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Transcribed by Francine Jones, 3 Jun 2001




                                  WILL OF

                        RICHARD J. SCARBOROUGH

The State of South Carolina)
                           )
   Marion District         )

   I, Richard J. Scarborough of the District of Marion and state aforesaid

being of sound and disposing mind, memory, and understanding do make, pub-

lish, and declare the following as my last will and testament

First: I, direct all my just debts to be paid

Second, if, I Shall leave a child or children, or the ifsue of of a child

or children surviving me I. order and direct the following dispositun of my

whole estate to wit, The Sum of Five hundred dollars to be annually paid to

my wife Susanah -J. Scarborough during her natural life provided she Shall

remain a widow the said annuity to cease and determine on her marriage, the

rest and residue of my Estate to descend to and vest absolutely in any child

or Children or the ifsue of a deceased Child or Children which .. may leave

living at the time of my death - to be divided among them if more than one or

as to Set off to the ifsue of a deceased Child the Share the Parent would

have been entitled to if living

Thirdly.  If at the time of my decease I. Shall leave no child, children, or

their ifsue surviving me as provided in the second clause of this my will then

I order and direct my whole estate after the payment of my just debts to be

equally divided among and between the following Persons, to wit, my wife

Susanah J. Scarborough, David S. Henry, John H. Walsh, Adisen Walsh, and

Sarah Walsh, the Share of each to vest in him or her absolutely and forever.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this the     day

of   in the year of our. Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three

Signed, Sealed, Published and declared      ) R. J. Scarborough (SEAL)
                                            )
as and for the last will and testament of   )
                                            )
Richard J. Scarborough/in our presence who have hereunto    )
                                            )
Signed our names as witnefses in the pre-   )
                                            )
sence of the Said Richard J. & of each other)
                                            )
The words "in our presence interlined       )

J R McQueen
Ervin Godbold
C.B.Brown
Recorded in Will Book 2, Page 177
Sworn to Octr. 3rd, 1854
E. B. Wheeler, Ordinary
Roll No. 1124

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