WILL OF THOMAS BROWN

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WILL OF THOMAS BROWN

 

IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN, I Thomas Brown of Craven County Prince George's parish being very sick and weak in Body but of perfect sense and memory blessed be God for it do make and declare this to be my last Will and Testament in manner and form following in the first place I give my poor Soul unto the God who gave it hoping thro' the Merits of our dear redeemer he will graciously Receive the same as for my Worldly Estate as it hath pleased the Almighty God to bless me with I Give and Bequeath in manner and following in the first place I give and Bequeath unto my well beloved Wife Elizabeth Brown Ten Slaves which I had left to me by Will from my former Father in Law Toner Collins also it tis my desire that the Negro Fellow call Cupper Prince at my death shall have his freedom Also I give and bequeath unto Dauter Elizabeth Ann Brown Eleven Slaves which was left to me by Will from my Father Thomas Brown and in case my Child should die before it tis married my hole Estate shall go unto my loving Wife Elizabeth Brown I Give and Bequeath also unto my loving Wife Elizabeth Brown this Tract of Land whereon I now dwell all the rest and residue of my Estate to be equally divided betwixt my Wife and Child and it is my desire that my loving wife Elizabeth Brown and my Child Elizabeth Brown and Joseph Britton shall serve as my Exors, and to make a Division as I have desier of the Reasudee as I have desired and to pay all my lawful debts and I do allow this to be my last Will and Testament revoke all others which I have in the presence of the Testators which therefore I have set my Hand and Seal this Twentieth ninth day of March in the Eare of our Lorde one thousand Seven Hundred and fifty

Thomas Brown (Seal)

Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of us.

Elizabeth Brown, John Rae, Suaner X (her mark) Bluner

 

Recorded in Charleston County, SC Will Book 1771-1774 - Bk B pg 407

Recorded on Page 309


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