Will Of Joseph Grier Juns                        

South Carolina,Craven County,In the name of God Amen, Know all men by these presents ,that I Joseph Grier ,of Prince George parish and Province aforesaid planter finding my self in a very low and weak state of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory have thought fit to dispose of what worldly goods it hath pleased the Almighty to endow me with in manner and form following and first I recommend my soul to God who gave it and my body to the earth to be buried in a decent and Christian like manner by my Executor hereafter to be named.Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Susanna Grier my two Negro Vis a Negro man named Grudges and Negro girl named Hanah together with all my household furniture and kitchen untensils with all my stock of hog horses and black cattle she paying all my just debts the above articles Ileave my wife as a full compensation and in lieu of dower I leave unto my beloved mother Barbara Weston my Negro man named Prince, that is the use of him during her natural life and at her decease it is my desire that the said Negro named Prince be sold and the money arising from his sale be delivered to my beloved uncle Samuel Grier tobe divided by him in equal preporition betwixt the three children of my brother Andrew Grier deceased vex. Jean,Joseph and Samuel Grier,and lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my beloved wife Susanna Grier my sole and only Executrix dated this fourteenth day of October in the year of our lord ,one thousand seven hundred and sixty seven and in the seventh year of his majistys reign

Joseph Grier Jun (L.S)

signed ,sealed and delivered in the presence of)

Samuel Grier proved by virtue of a Dedimus directed by his

Ann Ridgill t c s s e

George Skinner Exc the Rs Hs Ls Chas Grovs Montagu to Joseph

r r

Dubourdisu Esqs 23. May 1776 at the same time

qualified Susanna Grier Executrix to the said will.

Recored in will book 1767-1771

recored on page 263

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