Not RecordedLAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF EDWARD DAVIS
Kershaw County Wills, Volume 1 1770-1841, page 3 Roll 14, SC-Ar-M/9-14 AD 536
St. Marks Parish
May 14, 1770
Edward Davis Lying very week & Low in helth but in his proper Sences agres that this Shall be his Last will & Testament----
first I bequeath & Leve all your Land & Leving to my wife Nelley Deuring her wider /// hood & if She marres to be David as I Shall mention if not to her Deurering her Life after her Desese I bequith &give to my Daughter wenerfor draden the Land & premisses whare on I now Live to her & her heirs for Ever to enjoy the S.d premisses at her mothers marry or Desese all So the bed & furniture that the S.d Wennefer lys on allso my Desire is that my Daughter have the first Child that arron one of my wenchis bars that Should Live the Space of one year & a Day
(Two lines written and then scratched through and signed William Canty attr.)
after her mothers Desese or marrey.
I bequith & give to my Son henson a negro Cald george after his mother Desease or marrey.
I bequith & give to my Son Rozure any one hundred acres of Land Situate on the south Side of Little Linches Creek. Allso the second Child that arron one of my wenchis brings that Lives a yeare & a Day.
I bequith & give to my Son my Son Mason one negro boy Cald frank after his mothers deces allSo I be quith & give to my Daughter Ester one Negro wench Cald Sara after her mother Decese & give to my Daughter Rachel one Negro gal Cald Sue to her & her heirs for Ever after her mothers Deses.
The Remaner part of my Estate to be eqully David to my Children after my Wife Decese
Allso I make & ordain her my Sd Wife to be Executrix of this my will in trust for the intent & purposes in this my will Contained & I ask my friend Joseph michael venson of this my will to take care & see that the Same performed acording & memory in witness wherof I the Sd Edward Davis have to this my Last will & Testament Set my hand & Seal the Day & years above Ritten Sind Seald & Deliver'd by the Sd Ed Davis as & for this Last will & Testament in the preseces of us Who ws presence at the Signing & ---- of
Edward X Davis (Seal)
N. S. Robinson
Wenefer x Davis at the allreng of this above will.
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