From the Lauderdale County, Tennessee website: LAUDERDALE COUNTY, TN WILL BOOK A1837 - 1844 : p. 1 - Sept. 1837 - Bazle Billingsly, adm. of estate of Lewis MATTHEWS, dec'd, returned record of sale on 10 July 1837. Buyers include: Ruthy Matthews, Christopher Watson, D. Jennings, E. Farmer, Nicholas Reynolds, Soloman D. Spain, G. W. Tatum, Bazle Billingsly, Wiley Voss, Jerry Cheek, Jas. H. Johnson. Items sold were harness, farm animals, tools, housekeeping items, guns, tobacco, pocket compass, and books. G. W. Tatum bought a waggon for $103.00, the most expensive item. Ruthy Matthis, administratrix; Bazil Billingsley, administrator.