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-In the Name of God Amen I Mary Smith of Colleton County in the Province of South Carolina being infirm in Body but of sound mind & memory do make ordain & Ratify this my Last Will & Testament hereby Revoking & disannulling all other whatsoever as followeth+In the Name of God Amen I **Mary Smith** of Colleton County in the Province of South Carolina being infirm in Body but of sound mind & memory do make ordain & Ratify this my Last Will & Testament hereby Revoking & disannulling all other whatsoever as followeth
  
 I commend my Soul to Almighty God & my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently Buried according to the discretion of my Executors in hopes of a Glorious Resurrection through Jesus Christ to Eternal Life my Debts & funeral charges being first paid I dispose of all my Worldly Goods as followeth I commend my Soul to Almighty God & my Body I commit to the Earth to be decently Buried according to the discretion of my Executors in hopes of a Glorious Resurrection through Jesus Christ to Eternal Life my Debts & funeral charges being first paid I dispose of all my Worldly Goods as followeth
  
-Imps ''​[Imprimis]''​ I give and bequeath to Martha Ellicott one Negro Girl named Dinah when of age+Imps ''​[Imprimis]''​ I give and bequeath to **Martha Ellicott** one Negro Girl named Dinah when of age
  
-Item I give and bequeath to Wm ''​[William]''​ Ellicott one Negro boy named Toney when of age+Item I give and bequeath to **Wm** ''​[**William**]'' ​**Ellicott** one Negro boy named Toney when of age
  
-Item I give and bequeath to John Ellicott one Sorrel Mare named Bonny+Item I give and bequeath to **John Ellicott** one Sorrel Mare named Bonny
  
-Item I give and bequeath to Martha Corbin the Daughter of Frances Corbin deceased one Negro Girl named Peg+Item I give and bequeath to **Martha Corbin** the Daughter of **Frances Corbin** deceased one Negro Girl named Peg
  
-Item I give and bequeath to Edmond Corbin one Horse Colt come off the Mare Fly+Item I give and bequeath to **Edmond Corbin** one Horse Colt come off the Mare Fly
  
 Item the rest of my Personal Estate not yet giving ''​[sic]''​ away to be sold to discharge my Debts the overplus if any to be disposed of as followeth Item the rest of my Personal Estate not yet giving ''​[sic]''​ away to be sold to discharge my Debts the overplus if any to be disposed of as followeth
  
-Item Twenty Pound to be giving ''​[sic]''​ to Mary Osgood the Daughter of the Reverend Mr John Osgood.+Item Twenty Pound to be giving ''​[sic]''​ to **Mary Osgood** the Daughter of the Reverend Mr **John Osgood**.
  
-Item Twenty Pound to be giving to Sarah Norman the Daughter of John Norman+Item Twenty Pound to be giving to **Sarah Norman** the Daughter of **John Norman**
  
-Item the Rest to be Equally divided between Edmond Corbin & Martha Corbin & Rebecca Norman Children of Sarah Norman & Likewise to John Ellicott & William Ellicott & Martha Ellicott & Sarah Ellicott Children of Amey Ellicott+Item the Rest to be Equally divided between ​**Edmond Corbin** **Martha Corbin** **Rebecca Norman** Children of **Sarah Norman** & Likewise to **John Ellicott** **William Ellicott** **Martha Ellicott** **Sarah Ellicott** Children of **Amey Ellicott**
  
-Lastly I constitute & appoint my beloved Friends John & Sarah Norman Executors of & Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament to manage and dispose of all the Worldly Estate it hath pleased God to <​del>​bless</​del>​ give me as above & within mentioned+Lastly I constitute & appoint my beloved Friends ​**John** **Sarah Norman** Executors of & Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament to manage and dispose of all the Worldly Estate it hath pleased God to <​del>​bless</​del>​ give me as above & within mentioned
  
 In Witness hereof I have set my Hand & Seal this twelfth day of December in the Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second ~ King Defender of the Faith &c: Anno Dom one thousand seven Hundred & Fifty five ''​[12 Dec 1755]''​ ٪ In Witness hereof I have set my Hand & Seal this twelfth day of December in the Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second ~ King Defender of the Faith &c: Anno Dom one thousand seven Hundred & Fifty five ''​[12 Dec 1755]''​ ٪
  
-{signed} Mary Smith (LS)+{signed} ​**Mary Smith** (LS)
  
-Signed Sealed Published pronounced & declared by the above named Mary Smith as for her Last Will & Testament in the presents ''​[sic]''​ of us who have subscribed our Names as Witnesses in the presence and at the Request of the said Testator the day & Year above written+Signed Sealed Published pronounced & declared by the above named **Mary Smith** as for her Last Will & Testament in the presents ''​[sic]''​ of us who have subscribed our Names as Witnesses in the presence and at the Request of the said Testator the day & Year above written
  
-Jacob Holl\\ +**Jacob Holl**\\ 
-Richd ''​[Richard]''​ Bedon\\ +**Richd** ''​[**Richard**]'' ​**Bedon**\\ 
-Ann Hodge+**Ann Hodge**
  
-This Will was proved before the Ordinary the 29th Jany 1756 ''​[29 Jan 1756]''​ & at the same time Qualified John Norman Exor ''​[Executor]''​ within named - - - - -+This Will was proved before the Ordinary the 29th Jany 1756 ''​[29 Jan 1756]''​ & at the same time Qualified ​**John Norman** Exor ''​[Executor]''​ within named - - - - -
  
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