Father of Aley and John F. Clements, Jr, who both married Hendons

Pendleton District, South Carolina
Clarke County (Georgia) Will Book "A" page 67


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 my clothes.

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 Five Shilling

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 1816

Signed in the presence of Jesse Lane, Peter Acker.

                                                                                         (signed) John Clement

Georgia Clark County: Personally appeared in Open Court Jesse Lane one of the subscribing witnesses to the within will and after being duly sworn on the holy Gospell deposeth and saith that he saw John Clement sign seal and acknowledge the within instrument to be his last will and Testament and that he was of sound mind and memory at the time of his so doing and that he saw Peter Acker sign the same as a witness.

Sworn to before me in Open Court this 7th Oct'r 1816

Jno. H. Lowe, Clk