Will of
Francis WHITTINGTON, 1816

Transcribed and submitted by Ron Manley, 11 Sep 2006

Marlborough District, SC

In the name of God, Amen; I Francis Whittington of the State
of South Carolina, Marlborough District being of perfect mind
and memory knowing that it is once appointed for me to die,
do make and ordain this & no other to be my last Will and Te-

First, I give and bequeath my beloved wife Patience Whit-
tington one Negro Woman by name Lidea, and all my housel furn-
iture and one sorrel mare, mare and two cows & calves and af-
ter all my lawful debts is paid out of my crop, then the re-
maining part which is left to be divided in four parts and Pa-
tience to have one part, and the pine wood lands and one hand
mill and the plantation tools and the fourth part of the hogs.

Secondly, I give to Execiah Alison in trust for five years one
Negro man Sam, and two girls, Beck and Philice upon the proviso
that he lends the use of them to my son Nathaniel Whittington
for the above term of time, and at the end of five years the
above named Negroes, Sam Beck and Philice to be given also one
half of the tract of land he now lives on, and one fourth part
of my stock, and a fourth part of my present crop after my de-
bits and paid. ..........

Thirdly, I give to Elizabeth Allison and my three grand child-
ren, Sarah McTyer and Robert McTyer and William McTyer, and
all the rest of my grand children of Sd. Elizabeth Allison two
Negro girls by name Sude and Mina and one boy named Phillip,
and a fourth part of my present crop and stock after my debts
is paid out of the crop to be equally divided among the Sd. Ars,
as they shall arrive from time to time to the age of twenty one
years of married, upon the proviso that said Exekiah Allison or
his heirs do equally divide to my daughter Elizabeth and the
three children of Sd. McTyer into four Equal parts gaveing each
of the children of Sd. McTyer one equal part, but if the said
Alison doth not equally divide the property of Sd. McTyer as be-
fore mentioned then the part which I gave to Elizabeth and her
heirs to fall solely to the three children of said McTyer that


is to say, Sarah, Robert and William McTyer. Fourthly, I gave
to my son Gadi Whittington one negro man by name Toney, and
one boy Peter, another named Cato, one boy child named Bill
also one negro girl named Lucy, and all the remaining part
of my Rayel and personal estate.

Fifthly, I do nominate & appoint my son Gadi Whittington and
Execiah Alison my two lawful executors, ratifying and confirm-
ing this and no other to be my last Will and Testament, this
thirteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and Sixteen.

In Witness wherof I have hereunto set my hand And Seal the
day and year above written.

Francis Whittington (LS)

Signed Sealed & declared in the
presents of us who in his presents
and in the presents of each other
have hereunto Subscribed our names

Witnesses: Wm Neavil
George Hodges
Elijah payne

Recorded in Will Book A Page 93
Recorded 26th Aug. 1816
Recorded by Wm. Easterling, Ordinary of M.D.
Case 1 ..Box 12

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