|Death: ||Dec. 20, 1797|
The Tucker Family of South Carolina
Will of Daniel Tucker
In the name of God, Amen, I Daniel Tucker, of Georgetown in the State of South Caroina, merchant, being of sound mind and memoru, do hereby make and ordain this, my last Will and Testament, in manner an form following: Viz:
Item One: I give, devise and bequesth to my beloved wife, Mary Eliza, my negro woman Lucy and yellow woman Hannah, with their present and future issue. Also I give unto my said wife all and every part of my plate, household and kitchen furniture, beds, bedsteads, house linen of every sort, carriages and one pair of my best horses, such as she may make choice of, to have to and to hold the same to her, my said wife forever. Also five hundred pounds to be paid when conveniet to her by my Executors.
Item Two: I further give unto my wife during her widowhood and no longer, the full and quiet use occupation and enjoyment of all that my house and lot of land and premises where I now live on the Hill, known in the plan of said Town by number 220, and from and immediatley after the death or marriage of my said wife, which may first happen, then my will in respect to the said house and lot of land is and do hereby give the same to my son John Tucker and his heirs forever.
Item Three: I give, devise and bequeth unto my sons John, Daniel Stiles, and George Heriot, all my plantation on Waccamaw Neck to the sea, (excepting a piece marked on the plat attached, to Bull Island) lately purchased from John Simons, (with right or survivorship under age) to them and their heirs forever. To my son John, my desk and book case, books, etc, now in Georgetown (excepting such books as my wife Mary Elizabeth may wish to have.)
Item Four: I give and bequeath to my sons Edmun Hyrne, William Hyrne and Thomas Buchanan all of my plantation on Bullins Islands, formerly the property of Alexander Keith, with one tract of land on Socuste and a piece of ground on Litchfield Seashore, to them and their heirs forever, with right of suvivorship under age, each to the other as in the case of their brothers John, Daniel, and George.
Both my plantations called Litchfield and Retreat, I give in the manner before mentioned on any part ofthe said two plantations before my youngest child arrives at age. Also it is my will that my wife Mary Eliz, during her widowhood, only have full right, (free of expence of land) to plant on shares with her negros on either plantation, number of working negros not exceed ten.
Item Five: My house and lot occupied by A. Goodwin, with the land opposite and my lot at Chatham, to be sold by my Exectors, to assist in paying debts and legacies.
Item Six: I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Eliz Maryann, my two bay lots of land purchased at Coll. Heriot's sale, Nos. 11 nd12, with twenty-two acres of land fronting Francis Kinloch's avenue, and five hundred pounds, sterling, to be paid when convenient by my Executors.
Item Seven: I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Harriett my moiety of lot No. 249 on St. James Street, purchased of Charles Brown, also my lot on the Hill, purchased of Joseph Wragg, No. 221 and five hundred pounds, sterling, to be paid when convenient.
Item Eight: All the rest of my estate, both real and personal, whatsoever and wheresoever, legacies, and etc., I do hereby give, devise, and bequeath equally share and share alike, after debts, and legacies are paid, between my wife Mary Eliza and my eight children to htem and their heirs, share and share alike.
Item Nine: My will in respect of her, my said wife, also further is and I do hereby declare and serveral bequests by me hereinbefore made to her and intended to be and are given to her in satisfaction and in bar of all and all in manner of dower, which she may be in anywise claim or be tentitled unto of, in and to my part of my estate.
And lastly, I do hereby nominate and appoint my beloved wife Mary Elizabeth, during her widowhood only and no longer, Excutrix, and all of my sons when of are (I mean 21) with my worthy friends George Heriot, Roger Heriot, John Ouldfiend Heriot, Robert Heriot, and Robert F. Withers, to be executors of this my last will and testament.
Signed, sealed, and published by the said Daniel Tucker, as for his last will and testament in presence of us 21 September 1796.
Daniel Tucker (L.S.)
Witness: Thomas Hutchinson, John Davis, Anthony White.
Elizabeth Hyrne Tucker (____ - 1790)
Thomas Tucker (____ - 1791)*
John Hyrne Tucker (1827 - 1865)*
Sacred/to the memory of/Daniel Tucker/who departed this life/on the 29th/of December 1797/aged 45 years and 12 days.
Note: Aged 45 years 12 days
Prince George Winyah Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Patti Yourko Burns
Record added: May 09, 2009
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