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Transcribed by Francine Jones, 12 May 2001


WILL   OF

JOB FOXWORTH


      In the Name of God Amen  I Job Foxworth of Marion District and 

State of South Carolina Being in perfect mind and Memory but

Calling to my Recollection that it is appointed for all men

Once to Die do make and Constitue this my Last will and tes-

tament in the following manner first I Give my soul to God

who Gave it me and my Body to be Buried in a Christian Manner

at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter mentioned and as

to What worldly Goods it hath pleased God to Blefs me with I

will and Bequeath in the following manner that is to say af-

ter paying my Just Debts and Funeral Charges  I Give unto my

Beloved wife Mary Foxworth During her Natural life or Widow-

hood as followeth the plantation or track of Land on which 

I now live with all my Stock of Every kind Belonging to said

plantation after Reserveing Three Cows and Calves apeace for

my two Children that is-Now Single Henry Foxworth and Judy 

Foxworth also one other plantation on the Other Side of Cat-

fish Creek  whereon my Negro fellow Friday now liveth with my

Stock of Every kind Belonging to Said plantation also Nine

Negros Named Friday and Vilet Lava Jim & Frank marshel and

Harry Jinney and Chance together with all my household Fur-

niture and plantation tolls with all the Ready-money that I

may have at my Desease also all the money that may be Due

to me at my Dissease by notes Bonds or accom/tis after Reser-

veing two feather Beds and Furniture one for my son Henry

Foxworth and one for my Daught Judy Foxworth it Being in full

of her portion of my Estate  Itim I give and bequeath unto my

son Apsolum Foxworth all that plantation or track of Land

Land Lying on the N..E Side of Catfish with all the land on

that side of said Creek which I have in pofsefsion whereon

my Negro fellow Friday now lives Last Given and bequeathed

to my wife to Be in Faill prfsifsion of sait plantation at

my wifes  Deseace also all the stock of Every Kind Belonging 

to Said plantation also One Negro man Named Friday & one


JOB FOXWORTH'S WILL  Page 2

Negro man Named Frank to Be in full pofsefsion of said Negros

At my wifes Desease also I have Delivd two Negros to said

Son Apsolum by the hand before witnefs Named thus Jethro &

Tempa  It is my will that the Delivery Shall Stand good in

Law them their Ifsue and increafs to him and to his heirs

for Ever  Itim I Give and Bequeath unto my son-Henry Foxworth

three Cows and Calves with one Feather bed and Furniture to

Be in pofsefsion of at my Desease also one half of my stock

of  Every Knid also one half of my household Goods and Fur-

niture also One half of my plantation tools. To be in pofsef-

sion of at my wife Desease also I have Delivered also I have

Deliverd Seven Negroes by the hand of my said son Henry be-

Fore witnefs and it is my will that the Gift Shall Stand Good

In Law the Negros Give is jim and Calander Tom & Jack Major

& Sall & Sam. as the last part of his portion Itim I give and

Bequeath unto my Son Job Foxworth the plantation Whereon I

now live With all the Lands joining to Said plantation on

this side of  of Catfish Creek which I am in pofsefsion of

also one half of my stock of Every Kind also one half of

my house hold Goods and Furniture with one half of my plan-

tation Tools that may be left on said plantation at my wife 

Desease to Be in full pofsefsion of at my wife Death also I

Have Delivd my Said Son Job seven Negroes by the hand before

Witnefs Named Lewa & Hannah Harry Hector & Cain Vilet & Jeth-

ro it is my will that the Gift Shall Stand Good in Law as

the Last part of his portion Itim I Give to my Daughter Re-

baka Jones two Negroes-Named Lyd and Ben being Delivd by the

hand before witnefs to her and to the Lawfull heirs of her

Body for Ever Itim I Give to my Daughter pemmy middleton one

Shilling Streling to be paid her at my Defease or upon De-

mand as the Last part of her portion  Itim I have Given and

Delivd by the Hand to my Daughter mary Anderson one Negro

Boy Named Orison and it is my will that the Gift Shall Stand

Good in Law  Itim I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Delily


JOB FOXWORTH'S WILL  PAGE 3

Legget One Shilling Sterling to be paid her at my Desease or

upon Demand-as the Last part of her portion  Itim I Give to

my Daughter Levicey Smith one Hundred Dollars worth to be

paid of Stock to be paid her at my wife Desease out of the

Stock that may be left on the plantation whereon I now live

as the Last part of her portion  Itim I Have Delivd to my

Daughter Judy Foxworth three Negros by the hand before wit-

nefs Named Needy Nancy & Lucy and it is my will that the

Gift Shall Stand Good in Law also three Cows and Calves 

with One feather Bed and Furniture to be in pofsefsion of at

my Desease as the Last part of her portion  Itim I Give and

bequeath unto my two Grand Children Abigal and Martha God-

Bold One Negro Girl apiece Lotte I Give and bequeath unto

Abigal Godbold Isbel I give and Bequeath unto Martha God-

bold in full of their Mother portion  Itim I Give and be-

queath unto my three Children Named Apsolum Foxworth Rebecka

Jones and mary Anderson five Negros Named thus Marshel Chance 

& Jenney Vilet & Meriah the aforesaid five Negros to be im-

mediately Equelly Devided Between my three Children at my

wifes Desease as the Last part of their portion it is my

will that the Ready money or Notes Bonds or accompts that

my wife may Have in her pofsefsion that she may at her De-

fsease  Give it to Whom She thinks proper or Despose of it 

as She pleaseth and I Do hereby appoint my Beloved wife mary

Foxworth Executrix and my son Job Foxworth and James Johnson

Executors to this my last will and Testament-Revokeing all

Other wills and Confirming this Only in witnefs Whereof I

Have hereunto Set my hand and seal this 21as Day of July one

thousand Eight Hundred and Nine and in the 34year of Ameri-

cas Independency and in the presence of) 
                                       )      his
Willis Conner                          )  Job X Foxworth  (SEAL)
Clemand Lucas                          )      mark
Andres White                           )

Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 53
Sworn to August 19, 1809
Ja.McKee, Ordy
Role No. 265


Note:  The Probate papers gives further information on
spouses of daughters as:

Daughter: Martha, deceased, wife of David Godbold and mother of
  Abigal and Martha Godbold.

Daughter Penny, wife of Martin Middleton

Daughter Delilah, wife of James Leggett

Daughter Levicey, wife of Malcolm Smith

Buying items at the Estate Sale was a David Jones, possibly husband
of the daughter listed ad Rebeka Jones.

Also buying items at the sale was Clabourn Anderson, possibly the 
husband of daughter named Mary Anderson.

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