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Transcribed by Francine Jones, 15 March 2001

Will of

THOMAS HARLLEE SR.

State of South Carolina ) In the Name of God Amen. Marion District ) Know all men by these presents that I Thomas Harllee Sr. of the State and District aforesaid, being well in body and of sound and disposing mind and memory thanks be unto God for the same, but calling to mind that it is appointed for ale men once to die, do make constitute and ordain the following Instrument of writing to be and Contain my last wile and Testament. (To Wit) Item. First of all I recommend my soul to Almighty God who gave it and my body after my decease I wish to be buried in a decent Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors herein after named And as it concerns the worldly Goods and property that it has been pleased God to blefs me with I give bequeath and devise in the following manner (to Wit)--- In the first place it is my Wile and desire that ale my just debts shale be paid. Secondly. I give bequeath and devise unto my beloved Wife Anna Harllee ale the household and Kitchen furniture that she was pofsefsed of in her own right previous to our marriage, that may at this be on remaining Also one bay Horse named Bale and 1 Spotted horse named Span, Also Six cows and Calves and ten head of young Cattle, to be at her own disposal. I also lend to my two Executors herein after named the following property (To Wit) One Negroe Man named Caesar & his wife named Rena and her three children Drusilea Giles & John with the exception of Giles & John to be delivered to my Son William Harllee when he arrives at the age of Twenty One Years as hereafter bequeathed, I also loan to my Executors as before One negroe woman named Dina and her two children (to wit) One negroe woman named Hannah and one Negroe boy Sol, and Hannahs & Child Mariah, the negroe boy Sol to be delivered to my Son Robert Harllee when he arrives at the age of Twenty One Years; I also loan as aforesaid to my Executors One negroe man named Aaron One negroe man named Buck and one negroe man Adam,. All the property above loaned to my Executors is at their discretion for the maintainance and support of my Wife Anna Harllee and after maintaining and supporting my said wife Anna Harllee in a decent manner at the discretion of my Executors then any balance that may arise from the work or hire of said Negroes, to pafs into my surplus property. Thirdly, I give bequeath and devise unto my beloved Son John Harllee One Negroe man named Abrame Also one sorrel Horse called Cofer, also 1 Bridle & saddle and all the notes and accounts that he is due to me or that I have paid for him also 1 Bed and furniture to him his heirs and afsigns forever, Fourthly I give bequeath and devise unto my beloved Daughter Anna McNeill Three Hundred & fifty Dolears, to her heirs and afsigns forever, Fifthly, I loan to my beloved daughter Elizabeth Bethea during her natural life and no longer the following Negroes, (To wit) One Negroe Woman named Tilda One negroe girl named Nancy and one negroe girl named Sophia with their future increase said Negroes at the death of my said Daughter, with their future increase to go to the lawfule heirs of her body and I leave my Two Executors herein after named as trustees of said property for the use and behoof of my said grand children after the death of said Daughter, to be dvided among them share and share alike, to them and their heirs and afsigns forever. Sixthly, I give bequeath and devise unto my beloved Son David S Harllee One Negroe man named Joe One Negroe boy named Stephen and after the decease of my Wife I give and bequeath to my son David S. Harllee aforesaid One negroe man named Aaron, I also give my Said Son David S. Harllee One Bed and furniture and Ten head of Cattle, I also give to my grand child James Jacob Harllee son of David S Harllee One negroe boy named Alford (son of Ufsa) ale of Which property is to be given to my said son David S. Harllee at my decease except Aaron as above stated which he is to receive at the death of my Wife to him his heirs and afsigns forever, Seventhly, I give bequeath and devise unto my beloved Son Thomas Harllee Jr. One Negroe Man named Bob and One Negore Man named Henry and the following tract of land (to wit) commencing on my line on the road that lends to mars Bluff near John Ropers field thence along said road towards the Bridge untile it comes to the melting House Branch (which is also the dividding line between David S. Harllees land and Thomas Harllee Jr land) thence down said branch into the River thense up the River to my line thence along my line to the mouth of the mile branch thence on the West side of said mile Branch to high Water mark until it goes to the fork of said branse over the road thence along the South prong of said branch and from the head of said Branch to strike the deviding line between me and Mr. Proctor near the path that pafses from the cashway road to John Hairgrove’s, thence along my lines to the road at the beginning place near John Ropers field, including the last purchase I made of Stephn Gibsons which includes Grooms Bay I also give to my said Son Thomas Harllee One Bed and furniture and three cows and calves, to him his heirs and afsigns forever, I also give my Son Thomas Harllee four acres over the Bridge adjoining the Bridge, for its use. Item, I loan to my Executors herein after named for the Special use and behoof of my son Peter Harllee the following property (To Wit) Four Negroes. (Viz) One negroe woman named Jin and her three Children Moses, Caleb, and Dick, Also ale the lands that I own on the N. E. Side of Little Pee Dee River that lies below the lightwood not Branch, except what is heretofore given for the use of the bridge viz. four acres on it this Bridge adjoining the bridge which is given to my Son Thomas Harllee Also One bed and furniture and four cows and calves or their value in other cattle, all of which property is left for the maintainance of my said son Peter Harllee and when my Executors shall think that my son Peter Harllee shale come and stay perfectly in his senses, then so long as he is perfectly sane they my Executors shale diliver the property aforementioned to my said son Peter Harllee to him his heirs and afsigns forever, otherwise should they not think him at any time in his senses or should he be deemed not So then this property to be hired and rented out for his benefit by my Executors at their discretion. Ninthly I give bequeath and devise unto my beloved son Robert Harllee One Negroe boy named Sol when he arrives at the age of Twenty One Years and at the death of my wife Anna Harllee I also give my son Robert Harllee One Negroe Woman named Hannah and her child Mariah with their future increase It is also wile and desire that Robert Harllee Shale be Educated as a Physician and attend lectures until he is properly qualified as a Doctor of Medicine and the expenses to come out of my surplus property which is undivided, To him his heirs and afsigns forever, Tenthly. I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved Daughter Harriet Harllee the Six foleowing Negroes (To Wit) Sarah with her five children (To Wit) Usea Dublin John Frank & Andrew, and their future increase also 1 Sorrel mare One bed & furniture and 2 Cows & Calves - To her and the Heirs of her body forever. Eleventh, I give devise and bequeath unto my beloved Son William Harllee when he Two Negroes/is the age of Twenty One Years the two foleowing negroes Giles & John and at the Death of my wife Anna Harllee I give him the foleowing Negores Caesar Rena & Drusilla with their future increase. I also give my son William Harllee the foleowing tract of Land adjoing and lying above the lands already givn to Thomas Harlee Jr. beginning on the West Side of the Mile Branch at high Water mark thence along said branch untile it forks thence along the South Fork of said branch to the head thence along Thomas Harllee Jr line untile it intersects with the dividng line between Mr. Proctor and myself thence along my lines back to the beginning near the mouth of the mile Branch. Two Cows & Calves and 1 Bed and furniture to him his heirs and afsigns forever, Twelthly. It is my wile and desire that ale my surplus Estate shale be sold and ale debts due to me to be collected by my Sons Davis S Harllee & Thomas Harllee and for their trouble in collecting my debts they are to have the use of the same for three years after my death free of Interest, and after ale my Just debts are paid and legacies paid out then at the Expirated of the three years above mentioned then ale the Balance remaining I wish divided among my Nine Children Share and Share alike (To Wit) John Harllee Anna McNeile Elizabeth Bethea David S. Harllee Thomas Harllee Jr Peter Harllee Robert Harllee Harriet Harllee & William Harllee Share and Share alike--- Thirteenth. It is also my wile and desire that if any of my children heretofore named Should die wst leaving no lawfule ifsue of their body then the properly bequeathed to them to return back and be divided between my living Children share and share alike And Lastly, I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my beloved Sons David S Harllee & Thomas Harllee Jr Executors to this my last wile and testament and I do herbyrevoke and disannul ale other wills by me here tofore made and ratifying and confirming this to be and contain my last Wile and Testament. In Witnefs Whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal the Twenty third day of September in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Six and in the fifty first year of the Independence of the United States of America. The word when he in 33d line 2d page inter- ) Thos Harllee Sen’r (SEAL) ) lined before afsigned the word no in 3d line)____ ) between leaving & lawfull put- in before afsigned ) )__ Signed Sealed Published Pronounced and declared to be )__ )____) and Contain his last wile and Testament in the presence of ) )__ us who were called on as witnefses to the same & in presence ) ) of the Testator and in the Presence of each other at the ) ) Testators request-- ) Herod Stackhouse John T McRae David Campbell CODICIL TO THE FOREGOING WILL Be it know that I Thomas Harllee maker of the foregoing Will wishing to alter a small part of my will do the same by this Codicil, vis - It is my will and desire that the negroe boy John Sarahs Son heretofore givn to my Daughter Harriet Harllee I give and bequeath to my Son Robert Harllee I also give to my Son Robert Harllee One hundred Dolears out of my Surplus property in order to purchase him a Horse. It is also my Wile and desire that at Twelve months after my death all The monies That are collected over paying The bequest heretofore given be divided as heretofore bequeathed, I also nominate constitute and appoint Malcom McInnis as an Executor with my two sons David S. Harllee & Thomas Harllee Jr. before named in my will. In witnefs whereof I have hereunto set my hand to this the codicil of my last Wile and testament this 3d day of February in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred & Twenty Seven and in the fifty first year of American Independence Thos. Harllee Sen (SEAL) Signd Seald pronounced & Declared ) ) In the presence of us --- ) ) David McInnis Thomas Bridges ) ) Herod Stackhouse ) Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 183 Recorded June 10, 1829 Roll No. 340

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