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Will of John McKee, 27 Sept 1794, Chester Co; Pinckney Dist; Sourth Carolina
Posted by: Milisia Hanlin (ID *****7317) Date: February 09, 2009 at 08:47:43
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Researching family enumerated in this will of John McKee; Seeking more information about this John McKee family, and these children....


' well beloved wife..' but given name is not enumerated:

Children: Names ' five children...William & Susana, John, Martha & James...."

Milisia Hanlin


Will of John McKee, of Chester County, of Pinckney District, South Carolina...

“Will of John McKee

In the Name of God Amen—the twentyseventh day of September 1794 Ad I John McKee of Chester County pinckney District & State of South Carolina Planter Being Verry Sick, & Weake of Body but of perfect mind & Memmory thanks be given unto God therfore Calling to Mind the Mortallitey of my body & [ ‘that it’ struck out] Knowing that it is Appointed for all Men once to die do make & ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to Say prinsably & first of all

I give & recomend my Soul into the hands of Almighty god that give it & my Body I Recomend to the Earth to be burred indesant Cristan Burial at the Discretion of my Executors herafter Named nothing doubting but at the General Reserrection I Shall Resive the Same again by the Mighty power of God & as tuching Such Worldly Estate Wherwithit hath Pleased God to Bless me With in this life I Give demise & Dispose of the Same in the following Manner & form----

Imprinis I give & Bequith to my Well beloved Son Samuel Collins McKee the Ten pounds that was Borrowed to him which I Allow for his Whole Cotto & no more &

all the remainder of my Estate after paying of all my Lawfull Debts & demands I Allow to be Equualy divided Amongest my Well Beloved Wife & my five Childer that is William & Susana John Martha & James Except my 2 Youngest that is Martha & James that I Allow five pounds to Each of them more than their Equal devide providing that my Well beloved Wife Continues Awidow &

if She Marries Again I Allow her nothing but her Bed & bed close & Body Close &

if it pleases God to Call any of my Childer in their Nonage I Allow their Colo to be Equally devided Amongest my Wife & Children Each of them an Equal Share Excepting my wife Saddle that I Allow to her Whilest Awidow & at the End of that to be given to my daughter Susans out of her Equal Coto &

I Constitute make & ordain William McQueston & Adam Mills Executors of this my Last Will and testament all & Singular Wills formally & I do…” [End of Page One] {Start of Page Two] “…herby utterly disallow Revoke & disannul all & Every other former testaments Wills Leagises & bequeaths & Executors by me in any Ways before named Willed & bequeathed Ratifying & Confirming this & no other to be my Last Will & testament in Wittness Whereof I have herunto Set my hand & Seal the day & year Above Written

Signed Seald Published Pronounced & declared by the Said John McKee-----
As his Last Will & testament in the presents of us---

John McKee

The Subscribers-----

Andrew Graham
James Cooper
Adam Mills

Probated Date Not Recorded
Apartment No. 42
Package No. 663"

Source Citation and Source Information:
S108093: South Carolina Will Transcripts (Microcopy No. 9)
McKee, John, of Chester County, Pinckney District, Will Typescript (Estate Packet: Apt 42, Pkg 663) (2 Frames). South Carolina Department of Archives and History. 8301 Parkland Road, Columbia, SC 29223. Columbia, SC. 29223. 803.896.6100; 803.896.6198. Series: S108093; Reel: 007; Frame: 00412; Item: 000.

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