Jeffrey Hawkins


Will of John Hawkins
I John Hawkins, of the state of South Carolina Darlington District, being weak
 in body but of sound and disposing mind, do make and establish this my last
 will and testament. Into the hands of God, my Savier, upon whom I have long
 hoped, I commit my body and spirit, in confident hope of everlasting salvation.

It is my wish, that all my debts should be paid as soon as convenient. It is
 further my wish, that all my worldly substances after the payment of these
 debts remain together under the management of my beloved wife Lydia Hawkins,
 to be used by the family as in my life-time, till the death or marriage of my
 wife. At the death I wish my property to be equally divided amongst my

I constitute and appoint my beloved wife Lydia Hawkins the executor of this my
 last will and testament.

signed in the presence his
Jne. Culpeper John X Hawkins
H.W. McIntosh mark
this 1st of September, 1847

Isaac X Ganey Jr.


Recorded in Will book 10 page 144
Recorded May 1st, 1848

D.F. Law Ord. D.D.