Margaret Ware Will, 1829, South Carolina

I, Margaret Ware, widow of Robert Ware, Senr. deceased, 
late of Edgefield, being of sound mind and memory.  I 
give to my daugher, Sarah Harris, 2 negroes, one boy 
named Edward, and one girl named Nancy, also $75.00 to 
be paid her by my sons Thompson and George G. T. Ware...
Thompson $50.00 and George T. Ware $25.00 in order that 
the negroes left each may be equal.  I give to my son 
Thompson 2 negroes named, viz: A woman, Jenny, and child, 
Harriet.  I give to my son Geroge G. T. Ware 2 negroes, 
boy Nathan and a girl, Matilda.  Also to George in 
consideration of his dutiful care and affection and 
kindness of me in my declining health and advanced age 
all the residue of my estate being horses, mules, household 
and kitchen furniture.  I give and bequeath to my grandaughter, 
Lucy G. Bacon, $200.00 to be paid her by my 3 children.
No executor was named. 
Witness:  Mary Ann Bird, John Middleton and Frances Middleton. 
Singed Margaret Ware.  Proved by the oath of John Middleton this 
30 Day of December, 1829.  Jn. Timkins, OED. 

Additional Comments:
Margaret Tankersley Ware (1753-1829) was the daughter of Joseph 
Tankersley and Susannah Thompson all of Virginia. 

Source:  Source: Sc Wills 1787-1836, By James And Vivian 
Wooley Written: March 18, 1829 Recorded: December 30, 1829
USGenWeb Archives by: Suzanne Ackert 
July 13, 2005

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