Probate Records of Samuel Quincy Floyd

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

County of Horry

IN THE PROBATE COURT

In the Matter of the Estate of: SAMUEL QUINCY FLOYD Deceased

WARRANT OF APPRAISEMENT, INVENTORY, AND RETURN OF APPRAISERS

Filed this 9th day of Oct. A. D. 1928 J. S. VAUGHT Probate Judge, Horry County, S. C.

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA County of Horry Warrant of Appraisement

By J. S. Vaught Probate Judge:

THESE are to authorize and empower you, or any three of you, whose names are here underwritten, to repair to all such parts and places within this County as you shall be directed unto by Mertie Isadora Floyd and J. E. Harrelson administrat executors trustee of all and singular the goods, rights, and credits of Samuel Quincy Floyd late of Horry County, deceased, wheresoever any of the goods, chattels or real estate of the said deceased are or do remain within the said parts and places, and which shall be shown unto you by the said administrat executor, trustee and there view and appraise all and every of the said goods, chattels, or real estate being first sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God, to make a true and perfect inventory and appraisement thereof and to cause the same to be returned to your hands, or any three or four of you, to the said J. S Vaught Probate Judge for Horry County, South Carolina, on or before the 15th day of October 1928 Dated the 21th day of September Anno Domini 1928 and in the one hundred and 153rd year of American Independence.

To Moses Strickland

C. C. Grainger

B. T. Holmes

or any three of them

J. S. Vaught Probate Judge

Horry County, South Carolina

Oath of Appraisers (This oath to be taken before appraisement is made)

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA County of Horry

You, B. T. Holmes C. C. Grainger and Moses Strickland do swear that you will make a just and true appraisement of all and singular the goods, chattels (ready money only excepted) and real estate of S. Q. Floyd deceased, as shall be produced by Mertie Isadora Floyd and J. E. Harrelson the administrat , execut , trustee , of the estate of the said S. Q. Floyd , deceased, and that you will return the same, certified under your hands, unto the Probate Judge of Horry County within the time prescribed by law.

Sworn to before me this 6th B. T. Holmes

day of Oct A.D. 1928 C. C. Grainger

C. L. Williamson (L. S.) Moses Strickland

Notary Public for S. C.

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INVENTORY AND APPRAISEMENT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY OF THE ESTATE

OF Samuel Quincy Floyd DECEASED

ARTICLES Face Value Appraised Value

None

None

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INVENTORY AND APPRAISEMENT OF REAL ESTATE OF ESTATE

OF Samuel Quincy Floyd DECEASED

DESCRIPTION Appraised Value for Year of Decedent's Death

Appraised Value

Appraised Value of Decedent's Interest CAUTION

(Do not write in this space)

1 Ford Roadster

$200.00

2 Mules

$200.00

5 Head of hogs

$50.00

1 cow

$50.00

Farming Implements

$50.00

7 acres of Hay

$7.00

1/8 of 50 acres of land

$125.00

3 sets of tobacco flues

$25.00

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

County of Horry Oath of Fiduciary

Personally appeared before me Mertie Isadora Floyd & J. E. Harrelson Administrat , execut , trustee , of the estate of S. Q. Floyd who being duly sworn, says that the annexed inventory is in all respects just and true: that it contains a true statement of all the real and personal property of the said deceased, whether the interest of the deceased be absolute or otherwise, which has come to the knowledge of this deponent, together with a list of all property disposed of by decedent within the last five years that may be found or adjudged to have been in contemplation of death.

Sworn to before me this 6th Myrtie Isadora Floyd

day of Oct , A. D. 1928 J. E. Harrelson

C. L. Williamson (L. S.)

Notary Public for South Carolina

Certificate of appraisers

(This certificate to be signed after appraisement is made.)

We, whose names are hereunder signed, appraisers, appointed by the Probate Judge of Horry County, South Carolina, having first taken and subscribed the oath hereinbefore inserted, do certify that we have estimated and appraised the property in the annexed inventory contained, exhibited to us, according to the best of our knowledge and ability.

Dated this 6th day of Oct. , A. D. 1928 B. T. Holmes

C. C. Grainger

Moses Strickland Appraisers

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

County of Horry

J. S. Vaught Judge of Probate

To: Mertie Floyd & J. E. Harrelson

LETTERS TESTAMENTARY ESTATE OF Samuel Quincy Floyd

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF Horry By: J. S. Vaught Judge of Probate

To all to whom these presents shall come - GREETING:

KNOW YE, That on the 21th day of September which was in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and Twenty Eight the Last Will and Testament of Samuel Quincy Floyd late of Horry County in this State, deceased, was proved, approved and allowed of the said deceased having whilst he lived, and at the time of his death, divers Goods, Rights and Credits within the state aforesaid, by means whereof the approbation and allowing of his Testament and the power of granting the administration of all and singular the Goods, rights, and Credits of the said deceased to me is manifestly known to belong, and that administration of all and singular the Goods, rights and credits of the said deceased, and his testament any manner of way concerning, was granted and committed unto Mertie Isadora Floyd and J. E. Harrelson named Executors in the last Will and testament: being first sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God well and faithfully to administer, and make a full and perfect inventory of all and singular the Goods, Rights, and Credits of the said deceased, and to exhibit the same into the Judge of Probate's Office, in Conway S.C. in order to be recorded on or before the 15th day of October now next ensuing and to render a just and true account, calculation, and reckoning thereof, when thereunto required. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal, the 21st day of Sept. in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and 28 and in the 153rd Year of American Independence. J. S. Vaught Probate Judge of Horry County

SOUTH CAROLINA TAX COMMISSION December 8, 1920

ESTATE OF; S. Q. Floyd COUNTY OF Horry

This is to certify that according to the information on file, this office, the above mentioned estate is not subject to the Inheritance Tax, and no further report is necessary.

However, if additional property should be discovered which might cause the estate to fall in the taxable class, a prompt report should be made to the Tax Commission.

SOUTH CAROLINA TAX COMMISSION

INHERITANCE TAX DIVISION

By Chuck K. Wingate

Inheritance Tax examiner

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

COUNTY OF HORRY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

In the name of God amen.

I, Samuel Quincy Floyd of the County of Horry, the state of South Carolina, being of sound and disposing mind, and desiring to dispose of my property in the manner following, do make, ordain, publish and declare this as and for my last will and testament, hereby revoking all wills and instruments of a Testamentary nature here before by me made.

Item I. I will and direct that my Executrix and executor hereinafter named shall pay all my just debts with the first money coming into their hands.

Item II. I will and bequest to my loving daughter Gertrude Shelley one organ, this being the organ now in my home and which she claims, and one feather bed, the bed which I am now using.

Item III. I will, devise and bequest to my loving daughter Mertie Isadora Floyd all the rest and residue of my estate, including real estate, personal property and mixed property, which I now own or shall own at the time of my death; to have and to hold the same unto the said Mertie Isadora Floyd, her heirs and assigns forever. All of my other children have heretofore been advanced their share and portions of my estate.

Item IV. I hereby nominate, constitute and appoint the said Mertie Isadora Floyd as Executrix and J. E. Harrelson as executor of this my last Will and Testament; and I will and direct that they be not required to give bond.

In witness hereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 6th day of September A.D., 1922.

Samuel Quincy Floyd (Seal)

signed, sealed, Published and Declared by the said Samuel Quincy Floyd as, for and to be his last will and testament in our presence and in the presence of each of us, and we at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our Names as witnesses this 8th day of September A. D., 1923.

E. S. C. Baker Conway, S.C.

J. C. Cartrett Conway, S.C.

J. C. Ayers Tabor, N.C. RFD. No.2

State of South Carolina,

County of Horry

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF SAMUEL QUINCY FLOYD

Dated September 8, 1963

Recorded in Will Book at page 464

J. S. Vaught probate Judge

E. S. C. Baker

Attorney at Law

Conway, S.C.

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

County of HORRY

Petition to Prove Will

Estate of Samuel Quincy Floyd Deceased

Mertie Isadora Floyd & J. E. Harrelson Petitioners

Entered of probate this 21th day of September 1928

J. S. Vaught Judge of Court of Probate

E. S. C. Baker Attorney for Petitioners

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,

County of Horry

Ex Parte: Mertie Isadora Floyd and J. E. Harrelson Petitioner

In Re Estate of: Samuel Quincy Floyd Deceased

To J. S. Vaught Probate Judge for said county:

The petition of the undersigned respectfully represents:

1. That Samuel Quincy Floyd, who last dwelt in Horry County in the County and state aforesaid, died testate on the 19th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and 28 possessed of goods and estate to be administered.

2. That said deceased left a will, bearing date 8th day of September, 1923 and codicil bearing date day of herewith presented. Your petitioner hereby applies for letters of Testamentary for the reason they were named as Executors in said will.

3. That under and by virtue of the terms of the will of the said testate the following are the beneficiaries therein named as legatees or devisees, whose names, ages, residence and relationship to the deceased appear below:

Name Age Residence Relationship

to deceased

Mertie Isador Floyd 44 Tabor N. C. Daughter

Gertrude Shelley 34 Nichols S. C. Daughter

4. That the testate died seized and possessed of a personal estate of about the value of dollars, consisting of the following moneys, goods and chattels:

(a) Cash on hand and in banks None

(b) Moneys due testate on account of bonds, mortgages and other securities None

(c) Corporate and governmental bonds and stocks None

(d) Open accounts due None

(e) Goods, wares, merchandise, furniture, machinery and equipment used in

profession, trade, or business None

(f) Household goods $ 100.00

(g) Farming implements, machinery and equipment $ 25.00

(h) Farm Products $ 250.00

(i) Mules, horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, etc. $ 400.00

(j) Automobiles, auto trucks, motorcycles, etc. $ 300.00

(k) Jewelry, silver plate, watches and other personal effects None

5. That the testate died seized and possessed of real estate of about the value of ($ ) Dollars as follows:

DESCRIPTION OF REAL ESTATE AND APPROXIMATE VALUE

Number of Acres Value of Land Total Value Location

1/8th Interest in 50 acres land 125.00 Floyds Township

Horry County

School # 16

6. That the testate made transfers which may, upon investigation, be adjudged to have been in contemplation of death as follows:

(Includes all gifts within five years prior to death and all transfers, real and personal, either where the consideration may appear to have been or where the transfer was to a relative or personal friend or to any person, firm, association, or corporation in which the decedent was interested, regardless of consideration. Describe the transfer in full; state the approximate value of the property transferred and the amount of the consideration, if any.)

None

7. That testate devised certain real property to the following named persons, a description of which property follows the name or names of the persons taking the same, the value of which property is set forth in paragraph 5 hereof:

Approximate value

Name Description of Property of each devise

Mertie Isadora Floyd 1/8 of 50 acres land $125

8. That testate bequeathed unto the following named persons legacies of the approximate value as set forth after the name of each legatee below:

Approximate value

Name Description of Property of each devise

Mertie Isadora Floyd Personal Property $1000.00

Gertrude Shelley Organ & Bed $ 75.00

WHEREFORE, your petitioner pray that said will and codicil may be proved and allowed, in common form, and Letters Testamentary issued to h them Sept. 21th 1928

J. E. Harrelson

Myrtie Floyd

Petitioner

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

County of Horry

PERSONALLY appeared J. E. Harrelson & Mertie Isador Floyd who be duly sworn, says that to the best of his knowledge, information and belief, the statements contained in the foregoing petition are true and complete J. E. Harrelson Myrtie Floyd

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 21th day of September 1928

PROOF OF WILL

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

County of Horry IN THE COURT OF PROBATE

By J. S. Vaught Esq. Judge of Probate for said County.

Personally appears J. O. Cartrett who, being duly sworn, say that he saw Samuel Quincy Floyd sign, seal, publish and declare the annexed instrument of writing, bearing date the 8th day of September A. D. 1923 to be and contain his Last Will and Testament; that the said Samuel Quincy Floyd was then of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, according to the best of deponent's knowledge and belief; and that the said J. C. Cartrett together with E.S.C. Baker and J. C. Ayers at the request of the testate or in his presence, and in the presence of each other, witnessed the due execution thereof.

Sworn to before me this 21th day of September Anno Domini 1928 J. O. Cartrett

J. S. Vaught Judge of Probate Horry Co. S.C.

ORDER ADMITTING WILL TO PROBATE IN COMMON FORM

On hearing the above Petition of Mertie Isadora Floyd & J. E. Harrelson it is hereby ordered, adjudged and decreed, that the petition be granted and the said Last Will and Testament, with codicil of Samuel Quincy Floyd deceased be entered of Probate in common Form.

Given under my hand and the seal of the Court of probate, this 21th day of Sept. 1928.

J. S. Vaught

Judge of Court of Probate

QUALIFICATION FIDUCIARY

THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Horry County

We do solemnly swear, that this writing contains the true last Will of the within named, and that Samuel Quincy Floyd deceased, so far as we know or believe; and that we well and truly the same, by paying first the debts, and then the legacies contained in the said Will as far as his goods and chattels will thereunto extend and the law charge me, and that we will make a true and perfect inventory of all such goods and chattels; so help us God.

Sworn to before me this 21th day of J. E. Harrelson

September Anno Domini 1928 Myrtie Floyd

J. S. Vaught Horry Co., S. C.

Judge of Probate


Samuel Quincy Floyd was born April 20, 1849, and died September 19, 1928, and was married to Emmaline Rowell, born January 2, 1854, and died June 19, 1920. They are buried at Pleasant View Baptist Church. His first wife was Ellen ?, the Joseph Floyd, buried at Gause Cemetery, was their eldest son and Cynthia Strickland, buried at Old Strickland Cemetery, was their daughter.

Contributed by Everett Floyd, great grandson of Samuel Quincy Floyd.

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