Note: Cross-posted at Detour Through History
|Savannah, Georgia, Visitor's Center|
Alexander Cameron's Will Was Written In Savannah
"...Alexander Cameron of the province of Georgia, Esquire, do make my last will and Testament....".
Son, George Cameron
*Susannah Cameron, oldest daughter
Joaney/Jeany/Jane Cameron, youngest daughter
Molly Grafton/Stratton?, for faithful service
Slaves James and Delia
Cousin Donald Cameron, one half of my plantation in South Carolina called Lochaber
Nephew Alexander Cameron, the other half " "
Bequeath to nephew Alexander Cameron, Man named Will
Bequeath to Margery Cameron, living in Argyleshire...my sister
" unto Duncan Cameron plantation...upon Saludy River in South Carolina...first granted to Charles ?...
Bequeath to Charles Taylor...
...lands...in West Florida...
....establishing a fund for Molly Stratton...widow....
Appoint William Oglivy, Charles Shaw, Duncan Cameron and Donald Cameron to be executors...
|Excerpt From Alexander Cameron's Will|
Heirs' Names Included
Will written in Savannah, Georgia
24th Dec 1781
Witnesses: John McGillivray, John McIntosh, Ferg. Bethune [Farquhar Bethune]
March 1872 witnesses swore that they were present and Donald Cameron was qualified to be executor and oath taken [James Wright]
*Susannah Cameron m. Dr. Guerineau