Boar's Head

Will of Unity Nisbitt

Boar's head

    In the Name of God Amen I Unity Nisbitt of Clarendon County Sumter District and State of South Carolina, being weak of body but of perfect memory and Disposing mind, and understanding praised be God for the same, I do make and ordain this my last Will and testament, in manner and form following, and First I recommend my soul into the hands of almighty God the giver, and my Body to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian buriel, at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named, and as Touching such Worldly Goods as it hath pleased God to blefs me with, I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Sarah L. Draughn, Six Negroes namely Dorcas, Jinny, Damon, Binkey, Tisby, and Louisa with their future increase to her the said Sarah L. Draughn, and to her child or children born of her own body and to the Children forever, but Should either of her children die that share to be Equally divided among the survivors of them, and should Hampton G. Draughn happen to die leaving Sarah a widow, then and in that case all the property above willed, and bequeathed to be at her, the said Sarah L. Draughn's intire disposa., but should she die leaving no child or children, then the said Legacy left to my daughter Sarah to go the the Children of my beloved Sister, Margaret Brunson wife of John E. Brunson, to be equallly divided among them share and share alike, it is also my Will and desire, that no part of my property whatever shall be any way subject to any of Hampton G. Draughn's Contracts, in any respect (the husband of my daughter Sarah) but to remain under the direction of my Executors after my death, for the support of my daughter Sarah, and her children untill the child, or children, become of age or marry I further request that if the said Hampton G. Draughn should not be able to give his Children (the Ifsue of my daughter Sarah) sufficient Education, that it should be done by my Executors with the profits arising from the property placed in their hands, as aforesaid Lastly I nominate Constitute and appoint my good Friends Claudius Richbourg and John E. Brunson my Executors to this my last will and Testament Acknowledging this and no other to be my last Will and Testament in Witnefs whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this November day of 24th 1819 in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred and nineteen and in the Forty fourth year of American Independence.

_______________________________ Unity Nisbitt (LS)

Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Unity Nisbitt as her last Will and Testament in presence of us who in her presence, and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names.

Joseph Richbourg, Jr ___ Daniel D. Richbourg ___ V.C. Skinner
Proved before James D. Mitchell Esquire O. C. T. D. 3rd Novr 1830
1835 May 29 Jn B. Miller qualified as Admor cum: Text an:

Recorded in Will Book 1826 - 1834 Book G / Recorded on Page 441