Victoria Proctor, 24 March 2001
In the name of God Amen
I John Greavis of the State of South Carolina and Dis-
trict of Marion do make ordain and declare this instrument
of Writing to be my last Will and Testament revoking all
others. Imprimis. All my Just debts and funeral expences are
to be punctually and Speidily paid and the legaces herein
after bequeathed are to be discharged as soon as circumstan-
ces will permit and in the manner directed
Item to my beloved
Daughter Sarah Greavis I give and bequeath a negro girl named
Phillis, my black horse named Tar barrel together with one
fourth part of my personal Estate to her and her ifsue for-
Item To my beloved Daughter Susannah Greavis I give and
bequeath a negro girl named Ammarilla, my bay Horse Cleland
Six Cows and Calves and one fourth part of my personal Es-
tate to her and her Ifsue forever.
Item To my beloved Daughter
Elizabeth Greavis I give and bequeath a negro girl named Nan-
cy, my bay Horse named Hopkins Six Cows and Calves and one
fourth part of my personal Estate to her and her Ifsue forever.
But Should either of my Daughter above named die leaving no
Ifsue in that case my will is that the property bequeathed to
them together with the increase of Said property if any Shall
be equaly divided between the rest of my Children then living.
And Should either of my Daughters marry and their Husbands Sur-
vive them whether with or without issue in that Case my will
and desire is that the Husband So Surving Shall have no con-
trol of the property above bequeathed nor the increase of Said
property if any but be subject to controle and direction of my
Executors hereafter named. It is also my Will and desire that
my Said Daughters Shall live and remain in my House without
interruption so long as they remain Single.
Item. To my be-
lved Son William Henry Greavis I give and bequeath four hun-
dred Acres of Land in three Seperate Tracts Joining each ot-
her on condition he pays each of his Sisters Seventy five
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Dollars on their marriage, together with one fourth part of
my personal Estate to him and his lawful Ifsue forever.
Item. The one fourth part of my personal Estate as above be-
queathed to each of my Children I wish divided in the follow-
ing manner the property to be
divided appraised by three Ju-
dicious disinterested persons and divided amongst them by
draught. Lastly I ____ _____ appoint my loving Nephews
Francis Greavis and Bennet Greavis and my Son William Henry
Greavis Executors of this my last Will and testament
Witnefs my hand and Seal the third day of March in
the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and Eight
and in the thirty Second year of the Independence of the
United States of America John Greaves (SEAL)
Signed Sealed and ----- )
acknowledged in presince of)
John Rogers junr
Recorded in Will Book 1, Page 48
Recorded September 27, 1841
Ed. B. Wheeler, Ordy M. D.
Role No. 308
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