South Carolina References
William Bramblett, 6 Aug. 1774: 300 acres in Craven County on small branch called Beaverdam, waters of Enoree River. Bounded E. by old land, name not known; W by Vaughn; other sides vacant. Survey certified 26 Mar. 1773; granted 25 Apr. 1774. Quit rent in 2 years. James Wofford, DS [12-538:5]. P.109, SC Memorials: Abstracts of Land Titles Vol 1 - 1774-1776, Abstracted by Jesse Hogan Motes III and Margaret Peckham Motes.
Newton Higgins, 2 Feb. 1775: 200 acres in Craven County on a branch of Beaverdam Creek, waters of Enoree River. Bounded W by Wm. Bramblett and old lines; N by James Higgins; S by old lines; other sides vacant. Survey certified 10 June 1773; granted 19th Aug. 1774. Quit rent in 2 years. James Wofford, DS.[13-270:3]. P.226, SC Memorials: Abstracts of Land Titles Vol 1 - 1774-1776, Abstracted by Jesse Hogan Motes III and Margaret Peckham Motes.
Henry Bramblett of South Carolina and Fauquier Co., VA. Aug 5, 1780-Nov
1780, 231 acres from warrants. This land formerly held by a certain Henry
Bramblett, father of sd Henry which the father died seized thereof in fee simple but dying a suicide the track escheated to the Lord of the Fee.
Desired surveyed on Elk Marsh Run adjacent Jonas Williams. cc (chain
carriers) -- Reuben and John Bramblett. Surveyor John Moffett. Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys 1653-1781 Volume 5, compiled by Peggy Joyner, pg 63 (Surveys not Acted On).
12 November 1787 Enoch Bramblet, real heir of William Bramblet, deceased, Laurens County, Ninety-Six District, to Thomas Higgins for 20 Lbs sterling 100 acres, it being part of a larger survey in Laurens County bounded on the Long Branch originally granted to William Bramblet by William Bull, Governor, on 25 April 1774 recorded in Auditor General's Office in Book M-12 page 537 6 August 1774. Witness: John McElroy, David McElroy and Sanford Bramblet. Abstract of Deeds Laurens County, SC Books A & B 1770 - 1789, copied by Mrs. Ruth Winn Wickware; retyped in 1988 by Mrs. Chester Platter - Three Flags Chapter DAR - Michigan B-308.
Feb, 28, 1788 John Hendrix (96 Dist) to Samuel Woodruff (same): for 70 lbs 10s sterling sold 180 ac on N side Enoree R and on waters of Two Mile Cr; border; James Megoun and others vacant. Witness Burrell Pace and William Bramlet. Signed John Hendrix's mark. Wit. Oath Aug. 12, 1799 Burrell Pace to William Lancaster. Rec. Sept. 2, 1799. Book F P.380-382 of Spartenburg County/District South Carolina - Deed Abstracts Books A - T 1785-1827 (1752-1827), by Albert Bruce Pruitt.
Nov 8, 1789 - recorded March 16, 1790. Richard Fowler & Debby Fowler (x) his
wife, of Laurens Co., SC to Nathan Bramlett, of same, 45 lbs. sterling 225
acres on which Bramlett now lives, being on Zeak's Branch, of Enoree River &
was granted to Richard Fowler June 1 1789 by Hon. Lord Charles Pinckney, Gov.,
rec. in Sec.'s office Book ZZZZ, page 372. Wit: Reuben Bramlett & Frederick Burdett (x); also William Stone (x). Burdett made probate Feb 27, 1790 before Daniel Wright, J. P.
Laurens Co., SC Deed Bk C, abstracted by Bernice George published in Georgia Genealogical Magazine, Nos. 55-58, pub.1975, page 131-132 of Deed Bk C.
Ezekial Griffin to Margaret Bramlett for 20 lbs; 50 acres on the north side of Beaverdam Creek of the Enoree River. Bounding on Nathan Bramlett. Original grant was 24 Jan 1770 to Ezekial Griffin by Gov. Bull. Witnesses: Nathan Bramlett, John Bramlett. Extracted from Deed Bk D, P.5-6, 01 May 1791, Laurens Co, SC.
Note: Margaret was the widow of Henry Jr (Henry Sr, William Sr). Nathan and John were her sons.
The Honorable court met according to adjournment on Saturday the 4d. day of January 1794. Present: John Henderson, Jno. Blasingame, Judges.
Present John Blasingame Esqr.
Ordered that the County Treasurer pay unto Mary Bramlett, the amount of the Sale of a certain horse sold as an Estray (stray?) unto John Glasgow deducting all the charges of Postage commission &c on her filing with the Clark (clerk?), the affidavits respecting said horse being her property.
Union County SC, Minutes of the Court 1785-1799 by Brent H. Holcomb,
C.A.L.S. , pg. 466, pub 1979.
Sept. 1, 1806 John and Abner Hendrix (Jackson Co, GA), Elijah Hendrix, Larken Hendrix, and William Bramblet (Spartanburgh) to friend William Hendrix (Spartanburgh); power of attorney to recover from William Lee desc's (grandfather--NC) executors their part of estate. Witness Robert Miller and James Otts. Signed John and Abner Hendrix's marks, Larken Hendrix, and Wm Brablet. Wit. Oath Sept. 1, 1806 James Otts to Drury McDaniel. Rec. Nov. 10, 1806. Book K P.405-406 of Spartenburg County/District South Carolina - Deed Abstracts Books A - T 1785-1827 (1752-1827), by Albert Bruce Pruitt.
Margaret Bramlett to Nathan Bramlett for $100; 50 acres on Beaverdam Creek of the Enoree River. Part of an original grant to Ezekial Griffen 24 Jan 1770, conveyed 1791 to Margaret Bramlett. Witnesses: John Burdette, Jesse Gray. Starling Tucker, J.P. Extracted from Deed Bk J, P.73, 16 Apr 1809, Laurens Co, SC.
Note: This is currently the last known record of Margaret, widow of Henry Jr (Henry Sr, William Sr). Nathan was her son.
Herron, James Senr. Apt. A, Pack 384. Probate Judge Office. Darlington, SC
I James Herron Senr. Of Darlington Dist. Being sick and poorly in health, but of sound mind and memory. I give to my loving wife Sarah, if she think proper to live on my plantation during her widowhood or lifetime, also one small black mare, bridle and side saddle, one cow and calf, one sow, one feather bed with furniture, one spinning wheel and cards. To be her own property to dispose of as she think proper. I give to my grandson James Herron, the son of Daniel Herron the feather bed and furniture that I now lie on, one small round table of mahogany. I appoint my wife Sarah Herron, executrix. Dated 5 Aug. 1813. Wit. Wm. Bramlett, John Mattuce. Signed: James (X) Herron, Senr. Recorded this 11 June 1819. A Collection of Upper South Carolina Genealogical and Family Records Volume II, edited by James E. Wooley, P.131.
1818 Laurens Co., SC Sale of William Brown Estate. Some names of those who
attended were: Moses Hughes, Ambrose Bramlett, James Garrett, Dennis House, Joseph House, Aaron Brown, Efron Brown.
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