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1737 Land Grants

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Source: Colonial Records. Calendar of State Papers, Volume 43. Contributed by Chris

A register of grants of land in South Carolina between the years 1675 and 1765 has been preserved under the reference CO. 5, 398. The entries for 1737 have been extracted and are given below. The register records the name of grantee, place where the land granted lay, number of acres, date of grant and rent. The rent for all grants made in 1737 was 3s. sterling per 100 acres.

Grantee                                               No. of Acres   Place                Date
Bayley, Ralph                                     175      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Crauford, Daniel                                 776      Granville County        13 July 1737
Delas, James                                        300      Granville County        29 June 1737
Elizard, Abraham                                800      Granville County        29 June 1737
Elliott, Thomas                                    575      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Fishburn, William                                1400    Granville County        13 July 1737
Fountain, John                                                150      Granville County        6 Oct. 1737
Hendricks, Timothy                            850      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Hunter, George                                   800      Granville County        29 June 1737
Izard, Walter                                       270      Granville County        6 June 1737
McKay, Patrick                                   360      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
McKay, Patrick                                   800      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
McKay, Patrick                                   800      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
McKay, Patrick                                   2100    Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Meyer, Frederick                                 108      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Meyer, Frederick                                 94        Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Michael, Ephraim                                300      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Mongain, David and Francis              600      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Poyis, John Lewis                               300      Granville County        13 July 1737
Prioleau, Samuel                                 3250    Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Saunders, Lawrence                            500      Granville County        13 July 1737
Thompson, James                                450      Granville County        12 Aug. 1737
Whippy, William                                 750      Granville County        11 May 1737
Wright, Jermyn                                   500      Granville County        17 Feb. 1737

 

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