WILL OF JOHN F. CLEMENT (S), SR.
Father of Aley and
John F. Clements, Jr, who both married Hendons
Pendleton District, South Carolina
Clarke County (Georgia) Will Book "A" page 67
State of SOUTH CAROLINA, PENDLETON DISTRICT
In the name of God Amen. Know all men by these presents that I JOHN CLEMENTS SEN'R finding myself Aged and infirm
of Body but perfectly sound in mind & knowledge and not knowing how long
it may please God to continue me in the same state of mind Recommending my
Soul to God would dispose of my Worldly Good in the folowing manner.
First to my well Beloved Child WILLIAM CLEMENTS
my negro man dick and my horse Bob and saddle & Bridle & saddle Baggs
& valease and all the doctors medisen and all the Smiths tools and all
Also to my deaughter ALEY HENDON my negro woman
Eady and my horse Hoageaby (?) Saddle & Bridle & Saddle Baggs and
a Big Pot a dutch oven.
allso to my wife MARY CLEMENTS my tract of
Land Lying in Clark Co. State of Georgia on the head of Shoal Creak during
her widowhood or Life time and then to be Sold and the money arising to Be
Eaqually divided Between my two Deaughters RHODA POOR
and HANNAH CLEMENTS
and to my deaughter NANCY ACKER my Copper Still
Holeing Fifty Gallons and Eighteen Stone and all Appeatters share(?) unto
belonging and also my Negro Girl Dinah now in the Hands of a Sertain Mr. Loftin
of Laurence County and State of Georgia Feloneously taken From me By Elisha
Copeland and transfered to said Loftin
and also to my son JOHN CLEMENT the sum of
also to my Deaughter MARTHA COPELAND the sum
of Five shillings
also to my deaughter RACHEL RUNNELS the sum
of Five shillings.
I do also nominate and apint my son WILLIAM CLEMENTS
& Norris Hendon of County of Clark &
State of Georgia jointly my sole Executors of this my Last will and testament
making all other wills heretofore maid void and of non Effect in Witness whareof
I have heareunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this the 7th day of May
Signed in the presence of Jesse Lane, Peter Acker.