Will of
Samuel GOODWIN, 1869

Contributed by Joanne Harley, 21 March 2000


State of South Carolina
Marlborough County

I, Samuel Goodwin, being old and stricken in years but of sound and disposing mind do 
make and constitute this my last will and testament.  As I have confidence in my son 
Ebenezer W. Goodwin and Lucy Ann his wife that they will take care of me during my 
natural life with care and affection and for so doing I will and bequeath to them 
all the property I possess at my death consisting of a house and lot at Bennettsville, SC 
which the deed I hold will show also a plantation with all its improvements lieing and 
being in the same County and State aforesaid on the West side of Crooked Creek on the 
old Wise Road adjoining lands of said Ebnezer W. Goodwin of which I hold a deed which 
will show the course and direction thereof also all my Notes of hand also those on 
Suit and judgements the receipts which I have from Miss Townsend & Hudson will show. 
A s to the reguard my other children John Goodwin my son Daughter Matilda 
Daughter Pemelia My daughter Emlie My son Frank deceased.  I have previously given 
them all I intended they should have .  I hereby constitute and appoint my son 
Ebenezer W. Goodwin my Sole executor to execute this my last will and Testament-
in witness where of I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal in the year of our 
Lord on thousand eight-hundred and Sixty nine January the fifteenth day.  Attest-
[He signed the will Sgoodwin    note the lower case G in Goodwin]
Witnessed by A. Beverly, W.C. Stancel, Jos R. Liles

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