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John LANGSTON

Male Abt 1710 - Bef 1790  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name John LANGSTON 
    Born Abt 1710  Isle of Wight County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 1 Mar 1782  SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 11 Nov 1790  Greenville County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 11 Nov 1790  Greenville County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Henry & Dianne Blankenstein, "John Langston & Agnes Mangham" <http://pages.prodigy.net/blankenstein/john_langston_&_agnes_mangham.h tm>.

      (2) http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov:

      Langston, John of Greenville County, Will Typescript (2 Frames) (Mss Will: Estate Record Book A, Pages 29-31; Estate Packet: Apt 5, File 288):

      WILL OF JOHN LANGSTON

      At a court began and held for the County of Greenville August term AD the following last will & testament of John Langston dec'd was produced in open court and proven by the oaths of Joshua Smith and John White and ordered to be recorded which was done 11th Nov. 1790.

      In the name of God Amen I John Langston of South Carolina an worthy member of the Church being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God tho weak in body yet of a sound and perfect understanding and memory do constitute this my last will and testament and desirest may be received by all as such imprimes. I most humbly bequeath my soul to God my maker beseeching his most gracious acceptance of it through the all sufficient merits and mediation of my most compassionate redeemer Jesus Christ who gave himself to be an attonement for my sins and is able to save to the uttermost all that come unto God by him seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them and who I trust will not reject me a returning penitent sinner when I come to him for mercy in this hope and confindence I tender up my soul with comfort humbly beseeching the most blessed and glorious Trinity one God most Holy most merciful and Glorious to prepare me for the time of my dissolution and then to take me to himself in that peace and rest and incomparable felinity which he has prepared for all that love and hear his Holy name Amen. Item I give to my son James one negro named Harry to him and his heirs, Item I give to my son Solomon one negro named Lamkin to him and his heirs, Item I give to my grandson Asa at marriage if he lives until then, if not to his brother Willm but my wife to have the use of him her life and after her decease Jechonias until such marriage as afores'd one negro named Benn, I also give Jechonias that piece of land he lives on to him and his heirs, Item I give to my daughter Molley Smith one negro named Venus, but if Feb brings one more for that to go to Molley and Venus to fall to her mistress, Item I give to my daughter Beekka Willms one negro girl named Ede to her and her heirs after my wife's decease Item I give to my daughter Fanney my negro boy named Tim, Item I give to my daughter Salley Smith one negro boy named Peter, Item to my son Samuel one negro man named Hippoh after my wife's decease, Item I give to my daughter Elizabeth Spann 1 cow and calf, Item I give to my two sons Joseph, Jesse ten shillings sterling each also my daughter Patta McVay the same, Item I leave the remainder of my whole estate land and mill and all my household goods and the use of all the negroes but Lamkin and Harry during her life and after her decease to be sold at Vendee, the land and mill and all the estate indow and all be divided amongst my children named as followeth & first Samuel Langston, Molley Smith, Sally Smith & Fanny Langston, Jechonias Langston and John son of Jesse my grandson equal to be divided among them all & Beekka Willms. I also constitute ordain this to be my last will and testament revising and disannuling every will & wills made by me heretofore and I appoint my son Jechonias and my son-in-law Thos Williams to be my full and sole executors of this my last will & testament, I forgot Lusia Thompson to give her two dollars silver and I hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of March in the year of our Lord 1782.

      John Langston (L.S.)

      Test

      Joshua X Smith [his mark]
      John X White [his mark]
      Eliner X White [her mark]
      John Langston

      Recorded in Will Book A page 29 Apt 5 File #288
    Person ID I22293  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Family 1 Agnes MANGHAM,   b. Abt 1712,   d. Abt 1740  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1730  Isle of Wight County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Absolom LANGSTON,   b. Abt 1731, Isle of Wight County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 22 Sep 1783, District 96, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F9821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth PERSONS 
    Married Abt 1743  Granville County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F9822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart