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Transcribed by Victoria Proctor, 23 March 2001


                                                         Page 75



                           WILL OF

                       THOMAS DEWITT

In the name of God Amen I Thomas Dewitt of Marion District
and State of South Carolina being in a low State of health
but of sound mind and memory thanks be to God for the same
and being sensible of the uncertainty of life and the cer-
tainty of death do make this my last will and testament
in the first place do recommend my soul to God and my body
to be entered in a decent manner at the discretion of my
Executors

          Item I gave unto my Son Micajah Dewitt in his
lifetime forty two dollars and one half being that much
over and above his share of my Estate which I also gave him
and that at his death I owed the said micajah nothing It is
therefore my will and desire that the heirs of the said Mi-
cajah Dewitt Decd Shall have no further part or portion of
my Estate

I Gave unto Dolly Dewitt a dun Cow and yearling marked a
hole and a Swallow fork in one Ear and a Swallow fork in the
other

I give unto my Grandchild Micajah Dewitt a Red Pided yearling

I give unto my daughter Sarah Two Shillings and four pence

I give unto my Son Martin Dewitt Twenty one dollars and one
half and one Sorrell mare and one Bed and one Gun

                                                   I give unto
my daughter Mary Wiggins One Bed and furniture 

                                                   Then it is my
will and desire that the residue of my Estate be equally di-
vided between my daughter Mary Wiggins and my Son Martin De-
witt excepting a Cupboard, a Coffee, Mill, and jug or Canis-
ter which I give to my daughter Mary Wiggins

                                              I nominate and
appoint Jefse Wiggins to be Executor to this my last will
and Testament In Witnefs whereof I have hereunto set my hand
and Seal this Twenty first day of February in the year of our
Lord One thousand eight hundred and Eleven In the presence of

                                              his
Andrew Paul                             Thomas X Dewitt
James Stuart                                  mark


Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 67
Original Will Missing
Recorded April 8, 1811
Thos. Harllee Ordinary
Roll No. 202


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