John WILSON, 1819
Contributed by Bushy Hartman, 2 May 2002WILL OF JOHN WILSON In the name of God Amen---- I John Wilson of the District of Marlborough and State of South Carolina Planter having my bdy enfebled with age and infirmity but of a sound and disposing mind and memory do make and constitute this my last will and testament in manner and form following (viz) . In the first place I desire my Executrix herein after mentioned to pay all my just debts out of my money cropand debts due me at the time of my decease...... Should these be insufficient my Executrix is required to keep to-gether the property herein after devised to to my beloved wife Charlotte and my son in law and daughter Oliver H Kollock and Sarah Kollock untill my debts be paid. Item. To my dearly beloved wife Charlotte I give and bequeath the following lands including my mansion house, beginning at Husband's Creek where the main river road crofses the said Creek thence down the road to James Gillespies land thence along the said Gillespies line to a pine 3.X.O.M. Know by the name of Leapham's corner now James Harrington's corner thence along the said Harrington's line toa pine corner 3.X.N.M. thence along a line of said Harrington's to a small red Oak corner on the side of the road leading from Cole's Bridge to Cheraw Hill thence out with said road to the said Harrington's stocke corner on the north west side of rail road opposite to James Faleones lower line of 164 our survey to a pine corner near the end of a pond thence with said lower line to the run of the said Creek thence down the various corners of said Creek to the beginning except any incumbrances I may be under with regard to said Creek, to have and to hold the same to herself & her heirs for ever. I give likewise to my beloved wife Charlotte one hundred acres of my pine land lying on the north west side of Husband's Creek known by the name of the Dr. Smith tract to have and to hold WILL OF JOHN WILSON PAGE 2 the same to her self and her heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Charlotte the following Negroes left her by her father Col. George Hicks viz. Sue, Neor, Ned, Moses, Aeron, Jenny, Kate, Grace, Bet, Stephen Jim, Lucy and Rosina: and also my faithful fellow Tom. to have and to hold the same to herself and her heirs forever. My desire is that my fellow Tom may not be put to hand labour. Item. I give to my beloved wife Charlotte my riding chairs, all my library books except my Encyclopedia, all my household and kitchen furniture of every description----and also one half of my stock of horses horned cattle and hogs, and also one half of my plantation tools and waggons of every description to her and her heirs forever... Item. To my son John Lide Wilson I give my set of Encyclopedia and make no further provision for him having been at considerable expense in his education and having already advanced him in land and negroes. Item. To my son in law James Harrington I have already advanced considerable both in real and personal Estate I can therefore make no further provision for him or my daughter Eleanor--- Item. To my son in law James (crossed out error). Hart I give and bequeath the following Negroes, Peg, Mariah, and her child, and Ben and their increase forever. Also a tract of land lying on the north east side of Long Branch bounded on the west by Peter Nicholson's land on the north by Drury Robertson's land on the east by land of the estate of Quick on the south by the main road leading from Cheraw Hill Ferry to Graham's Bridge supposed to contain four or five hundred acres to have and to hold the same to himself and his Heirs forever: having advanced the said James A. Hart considerable both in money and Negroes I can make no further provision for him or My daughter Ann. WILL OF JOHN WILSON PAGE 3 Item. To my son in law Oliver H. Kollock and my daughter Sarah Kollock I give and bequeath ny tract of land on the river Known by the name of the Gordon Land, bounded north by William Wright's land west by Pee Dee River south by James Harrington's land east by James Gillespie's land and my Orchard Field to have and to hold the same to them the said Oliver and Sarah and their heirs forever. Item. I give and bequeath unto the said Oliver and Sarah my said Orchard Field which is a part of the Husband's Tract and is bounded on the north by Husband's Creek on the west by William Wright's and the Gordon land on the south by James Gillespie's land and the road to have and to hold ["to them" between lines] . the said Sarah and Oliver and their heirs forever Item I give and bequeath unto the said Sarah and Oliver the remaining part of the Dr. Smith land lying on the north west side of Husband's Creek not heretofore bequeathed to my wife to have and to hold the same to them and their heirs forever---- Item I give and bequeath to the said Oliver and Sarah the following Negroes, Rger, Sucey, Bg Jacob, Little Jacob, Rose, Milly, Ohillis, Esther, Sam, Allen, and George, and Anna, and their increase and also one half of my stock of horses, horned cattle, and hogs and one half my plantation tools and waggons of every description to them the said Oliver and Sarah and their heirs forever- Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my beloved wife Charlotte Executrix of this my lasts will and testament hereby revoking and disannulling all former wills and testaments by me made- I testimony whereof I have here to subscribed my name and affixed my seal this twenty ninth day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and nineteen. Jno.* Wilson WILL OF JOHN WILSON PAGE 4 Signed revealed published and declared to be the last will and testament of the said John Wilson in the presence of us and in the presence of each other and of the said John Wilson have severally sub- scribed our names as witnefses. The word, "Creek", on the first page and the words, "road & line", on the second page and the words "on the north" on the fourth page being first inserted John Watson her Lucy X Watson mark Light Tounsend Addenda. It is My request that My sone in law James Harrington James A. Heart and Oliver H. Kollock give my wife such afsistance in the settlement of my estate as she may need Jno*. Wilson Recorded in Will Book A. Page 86 Case 1 Box 50 Wm. Easterling, Ordinary of Marlborough District. [Note: Typed exactly with typos as the original copy from microfilm. *Denotes raised letter at end of word. The words in quotes were underlined in original copy.]
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