South Carolina --- Sumter District
I James Ridgway of the District and State aforesaid do make this my Last Will and Testament------
1st I Give and bequeath unto my daughter Hulda Ann Ridgway One tract of Land containing Two Hundred and eighty three acres more or Less. It being the tract upon whereon I now live.
2nd I Give and bequeath unto my daughter Henrietta Ellen Ridgway One tract of Land containing On Hundred and Twenty Acres Lying on the head of Boggy Branch known as the Stacy Tract-----
3rd I Give and bequeath unto my two daughters Huldah Ann Ridgway and Henrietta Ellen Ridgway my House Hold and kitchen Furniture to be equally divided between them---The remainder of my estate to be sold by my executors and proceeds thereof after paying my just debts to be equally divided among all my children viz Margarett M. Haley--Lucy E. Caps--Laura E. DuBose--Huldah Ann --Huldah Ann Ridgway--Spencer W. Ridgway and Henrietta Ellen Ridgway--------
Last I do hereby nominate and appoint William L. Wilder and James F. Ridgway executors to this my last will and testament. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this 21st day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty six signed and sealed in the presence of