Friday, May 30, 2008

Overstreet & Braswell in SC 1754 & 1756

South Carolina

Pursuant to a Precept to me directed by George Hunter Esq. Surveyor General, bearing date the 2d day of April 1754, I have admeasured and laid out unto Henry Overstreet a tract of land containing two hundred acres in Granville County, Bounded N.W. on Turkey Creek, a branch of Stephens Creek and the other side, on vacant land, And hath such shape form and marks as appears by the above plat. Certified by me this 20th day of April 1754. Joseph Chatwin, D.S.


Pursuant to a Precept Directed under the hand and Seal of Egerton Leigh Esqr and Surveyor General dated the seventh day of December AD 1756 I have Measured and laid out unto Robert Brasswell a Plantation tract of Land in Granvill County Containing One hundred Acres and is Situate Lying and being on the Northwest Branch of Long Canes and known by the name of Little River the Property a Creek because it is not One Chain in Width and is the water of Savannah River and was vacant at the time of this Survey and with such shapes and marks as the above plat Represents Certified under this 7th day of April 1757 Edwd Musgrove

(Believed to be the father of Robert & Kindred of GA)

Note: Due to the presence of Bryant, Joshua & other Daughtreys near Kindred & Robert Braswells in Georgia, it is believed that Robert Brasswell above is the son of Robert Braswell who died in 1736 Bertie Co., NC. Robert Sr's daughter Sarah married Joshua Daughtrey. (brother Bryant Daughtrey)

Turkey Creek & Stephens Creek are in Edgefield Co., SC.
Little River is in Abbeville Co., SC