WILLS, PROBATES & ESTATES
Henderson County TN

JOSEPH REED

This day papers purporting to be last will and testament and codicil that appended Joseph Reed dec'd, late of Henderson Co. Tn was produced in open court and offered for probate, the original will being dated 27 April 1858, the first codicil being March 17, 1853 where upon R.B. Jones & G.H. Buck subscribing witnesses to said original will were called into court and after being duly sworn according to law, do say and testify that they were personally acquainted with the said Joseph Reed in his life time and that they saw him sign and seal said will and heard him proclaim and publish the same to be his last will and testament that at the time of proclaiming the same to be his last will & testament was of sound mind and memory that they witnessed the same in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other and whereupon J.C. Burns and J.W. G. Jones subscribing witness to be the first codicil to the lasat will and testament were called into court and after being duly sworn as the law directs to say they were personally acquainted with the said Joseph Reed in his lifetime Richard Jones and G.W. Jones testified to be his handwriting being original of C.H. Williams thereupon the said will and testament and codicil there unto appended are admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded and thereupon John L. Reed & William Read executors named in last will & testament in open court, entered into bond of $2500.00 payable and conditioned as law directs with C.M. harmon, Cummings Deer & P.. Nellson as their securities which bond was acknowledged in open court by the said John L. Williams Reed exer's as foresaid came into Henderson Co abt 1818 as one of the oldest settlers.

Father: Joseph Reed b. abt 1766 in PA
Mother: Mary Polly Leverett b abt 1764 NC
Marriage: Tabitha Cummin Fuller b Dec. 1813 in Granville Co NC. Married in TN
Children all born in Henderson Co TN:
Sirenous Reed b 9 Nov 1913
Francis M. Frank Reed b abt 1842
Joseph W. Reed b abt 1844
Louisa Emeline Reed b 13 Oct 1846
Harriet Annabell Reed b Apr 1849
Ephraim E. K. Reuben Reed b abt 1850
Nancy Jane Nannie Reed b 29 Aug 1855
James A.L. Frank Reed b abt 1859
Ellen Catherine Reed b 3 Apr 1860

Tabitha Cummin Fuller born Dec 1813 died 13 May 1903 Henderson TN buried McCall Cem. Henderson Co.
Her father was Ephraim B. Fuller b 1 Dec 1787 Franklin Co NC m Mary Polly Conyers b 23 May 1790 NC

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