Mary Lewis, 9 March 2001
The Last Will and Testament of Flora McDonald Roll No 605
In the name of God Amen, I Florah McDonald of the State of South Carolina
and Marrion(sic) District considering the frailty of Human nature and the
certainty of death, but being of Sound mind and memory do on this the
Twentieth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred
and Thirty Eight Publish and declare my last Will and Testament in form and
manner following. Viz.
First I give and bequeath unto my Grand Children being the Heirs of Margaret
McDonald Five Hundred Dollars to be equally divided among them.
Secondly I give and bequeath to my son Alexander McLeod Five Dollars
Thirdly I give and bequeath to my son James McLeod Five Dollars.
Fourthly I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Manila McEachern and the
heirs of her body my negro woman Hannah and all my stock of sheep.
Fifthly I give and bequeath unto my Grand Sons being the heirs of Katharine
McCormick one Half of all of the money that will be on hand after the afore
mentioned sum is paid over to the Heirs of Margaret McDonald Alexander McLeod
and James McLeod.
Sixthly I Give and bequeath unto my daughter Katherine McCormick the other
half of all the money that shall be on hand and also I Give and bequeath unto
my said daughter Katharine McCormick all my stock of horses cattle and hogs
and all my beds and bed furniture with all my household and kitchen furniture
farming-tools and all my crop of every description that shall be on hand at
my death also my cart and all the pork or bacon that shall be found on the
place wheron I resided and also I Give and bequeath unto my said Daughter
Katharine McCormick all my wearing apparrel of every discription and I do
herin name and appoint my son-in law Neill McCormick Executor to this my last
will and Testament, the day and yr. before written In testimony whereof I
have here as set my hand and seal, Signed Sealed and Published in presence
Arch.d McKellar Flora McDonald
This will is in the Probate Office in Marion, S.C.
Edward B. Wheeler(?) Judge of the Court of Ordinary requested apprasial of
the estate June 3, 1844.
Submitted by Mary A. Lewis
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