From: "Lee and Billie Jones" <tjones(a)camden.net> [please write to her
Subject: Re: Jesse Holloway with granddaughters Lucy and Betsey Bowles??
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 21:09:12 -0500
How about this Bowles and Holloway connection. In the following will of my 6th
great grandfather, Jesse Holloway names two granddaughters, Lucy and Betsey
Bowles. I am assuming a predeceased daughter that I don't know about md. a
WILL OF JESSE HOLLOWAY, 30 March 1818 EDGEFIELD DISTIRCT, SOUTH CAROLINA -
Recorded Will Book C, p. 27, 21 Jan 1819. Probate Judge's office, Box 13, pkg
SOUTH CAROLINA, Edgefield District: In the name of God Amen. I Jesse Holloway
of the aforesaid State and District being of perfect memory and recollecting
that it is appointed unto all men to die. Do make this my last will and
testament first off I give and resign my body to God who gave it and to be
buryed in deasant (sic) order.
2nd I do qive and bequeath to my son Jesse H. Holloway all that property
given by sd Jesse H. Holloway to me in a deed of gift bearing date November
the 20th 1817 to have & to hold himself and his heirs for ever.
3rd I do give and bequeath unto my two grand daughters Lucy & Betsey
Bowles the sum of one hundred dollars each to be raised out of my estate and to
be given to them separately at the age of twenty-one years or at their marriage
and in case either of the sd girls should die without lawful issue of their
body then and in that case it is my will that the above mentioned $200 should
be equally divided among my then living children.
4th It is my will that the balance of my estate both real and personal
should be equally divided among my eight children namly my sons Perry, Dan,
Jesse, Ransom and J. Meekins and my daughters Michal, Polly & Nancy.
5th I do hereby disannul and make void all other wills by me made or given
and I do hereby appoint Jordan Holloway, Perry Holloway, and Ransom Holloway
as Executor to execute the forgoing will. In witness whereof I do hereunto set
my hand & seal this 30th March 1818 & in the 42nd year of American
Test Jesse Holloway [seal]
Jordan Holloway [Looks like a thumbprint - over wax?]
John X Glosher
SOUTH CAROLINA, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT by John Simkins Ordered.
Personally appeared before me John Glosher, Jordin Holloway who being duly
sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God do make oath and say that they
saw Jesse Holloway sign seal and [declare?] the same to be and contain his
Iast will & testament that he the said Jesse Holloway was then of sound and
disposing mind & memory, to the best of their knowledge and belief and that
they signed their names at the request of the testator and in his presence
Same time qualified Ransom Holloway Perry Holloway & Jordin Holloway Exrs to
the within given under my hand at my office the 16th day of April 1818. Jn
Simkins, O.E.D. mark
16 April 1818. State of South Carolina, District. By John Simkins Esquire,
Ordinary of Edgefield District. These are to authorize and empower you, or any
three or four of you, whose names are here under written, to repair to all such
parts and places within this state, as you shall be directed unto by....
Perry Holloway, Jordan Holloway, and Ransom Holloway of the goods and chattels,
riqhts and credits of Jesse Holloway deceased, wheresoever any of the said
goods and chattels are or do remain within the said parts and places, and
which shall be shewn unto you by the said Perry. Jordan & Ransom and there view
and appraise all and every the said goods and chattels, being first duly
sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God, to make a true and perfect
inventory and appraisement thereof, and to cause the same to be returned under
your hands, or any three or four of
you, unto the said Perry, Jordan and Ransom on or before the twelfth day of
Witness: John Simkine, Esq. Ordinary of the district, the sixteenth day of
April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen and in
the forty-second year of American independence.
To Messrs. John Mitchell )
John Kirksay ) Apprs.
Caleb Holloway )
Another one of the names you listed in your Part 1 included JOHNSON. Note this
reference, that I have not checked out contains a JOHNSON:
Source: Will Book 5 Brunswick County, VA - **Will of John JOHNSON 27 Feb
1785 28 Nov 1785
Ex: Jesse HOLLOWY
Wit: Jesse HOLLOWAY, Littleberry PEARSON
Feel Free to post these to the list.