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Transcribed by Francine Jones, 19 May 2001


 
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                            WILL OF

                      fREDERICK Jones

In the name of God Amen I Fredrick Jones of Marion District

State of South Carolina being in perfect health of Body and

of perfect mind and memory--thanks be given unto God Calling

unto mind the mortality of my Body and knowing that it is

Appointed for all men Once to die do make and ordain this my

last Will and Testment that is to say Principally and first

of All I give and recommend My Soul in to the hand of Al-

mighty God that Gave it And my Body I recommend to the earth

to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of

my Executors nothing doubting but at the General resurrection

I Shall receive the Same again by the Mighty power of God and/as

tuching Such worldly Estate where with it has been pleased God

to blefs me in this life I give demise and dispose of the same

in the following manner and form - - - - -

First I give And bequeath to Nancy my dearly beloved wife dur-

ing hir natural life the Use of the Plantation where I now

reside And four negroes one man named Cuff one Girl named

Hanah & Two Boys Minca and Bill I Also Give to my beloved Wife

one Feather Bed & Ferniture Two Mars three Cows And Calves the

one half of my Stock of hogs five head of Sheep And one third

of my housewhold And Kitchen Ferniture - - - - - - - - -

Also I Give to my well beloved daughter Mary Lane Two Feather

Beds Stock of Cattle Sheep and hogs which She has in pofsefsion

and at the deceas of My beloved wife a negroe Girl named Hanah- -

Also I Give to my well beloved daughter Prudance Stephenson the

Stock of Cattle And Sheep that has ben delivered to hir &

Two Feather Beds & Ferniture that is in hir pofsefsion and

at the deceas of My beloved Wife a negroe Boy named Minca - - -

Also I Give to my well beloved Son Briant Jones on Feather 

Bed and Ferniture which he has in pofsefsion And at the deceas

of my beloved Wife one negroe Boy named Bille

Also I Give to my well beloved daughter Marthea Jones one Negroe

Boy named Buff one Feather Bed and Ferniture which she has in


FREDERICK JONES' WILL PAGE 2

pofsefsion And the Stock of cattle Claimed by hir - - - - - -

Also I Give to my will beloved daughter Charity Jones one

Negroe Woman named Judah and hir Girl Child named Tiller one

Feather Bed & Ferniture and Six head of Sheep and the Stock

of Cattle Claimed by hir & one half of the gees - - - - -

Also I Give to my will beloved daughter Anna Jones one Negroe

Woman named Mary and hir Boy Child named Tom one Feather Bed

and Furniture And the Stock of Cattle Claimed by hir and

one half of the gees

Also I Give to My well beloved Son Robert Jones one negroe

Boy named Bob one Tract of Land Containing three hundred and

fifty acres Situate on the N. W. prong of the big Bay of the

Myrtle Spring one Feather Bed and ferniture one Puter Dish

and half Dz plates--- Also I Give to my well beloved Son Step-

hen Jones Two Tracts of Land Situate on the west side of Cat-

fish Containing in the whole Two hundred and nine acres Ori-

ginally Granted to me one negroe Boy named London and after

the deceas of My beloved Wife one negroe man named Cuff one

Cow And Calf one Puter Dish & half Dz plates Also I Give to

my well beloved Son---Thomas Jones one negroe Boy named Cooper

one Feather Bed & Ferniture one Puter Dish & half Dz plats And

after the deceas of my well beloved Wife the plantation where 

I now reside  Also I Give to my surviving heirs all and singular

the Property & Interest of Every discription that I may be pof-

sefsed of at the time of my deceas the property above mention-

ed Excepted to be equally devided Shere and Shere Alike

And I Constitue make And ordain My Two Sons Breant Jones and

Thomas Jones And James G Crawford My Executors of this my last

Will and Testament And I do hereby utterly disallow revoke

and disannul all and every other former Testament Wills Lega-

cies bequests And Executors by me in Any wise before named willed

and bequeathed ratifying and Cnfirming this And no Other to be

my last Will And Testament

       In Witnefs where of I have hereunto Set my hand And Seal

this ninth day of April in the year of Our Lord one thousand


FREDERICK JONES' WILL PAGE 3

Eight hundred and nineteen

Signed Sealed Published Pronounced and  )
                                        )
declared by the Said Fredrick Jones as  )
                                        )
his last Will and Testament in the pre- )
                                        )  Frederick Jones (SEAL)
sence of us who in his presence and in  )
                                        )
the presence of Each Other have hereto  )
                                        )
Subscribed our names                    )

Tho Godbold

Silas A. Owens

Sarah Godbold

Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 135

Recorded May 27, 1829

Roll No. 412

        

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