Posted By:Suzy
Subject:Elisabeth Lusk - Tryon Co., NC - will of 1770
Post Date:February 28, 2003 at 16:04:53
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From "The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research", Volume XXVI, No. 1, Winter 1998, pg. 38: York County SC will book A, 1787-1799, pages 176-177, 7 Oct. 1770. Will of Elisabeth Lusk of Tryon County [North Carolina], widow... to my beloved son Robert Lusk one young grey horse; to my beloved son Samuel Lusk twenty bushels of corn now in the hands of Hugh McClelan; to my son in law Hugh McClelan twenty bushels of corn; to my beloved daughter Elisabeth McClelan a black gown & mantle; to my son in law Hugh Whiteside a roan colt; to my daughter Margaret Whiteside one woman's saddle; to my son James Lusk all the remainder of my estate real & personal. My son Robert Lusk and son in law Hugh Whiteside, exrs. Elisabeth Lusk (mark), wit: Samuel Neely, Dorcas Wharey (mark), Martha Workman (mark).

Question: What is the relationship between Elisabeth Lusk and the witness Dorcas Wherry/Wharey? Dorcas was married to Samuel Wherry; her maiden name was Coulter.