William Westberry of SC - gslat
Subject: William Westberry of SC
From: gslat
Date: December 22, 1999

My 6th grgranpa.  Am interested in all info on any of these names.


Will Of
William Westberry

31 October 1750- Will Signed
04 January 1750- Will Proved

{I think those dates were reversed, but that is the way they read}

Missing parts of this will destroyed in will book.

South Carolina.
  In the name of God, Amen.  I William Westberry of the Parish of St 
Bartholomew in Colleton County of the Province aforesaid, Planter, being 
very Sick and Weak of Body but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be to God 
for the same, but calling to mind the mortallity of my body and knowing 
that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my 
Last Will and Testament in Manner and Form following, that is to say, 
Principally and first of all, I recommend my soul into the hands of God 
that Gave it and my Body to the earth to be buried in a Decent and 
Christian like manner at the discretion of my Exors hereinafter named, 
nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection_________receive the same 
the Almighty Power of God and as ___concerning such Wordly Goods wherewith 
it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life, I give, Demise and Bequeath 
_________in manner and form following IMPRIMIS;
It is my will and desire in that my ______Mother Mary____ her Residence and 
______of my house and _____during the course of her Natural Life.
Item- It is my desire that all my just debts and funeral charges be first 
paid before any Division be made of my Interests.
My Will and Desire is that after the Decease of my Mother Mary Early that 
all my lands be Equally Divided between my three sons, William, Joshua and 
John to them, their heirs and assigns forever.
Item- My Will and Desire is that all my Personal Estate of what kind or 
Quality whatever,  be Equally Divided between my Loving Wife Jane and my 
seven Children Viz; William, Joshua, John, Sarah, Mary, Martha and 
Elizabeth, to be possessed and injoyed by them,  their heirs and assigns 
Lastly, I Nominate and appoint my trusty friends, William Sanders and James 
Andrew to be Exors of this my Last will and Testament, In witness whereof I 
have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 31st day of October 1750.

W. Westberry + seal

Henry Smith
Joseph Mackey
Will Smith

William Sanders and James Andrew qualified as Exors.

Will Book 1747-52, Page 349.

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