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                          Will of Mary Ford
                          Filed in Greenville Co,SC
                          10 Mar 1800

The last will & testament of Mary Ford decd is as followeth

In the name of God Amen whereas Mary Ford being weak of body but oof 
sound mind & memory calling to mind the mortality of her body & 
knowing that it is appointed for all men to dy doth acknowledge this
her last will and testament that is to say first I recommend my sole
into the hands of Almighty God who gave it me & concerning my worldly
goods therewith it hath pleased God to bles me with I bequeath in 
manner of form following first I appoint my beloved mother my sole
executor & desire my body to be buried in a decent manner at the
discression of my executor & after my just debts is paid I desire
that my negro winch named Hannah & my land and others that is owing
to me should be sold and the money equallyu divided between my fore
brother

Item  I give to my sister Leah one feather bed & furniture & my side
      saddle.

Item  I give to my beloved sister Valinder one feather bed & furniture
      & black silk gound patron.
      
Item  I give to my brother Levy one bay mare colt.

Item  I give to my beloved Mother one blew habit one striped gound
      patron striped red striped red & blew one striped coton habit
      striped red & blew one cloak one riding coat two shifts & one 
      apron.
      
Item  I give to my sister Preashey Stokes two lawn handkerchiefs & one
      double muslin handkerchief one check peticoat one linen habit
      one spotted calico habit one striped habit one spotted calico
      habit & all the remainder of my wearing appearel except one 
      apron & one shawl & one handkerchief & one peticoat & one saush

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this twenty 
sixth day of May 1799.

      In presence of us                   Mary Ford  (seal)
      
      Zadock Ford
      Mary Glazebrook
      
      
      Recorded in Will Book A
      Page 145 - apt 3 file #172
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