Hawkins-GA-1804
Hawkins, Alexander-Oglethorpe County, GA-Will
18 Aug 1804

   In the name of God amen - I Alexander Hawkins, Senr of
the county of Oglethorpe and State of Georgia being weak in
body, but of sound mind and memory,... as it has pleased God
to bless me with some of this worlds treasures - Shall
dispose of it in manner & form following viz 

   I give & bequeath to my son Nicholas Hawkins one negro
man slave, WILL,

   I give and bequeath to my beloved son John Hawkins one
negro man slave named DAVID, one negro man DAN, & one girl
named NELL, all my blacksmith tools, & cooper tolls, and one
waggon and gear,

   I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Alexander Hawkins
four negroes, (to wit) one negro man PHIL, one boy, JOE, one
white negro girl named PENELOPE, & one boy GUY 

   I lend to my beloved daughter Mary Legett one yellow
negro girl named BECK during her natural life, & at her
death to be equally divided between my three grandsons (her
& her increase if any) Viz - James, John
& William Braughton to them and their heirs forever

   In Testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name,
with my own hand & affixed my seal to this my lst will and
testament. This eighteenth day of August in the year of our
Lord Eighteen hundred & four. 

Alexander Hawkins

Contributed by: Pat Patterson, patpnyc@att.net