Will B. D. Hodge - Fdyess6591
Subject: Will B. D. Hodge
From: Fdyess6591
Date: July 13, 1998

WILL OF

BENJAMIN DUPRE HODGE

SUMTER DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA, APRIL 1ST, 1851

FILED 29 OCTOBER, 1851

A copy of this will, in the original form and this transcription, was obtained
From the Sumter County Court House, Sumter County, SC.  These copies are in
the possession of and this transcription is being submitted by Faye L. Dyess

I, Benjamin Dupre Hodge being of sound mind desire to make the following
distribution of my property.  I wish my personal property (except my household
& kitchen furniture) to be appraised & to be Equally divided between my wife
Emily Eliza Hodge, & my three children John William Hodge, Benjamin Evans
Hodge & Emma Elizabeth Hodge---The portion awarded to my daughter Emma is to
be settled on her & her heirs in case of her marriage------ The house hold &
kitchen furniture mentioned above to be given to my wife without appraisement.

---Of my real Estate I give the place on which I reside--bounded on the North
by my own lands (otherwise bequeathed below) commencing at a corner above the
school house field at a lightwood Stake, & running nearly west course avoiding
the School house to the South end of the Sweet gum plat to Mr. S. Harvins
land.  South bounded in Pocotaligo Swamp by River's land, East by lands of
John M. Hodge, & west by Mr. Saml Harvin's land---to my wife Emily Eliza Hodge
during her life--after her death to my daughter Emma Elizabeth Hodge & to be
settled on her & her heirs in case of her marriage all of my other lands I
wish to be appraised & equally divided between my sons John W. Hodge &
Benjamin E. Hodge-----------------------

The Negros about the house are to be appraised & given to my wife in her
portion, namely Negro woman Hannah, man Cyrus, boy Chaner.

I wish my wife & my Sons John & Benjamin to be my Executors, & my wife to be
guardian for my daughter
Emma--------------------------------------------------------------------------
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                                                                          Apri
l 1, 1851
                                                                          Benj
amin Dupre Hodge (SEAL)
Witness
J. M. Hodge
Dudley E. Hodge
John I Ingram
J. C. Haynsworth
(Recorded in Will Book D 2 page 394)
(Recorded Oct. 29th 1851)

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