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Transcribed by Francine Jones, 26 May 2001




                                 WILL OF

                           WILLIAM BALEY


State of South Carolina)
                       )
  Marion District      ) In the name of God Amen I William Baley of the

State and District aforesaid do make and ordain this to be my last will

and Testament in manner and form following.

First it is my Will and Desire that all of my Just debts be paid out of

my personal Property that which my Wife can best Spare.

Also I Lend unto my Son Jonas Baley during the term of his Natural life

the one half of my Lands the part lent to my Son being the upper part

of Saidland joining William Bethea Sen land and at his death it shall be

divided betwen his Lawful Heirs lawfully begotten of his Body --

but Should he leave no heirs lawfully begotten of his body at the time

of his Death then and in that Case I Give all of the above mentioned land

to my Five Youngest Children Share and Share alike to them there heirs

and afsigns forever Also I Give to my Son Jonas Baley one Feather bed and

furniture Together with my Shot gun to him his heirs and afsigns forever.

Also I lend unto my Wife Patience Baley during her life time or Widowhood

the ballance of my Land Together with all of my personal property that my

be remaing after my Just debts be paid. and at her death or marriage to

be Equally Divided betwen my Five Youngest children Share and share alike

to them their Heirs and afsigns forever.

Also I Give to my Sons Coulson Baley James Baley and my Daughter Sarah

Dees one Dollar Each to be paid by Executrix I do Hereby Constitute and

appoint my Wife Patience Bale Sole Executrix of this my last will and tes-

tament in witnefs whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal

this the 3rd day of April 1838

Signed Sealed published and Declared by               )
                                                      )
the said Testator as and for his last will            )      his
                                                      ) William X Baley (SEAL)
and Testament in our presence who at his re-          )      mark
                                                      )
quest in his presence and in the presence of Each     )
                                                      )
Other have Subscribed our Names as Witnefses thereunto)

Witnefs
       John C. Bethea
       James Baley
       Levi Bethea

Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 308
Sworn to July 4, 1838
Ed B Wheeler, Ordy M.D.
Roll No. 466


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