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FamilySearch Find Of The Day: 1803 Will of Levi Long

Winton County Barnwell District
In the Name of God Amen, I Levi Long of the Distrct & County aforesd. being in a low state of health tho sound of memory do constitute and order this my last will and testament, first I desire I may have a decent burial, after that I desire that all my just debts be paid and the residue of my property I leave as follows: to Israel Andres five children Harriot, James, Juliot, Nancy and Sidney, I give three hundred acres of land lying on Toomers bay to be equally divided between them, also I give and bequeath to the above mentioned five children five cows and calves to be equally divided between them & to my son Fashaw I give and bequeath ten cows & calves also one hundred acres of land next adjoining the land where I now live and to my daughter Fanny I give and bequeath one negroe girl named Patt, also one hundred acres of land including the house and plantation where I now live, also ten cows & calves and to my son Nathaniel Long I give and bequeath one hundred acres of land joining the above mentioned land and ten cows & calves and to my daughter Sara I give and bequeath ten cows & calves and one hundred acres of land adjoining the above mentioned lands also I give unto James, Levi, Valentine, Jonas, David and Alford Rowel two hundred and ninety acres of land to be equally divided amongst them the land adjoining the above mentioned land also I give and bequeath to the above mentioned James, levi, Valentine, David, Jonas & Alford Rowel six cows & calves each or the value in breeding cattle. Also, I give to my daughter Sarah Long's two children Mahala and Mark Lazarus two cows & calves each and to Hardin Blalock wife Mason I give and bequeath one hundred and fifty acres of land lying on Cypress Creek and to Richard Blalock wife Martha I give and bequeath one hundred and fifty acres of land lying on Cypress Creek adjoining the above land on said Creek. Also I give and bequeath my daughters Mason Blalock and Martha Blalock six cows and calves each and to my son Lewis I give and bequeath one hundred acres of land lying on Cypress Creek and one hundred acres of land laying in the south side of Coosawhatchie also on hundred acres of land lying on the ** (page crease; illegible) ** wife I give and bequeath all the residue of my property to her lifes end _____. I leave as my last will that all that part of my property that is left to my beloved wife be equally divided between my own four children Sarah, Nathaniel, Fashaw & Fanny Long & the six sons of Elizabeth Rowel deceased, James, Levi, Valentine, David & Alford Rowel, except my negro boy named Jack him I leave to be equally divided between my four children Sara, Nathaniel, Fashaw & Fanny at the decease of my beloved wife Sarah Long and I doe nominate and appoint my wife Sarah Long Executor and Thomas Long Senr. & Thomas Long Junr. Executors to execute this my last will and testament. Given under my hand this 16th day of March, 1803.

Levi Long, his mark

Signed & Sealed in the presence of us
Simon Bryan
Frederick Bryan
Mary Parmer, her mark

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