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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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Joseph Weldon HINA

He was 14 in 1920.


Joseph Weldon HINA

He was 14 in 1920.


Edward NIX Sr.

PROBATE RECORDS: WILL of Edward NIX of SOUTH CAROLINA, CAMDEN DISTRICT
In the name of God Amen on this Eighth day of October 1776, I Edward NIX of the Province & District aforesaid being sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God, therefore calling unto mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all. I give and recommend my Soul unto the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian manner at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same by the might power of God, and as touching such worldly Estate where with it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Grandson James NIX son of James NIX one shilling sterling.

Item: I give and bequeath to my son Valentine NIX one shilling sterling.

Item: I give and bequeath to my son George NIX one shilling sterling.

Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter Sabra LOX one shilling sterling.

Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter Francis DOSS, one shilling sterling.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Grandson Ambrose NIX one hundred and twenty five acres of land lying on the north side of Santee River in Camden District beginning on a marked hickory and running down the Santee River, for the compliment of one hundred and twenty acres be the same more or less, it being part of a large track of Land granted by his Excellency Thomas BOONE to Edward NIX.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Grandson John LYON and his heirs, after the death of my beloved wife my plantation whereon I now live, on the south side of Sandy River with all the Remaining part of my Land it being part of a larger tract of Land granted by his Excellency Thomas BOONE, Esq., the 18th day of August 1763 to Edward NIX.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Grandson John LYON to him and his heirs the following negroes, Judy, Beck, Dick, and Mourning after the decease of my wife during her natural life, & after his decease, to be equally divided between his two sons Elijah and Elisha.

Item: I give to my Grandson John LYON all the remaining part of my Stock of horses, hogs, and black cattle, household furniture, and plantation tools after paying my just debts funeral expenses, and Legacies.

Item: I likewise constitute make and ordain my loving wife Unice NIX and John LYON Executors of this my present Last will and Testament, & I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke, and disannul, all and every other former Testament, Wills, Legacies, and bequests, & Executors by me in any ways before mentioned willed of bequeathed, rectifying & confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal the day & year first above written.
Edward NIX His X (LS).

Signed, Sealed, published pronounced & declared by the Edward NIX as his last will & Testament in presence of us the subscribers.
Wm. FARR, Richard CROSBY, William CROSBY
Recorded in Will Book 1774-1779 page #418, Charleston, South Carolina Geneology Library


Valentine NIX

He received one shilling sterling in his father's WILL.


George NIX

He received one shilling sterling in his father's WILL.


James NIX

NOTES: He was in Barbadoes in 1679. He had recently come to Virginia from Barbados and apparently died shortly after or right before Edward was born.


Elizabeth LEWIS

NOTES: She was also living in Barbadoes in 1679.


Dorothy Jean DOSS

She was 6 in 1930.