah Ann Jones the following negroes to be equally divided between then (viz) my negro woman Nelly and her child Frances

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Emmy and her child Chloa Joanah and her child Ruth also my negro girl Jinny and my negro boys Stephen and Ned.
Article 3rd. I wish the ballance of my property of every description to go t_ my daughter Sarah Ann Jones.
Article 4th. I give to my son Benjamin Applewhite five shillings This is to show that I had not forgot my son who has had his just proportion of my estate. Witness my hand & seal this 27th of December 1834.

Rebecca Applewhit_ (Seal)

Signed sealed & in the presence of
Phil F. Norfleet
John Briggs

Recorded May 6th 1835

This will is the only reference to this family in the county records.

Submitted by Jill Hastings-Johnson

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