Will of Anthony Pawley

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Will of Anthony Pawley

 

South Carolina

In the name of God, amen, I, Anthony Pawley of Prince George parish Craven County, Planter, do make this my Last Will and Testament, in manner and form following.

Item I give unto my brother George a tract of land containing five hundred and fifty acres on Wacamaw Neck, joining me (sic) Lord Cartrick Barony called Yawheany, and three Negroes, Lonnon, Jammey and Camp to him and his heirs for ever,

Item I give unto my brother Percevell a tract of land on Yourheany bluff containing twelve hundred and fifty acres on Peedee, and three negroes, their names, James and his wife Doll and Prince also all my cattle and horse to him and his heirs,

Item I give unto Robert Pawley the son of Percevell Pawley Senr. Dolly's child a girl to him and his heirs

Item I give unto my sister Ann one negro man named Fryday and one tract of land bluff on Peedee containing one hundred and 32 acres and one over the river opposite to the other containing one hundred and twenty acres joining Mr. John Alston's plantation to her and her heirs forever,

Item I give unto Elizabeth Dupre the daughter of my sister Ann ,Hannahs child to her and her heirs forever,

Item I give unto my sister Susanna four negroes these be their names, one man named Grigg, one wench named Rose another Hannah one man Gilburd and all my household goods with two rings and one pair of buttons and a silver perrenger to her and her heirs for ever,

Item I give unto my God son George Pawley Junr. One town lott on Sampitt joining his father's on the east end of the town to him and his heirs for ever,

First and foremost all debts shall be paid and all grants taken out of the office before any division be made, I do hereby nominate and appoint my brother George and my brother Percivell to be my lawful executors and do hereby revoke all manner of wills by me heretofore made, as witness my hand and seal this two and twenty day of April 1736..................ANTHONY PAWLEY (L.S.)

Witnesseth:

William Allston, John Selling, Peter Allston

Proved by virtue of a dedimus directed by his honour the Lieut. Gov. to Thomas Laroche and William Whiteside Esqr. 1st March 1741

Recorded in Charleston County Will Book 1767 - 1771, page 258.

Vol. 12, (1767-71), pages 435 - 436

 


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