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Transcribed by Francine Jones, 14 March 2001



State of South Carolina  }        
Marion District          }

In the name of God Amen.  I Ann Phillips of the State and District aforesaid 
being in perfect health of body and mind thanks be to  God for the same 
But calling to mind the uncertainty of life do make this my last will and 
testament in manner and form following to wit…

First it is my Exprefs will and desire after my Death that all my Just debts 
be paid 

secondly I lone to my eldest daughter Rebecca Rowell one Negro boy by the name 
of Tom and at her death I give him to her lawfull Issue

Thirdly I give unto my Executors one Negro girl by the name of Teaner and her 
two children Mary and primus in trust for my Daughter Ann D Dawsey to her and 
her lawfull Ifsue

Fourthly I give and bequeath unto the two orphan children of my Deceased 
Daughter Jane Skipper namely Mary Elisabeth Skipper and Sarah Ann Zilpha Skipper 
one Negro boy by the name of Billy and I therefore appoint my son 
William L. Phillips guardean to act for the above named two children

Fifthly  I give to my Executors five negros namely one Negro woman by the name 
of Miley and her four children namely Cyrus Alphred Lieueasor and Willson in 
trust for my Daughter Hannah Kirton to her and her lawful Ifsue

My son. William L. Phillips has already had his portion of my estate  It is my 
Exprefs will and desire that the Negroes herein named to my children is souly 
for there use and benefit during there natural life and not to be subject to 
any debts contracts or engagements of their present or any future husbands and 
at the death of my daughters or any one of them the property as above named to 
my children is then to be the property of their lawful Ifsue and should my 
children or any one of them die without leaving lawful Ifsue living at their 
death then the respective property named to them as above lone is then to 
return to the surviveing brothers and sisters and there remain subject to the 
use of my children and their lawful Issue 

And lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my son William L. Phillips 
and Archibald Gasque Executors of this my last will and testament in witnefs 
whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the sixth day of January one 
thousand Eight hundred and forty six and the seventieth year of american independence.

Signed sealed declared and published by the above named Ann Phillips as and for 
her last will and testament who in her presense and in presense of Each other 
and at her request
Have hereunto subscribed our names as

Wm L. Rowell                                                  her
Valentin Rowell                                           Ann  X   Phillips   (SEAL)
Samuel Avant                                                  Mark
Recorded in Will Book 2, Page 139                                         
Recorded June 13, 1849
Roll No. 665           

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