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Conveyance Book AA for Spartanburg, 1848-1850 PDF Report for Easy Printing

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William Reid To His wife and John Reid & Sarah George, William, Thomas, Joseph, Isaac, Jane, and Mary Reid, all his Children  PDF File   HTML File

The following appeared in the Upper South Carolina Genealogy & History, May 2007, Vol. XXI, No. 2

Contributed by Dr. James L. Reid, 730 Walnut Hill Road, Campobello, SC 29322
Source: Spartanburg County, SC Deed Book C (1793), pp. 158, 159

William Reid To} His wife and John Reid & Sarah George, William, Thomas, Joseph, Isaac, Jane, and Mary Reid, all his Children
       Deed of Gift, Registered the 20th day of August A D1793 No. 112
In the name of God; Amen; I William Reid of the County of Spartanburg State of South Carolina being very Sick and weak In Body but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God; calling into mind the mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed For all men to die; do make and ordain this my Last will and testament ; that is to say, principally and first of all I give and Recommend My Soul into the hand of almighty God, that gave it ; and my Body I recommend to the Earth, to be Buried in decent Christian burial nothing doubting, but at the General Resurrection I Shall receive the same again ; by the Mighty power of God ; and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this Life, I give, demise, and Dispose of the same In the following manner and form, First let all my just debts be paid Secondly I lend unto my beloved wife during life In widowhood all my Land whereon I now live that is to Say, that part that is on the South side of Pacolate River also all my stock likewise all my household furniture While she lives a widow, Secondly when my wife Marrys or Dies I give and bequeath my Land lent unto her unto my son John Reid, Thirdly, I give unto my Daughter Sarah George five Shilling Sterling, Fourthly, I give my son William Reid five Shillings Sterling, Fifthly, I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas all that part of my Land lying and being on the North side of the Pacolate River on provision that my son Thomas Reid builds his mother as good a House where she now lives as now is on the Land on the North side of the river. Sixthly, I give unto my son Joseph Reid five Shillings Sterling, Seventhly, I give unto my son Isaac Reid five Shillings Sterling, Eighthly, I give to my Daughter Jane Reid five Shillings Sterling, Ninethly, I give my Daughter Mary Reid five Shillings Sterling, and I hereby Constitute and appoint William Poole Senr and my son William Reid Executors of this my last will and Testament Revoking all other wills by me heretofore made. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 19th Day of January AD 1793~
Signed Sealed and Delivered to be the last will and testament of the said William Reid in presence of us who was in the Room with him}           William Reid {Seal}
John Stovaul    John Poole

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