Will of Everett (E. B.) Haynes
I, Everette B. Haynes of the County of Rutherford and State of Tennessee do make and publish this as my last will and testament revoling
and making void all other wills by me at anytime made.
First: I direct that my funeral expenses and all just debts be paid as soon after my death as practicable.
Second: I give to my wife, Lucinda Haynes one hundred and eighty acres of land including my dwelling house and known as the land I
bought of William Beesley and ten acres of land bought of Barney Elliott and I also give her three thousand dollars, all the household
and kitchen furniture and all the stock of every description, all the grain, fodder, bacon or pork that may be on the farm at my death.
And also all the vehicles that are on the place. The personal effects I desire she shall use and dispose of as she pleases and after the
death of my wife, I will the land I have given her be equally divided among my eight grandchildren hereafter.
Third: I give to my grandsons James E., John and Thomas Haynes the place their mother lives on containing seventy nine acres and
some poles. And three hundred acres of land I got from my father's estate, which includes the place formerly rented by James Howse to
be equally divided between them. My will is that my granddaughter Harriett Vaughn formerly Harriett Haynes shall have no share in my
Fourth: I give to my grandsons Harvey and Everett Mason the land on which they live and know as the Batey place containing one
hundred and fifty acres.
Fifth: I give to my granddaughters Sarah L. and Virginia L. Mason the two tracts of land known as the Billy Woods and Eliza Woods
land containing one hundred and fifty five acres.
Sixth: I give to my grandson John Mason one hundred and sixty acres of land known as the Phillips place, for particular description
reference is made to deed from W. J. Phillips.
Seventh: The residue of my personal effects that may be left after settling the debts and devise, I wish to be equally divided between my
eight grandchildren to wit, James E., John and Thomas Haynes, Harvey, Everett, John, Sarah L. and Virginia L. Mason.
Lastly, I appoint George Beesley my executor and request the court not to require him to give security on his bond. As witness my hand.
Signed in our presence July 18th 1883.
Signed: E. B. Haynes
G. W. Smith
J. J. Rucker