In his will dated 1 July 1765, Peter Taylor, of Ireland & Goose Creek, South Carolina (first wife Amarinthia Smith), named the following relatives:
brother Joseph Taylor of Whitehaven March.
nephew Peter Taylor of Whitehaven
sister Elizabeth Taylor, spinster of Dublin,
cousin George Walker, a mariner of Bristol.
He also named the following people he enslaved, however his will states that he enslaved others whom he did not name.
Margat, a negro woman, to 'my first wife's niece' Margaret Evance
Philladay, a girl, to 'my first wife's niece' Margaret Evance
Rincky, 'a mustee girl' to Jane Douxsaint, daughter of Paul & Rebecca Douxsaint
Jupiter & Miranda & sons Nat & Jack, to William Raynor, son of Nathaniel Raynor
Yathney, 'a mustee man, by trade a cooper' to Roger Smith son of Thomas Smith
Tom, an apprentice carpenter to Peter Smith, son of Thomas Smith
Belinda, Molly & her 2 children & Du, Molly's sister, to Thomas Smith, father of Roger & Peter above
Chloe, of Warhouse Plantation, to be freed if Warhouse is sold and to have financial provision (see page 4 for full details)
Old Toney to remain at Broom Hall and have financial provsion
Ned & Hannibal, sons of Toney, to Thomas Smith 'to have the use of them'
Tom, a cooper at Broom Hall, £5 p.a. & a new hat every 1 Jan.
Tim, at Warhouse Plantation, £5 p.a. & a new hat every 1 Jan.
Will of Peter Taylor 1765, South Carolina Wills & Probate Records 1670-1890 available on ancestry.com
South Carolina Plantations
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