The will transcription can be found at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~scsumter/wills/volume1/iwills/ivorg...
WILL OF GEORGE IOOR, May 7, 1809
I George Ioor Planter of the High Hills of Santee do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following-- It is my will that my Executors herein after mentioned do discharge all my just debts with all convenient speed after my death- To my beloved wife Elizabeth Catharine, and her hears forever, I give and bequeath one negro wench named Juliot, with all her future ifsue, one negro boy named Sam, one good chair, one good Chair horse, one good bays horse, and five hundred dollars, to be paid her out of the crop that may be on hand at the time of my death, also Two hundred dollars to be paid her when she wishes to go to house keeping, to buy furniture, also James Hasttings bond to Samuel Fley deceased for about on Thousand dollars ballance, also one third of a bond due by Ann Richardson to Samuel Fley dec.d for about on Thousand dollars, and all the furniture of her bed room, and it is my will that my beloved wife do have her living in my house until she can make it convenient to go to house keeping, It is my will that the above legasis be considered in lew of all dower, as I have given her by deed of gift he(r) brother Samuel Fley deceased, Estate both real and personal-It is my will that the remaining two thirds of the bond due by Ann Richardson to Samuel Fley be equally divided between Marial Fley, and the children of Ann, Sister of Marial Fley, agreeable to the last request of Samuel Fley dec.d To my grand daughter Francis, Mary and her hears forever, I give and bequeath one negro girl named Pogey, with all her future ifsue--To my grand daughter Margaret, and her hears forever, I give and bequeath one negro girl named Liddy, with all her future ifsue--To my grand son Peter Horry, and his hears forever, I give and bequeath my silver mounted gun, and forty dollars to buy him a watch--It is my will that my grave yard is inclosed by a substantial stone wall four feet high, and marble head and foot stones, to my late beloved wife, my good friend Samuel Fley, and Self---To my son John and his hears forever, I give and bequeath all that tract of land known by the name of the machine Fort containing as pur plot four hundred and ninety five acres also the slip of land, adjoining said tract, beginning at a small safsifras corner, in the lane between James Hartley and self, and from theres runing in a dyrect line to the corner of the oats field commonly called Snipe field (as pur Hasting Ginnings plat of said land).-To Provide more effectually for my son Benjamin G. and his posterity after him, as I am apprehensive he will injur himself by his unbounded generosity, I give and bequeath him during life, and to his Legitimate ifsue after him, all that tract of land whereon I reside with the dwelling house out buildings &ct containing as pur plot about Six hundred and fifty acres, including the slip of land given as above to my son John, but to be liable for no debt he shall contract, and in case of his death without legetimte ifsue, I give and bequeath to my son John and his hears forever all the above mentioned tract of land, with the dwelling house out building ect- I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin G. and his hears forever, two negro men named Sharper, and Nat, and one negro boy named Peter, one negro wench named Pender, with her infant child named Abram, with her future ifsue, and one negro child named Resetha, with all her future ifsue---To my son John and his hears forever, I give and bequeath one motto wench named Thisby, with all her future ifsue, and one negro boy named James-The remainder of my Estate both real and personal, of what kind so ever, after the above bequests, I give and bequeath to my son John and his hears forever, the one-half-. The other half I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin G. during life, and to his legetimate ifsue after him forever, but to be liable for no debts he may contract, and in case of his death without legetimate ifsue, I give and bequeath the remining half of my Estate to my son John and his hears forever-say the half given as above to my son Benjamin G.--- Finally I Constitute my two sons John, and Benjamin G. Executors to this my last will and testament, in witnefs whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Seventh day of May one Thousand eight hundred and nine
George Ioor (SEAL)
Signed Seald in the presence of
Recorded in Will Book A Pge 77
Recorded 10th Day of July 1809
John Horan Q.M.
Bundle 53 Pkge 3
(Note: This will is indexed with the surname Ivor in the WPA notebook. A descendant got in touch and let me know that the surname is actually Ioor.)
Sorry I didn't respond sooner, I didn't get an alert of your reply. I'll email you the photo of John Joor's headstone and some more links to documents from Dorchester, SC which pertain to John Joor.