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Contributed by Francine Jones, 18 Feb 2000

This is the will of Ann (Batchelor) Munnerlyn, the widow of Capt. Benjamin Munnerlyn. I hand copied this will from Film No. 5337, Part 6, LDS Library, titled COPIES FROM S.C. VITAL RECORDS, 1770 -1870.

South Carolina
Marion District
In the name of God, Amen.  I Ann Munnerlyn of the 
District and State aforesaid do make this my last will and testament. being of sound 
disposing mind and memory.  I wish my body decently buried after death; and my soul I 
recommend to the guardian and merciful care of my Creator.  My worldly goods I dispose 
of in the manner following.  I give to Abram G. Davis and David Gibson the money arising 
from the debts due me by note for nine-hundred dollars due the 1st day of January 1847 
and interest from the first of January last and one note for two hundred and fifty 
dollars due as above and drawing interest as above To hold in trust for the benefit of 
my two grandchildren, Eliza Richardson and David Wilson Richardson (that is to say) 
the said two grandchildren Eliza and David to receive the interest annually after 
my death that may arise from the money above mentioned and all other money that 
I may die possessed of during their natural lives; and at their death it is my 
will wish and (unreadable word) that the money above mentioned be equally divided 
among their lawful children; and I do hereby give and bequeath my said 
granddaughter Eliza Richardson all my household furniture.  And I do hereby nominate, 
constitute and appoint my friends the said Abram G. Davis and David Gibson executors 
of this my last will and testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto affixed my 
hand and seal this fifteenth day of February, eighteen hundred and forty-four and 
sixty-eight of American Independence.
                                      Ann Munnerlyn  (LS)
Signed, sealed published and declared in our presence.
Hardy M. Richardson
Andrew C. White
John E. Collins
Sworn statement of Hardy M Richardson attesting that he saw 
Ann Munnerlyn sign this document, 6 Nov 1848.
                                      Edward B. Wheeler
                                      Ordinary of Marion County, SC

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