Will of Isaac Hill
Georgia, Clarke County
In the name of God Amen I ISAAC HILL of the State and County aforesaid being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make this my Last Will and Testament (towit).
Item 1st. It is my Will that all my just debts be paid.
2nd. I have given to my son MIDDLETON HILL a Tract of Land containing one hundred and sixty acres more or less, part of the tract whereon I now live as his share of my estate.
3rd. I give to my Son ISAAC HILLs daughter ALMEDA four hundred dollars to be kept in the hands of my executors until she marries, or become of age, and to be put out on interest, but if she dies before she marries, or without lawful issue, to revert to and become a part of my estate and be divided equally among my children.
4th. I give to my Son RODERICK HILL after the death of his mother all the balance of my tract of land, whereon I now live as his share of my estate.
5th I give to my Daughter ELENOR HOPKINS one dollar.
6th I give to my Daughter CHARLOTE BURNEY one dollar.
7th. I give to my Daughter OLIVIA HARVEY one dollar.
8th. I give to my wife NANCY HILL during her life the tract of land whereon I now live together with all my negroes and every description of property which I may die possessed of, and after her death to be equally divided among the following children and grandchildren (towit) ELIZABETH LANE, SALLAY HILL, CATHARINE LOWE, NANCY BEAVERS, the children of my Daughter ELENOR HOPKINS, the children of my Daughter CHARLOTE BURNEY, and the children of my Daughter OLIVIA HARVEY.
9th. I have given my Daughter EUDOCIA M. ANDERSON a negroe girl named SOPHIA which is to be her share of my estate.
10th. Be it remembered that I have a tract of land in the County of Muscogee when drawn, which I drew as a revolutionary soldier and not intended to be included in the foregoing bequests, it is my will that the said tract of land be sold after my death, at the discretion of my Executors and the proceeds divided among the following children and grand children, ELIZABETH LANE, SALLY HILL, CATHARINE LOWE, NANCY BEAVERS, EUDOCIA ANDERSON, the children of my Daughter ELENOR HOPKINS, the children of my Daughter CHARLOTE BURNEY, the children of my Daughter OLIVIA HARVEY, MIDDLETON HILL and RODERICK HILL. I do hereby appoint my Son RODERICK HILL and JOHN H. LOWE my executors to this my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th day of November 1829.
Signed, Sealed and Acknowledged in the presence of
WILLIAM SIME (his mark)
Georgia, Clark County
Personally appeared in open Court William Sime one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing will who on oath saith that he saw Isaac Hill the testator sign the foregoing will and heard him acknowledge the same to be his Last Will and Testament, that he was of sound and disposing mind and memory at the time of so doing and that he saw Jacob Calahan and John Jones the other witnesses sign the same.
Wm Sine (his mark)
Swore to the open Court the 7th Oct. 1833
Joseph Ligon C.C.O.
Approved and ordered to be recorded
Octr Adj Term 1833
Recorded 9th Octr 1833
Contributed by Bobbie Keenan