p. 543 DECEMBER 1984
IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN:
I John Harrison of Greenville District & State of So. Carrolina being weak of body but of a perfect sound mind & memory and Calling to mind the Mortality of my body & that it is appointed for all men to die & more Especilly for the settling of Temporal affairs in this life, Revoking & Disanulling all other will or wills before made by me I do Constitute make & ordain this my last will & Testament In the manner & form following VIA. Item I land unto my loving Wife Mary Harrison the land & plantation whereon I now live With stock of all kind Household & Kitchen ferniture plantation utensils Money & all such things During her natural life or widowhood. Item I Give unto my son Thomas Harrison one shilling over and above that I have heretofore Given him To him his heirs & Assigns forever. Item I give to my son John Harrison one shilling over and above what I have heretofore given him to him his heirs & Assigns forever. Item I G to my son Samuel Harrison fifty Dollars to him & his heirs forever. Item I Give to my son Daniel Harrison one shilling to him & his heirs forever Item I Give to my son James Harrison the land and plantation purchased of Bridges bounded by a Conditional line to him & his heirs forever. Item I give to my son Benjamin Harrison the land & plantation whereon I now Dwell Bounded on the side between him & his brother James by a Conditional line & one horse to the value of sixty Dollars to him and his Heirs & assigns forever. Item I Give to my daughter Rachel Layden one shilling to her & her heirs forever. Item I Give all the rest of my Goods & Chatels to my two Daughters Susanah Hooper and Deborah Freeman to them and their heirs forever, the last articles given to my four younger children to be Receved by them at the Death or Marrage of my wife. And lastly I appoint my loving wife Mary
p. 544 DECEMBER 1984
Harrison, James Harrison & Alsey Freeman to Execute This my last will & Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal This Sixteenth day of January in the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred and eight.
John Harrison (L. S.)
Probated May 2, 1808
D. Goodlett O.G.D.
Recorded in Will Book & Page 182-183
Apt. 4 File No. 236
Wills submitted by: Hope C. Pees, 11743 East Pacific Place, Aurora, CO 80014
HARRISON HERITAGE (ISSN 0740-9001) was a family genealogical quarterly.
Many thanks to Melody Deocampo for transcribing this issue.