Greene Co AL: 11 Feb 1840/8 Jun 1840:WILLIAM C. WARDLAW will: grand daughter Betsey H. Wardlaw, grand daughter Caroline Murphey; daughter Lydia Murphey, daughters Malinda Roman and Elizabeth formerly Elizabeth Turner. All of my children: John L. Wardlaw, Thomas H. Wardlaw, Zachry Wardlaw, Isaac Wardlaw, Peggy Undly Stephens, Lydia Murphy, and my grand children, the heirs of William M. Wardlaw and Richard Turner, Dec'd.
"I think proper here to state that one half hogs and cattle I now have on hand belongs to my son Isaac Wardlaw.I do not wish my family Bible sold.I give that to my daughter Lydia......" Exec: Theophilus B. Murphy. Wit: Thos. Riddle, Robert Burnes, William Patton.