K. M. Benson & W. L. Hodges, as Trustees of the Estate of Rebecca Templeton, dec, et al.v. E. M. Williamson, et al, as the Board of Elders & Trustees of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Dayton, Tennessee, et al

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K. M. Benson & W. L. Hodges, as Trustees of the Estate of Rebecca Templeton, dec, et al.v. E. M. Williamson, et al, as the Board of Elders & Trustees of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Dayton, Tennessee, et al
Case Date: 
1938
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Wills, Construction of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
53
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Templeton, single (was married to W. A. Templeton), died in 1928; left estate to pla. Trustees to benefit sister-in-law Mary Templeton for life, then bequest to nephew Muncie Bogle & endowment for upkeep of Buttram Cemetery (old addition) near Dayton, TN; rest as permanent endowment for Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Dayton. Left personal effects to Templeton Home in Dayton, other individuals. Trustees sued to get permission to help church w/finances due to effects of Depression.