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Contributed by Mary Lewis, 9 March 2001

The Last Will and Testament of Flora McDonald  Roll No 605 

In the name of God Amen,  I Florah McDonald of the State of South Carolina 
and Marrion(sic) District considering the frailty of Human nature and the 
certainty of death, but being of Sound mind and memory do on this the 
Twentieth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred 
and Thirty Eight Publish and declare my last Will and Testament in form and 
manner following. Viz.
First I give and bequeath unto my Grand Children being the Heirs of Margaret 
McDonald Five Hundred Dollars to be equally divided among them.

Secondly I give and bequeath to my son Alexander McLeod Five Dollars

Thirdly I give and bequeath to my son James McLeod Five Dollars.

Fourthly I give and bequeath to my Grand  Daughter Manila McEachern and the 
heirs of her body my negro woman Hannah and all my stock of sheep.

Fifthly I give and bequeath unto my Grand Sons being the heirs of Katharine 
McCormick one Half of all of the money that will be on hand after the afore 
mentioned sum is paid over to the Heirs of Margaret McDonald Alexander McLeod 
and James McLeod.  

Sixthly I Give and bequeath unto my daughter Katherine McCormick the other 
half of all the money that shall be on hand and also I Give and bequeath unto 
my said daughter Katharine McCormick all my stock of horses cattle and hogs 
and all my beds and bed furniture with all my household and kitchen furniture 
farming-tools and all my crop of every description that shall be on hand at 
my  death also my cart and all the pork or bacon that shall be found on the 
place wheron I resided and also I Give and bequeath unto my said Daughter 
Katharine McCormick all my wearing apparrel of every discription and I do 
herin name and appoint my son-in law Neill McCormick Executor to this my last 
will and Testament, the day and yr. before written In testimony whereof I 
have here as set my hand and seal, Signed Sealed and Published  in presence 
Jam. Alford                                                  
Arch.d McKellar                                      Flora McDonald
Alex. Blue

This will is in the Probate Office in Marion, S.C.

Edward B. Wheeler(?) Judge of the Court of Ordinary requested apprasial of 
the estate June 3, 1844. 

Submitted by Mary A. Lewis

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