David Jackson, 6 March 2001
Will of Owen Jackson (1772-1854). Transcribed by David Jackson.
South Carolina, Marion District
I, Owen Jackson, of the state and district above mentioned, do make this my
last will and testament, making void all former wills by me at any time made.
1st.- It is my desire that my body shall be buried in a Christian like manner
and that my funeral and all other of my just debts shall be paid.
2nd.- It is my desire that my wife, Diley, and my daughter, Elizabeth, shall
jointly have the use of the following property during their natural lives and
that the survivor of the other shall have the exclusive rights of said
property during her natural life, The parcel of land on which I now live with
two hundred acres to be cut off from my track of land called the Bay Place
next adjoining the land on which I now live together with all the estate of
horses, hogs, cattle and sheep that I shall not hereafter give away with all
the farming tools, household and kitchen furniture.
3rd.- It is my wish that my son, Ervin, shall have the tract of land called
the Grassy Bay Track, one horse bridle and saddle and at the death of my
wife, Diley, and daughter, Elizabeth, he shall have all the lands that I have
given to them.
4th.- It is my desire that the balance of the land call the Bay Land shall be
equally divided between the following married children; Ann, Harriet, Martha,
Sarah Ann and lawful heirs of the body of my daughter, Lucinda. If she should
never have lawful issue to live then that would be theirs to be equally
divided between my four children mentioned under this hand.
I do nominate and constitute Lisias Stackhouse and my son, Ervin Jackson, as
executors of this my last will and testament. In witness where I have
hereunto set my hand and seal this October 20th, eighteen hundred and
Signed in the presence of us who are witnesses to the same at the request of
the testator and in the presence of each other and in the presence of the
Wesley Stackhouse his
Lucritia Stackhouse Owen x Jackson
Aaron Proctor mark
By E. B. Wheeler, ordinary, the last will of Owen Jackson was committed to
probate in solemn form by the oaths of the three above signed subscribing
witnesses this 14th day of November 1854.
E. B. Wheeler
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