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John E. Turbeville (b. Abt. 1698, d. July 23, 1763)John E. Turbeville (son of Richard Turbeville and Anne) was born Abt. 1698 in Prince Frederick Parish, Winyah, Georgetown District, South Carolina, and died July 23, 1763 in Cravens County, North Carolina.He married Philadelphia Isabell on November 19, 1749 in Prince Frederick Parish, Winyah, Georgetown District, South Carolina.
Notes for John E. Turbeville:
The following is the will of John E. Turbeville:
"IN THE NAME OR GOD AMEN. I John Turbevil Of Craven County in the province of South Carolina Planter being Sick and Weak in Body but of perfect mind and ___Memory and calling to mind the Mortality of This Body and that it is appointed for all Men Once to die. do make and constitute this my Last Will and Testament and first of all I Commit my Spirit into the hand of God, who gave it and my Body to the Earth to be decently Interred at the discretion of my Executors. Nothing doubting but I shall receive the Same again at the Resurrection of the Great day and be Again Reunited by the Almighty power of God,
and as for such worldly goods as it hath Pleased God to Endow me with. I do hereby dispose of in manner and form following that is to say, after my Just debts are paid funeral charges & __ which I leave Intirely to my Executors to do as they shall think Best, either by raising money from the Labour Of the Negroes or by sale of the Hogs Horses, and what of the Household Goods and Plantation Tools can be Conveniently Spared &__
ITEM I Give and bequeath unto my beloved Wife Elizabeth Turbevil the use Of All my Personal Estate during her Life.
ITEM I Give and bequeath unto my Son Charles Turbevil the Sum of Twenty shillings Currant Money of this Province as the Last part of _is Portion,
ITEM I give and bequeath unto my daughter Judith Two pounds Current Money of this Province as the Last part of her portion.
ITEM I give and bequeath unto my daughter Jemima Three pounds Currant Money of this Province as the Last part of her Portion.
ITEM I give and bequeath unto My daughter Lucy Sweat one Negroe Wench Named Hannah and One Negroe Boy Named Peter and One Negroe Girl Named D___r, to her and her heirs forever.
ITEM I give and bequeath unto My Grandson Morris Murphy, One Negroe Named Dell to him and to his heirs for ever provided he shall give the First Child the Girl shall bare to his Brother Matthew Murphy.
ITEM I give and bequeath to My Grandson George Turbevil One Negroe Named Annakin (?) Provided he shall give the First Child the Girl
shall Bare, to his Brother Solomon Turbevil and if the said George Turbevil shall die before he Arrive to the age of Twenty One then the said Negroe Girl Annakin shall be be the property of my Grandson Nathan Sweat and his heirs forever.
And I do hereby Nominate and Appoint my Trusty Friend Thomas Burton
and my Son in law William Sweat to be my Executors to this my Last Will and Testament denying Revoking and disannulling all other Wills and Testaments Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament
IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty Third day of July in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and Sixty three and in the third of his Majestys Reign.
John Turbevil (LS)
Signed Sealed published and
declared In presence of me
Proved before His Excellency Thomas Boone Esq
3 August 1763
at the Same time Qualified William Sweat Executor to the said Will
Recorded in Will Book 1767-71, page 55
More About John E. Turbeville:
Record Change: November 13, 2003
More About John E. Turbeville and Philadelphia Isabell:
Marriage: November 19, 1749, Prince Frederick Parish, Winyah, Georgetown District, South Carolina.
Children of John E. Turbeville and Philadelphia Isabell are:
- +Lavina Turbeville, b. December 27, 1751, Prince Fredrick Parish, Winyah, Georgetown, South Carolina, d. June 14, 1833, Fayette, Alabama.