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Will of John G Mann

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Date: 1830 [unknown]
Location: Abbeville, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Abbeville slavery
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Will of John Gibson Mann

The last will + testament John Mann deceased State of South Carolina, Abbeville District In the name of god Amen, I John Mann in the state and district aforesaid now weak in body but sound in mind and memory I do hereby make and constitute this my last will and testament as follows that: First to have all my lawful debts paid and the balance distributed as follows.... To my loving wife Margaret I allow her the use of the plantation as long as she shall live, also a negro girl named Juliet. To my older daughter Pemela I will unto her a brown mare named Pleasure To my son John G Mann I will unto him a brown filly named Jurty and also a saddle. To my son William R Mann I will unto him a horse him being not yet of age and a saddle also. To my daughter Margret I will unto her a horse worth fifty dollars and also a saddle with a bed + furniture. To my daughter Ann I will unto her a horse worth fifty dollars and a saddle also with a bed + furniture. The lands to be equally divided between Michael S. Mann, John G. Mann and William K Mann. The balance of the property shall be sold at public sale and when the money is collected then let an equal division be made amongst all the legatees. To my daughter Margret I will unto her a cow and calf. And to my daughter Ann I will her a certain cow named Cherry and a yearling calf; with also an additional cow and calf. The conditions of the within will is such that if any of the family should marry and die without leaving any heir behind, the property which they received out of the estate shall fall back to the survivors of the said family. For the Executor of the within Estate I appoint Alexander Spence, Michael S Mann, Moses Mann to [?] collect all monies that is or shall become due to the said estate. Signed, sealed and delivered this 1st day of March 1830 in the presence of
Gilbert Mann
Robert Mann
A Spence

John Man LS
Proven by the oath of Gilbert Mann qualified all the Executors therein named 21 June 1830
Moses Taggart [2 letters illegible due to torn page]


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