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Will of JESSE DAVIS 23 Mar 1812, rec. 2nd April 1812, Sptg Co, SC
Posted by: Mildred Clark (ID *****2583) Date: March 23, 2013 at 12:22:15
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Spartanburg Co, SC Will book, page 22

JESSE DAVIS last Will & Testament recorded2nd day of April 1812

In the name of God amen I JESSE DAVIS of Spartanburg District South Carolina being in a Sick & low condition but in perfect sound mind & memory, do make this my last will & testament. I give and bequeath my Sout to Go that gave it, I also order that all my estate real and personal be sold, and all my Just debts be first paid and after that is done, my will is that SOOKEY my woman of Colour that now lives with me and has done so for many years shall be the legal Heir to my balance of remainder of my estate. I also appoint and admin EDWARD BALLINGER my lawful Executor to this my last will & testament In witness of I herein to set my hand & affix my Seal this 11th day of February 1812:
Witness present
Alex4. Roddy
Cyrus Seay

North Carolina
Spartanburgh District
By William Lancaster Esquire Ordinary of said District personally appeared before me Cyrus Seay who being duly Sworn on the Holy Evangelal of Almighty God, doth make oath & say that he saw Jefs Davis, Sign, Seal, publish pronounce & declare the same to be and contain his last will & testament that he the said Jefs Davis/ was then of sound desparing mind memory & understanding, to the best of the deponents knowlege & belief; and that the said Cyrus Seay did sign his name as a witness thereto at the request of the testator in his presence: At the same time quallifyed EDWARD BALLINGER executor. Given under my hand this 23rd day of Marcy 1812
W Lancaster Ordinary of Spartanburgh District
(On film, LDS).

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