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Transcribed by Francine Jones, 23 May 2001


          

                                  WILL OF

                           LEWIS HARRELSON

State of South Carolina Marion District

In the name of God Amen I Lewis Harrelson of the aforesaid through the

abundant mercy of God though weak in body yet of a Sound & perfect mind

& understanding do constitute this to be my last will and testament and

desire that it may be taken as such  First I give to my loving wife Jean

the house & plantation whereon I now live & one negro winch named Jude her

lifetime or widowhood in default of which to my son Hugh Harralson 2ndly

To my daughter Isbill Ford one negroe fellow named Jack Thirdly all the

rest of my property to be equally divided amongst all the rest of my chil-

dren I do constitute and appoint Jefse Bethea George Ford Benjamin Lewis

and James Ford Executors of this my last will and Testament and trustees

for my wife & children In witnefs whereunt I have my hand and Seal this

02th day of May 1804.

                                            Lewis Harralson (SEAL)

Fifty dollars out of this my Estate to Scool my 3 sons namely Jese Harral-

son Solomon Harralson & Hugh Harralson

State of So Carolina) Personly appeared before Jefse Bethea one of the
                    )
Marion District     ) Justess of the Quorum for sd Dist Frances Taylor &

after being by me duly sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God saith

that the last will and testament of Lewis Harralson was his will as he told

her on his death bed all but one Negro Gairl Luce that he wanted his son Hue

to have her & all the Stock & property that he had left his wife at her death

or marriage day & James Ford to have Jack at his mothers death likewise the

deed of Gift that he had given to Lewis Huggins he wanted to be good & it

was his will
                                                     her
Sworn to before me this                       Frances X Taylor 
                                                     mark
25th day of May 1804

Jefse Bethea

Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 272

Original Will Missing

Recorded June 8th, 1805

Roll No. 376                                     
        

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