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John Chisholm to William Hayes, 1799

Transcription of Deed John Chisholm to William Hayes
Sold May 7, 1799 and Recorded March 2, 1802
Marion Co., SC Book B, pgs. 36, 37, 38

John Chisholm}     State of South Carolina George
William Hayes}     Town District Liberty County

Know all men by these presents that I John Chisholm of Said County in the State aforesaid in consideration of the Sum of One Hundred Spanish Milled Dollars to be paid William Hays of Liberty County aforesaid. Have granted bargained sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sale and release unto the said William Hays all that plantation or tract of land containing one hundred acres on the South West Side of Little Pee Dee River on Long Branch bounded by a line Running North West by George Pawleys land North East by William Stackhowers Tract all other sides by vacant land Which plantation or Tract of land was Granted the Said William Hays on the Sixth day of July anno domini One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Nine and in the 14th year of the independence of the United States of America, Together with all and Singular the Rights mentioned in heorditament and appertanance to the said premises belonging or in anywise incident or appertaining To have and hold all and Singular the Said premises before mentioned unto the Said William Hays his heirs and assigns forever and I do hereby bind myself my heirs Executor and administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises before mentioned unto the Said William Hays his heirs and assigns against myself and any heirs and against Every person whomever lawfully claiming or to Claim the Same or any part thereof I do hereby thereof Witness my hand and Seal this Seventh day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Nine and in the Twenty second year of the independence of the United States of America

Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us

Henry Buckwith     D. McRae                John Chisholm (Seal)

State of South Carolina Marion District, Henry Buckwith personally appeared before me Valentine Rowell one of the Justices for said District and after being duly sworn sayeth that he saw John Chisholm Sign Seal and Deliver the within Instrument of writing for the use and purpose within mentioned and also sat his Name with D. McRae in presence of Each other as subscribing witness to the same. Sworn and assigned before me this 25th day of April 1802

     Valentine Rowell JP                             Henry Buckwith
      Recorded 2nd March 1802  and Examined by Saml Cooper Regt.


[Notation by W. J. Prejean, transcriber:
1) There is no dower release by a wife. Perhaps it was not required or may indicate John Chisholm was not married at the time this deed was executed. The 1800 Liberty Co., SC census for John Chislom has 1 male 26/45 and 1 slave.
2) Original purchase of this land by John Chisholm would be recorded in another district as Marion (Liberty) was not formed until 1798 and deed records start in 1800. County was formed out of Georgetown district.]

Submitted by Wileda Prejean, 17 Sep 2000

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