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Will of Mary Marshall

I Mary Marshall of the District of Darlington and State of
South Carolina being of sound and disposing mind and memory
do make and appoint this to be my last will and Testament.

First, I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret Marshall
three thousand five hundred dollars for the purpose of 
defraying the expenses of her education under the care
management and direction of my brother Elias Gregg in whose
hands it is my wish and desire that the said education fund
be placed for the above mentioned purpose within one year
after my decease.

Second I give and bequeath to my sons Henry Marshall and 
John James Marshall one thousand five hundred dollars each
for the purpose of defraying the expenses of their education
whilst at college.  And it is my wish and desire that the 
three above mentioned funds be raised out of my personal
estate in such manner as my Executors herin after named 
shall think most proper and expedient.

Third, I give and bequeath to my brother David Gregg two
thousand dollars.  

Fourth I give and bequeath to my said brother Elias Gregg
two thousand dollars.

Fifth it is my will and desire that all the residue of my 
estate both real and personal be equally divided among my 
four children Sarah E. McIver Henry Marshall John James 
Marshall and Margaret Marshall their heirs and assigns
forever in manner following that is to say I give and 
bequeath to my said daughter Sarah E. McIver her heirs and 
 ---------          and furniture
assigns forever the house ^ and lot where I 
now live, and the moiety(?) or oen half of the swamp track
of land purchased from James house as part of her said
share to be taken at such appraised valuation as may be 
fixed and agreed upon by three disinterested persons to be
chosen by my said Executors together with so much more of
my estate as may be requisite in addition to the said 
appraisal valuation of said house and lot and moiety of 
land to make up her share or fourth part the same to be 
appraised divided and alloted to her by the said appraisers
as soon after my decease as may be convenient.  

Sixth it is my will and desire that the other three shares
remain undivided and the negros kept on the plantation 
until my said son Henry Marshall attains the age of twenty 
one years or until such time as if living he would attain
sich age when the same is to be equally divided between
my said three children Henry Marshall John James Marshall
and Margaret Marshall their heirs and assigns forever.-----

Lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my said brother
David Gregg my son in law Doctor John E. McIver and my said 
son Henry Marshall Executors of this my last will and 
testament.

Mary Marshall {LS}

Signed Sealed and acknowledged to be
the last will and Testament of the 
said Mary Marshall in presence of us
who in her presence have subscribed out
names as witnesses to the due execution
thereof 
("and furniture" interlined before signed)
June 18th 1819 

James Hudson
Elizabeth Witherspoon
J. Gregg

Recorded in Will Book 5 page 95
Recorded 8th Feb 1820
Geo. Bruce Ordinary DD
Apt. A. Pkg. 524 


Will of William Marshall

Darlington District
South Carolina 

In the name of God Amen, I William A. Marshall of the 
District of Darlington in the State aforesaid do make 
this my last will & testament.  First I give and bequeath 
to my Uncle David Gregg one thousand Dollars to be paid by
 my Executors as soon after my death as they shall find it 
convenient to do so  Also I give and bequeath to my Sisters 
Sarah Marshall Margaret Marshall and to my brothers Henry 
Marshall and John Marshall them and their heirs forever all 
the rest residue remainder of my estate which I now have or 
may be entitled to from my father's estate to be equally 
divided between them.  And whereas I have heretofore removed 
my negro Slaves to the Alabama in the Mississippi Territory, 
I leave them to the discretion of my Executors either to bring 
them back if they can get permission of the Legislature of 
this State to do so or to sell them there as they shall think 
most prudent and divide the proceeds of sales between my sisters 
and Brothers as above directed.  
	
Lastly I constitute and appoint my Uncle David Gregg and my 
friend John D. Wetherspoon executors of this my last Will.

					William A. Marshall  (seal)

Signed and acknowledged
by the said Testator to be his 
will, who at his request &
in his presence have attested &
subscribed to the same as witnesses

John L McIver
John D. Wetherspoon

Recorded in Will Book 5  Page 231
Recorded 17th November 1819
Geo Bruce Ord D. D.
Apt. A Pkg. 617