Marlboro County, SC

Marlborough County Deeds
HODGES et ux. to PEARSON, 1791
Contributed by Glenn Pearson, 29 March 2000

John Hodges and Anna Hodges
Moses Pearson

The State of South Carolina

This indenture made this twenty sixth of September, in the year of Our Lord, 
one thousand seven hundred and ninety one and in the fifteenth year of the 
Independence of the United States of America, between John Hodges and Anna his wife, 
Darlington County and the State of South Carolina of the one part and Moses Pearson 
of Marlborough County and State aforesaid of the other part.

 Witnessed that the said John Hodges and Anne his wife for and in consideration 
of the sum of Two Hundred Twenty pounds sterling money to us, in hand paid by the 
said Moses Pearson, before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt 
whereof we the said John Hodges and Anne his wife doth confess and acknowledge, hath 
granted, bargained, sold, released  and confirmed of the said John Hodges and Anne 
his wife for themselves their Heirs, Executors, Administrators, and Assignees doth 
by these present grant, bargain, sell, release and confirm unto Moses Pearson and to 
his Heirs and Assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land containing  one hundred 
seventy five acres being half of a tract of three hundred and fifty acres granted to 
John Newberry by his excellency James Glenn Esq. Formerly Governor of South Carolina 
by deed of grant bearing date of the thirteenth day of April 1748 and being conveyed 
by the said John Newberry to Richard Hodge by deed of conveyance bearing date of the 
fifth day of September 1750 and conveyed by John Hodges to Moses Pearson.

 The above mentioned land being situated in Marlborough County near ye Three Creeks 
on the road about half a mile below ye said Three Creeks being the S.E. part of a tract 
of three hundred fifty acres granted to afore said John Newberry and be divided agreeable 
to a plat under these presents and agreeable to the ____ of the original grant and a Platt 
under Newberry conveyance to Richard Hodges and hath such shape form and marks as appears 
by the Platt to the original grant annexed to have and to hold the aforesaid plantation or 
tract of land containing one hundred seventy five acres more or less being one half the 
original grant containing together with all singular the Rights, Titles , Privileges, 
Improvements and Appertives whatsoever there unto belong or in any wise appertaining 
unto said Moses Pearson and unto his heirs and assigns forever and the said John Hodges 
for himself his heirs, Executors, Administrators doth goverant promise and agree to and 
with the said Moses Pearson that the right and title of the aforesaid mentioned land and 
privilege I do forever warrant and defend unto the said Moses Pearson from any person 
whatsoever claiming or to claim through from or under him the said John Hodges or any 
person or persons what so ever by their own right. In witness where of____ we the said 
John Hodge and Anne his wife have___ unto set our hands and seal this day and year first 
above written.

Sealed Signed and Delivered		John Hodge
								Anna Hodge

In the presence of us

Jacob Buchholls
George Hodge
Elizabeth Evans

Received this twenty sixth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and ninety one 
of Moses Pearson, the sum of two hundred pounds sterling being the full consideration money
We say Received				John Hodges
							Anna Hodges
Jacob Bucholls
George Hodges
Elizabeth Hodges

Deed Book AA, Page 186-188    recorded in Marlboro County S.C.

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