The following will is copied from a microfilmed transcript of the original at the SC State Archives. My husband's ancestor, Elizabeth CRIBB WRIGHT (~1814-1892) d/o Thomas William CRIBB and Elizabeth COLLINS, is believed to be descended from at least 2 John CRIBBs and there may be others named John in the family. I don't know which John CRIBB this will refers to.
Anyone researching this line or similar, please contact me.
Judy in Ocala
Will of John C. Cribb
South Carolina )
Marion District )
I John C Cribb being weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and calling to mind the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death do make and ordain this my last will and testament in words following to wit:
I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Abi Cribb all my estate both real and personal to her and her heirs forever and I do hereby appoint my wife Abi Cribb sole executrix to this my last will and testament hereby reversing all former wills made by me at any time declareing this to be my sole last will and testament signed sealed and acknowledged in presents of [illegible mark] February the 20th 1851.
John C X Cribb (SEAL)
David S. Edward
Richard. J. Edwards
Recorded in Will Book 2. Page [illegible, probably 152 or 132]
Sworn to May 2, 1851
Edward R. Wheeler, Ordinary
Roll No. [illegible]