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Will of Jesse Brown

In the Name of God Amen I Jesse Brown of the County of Darlington and State of South Carolina Being of perfect mind and Memory and Calls to mind the uncertainty of this transitory Life and that all men must yield unto Death when it pleases God to Call and for the better disposing of my worldly estate and such goods and Chattils as it has been please God to bless me with in this Life I Do give and Bestow in the manner and form following Item I give and Bequeath to my well beloved son William Brown three Cows and Calves and one Barrin Cow and Two Two year heifers given him by his grandfather Edward Brown and Twelve head of hogs Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved daughter Martha Brown Two Cows and Calves and two Heifers given her by her grandfather Edward Brown Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved Jeremiah Brown one Cow and Calf Item I give and bequeath to Joel Freemon son of my wife Sibbrina Brown one shilling sterling. Item I give and bequeath to my well beloved wife Sibbrina Brown all the Remainder of my worldly estate during her Life of Widowhood and then my desire is for the property to be equally divided amongst the Children William Brown, Martha Brown, Jerimiah Brown, Susie Brown, Daniel Brown, Isaac Brown, Elysabeth Brown, Uriah Brown. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal This 28 day of June 1813 his Jesse x Brown mark assigned in our presence--- John Bowned James James I do furthermore appoint my Wife Sibbrina Brown my Executor--- I hereby revoke and disannul all other wills acknowledging This to be my Last Will & Testament (seal) Recorded in Will Book 3, p 17 Recorded 6th day of September 1813 Geo. Brucee Ordinary DD Apt. A, Pkg 34



Elizabeth Lee Girardeau

Loami BROWN, s/o William BROWN, Sr. of Sumter Dist., was found in Darlington County Census in 1800, 1810, and 1820. I would like to hear from anyone connected with this family. His sister, Ann BROWN, married 1st Matthew BRUNSON, married 2nd Membrance WILLIAMS. Other brothers were Robert BROWN, Jr. Jeremiah BROWN Adam Ervin BROWN and sister Mary BROWN who married Absalom WILLIAMS. Thank you. June 1998


Margaret Miller

John BROWN died intestate before 4 Nov 1766 for on that date Bartholomew BALL was cited to administer his estate as the next of kin. How was Bartholomew BALL the next of kin of John BROWN?