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Transcribed by Donali Howell, 22 May 2001


                              WILL OF

                           DANIEL STONE

South Carolina

In the name of God Amen

I Daniel Stone of Marrion district in the Said State Being of sound mind

and memory do make and ordain this my Last will and testament hereby Re-

voking all former wills by me made

It is my desire that all my Just debts be paid---

I give to my beloved wife Elisabeth two hundred acres of my Land aJoining

James Harrells Land the upper part of the Land that I now Live on and hir

choise of my Beds and Bedstids and the Funiture of Said Bed I also Give

And Bequeethe unto hir choise of one horse and my Rideing chare one third

of my Kitchen firniture I also Leave unto hir one thousand Dollars at hir

dicresion and at the Expireation of Fore Years I give unto hir one thousand

dollars more if she survives to that time I allso advise my Executors to

Build hir good comfortable dwelling house & necesary out Building I allso

advise my  Executors to furnish hir with a sofisiant necesary & provisions

the term of Four Years if hir child Lives From my decese I allso give hir

hir choise of two cows & calves and one half of the gees I also Lend to

my Daughter a negro Girl named Ginne if She lives to surviv to the age of

Eighteen Years said Gin is to be hirn For Ever with hir futur increase

if She dies before She marreys or arives to the age of Eighteen the Said

Gin is to be sold & the money propriated to the Rest of my Estate I advise

that; part of personal Estate; be sold on a short credit to pay my Just

& Lawfull debts, I also advise that my negrose Be sold on a credit of

fore Years; I also advise that my Lands & tiniments be sold at private or

publick Sales to the best advantage  I also advise after all Just debts

and Expenses be paid that the Balance of the money be put to Intrest;my

Little daughter that I have by my wife Elisabeth Being abaught Fore months

oald not named I advise she be put to school and soported -----------

decantly as soon as She aRives to proper age to go to school  If my wife

Elisabeth shold have a child or children within the term of nine months af-

ter my Decease I Request that it or they be Likewise Schooled and soported as

the other if no other child or children if they shold marry or a Rive to the 

age of nineteen years oald I Give & beqweth unto hir or others if there shold

be ary; all my Estate after Giveing Leonard white three Hundred dollars in


DANIEL STONE'S WILL PAGE 2

schooling if he Lives; to be Equally divided if she or they shold Dy be-

fore marring or aRiveing to the age of nineteen  I advise that seven

Years intrest. of the money be put to the use of the schooling of the

pore children in this inhabitance then the Residue of the money; to be 
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Equally devided Between my beloved wife Elisabeth if she is survive*g and

my Farther & Mothers heirs in Law--

        I constitute and apoint my Friend Dottson Stone and Henry Eaddy

Executors of this my Last will and Testament -------

                                    witness my hand and seal this twelfth

day of OCtober in the Year of our Lord one Eight hundred and twenty two

Signed published and declared by the )              D Stone (SEAL)
                                     )
testator as his Last will -----      )
                                     )
In presants of                       )

Bryan West

Francis Johnson

Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 236

Recorded Feby 26, 1833

E. B. Wheeler, Ordy M. D.

Roll No. 715


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