Spartanburg County South Carolina Will Abstracts 1797-1840, Compiled by Brent H. Holcomb, C.A.L.S. Will Book C, pp.58-61. Will of Nathan Lankston, being advanced in life ... my books to be divided amongst all my children: to Sarah Bennett, Rippons Section of Hymns, and _____ Lyric poems; to Martha Yarborough my large Bible; to William Lankston, my pocket Bible; to Nancy Bearden, Butterworths Concordance; to Willis Lankston, Elements of useful Knowledge and Songs of the Night; to John Lankston, 2nd Volume of Village Sermons and Wat's Hymn; to Elisabeth Stone, 1st Volume Village Sermons and the Cook in the Lot; to Jacob Lankston, Dodridges use and progress of Religion in the Soul and Watt's Palms; to Mary Stone, Fullers Gospel ...; to Caleb Lankston, Gospel Worthy of all acceptation; to Absolom Lankston, Mercers Cluster and Bracons Concordance; to Jennett Stone, Walkers Dictionary and all the remnants of books not mentioned above; I will negro Rose to be applied to pay Rachall S. Compton her legacy of her father's estate; my bed and furniture to my wife Catherine Lankston; land on which I live and the place where my son Jacob formally lived to be sold; if Chany Stone pays the demand notes, I will the tract of land on which Chany Stone lives to my grandchildren of Chany and Elisabeth Stone viz Sarah Ann Stone, Simpson Stone, Eliphas Stone and Matrha J. Stone, and Chany and Elisabeth have the privilege of living on the land till the children come to mature age; my nephew John Bearden my exr. 31 May 1832. Nathan Lankston (seal) Wit: Davis Newman Hiram Yarborough B. Waters Proved by Hiram Yarborough and B.Waters, 25 Feb. 1834.