WILL of George Conway


*George Conway was married to Anne Heath, daughter of Samuel Heath & Anne Johnson.

I George Conway of the County of Lancaster being sick and weak of Body but of sound mind and memory thanks be to God do make this my Last Will & Testament in manner following vizt I Resign my sout to God my Creator & my Body to the Earth Its original being fully Assured, that the sacrifice of Christ is a Worthy Expiation for all the sins of the Faithfull, and therefore hope that my Soul and Body Will have a Joyfull meeting at the Resurrection of the Just, by the Merits Mediation and Intercession of our compleat Redeemer the Lord Jesus Christ Amen.

I give to my Dear wife Anne my Dwelling Plantation & all appurtenances thereunto belonging During her Natural Life.

Item I give to my said Wife Six Negroes vizt Roger Winney Phillis Dorcas Daniel & old Moll to my said wife and her heirs.

Item I give to my children all the Rest of my Negroes to be Equally Divided among them & their Heirs.

Item I give all my Personal Estate to be Equally divided among my wife & children & it is my Will my sons shall be of age at Eighteen years old.

Item I appoint my said Dear wife Anne and my good friend Mr Walter Jameson Execrs of this my Last Will & Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 3d Day of Februruary Ano Dom 1754.

George Conway [SEAL]