William STUBBS, Sr.
Contributed to by Don Geary, 18 March 2000Will of Williams Stubbs, Senr. State of South Carolina I William Stubbs Sen. of Marlorough District and State aforesaid.. do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills and be- -quests by me heretofore made. ratifying and confirming this and no other. to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, to wit 1st. My will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses be punctually paid . 2nd. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Ann F. Stubbs. one feather bed and furniture and also all such goods chat- tells and household furniture of every description that she owned or possessed previous to and at the time of our mar- -riage, also one hundred dollars to be paid to her by my Ex-ecutors 3rd. I give and bequeath to my son William or his law-- flil heirs my negro man Bob subject to the conditions here-- after named .. . 4th. I give and bequeath to my son Peter Stubbs or his law- -fill heirs my negro man Abram subject to the conditions here- after named .. 5th. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Morris wife of William Morris. or her lawful heirs my negro boy Davy sub-- ject to the conditions hereafter named . 6th. I give and bequeath to my daughter Fanny Moor, wife of Benjamin Moor, or her lawful heirs. negros George and Milly Subject to the following conditions .. Now the conditions that I wish understood as related to the bequeaths of the aforesaid negros and desire it to be ob- -served is, that it is my desire that the negros may go to those of my children to whom they are bequeathed, but do not desire, that neither one of my aforesaid children should have a greater amount in value than the other. and in order that they may be equal, my will is that before said negros Will of Williams Stubbs Senr. Page 2 are set apart to the respective legatees. they be fairly and Impartially appraised by three or more disinterested persons to be chosen by my Executors and those having the larger am- -ount, pay those having the lesser, so as to make them res-- pectively equal: and should any of said negros die before a distribution takes place. my will is that the one to whom such negro or negroes so dicing is bequeathed be paid in money out of my estate an amount equal to the respective po-- rtions of the surviving negroes. and it is my will and desire that my other three children viz: Nancy Odom. wife of Jacob Odam. Betsy Welch, wife of Henry Welch. and Patsy Hill, wife of Elisha Hill, or their heirs to be paid each in money an amount equal to each share of the value of the negroes afore-said 7th. Whereas I have heretofore made advancements of two hun- -dred dollars each of my five children viz: William Stubbs, Peter Stubbs, Nancy Odom. Betsy Welch and Ann Morris, now in order that my other two children viz: Patsy Hill and Fanny Moor, or their heirs be made equal that they be paid each Two hundred dollars by my Executors . 8th. I give and bequeath to my seven children viz; William Stubbs, Peter Stubbs, Nancy Odom, Betsy Welsh, Ann Morris Patsy Hill and Fanny Moor, the whole of the residue of my estate both real and personal, money and goods of every de- s-cription. to be equally divided among them, share and share Alike, subject nevertheless to the payment of the specific Legacies and bequests herein before and after named and dir- ected to be paid 9th. I will and bequeath to the following of my grand child- -ren to be paid them in money out of my estate to say. To Hen- -ry Easterling son of my deceased daughter Rebecca One hundred dollars. To Anne. Lucy and Mary, daughters of my deceases son James Stubbs, fifty dollars each. To William F. Stubbs son of my deceased son James Stubbs one hundred dollars and to Sarah French late widow of my said deceased son James Stubbs, Will of William Stubbs Senr. Page 3 Ten dollars . 10th. And lastly I do nominate, constitute and appoint Thom -as Stubbs Senr.. John Terril. William Adams Senr. And Holden W. Liles. Executors of this my last will and Testament. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed My seal this Twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven. Signed, Sealed, published and ) his Declared as and for the last William X Stubbs ( Will and Testament of the above mark ) Named William Stubbs in the pre- (Seal) sence of us ) John Jones John Pearson David Stubbs, Jr. ( CODICIL TO THE ABOVE. VIZ.) I William Stubbs Senr. Do this 3Pt day of May 1839 make and publish this codicil to my last will and Testament, that is to say: .. 1st. I give and bequeath to my daughter Patsy Hill wife of Elisha Hill. or the lawful heirs of her body. my negro wom- -an Minty (which I have purchased since the Execution of my aforesaid will) subject to the same conditions as are refer- -red to in the bequests of my other negros in consequence of this bequest, I do hereby revoke and make null the bequest to my said daughter Patsy Hill in the sixth clause of my said last will 2nd. Since the Execution of my said last Will my daughter Nan-- cy Odom has departed this life, now to the end that no misun-- derstanding standing may arise as to my Will in relation to the bequest made her in the sixth and eigth clause of my said Will, I do hereby revoke and make null so much of said clauses as relates to my said daughter Nancy Odom. and give and bequ-- eath the same to the said Nancy Odom's children or their heirs, Will of William Stubbs Senr. PAGE 4, Share and share alike .. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the Day and date first written Signed. Sealed, Published & Declared ) By the above named William Stubbs Sen. ( his As a codicil to his last will and test- ) William X Stubbs Ament, hereunto annexed in the presence ( mark Of us the 31st, May 1839 ) (Seal) John Jones John Pearson Jos. David Recorded in the Will Book A Page 200 Recorded 17th , Aug. 1839 Recorded by L. E. Stubbs, O.MD. Case 1 Box 23
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