Will of JOHN PLOWMAN ASHLEY. Signed Feb. 1 1759 No Probate
In the will, JOHN PLOWMAN ASHLEY names wife MARY, sons: JOHN FRANCIS, WILLIAM, JURDEN and daughters, MARY ANN FRANKS, ELINOR SUTTON, ROSE TOUCHSTONE, and SARAH ASHLEY. Wife MARY was executrix, Witnesses: RICHARD YARBOROUGH, CHRISTOPHER TOUCHSTONE and ? FREDRICK
Judge Probate office, Barnwell Co. SC Bundle 9, Package 7, Dec. 2, 1805
WILLIAM ASHLEY, of Barnwell Co., father of NATHANIEL, JOHN, CHARLES SAMUEL and a daughter who married a HIGHTOWER, died intestate in 1805. Administration records show wife ELIZABETH (HIGGINBOTTOM) ASHLEY administratrix. Inventory appraisal dated 1806, signed by JONATHAN ALDRIDGE and JOHN COCKERHAM gave an estate value of $1,539.00. The appraisors, as appointed by the court were: JEFEREE COWARD, JOB WEATHERSBEE, JOHN ARMSTRONG, and JONATHAN ALDRIDGE.
Ancestor of Nicole Pinson
Hall Of Records, Lib. 4, folio 9a, Liber JS, f 152, Kent CO. MD Wills
Will of ISAAC ASHLEY, signed Jan. 11,1708, R. March 29, 1909
Clk. EDWARD BECK, Witnesses: Wm. (X) HOPKINS, JOHN (X) BECK, MARY (X) BECK, S., MARY (X) BECK, JR., MARY (X) BECK, JR., and EDWARD (X) BECK, SR.
The will names wife ELIZABETH and "my daughters", and bequething 100 acres to each of five sons; JOHN and ISAAC to have "home plantation"; WILLIAM "land adjacent to JOHN TWEEGS"; THOMAS 100 acres "on main road"; and ABRAHAM.
Kent CO. MD
Will of JOHN ASHLEY, son of ISAAC and ELIZABETH ASHLEY, recorded April 19, 1740
Will of WILLIAM ASHLEY, son of ISAAC AND ELIZABETH ASHLEY dated Jan. 23, 1753. He names wife MARY and son WILLIAM, JR Exrx and Exr.: leaves "land called Ashley Lott to son WILLIAM, JR, to two youngest sons JOSHUA and JOHN JONES ASHLEY at the age of 21; to all my children; to wife MARY to help bring up two small children."