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Transcribed by Donali Howell, 4 Jun 2001


                                    WILL OF

                                MARY FOXWORTH

In the name of God amen I Mary Foxworth of Marion Destrict in the state

of south Carolina being week in body but sound in mind and memory blefsed 

be god for his abundant mercyes so graciously bestowed on me and calling

to mind the mortality of this body and that it is appointed for all men

once to die do make ordain and constitute this my last will and testament

but first of all I commit my spirit unto the hands of god who gave it noth-

ing doubting but I shall recieve the same again at the last day and be re-

united in soul and body by the amaising power of almighty God: as for my

body I commit the same to the Earth to be decently Entered Chrstian form

and bureial at the decresion of my Executors here under mentioned and as

for such worldly goods as it hath pleased god to endow me with I do hereby

despose of in manner and form following that is to say after paying and

satesfying all my just Debts and funaral Charges which I leave to the Descre-

sion and integrety of my Executors and as it was the Desire of Jobe Foxworth

se., my husband that this negroPride my servant should have his freedom

the remaider of his live after my Death and as the said negro Pride has been

a very obedient servant to me and for the Desiar and request of the said

Jobe Foxworth and the faithfulness and obedience of the said negro Pride

I do give the said negro Pride his freedom after my Death and that the said

negro Pride shall not beome a charge to the publick I do give unto the said

negro Pride one hundred dollars at my Death and I do hereby nominate con-

stitute and ordain or appoint my son Jobe Foxworth and Abner Legett to be

my true and lawfull Executors to this my last will and testament ratifying

and confering and no other to be my last will or testament hereby Designing

revoking and disanuling all orther wills or testaments what so ever in tes-

temony here of the aforesaid Mary Foxworth have here unto set my hand and

seal this the fifteenth of June one thousand Eight hundred and sixteen

Signed sealed published and declared
                                                              her
in the presents of me                                 Mary Fox X worth (SEAL)
                                                             marke
David Legett
Levi Legett

Recorded in Will Book 2, Page 48
Recorded Sept. 30, 1841
Roll No. 292


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