Will of Alfred
1st I desire after my death that my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.
2nd I give devise and bequeath unto Henly S Shannon with whom I now live and who I claim as my son and Maggie Walker daughter of Love Walker and claimed to be my daughter, all of my real estate consisting of one tract of land containing ninety-seven acres more or less, and lying in the 1st Civil District of Hamilton County Tenn. Bounded on the East by Hatfield and Rawlston, on the South by Rogers – on the West by Hixson – on the North by Dent – of which the said Henly S Shannon is to have the North half of said land and the benefit of all the improvement that he may put thereon.
3rd I give all the personal property that I may possess at my death to the said Henly S Shannon.
4th And lastly I nominate and appoint as Executor to this my last Will and Testament Henry Barker.
In witness there of I Alfred King have set my hand and seal this the 9th day of Oct. 1893. Alfred King –
Signed Sealed and declared by Alfred King as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names here unto as witnesses there of
J. C. Selcer
E. F. Barker
J H Messick Clerk
By A Shelton
Transcribed by Dennis C. Wilson