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Transcribed by Betty Jo Stewart, 21 May 2001


WILL OF PETER CAMPBELL
 
State of South Carolina  ) In the name of God Amen I Peter Campbell of the District and State 
  Marion District        ) aforesaid being in perfect health of body and of sound disposing mind 
thanks be to God calling to mind the mortality of my body and Knowing that it 
is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and 
testament that is to say first of all I give and recommend my soul into the 
hands of Almighty God who gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be 
buried in decent christian burial at the discretion of my Executors nothing 
doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the 
mighty power of God and touching such worldly Estate as it has pleased God to 
blefs me with I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and 
form
 
First I give to my beloved son Archd Campbell five Shillings Current money to be 
paid by my sons James & Hugh Campbell.  I also give to Duncan Campbill my beloved 
ten dollars to be paid by my sons James & Hugh Campbell I also give to my beloved 
daughter Mary McInnis five shillings current money to be paid by James and 
Hugh Campbell  I also give to my beloved son Alexr Campbell five shillings current 
money to be pd by my sons James and Hugh  I also give to my beloved son David 
Campbell five shillings current money to be paid by James & Hugh Campbell  I also 
give to my beloved wife my present flock of Sheep. during her natural life & and 
after her death to be equally divided between my sons James and Hugh Campbell  
I give to my son Hugh my still and to my son James my blacksmith tools  I also 
give to my beloved sons James and Hugh all my stock of cattle hogs horses Goats 
with all my household and Kitchen furniture and plantation tools to be equally 
divided between them forever and out of said property that I have given to James 
and Hugh Campbell I request and desire that my wife should be decently maintained  

I also appoint and ordain my trusty friends William Bethea Senr & Daniel Platt 
Executors of this my last will and testament
 
In Witnefs whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 31st day of 
July 1826  Signed Sealed published pronounced and declared by the said 
Peter Campbell Senr as his last Will and testament in the presence of us who 
in his presence and at his request have hereunto subscribed our names
 
Wm Bethea                          Peter Campbell (SEAL)
Daniel Platt
John G Bethea
 
Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 205
Original Will Missing
Recorded June 15 1829
Edwd B Wheeler Ordy
Roll No. 132

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