The will of Jehu Inman of SC

Index S.C. Wills 1 1776-1814 Book D Page 11
South Carolina - December 6, 1802

South Carolina   ) In the year of Our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred & Three 
Newberry District) December the 6th  

The last will and Testament of Jehu Inman late of the District aforesaid 
Deceased was Duly Executed in the Ordinaries Office approved and allowed of 
by the Oath of Joshua Inman Junr & was ordered to be Recorded.

Also Henry Steddom & Samuel Milles named Executors in the _____ came into 
open court & was Duly qualified accordingly & obtained ?Letters? 
                                             Sam Gindsey O S D

I Jehu Inman of the State of South Carolina and and Newberry District being 
weak in Body but in perfect mind & memory have thought fit to make ordain & 
by these presents doth make and ordain This my Last Will and Testament in 
manner & form as followeth that is to say first it is my Will and I do 
hereby Order that my Funeral Expenses and all my Just Debts be timely and 
punctually paid out of my movable Estate before any Divisions or Distribution
be made thereof; Secondly it is my Will that my Wife Mary Inman have free 
priviledge of my home plantation where I now live during her natural life 
or Widowhood, and it is my Will and I do here by Order that all my moveable 
Estate be Sold without any appraisement as soon as Convenency will allow 
after my Decease and after paying my Debts 4th It is my Will that my 
Executors keep one fourth of my moveable Estate for the support of my aged 
Mother Jemime Inman to be Disposed of at their Discretion if any part should 
remain after her Decease it is my Will that it be added to my estate to be 
Divided as I shall hereafter Direct. 5th It is my Will that my wife Mary 
Inman have one third part of The Remainder of my moveable Estate at her 
Disposal Forever.  6 I give and Bequeath to my son Asa Inman the Remainder 
part of moveable property and all my Land to him and heirs and assigns 
Forever my Mary Inman not to be Interupted inpremises during her natural 
life or Widowhood after her Death or Marriage all to be Asa Inman and lastly 
I do hereby nominate and appoint my Trusty & well loved Friends Henry 
teddom and Samuel Miles to be my lawful Executors and I do utterly refuse 
Disanull Disalow and Revoke all Other or former Wills made By mee and in 
Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand seal This Twenty Ninth Day of 
the Eleventh Month Eighteen Hundred & Two  Signed & acknowledged to in the 
presets of us.

Joshua Inman Junr.

Thomas   X   Watters
                                    Jehu Inman  (Seal)
Hannah ?Crumly?

South Carolina    ) By Samuel Lindsey Esquire Ordinary of the District aforesaid to all 
Newberry District ) whom have presents shall come greeting Know ye that on the
Sixth Day of December in the year of Our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and 
Three the Last Will & Testament of Jehu Inman Late of this Deceaseed was 
proved in open court and allowedBy the said court and the Adminstration of 
all and singular the goods and Chattels Rights and Credits of the Said 
Deceased within this State was therein granted and Committed by the Said 
Court unto Henry Steddom and Samuel Miles named Executors in the Said Will 
they being first duly sworn Will and faithfully to Administer and make a 
full and perfect Inventory of all and Singular the Said goods and Chattels, 
Rights and Credits & to distribute the Same Inventory Into The Ordinaries 
office of the District aforesaid in Order to be Recorded on or Before Ninety 
Days from this Date and to Render a True Calculation Reckoning Thereof 
whence there unto Required.

Witness Samuel Lindsey _____  Ordinary for the District of Newberry
aforesaid the year and Date first above written.

                                  Sam Gindsey O S D