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Transcribed by Donali Howell, 30 May 2001


                                WILL OF

                             FLORA McKAY

State of South Carolina )  Know all personsby. these presents. that I
                        )
Marion District         )  Flora McKay of the State and District aforesaid

being weak in body. but perfect in mind and Knowing that ale persons have

once to die I constitute and make this my last wile and testament and de-

siring that it may be received by ale as such. I most humbly commit my Soul

to God who gave it desiring his most. gracious acceptance of it through

the ale prevailing merits of his Son. Jesus Christ as he God liveth to make

Intercefs on for returning Penitence in this hope and Confidence I render

up my Soul with Comfort. praying the most Gracious Trinity One God to pre-

pare me for. the time of my difsolution, having these thoughts in mind. I

first dispose and bequeath. my Soul to God who gave it. and my body to the

dust from whence it Came I then dispos of my,Earthly Property (as follows).

In the first place I. wish ale my Just debts paid. Seccondly I give and be-

queath to my bloved Son John McKay One Negro Girl named Rose. I then give

unto my Grandson Gilbert Warren McKay. On Negro Negro Boy William. I then

give and bequeath into my Grand Daughter Flora Ann McKay One Hector McKay

Daughter. One negro Girl named Sarah. also Two Hundred Dolears in Cash. and

One bed and furniture I also Give and bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Flora

Ann McKay (John McKay.s Daughter) One bed and furniture.

I then give and bequeath unto My Daughter Jane Bethea Tw Dolears I then 

Give and bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Flora Jane Bethea. One Bed and Fur-

niture I then give and bequeath unto my son Archie McKay Two Doloars. I then

give and bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Elizabeth Jane McKay. One Bed and

furniture I then give and bequeath unto my neise Barbara McAlister On fea-

ther Bed  a Double Blanket and Two Cows & calves, My wile is then that ale

the Balance of my Property be Equally Dvided bethwan John McKay Jane Be-

thea Arche McKay & Flora Ann McKay (Hectors Daughter. and lastly I Constitute

and appoint my beloved Sons John McKay & Arche McKay Executors to this my

last wile and Testament.. In Witnefs whereof I hereunto set my hand and Seal

this 1st day of Oct in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundrid &

thirty Two. & in the fifty Six & Seventh of the Independence of the United

States of America


FLORA McKAY'S WILL PAGE 2

Sighned Sealed and delivered in presence of
                                                    hir
Thomas Harllee                                 Flora X McKay (SEAL)
                                                    mark
Daniel McInnis

Herod Stackhous

Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 230

Recorded July 29th, 1833

E. B. Wheeler Ordinary

Roll No. 586½


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