beneficiary, inheritrix, claimant, bequest, come into, come down to, debutante, come to, be descended from, bequeath, crown princess, wealthy girl, inheritress, birthright, cut off.
One could hardly call her an heiress,
but she's got a comfortable little income of her own and I suppose something more will come to her from her grandmother.
independent of parents and guardians, of good blood and lineage, a few proposals of a certain type were inevitable.
Wharton knew, or thought he knew, that he would not live, and that Marcella would be his heiress.