Will Of Alexander Carter, South Carolina, Chester District. In the name of God Amen, I Alexander…

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Will Of Alexander Carter, South Carolina, Chester District. In the name of God Amen, I Alexander Carter of the aforesaid do make and publish the following as my last will and testament. First it is my will that all my just debts be punctually paid. Item, I give and devise the Plantation whereon I now reside containing two hundred and twelve acres to my beloved wife Anna Carter for and during her natural life, and after the decease of my said wife Anna, I give and devise the said Plantation and Premisses to my son Reuben Carter to him his heirs and assigns forever. Item, I give and bequeath my negroe man Samuel to my said wife Anna for and during her natural life and no longer, and after the decease of my said wife Anna I give and bequeath the said negroe Samuel to my daughter Mary McKinney, provided that the said Mary shall pay to my Executor or Executors one half of the sum at which the said negroe Samuel shall be appraised. Item, It is my will and I hereby will and direct that if the said Negro Samuel shall die before the said mary shall receive him into possession as above, then in that case i give and bequeath the sum of one hundred dollars to the said Mary, but not otherwise, Item, I give and bequeath to my son Reuben Carter a Negro boy called Ralph, to him to be or his assigns. Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth White the sum of five dollars. Item, I give and bequeath all the rest and residue of my estate to be equally divided share and share alike between my following children, viz. Thomas Carter, Alexander Carter, John Carter and jesse Carter, My granddaughter Anna White and my two grand daughters Mary and Nancy Rives are to be represent their mother and take together and equal share with the other legacies in this residuary clause; it is however to be clearly understood, and I so will and direct, that my said son Alexander Carter shall pay to my Executors the sum of fifty dollars which he owes me otherwise he is to take no benefit of the above devise. Item, I hereby appoint Thomas Carter Executor to this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all other and former wills and testaments whatsoever and declaring and publishing this as my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 13th day of December in the yet of our Lord 1819 Signed sealed and published Alexander Carter in the presence of George Rives Probated July 5, 1824 Joseph Croset Recorded in Book I page 8 Apartment No. 10 Agnes Guy Package No. 168

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Alexander Carter
1740
282 1 1824
198 84 Chester Co, SC
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