In the name of God, Amen, I Churchel Carter, Sen of the State of South Carolina District of Chester being weak in Body but of sound and perfect mind and memory and calling to memory that all flesh must yeald to Death when it Shall please god to Call, Do make and ordain this my last will and testament, hereby Revoking all wills and and testaments by me here to fore made Imprimis my Soul I resign to God that give it hoping for pardon & remission of all my sins through the merits of Jesus Crist my Savour, then my Body I commit to the Earth for whence it came to be buried at the descretion of my Executors . And as for my worldly Estate, where with it hath pleased God to bless my with, I Give, Devise and dispose of in the following manner (VIZ)
Item, my will & desire is that all my Just Debts be paid & my funeral expence all so,
Item, I give to my Daughter Charrity Roden one Negro man named AARON,
Item, I give to my Daughter Elizabeth Lee one negro woman named HANNER,
Item, I Give to my daughter Mary Goore one negro woman named SILVEY,
Item, I give to my daughter Sally McCollum one negro Boy named DAVID,
Item, I give to my daughter Dellila Carter one negro man named HARRY and one negro woman named RACHEL and her child named ELERLINDA and one feather Bed bed Sted and furniture, and seventy five acres of land part of Hendersons tract joining the Beg Survay
Item, I give to my Daughter Anna Carter one negro boy named JACK and one negro man named SAM and one feather bed bed sted and furniture & one side saddel
Item, I give to my son John Carter one negro man named DICK and Sixty acres of land lying where he now lives = part of a track bought from Eli Gore,
Item, I give to my son Blake Carter seventy five acres of land part of a track bought from Henderson joining Eli Cornnels land and lying on the Creek and Six hundred dollars in Cash to be paid out of my money at my Death and that is all my son Blake is to have out of my Real or personal Estate.
Item, I give to my son Churchel Carter one negro man named DAN,
Item, I give to my son Joseph Carter one negro man named RHEUBEN and one negro Boy named PETER and the track of land I now live on and the Ballance of Gores track Containing two hundred acres more or less joining of this tract I now live on and one feather bed bed stead & furniture and half of my present Crop that is now Growing.
Item, I give to my grandchild Churchel Carter son of Elizabeth Long one hundred Dollars in Cash to be paid at my Death out of my money
Item, and at my Death all the balance of my money that I have in hand or owing to me is to be equally divided betwixt my nine children named John Carter, Churchel Carter, Joseph Carter, Charrity Roden, Elizabeth Lee, Dillila Carter, Mary Goore, Anna Carter & Sally McCollum.
Item, and all the remainder of my estate is to be sold at publeck sale and the money that it fetches is to be equally divided Betweixt John Carter, Churchel Carter, Joseph Carter, Charrity Roden, Elizabeth Lee, Dillila Carter, Mary Goore, Anna Carter and Sally McCollom
Item, I do here by nominate and appoint my son Joseph Carter and my friend Leonard Pratt Executors of this my last will and testament in witness where of I have set my hand and seal this 27th Day of July 1820, Signd Seald Published and declared this to be my Last will and testament in the Pressence of
Churchel X Carter (L.S.)
Thomas X Bennet
Mary X Bennet
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