WILL OF SARAH PAWLEY
State of South Carolina
In the name of God, Amen, I, Sarah Pawley of said State and District feeble in body but of sound mind and memory make this my Last Will and Testament. 1st ---I will that my Executors shall pay first my funeral expenses and all my just debts. 2nd.----I give, devise and bequeath to John P. Bossard, James Doughty, Francis Withers and Windham W. Trapier and their Executors my negro wench Dolly and her five children Lona, Patty and Florella, Grace,my man servant Tom, all my furniture and my gold watch and one fourth part of all my real estate in possession reversion remainder and expectancy to hold, keep and control the same. In trust, nevertheless to apply the rents profits issues hire and income thereof to the desent and comfortable support and maintenance of my nephew Dr. John W. Pawley during his life and at his death in Trust for such lawful issue of his body as may be living at the time of his death. 3rd.--I give, devise and bequeath to my said Trustees James Doughty, Francis Withers and Windham W. Trapier and their executors one other fourth part of all my real estate and my negro wench Clarinda. In Trust nevertheless also as aforesaid to be applied to the benefit and use of my grand nephew John P. Bossard, and my niece Mary Allston Pawley equally during their lives and in the event of the death of either or both to be applied as aforesaid to the use and benefit of his or her lawful issue of the body living at the time of his or her dearh. 4th I also give and devise and bequeath to my said Trustees John P. Bossard, James Doughty, Francis Withers and Windham W. Trapier and their executors one other fourth part of all my real estate as aforesaid. In Trust nevertheless for the benefit and use of my niece Mrs. Sarah B. Doughty during her natural life and on her decease to the lawful issue of her body being at the time of her death, remainder to be heirs of the body of said issue. 5th I also devise give and bequeath to my said Trustees and their executors another fourth part of all my real estate aforesaid..In trust nevertheless as aforesaid for the benefit and use of my niece Elizabeth F. Pawley during her natural life and at her death for the use and benefit of her lawful issue living at the time of her death. 6th This my will that in the event of the death of the said John W. Pawley, Sarah B. Doughty, Elizabeth F. Pawley, John P. Bossard or Mary Allston Pawley, he or she leaving no lawful issue of the body living at the time of his or her death that the part or portion of the avails profits hire and rents herein before directed to be applied to his or her use and benefit be applied by my said Trustees to the use and benefit of the survivor or survivors as aforesaid according to the time of their respective deaths. 7th This my will that my executors build a decent brick wall enclosing the burying ground and place of sculpture of my father and his family in the burying yard of the chapel on Waccamaw. 8th I will that my Exceutors appropriate to the use of the chapel on Waccamaw the sum of Fifty dollars by delivering the same to the Vestry of the Episcopal Church in the Parish of All Saints or to other authority legally empowered to receive and apply the same to the use of said chapel and also that they appropriate as aforesaid other Fifty dollars to the use of the Episcopal Church in Georgetown. 9th I hereby constitute and appoint my said Trustees John P. Bossard, James Doughty, Francis Withers and Windham W. Trapier Executors of this my Last Will and Testament revoking and annulling all other Wills and Testaments by me heretofore in any wise made.
Georgetown, March 20, 1825
Signed: Sarah Pawley
Signed, Sealed, Declared and published by the above named Sarah Pawley, the Testatrix as and for her Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request and in her presence have subscribed our names as witnesses and in the presence of each other : Signed: Saml Smith, James Smith, Henry C. Flagg
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