Roberta Hayes King, 14 March 2000
In the name of God Amen. I Kezia Roberts of the State of South Carolina
Marion District being of Sound Mind Memory and understanding do make declare
and Ordain this to be my last Wile and Testament revoking ale others at any
time heretofore be me made Impremis. I wile that ale my Funeral Expenses
----------- just debts be paid as Spedily as possible.
Item. To my beloved son Henry Davis I give and bequeath the The following
Negroes. Named Nearoe, Byner, Seburn, Harry, Susanah and Christiana with ale
their future increase together with my Lands, Stock of every Kind and ale my
house-hold furniture to him and his Heirs forever But Should my Son Henry
Davis d-- ----ing no Lawful Ifsue then in that Case it is my Wile that the
first four Mentioned, named Nearoe Byner, Seburn and Harry with ale their
Increase, to return and be divided among My Surveveing Children Children with
my two Grand Children. Frances Janett and David Williams Davis Share and
Lastly I do Nominate Constitute and appoint my Son Henry and My
Friend John C. Davis my Executors to this my last Wile and Testament. Witnefs
my hand and Seal this twenty first of July in the year of our Lord One
Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty three and in the Forty Eight year of
Signed Seal'd and acknowledged) Kezia Roberts
in the presence of------- )
Thos G Britton )
Wm H Greaves )
John C. Davis )
Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 200
Recorded June 13th 1829.
Roll No. 699
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