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Transcribed by Victoria Proctor, 17 March 2000

WILL OF HENRY WILLIAMS

In The name of God, Amen. I Henry Williams of Marion District and State of 
South Carolina, being weak in body but of sound disposing mind and memory do 
make this my last will and testament in manner following.

1st. I give to my son Henry F. Williams my handmill.

2nd. I give to my son Richard G. Williams my negro man Moses on condition that 
he pay my son Henry F. Williams eighty seven dollars and fifty cents, and to my
daughter Ann R. Williams the sum of eighty seven dollars and fifty cents; and to my 
two grandchildren Wilson G. Williams and Elizabeth Ann Williams the sum of forty three 
dollars and seventy-five cents each.

3rd. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann R. Williams all my household 
and kitchen furniture, her mother's and her own bed and furniture, also her choice 
of my horses, also it is my will that my executors here in after to be appointed do 
soon after my death make a title to my daughter Ann R. Williams to the three following 
tracts of land lying in Georgetown district, one of which contains one thousand acres 
known by the name of Sampleses Mill, another containing four hundred and seventy-five 
acres, also one other tract containing five hundred and thirty acres on Long Branch.

4th. I give to my grandson Wilson G. Williams one tract of land containing 
nine hundred and thirty acres being in Georgetown district being the place where I
formerly lived, also one other tract containing three hundred and six acres being in 
Marion district the place where Swain lived.

5th. I give to my granddaughter Elizabeth Ann Williams one tract of 
land in Georgetown district containing seven hundred and eighty acres known by 
the name of the Owens place. And I do hereby authorize my executors to make to 
Wilson G. Williams a title to the two tracts given to him soon after my death, 
but should my beforenamed granddaughter Elizabeth Ann Williams no return and claim 
her tracts of land by the third day of Feb, one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight, 
then in that case it is my will that my executors do make a title to the lands 
before mentioned to my grandson William J. Williams. It is my further will that 
my other horses and my working tools be divided between Henry F. Williams, 
Richard G. Williams, and Wilson G. Williams share and share alike. It is my further 
will that my beds and furniture and my Books, except my Family Bible, which I give 
to my daughter Ann R. Williams, be divided between my three children Henry F. Williams, 
Richard G. Williams, Ann R. Williams and my grandson Wilson G. Williams share 
and share alike. It is my further will that my stock of cattle be divided 
between my two children and two grandchildren in manner following - to my son 
Richard G. Williams, I give one third part, to my daughter, Ann R. Williams, 
I give one third part and the other third to be divided between my two grandchildren, 
Wilson G. Williams and Elizabeth Ann Williams. It is my further will that my 
stock of hogs and sheep be divided between my own three children share and share alike.

6th. Lastly I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint my children, 
Henry F. Williams, Richard G. Williams executors and my daughter Ann R. Williams, 
executrix to this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all others made
by me heretofore, made in witness here of. I have here unto set my hand and seal 
this eighth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three. Signed, 
sealed, published and declared by this testator to be his last will and testament 
in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence, and the presence of 
each other have subscribed our names as Witness there to.

                           Henry Williams (Seal)

James S. Rogers

Elizabeth Rea Marlowe

Silas Rogers

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