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GREENLEE ELLISON: Will Bk. 9 P. 734 Anderson, S. C. 1918

South Carolina)    I, GREENLEE ELLISON, of Anderson County in the State of South Carolina, being
Anderson Co. )    of sound mind and memory, do make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, thereby revoking all former wills by me at any time theretofore made.
1.    I will that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid by my Executors hereinafter named, as soon after my death as will be found convenient for them to do so, out of my estate....
2.    I will to my beloved wife, i.e. GRACE MARGARET ELLISON, my entire estate of every kind and description for her to have, hold and enjoy, and to receive the rents, profits and interests of the same so long as she lives, and at her, my said wife's death, my executors shall advertise and sell all my estate, whether real, personal or mixed property on whatever terms my executors deem advantageous to my estate, and after paying for the expenses of said sale they are to divide the proceeds as follows:  To my daughters ELIZABETH LOLLIS  one fifth (1/5) of the proceeds of the said sale, to my daughter EUGENIA HANCOCK one fifth (1/5) of the proceeds of said sale, to my son R. J. ELLISON one fifth (1/5) of the proceeds of the said sale.  To my son J. B. ELLISON one tenth (1/10) of the proceeds of the said sale, to my grandchildren i.e. LURA BOLT, DAISY COPELAND, and EVA BRYANT on thirteenth each of one fifth of the proceeds of the said sale, and to the children of my pre-deceased son i.e. J. H. ELLISON i.e. ELISHA, ODUIS, MITTIE, JUNE, MAGGIE, WOODY, CALHOUN, LIZZIE, BERTIE, ESSIE, MATTHEW, NEANER, BENJAMIN, LUCY, and FLORA ELLISON each to have one fifteenth of one fifth of the proceeds of the said sale-provided that if J. B. ELLISON, my son, above named, be dead at the final winding up and distribution of my estate, his part shall be divided among his children equally, and provided further, that if any of the other beneficiaries of this will be dead at the final wind up and distribution of my estate having a child or children, such child or children shall be entitled to receive the parents share of living...
3.    I nominate, constitute and appoint my son R. J. ELLISON and my friend C. P. KAY Executors of this my last will and testament giving them the full power to execute all papers in the final winding up and distribution of my estate.  In witness whereof, I the said GREENLEE ELLISON have hereto set my hand and affixed my seal to this my last will and testament this the 23rd day of November A. D. 1918.
 
GREENLEE ELLISON (X, his mark)

 Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said GREENLEE ELLISON as and for his last will and testament in our presence, and we in the presence of the Testator and at his request, and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses thereto.

J. E. ELROD
B. F. SMITH
F. H. HARVELL

Property valued at $27,404.61 (1922).
Book 9; Page 734-735; Roll No. 7588


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