Will of
Thomas QUICK, 1820

Contributed by Patsy Quick, 27 May 1999


In the name of God Amen
I Thomas Ouick of Marobrouqh District, in the State Of South Carolina considerinq 
the uncertainty of this moral life and beinq of sound and perfect mind and memory 
blessed be the almiqhtv God for the same do make and publish this my last will and 
Testament in manner and form followin that is to say,  First I will all my just debts 
that I may owe at the time of mv death may be fully paid and discharqed. I leave while 
my wife Catherine Ouick the use of all mv estate real and personal durinq the term of 
her natural life. I qive and beaueath unto my son Thomas Ouick Jr. at the death of my 
lovinq wife, one half of a track of land lvinq below Crooked Creek, beinq my Dart of 
a track owned jointly by Aauilla Ouick and myself containinq about 100 acres and also 
about 100 acres of track qrantee to myself for nintv-nine acres beinq all the said 
track lvinq on the north west side of the Dublic road leadinq by Briqhts Mill & 
Duncan McLaurins. also a neqro man named Dick with a set of Blacksmiths tools, also 
one half of the stock of cattle at John Briqmans, to him and his heirs forever.

I qive and beaueath unto my son James auick at the death of my beloved wife all those 
two tracks known by the Goodson and Perquosen track adjoininq Beni Williams and 
William C. Nermon suppose to contain three hundred acres. Also two neqro slaves 
Amelia and her son Moses with the increase of Amelia. One bed and furniture and 
one half of the stock of cattle at my dauqhter Polly Diqqers to him and his heirs forever.

I lend unto my dauqhter Rachel Grooms at the death of my lovinq wife one half track of 
land lvinq above Georqe Ouicks Sr.beinq the uDDer Dart of the track Supossed to contain 
two hundred and fifty acres four cows and calves and one bed and furniture durinq her 
natural life and at her death I qive and beaueath the same to her children to be equally 
divided amonq them. I lend unto mv dauqhter Catherine Rolo durinq her natural life after 
the death of my lovinq wife, one half a track of land situate above Georqe Ouick Sr. 
supossed to contain two hundred and fifty acres beinq the lower half. Also one neqro woman 
named Nan know by deed river Nan with her future increases one bed and furniture and at her 
death, I qive and bequeath to her children bearing the name of Rolo by her present husband, 
to be eaually divided amonq them.

I lend unto mv dauqhter Jane Bullard, at the death of my lovinq wife, a track of land situate  
below Crooked Cree and below the biq branch that runs by Briqman's place adjoininq lands of 
Thomas Huchabe, Younqer Neuton and down to Silas Hupper's line to the biq branch. also one 
neqro woman named Fersbv with her increase, and one half of the stock of cattle at John Briqmans 
and at her death I qive and beaueath the same to her children to be divided amonq them.                 
Thomas ~X Ouick
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I qive and bequeath to my dauqhter Catherine Quick at the death of mv beloved wife, 
one fifth part of the lands where on I now live called the house tract supposed to contain 
upwards of six hundred acres. qranted to Joseph Johnson, also one neqro woman named Cherry , 
with her increase, one neqro boy named Danial one bed and furniture, one fifth part of my 
household and kitchen furniture of every description except the beds and furniture other 
wise disposed of and one sixth part of all mv horses, cattle, hoqs and sheep. poultry plantation 
tools, farminq utensials of ever• description at the home place except four cows and calves 
lent to mv dauqhter Rachel Groomsand her heirs forever.

I qive and bequeath to mv dauqhter Susannah Quick at the death of my  beloved wife one fifth 
part of the land I now lived called  the home place supposed to contain upwards to six hundred acres
qranted to Joseph Johnson and also neqro slave and one neqro man named Allen. and one neqro 
woman named Sally with the  increase of Sally. one bed and furniture and one fifth of my kitchen 
furniture of every description except the beds and furniture other wise disposed of and one 
sixth part of all my stock of horses, cattle, hoqs and sheep, poultry plantation tools, farminq 
utensials of every description at the home place except four cows and calves lent to mv dauqhter 
Rachel Grooms and her heirs forever. I qive and bequeath to mv dauqhter Lousia Ouick at the death 
of my lovinq wife, one fifth part of the land where I now live supposed to contain upwards to 
six hundred acres and also one neqro woman named Svlvia and her three children Janie, Amalia and 
Minta. with their future increase One bed and furniture and one fifth of mv kitchen furniture of 
every description except the beds and furniture other wise disposed of. and one sixth part of 
all mv stock of horses, cattle, hoqs and sheep, poultry and plantation tools, farmina utensials
of every description at the home place, except four cows and calves lent to my dauqhter 
Rachel Grooms and her heirs forever. I qive and bequeath to mv qrandson at the death of mv 
lovinq wife, one fifth part of the land where I now live called the home place supposed to 
contain upwards to six hundred acres qranted to Joseph Johnson, also two neqro boys   
one named Averst and one other boy named Peter. One bed and furniture and one fifth of m• 
kitchen furniture of every description, except the beds other wise disposed and one sixth 
part of all my stock of horses, cattle, hoqs, sheep, poultry, plantation tools, and farminq 
utensicals of every description at~ the home place, except four cows and calves lent to my 
dauqhter Rachel Grooms and her heirs forever.    I qive and bequeath unto mv qranddauqhter 
Jane Quick at the death of my lovinq wife. one fifth of the home place where I now live qranted to 
Joseph Johnson supposed to contain upwards of six hundred acres, also two neqro one named old Nancy 
the other her daughter know by the name of vounq Nancy, with their future increase. One bed and 
furniture and one fifth part of all my house hold furniture and kitchen except the beds and 
furniture already disposed of.
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and one sixth part all mv stock of horses  cattle, sheep, hoqs, DOultrv, plantation tools 
and farminq utencials of every descriDtion at the home place with the exception of 4 cows and 
calves lent to Rachel Grooms and her heirs forever. I qive and beauesth to mv dauqhter 
Temperance Brieqeman at the death of beloved wife one half of the track of land situated 
Crooked and the liqhtwood Knot Creek supposed to contain two hundred and fifty beinq one half 
of the lands I purchased of Aauilla Ouick & that part 1yinq on crooked creek. also two neqro 
slaves one named Pat and the other named Rose with their increase. and the stock of cattle at 
Briqmans to her and her heirs forever. I qive and beaueath unto my qrandson Drury Skipper at 
the death of my lovinq wife all mv lands on the lower side of Crooked creek and on the east side 
of Thomas Ouick Jr. and above the biq branch on both sides of the public leadinq by Briqhts Mill 
and Duncan McLaucin exceDt the lot laid off for the Meetinq House Also two neqro boys named 
Bill & Jim, one bed and furniture, and one sixth part of all my stock horses, cattle, hoqs, 
sheep, Doultrv, plantation tools and farminq utencials of every description at the home place 
except two cows and calves lent to my dauqhter Grooms , to her and her heirs forever. I qive 
and beaueath to my dauqhter Patsy Driqqers one half of my stock of cattle at her house to her 
and her heirs forever. and the sum of two hundred dollars to paid to her by my Executors when 
my will shall be proven and my executor shall have been qualified, provided my said dauqhter 
shall be livinq at the time of my death but not otherwise.
I qive and becueath unto my qrandchildren named Sy11a Ouick, Alice Ouick and Anquish Ouick 
two hundred dollars to be paid to them by my executors when they shall arrive at lawful aqe 
or marry in eaual portion to them and their heirs forever. I qive and beaueath to mv 
qrandchildren Arthur Skipper and Nancy Skipper one half a track of land situated in the 
fork of crooked creek and liqhtwood knot creeks that half lying on liqhtwood Knot beinq a 
part of land purchased from Aauilla Ouick deceased supposed to contain two hundred and fifty acres 
to be divided between them share and share alike at the death o my lovinq wife or when they shall 
arrive at lawful aqe or marry to them and their heirs forever. 
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And Lastly I do here by nominate and appoint my loving sons Thomas Ouick Jr. and James Ouick 
to be executors to this my last will and testament vesting in them full power and authority 
to do all the thinqs needful and necessary and to carry the same into full and comlete effect:
In witness whereof I have set my hand and affixed mv seal the thirteenth day of June in the year 
of our Lord one thousand eiqht hundred and nineteen and of the United States of America 
Independence the forty third.
Siqned Sealed and published and declared by the                      his
above named Thomas Ouick to be his last will                   Thomas X-Ouick
and Testament in the presence of us who have                         mark
hereunto Subscribed our names as witnesses
in the presence of the testators
	
D Robertson
Wm. Ellerbv
Charles C. Malone

The above named Thomas Ouick acknowledqed the foreqoing to be his last will and 
Testament and that he had siqned and sealed the same for the purposes there in 
contained. In witness whereof we have hereunto Dut our hand as additional witnesses 
in the Dresence of the said Thomas Ouick this 5th Dec. 1820

Henry Covinqton
Oliver H. Kollock

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