South Carolina Land Grants, 1674 to 1683

An Abstract of the records of all grants of land that have been made in the Province of South Carolina, from the first establishment of this Colony, specifying the names of the grantees, the time when each grant was made, the quantity of acres, and the quitrents, if any, reserved thereon and expressing the situation and location of each grant to 12 December 1683. [Col. Entry Bk., Vol. XXIII., pp. 1-5.]

Persons Names to whom granted Acres County, Parish, Township, River or Creek Date of grant
Lady Marg. Yeamans 1070 Yeaman’s Creek 9 Feb. 1674
Joseph Pendarvis 137 1 Jan. 1675
Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury 12000 Ashley River 18 Mar. 1675
Matthew English and John Morgan 140 Wandoe River
John Hooper and Wm. Cason 240 20 Nov. 1675
John Smyth 1800 Ashley River 25 Nov. 1675
William Jones 210 Ittavan Island 20 Jan. 1676
John Bulline Town lot 1 Feb. 1676
John Boone 200 20 Feb. 1676
Edward Cooper 570 Cooper River 15 Apr. 1676
Thomas Hunt 498 ? Berkeley County 15 Apr. 1676
Maurice Mathews 402 Ashley River 28 Apr. 1676
Thomas Stanyarne 950 Wandoe River 14 Jul. 1676
Richard Conant 150 Goose Creek 14 Jul. 1676
Robert Donne 150 near Charles Town 5 Aug. 1676
Henry Symonds 134 Cooper River 17 Aug. 1676
Jacob Wayt 764 Ashley River 17 Aug. 1676
John Barton and James Powell 140 17 Aug. 1676
John Godfrey 100 ? Wappoe Creek 17 Aug. 1676
George Canley 10 20 Oct. 1676
Stephen Bull 400 Ashley River 28 Oct. 1676
George Canley 160 ? Ashley River 28 Oct. 1676
James Donoho 10 Ashley River 16 Dec. 1676
Stephen Bull 97 ? Cooper River 16 Dec. 1676
James Donoho 90 30 Dec. 1676
John Chambres 36 20 Apr. 1677
Thomas Rose 500 on Ashley River 16 Jun. 1677
Sir Peter Colleton 12000 on Cooper River 7 Sep. 1677
Sir Peter Colleton, James and Thomas Colleton 373 near Ashley River 20 Sep. 1677
Colonel John Godfrey 300 24 Oct. 1677
Thomas Dickerson 200 on Cooper River 21 Feb. 1678
John Cumins 740 on Wandoe River 22 Feb. 1678
Charles Harleston 100 on Wandoe River 22 Mar. 1678
Richard Hill 100 on Stono River 20 Apr. 1678
Philip Braidy 70 15 Jun. 1678
Thomas Clouter 200 on Cooper River 21 Jun. 1678
John Manley 370 on Ashley River 2 Nov. 1678
Mary Benson Town lot No. 47 18 Nov. 1678
Hamlett Kemp Town lot 18 Nov. 1678
Thomas Buttler 450 on Ashley River 31 Jan. 1679
Mary Benson 270 on Ashley River 5 Mar. 1679
John Stephens 80 on Wappoe River 2 Apr. 1679
Richard Medlin 200 4 Jun. 1679
Benjamin Andrews and Elizabeth Brunt 270 on Ashley River 14 Jun. 1679
Edward Mayoe 750 on Ashley River 9 Aug. 1679
John Pristo, Samuel Trott and Pryant (Perient) Trott 770 on Stono River 14 Aug. 1679
Sir Peter Colleton 4423 6 Sep. 1679
William Page 200 on Ashley River 6 Sep. 1679
Thomas Williams 170 on Ittawa Island 18 Feb. 1680
Richard Codner 76 on Ittchecaw Creek 18 Feb. 1680
James Colleton, Esq. Town lot 5 Mar. 1680
John Cummings Town lot 5 Mar. 1680
Sir Peter Colleton, Thomas Colleton and James Colleton, Esq. 2 Town lots 5 Mar. 1680
Sir Peter Colleton, Thomas Colleton and James Colleton, Esq. 3000 on Cooper River 5 Mar. 1680
Sir Peter Colleton 4420 on Cooper River 5 Mar. 1680
Maurice Matthews Town lot 5 Mar. 1680
Josiah Willis Town lot 15 Mar. 1680
Elizabeth Willis Town lot 15 Mar. 1680
Florentia O’Sullivan 2400 on Ashley River 6 Jul. 1680
Thomas Rose Town lot 6 Jul. 1680
William Davis and William Brochus 500 on Stono River 5 Aug. 1680
Abraham Smyth 100 on Ashley River 2 Nov. 1680
Stephen Bull, gent. Town lot 10 Nov. 1680
Seleo Withrington 400 on Stono River 14 Nov. 1680
Edward Middleton 1000 on Goose Creek 14 Nov. 1680
John Cottingham Town lot 14 Nov. 1680
Joseph West 1500 on Cooper River 15 Nov. 1680
Eliza Willis 70 Cooper River 6 Apr. 1681
Josiah Willis 400 Cooper River 6 Apr. 1681
John Ashby 2,000 Cooper River 25 Apr. 1681
John Cowen 70 Stono River 3 Jul. 1681
Edmund Fogestre 400 Wandoe Creek 8 Jul. 1681
Thomas Prade 70 Stono River 8 Jul. 1681
James Jones 80 Jamestowne Creek 25 Jul. 1681
John Horton Town lot 22 Aug. 1681
Theophilus Patey 470 Wawpachecoone Creek 7 Sep. 1681
Theophilus Patey Town lot (2) 7 Sep. 1681
Thomas Stanyarne 45 Ashley River 7 Sep. 1681
John Ellis 100 New Town Creek 3 Oct. 1681
Joseph Calf 81 Islands 5 Oct. 1681
William Chapman Town lot 5 Oct. 1681
Thomas Clouter Town lot 5 Oct. 1681
Robert Gibbes 547 Wappoe Creek 5 Oct. 1681
Theophilus Patey 500 Dawtaw Creek 5 Oct. 1681
William Chambers Town lot 6 Oct. 1681
Sarah Erpe Town lot 26 Oct. 1681
Sir Peter Colleton 12,000 Cooper River 12 Feb. 1682
John Godfrey 330 Wandoe River 23 Feb. 1682
William Balley 70 1 Mar. 1682
John Bodecut 100 Ashley River 1 Mar. 1682
Richard Codner Town lot 1 Mar. 1682
Robert Gibbes 214 Ashley River 1 Mar. 1682
Robert Gibbes Town lot 1 Mar. 1682
John Greene 100 Wappoe Creek 1 Mar. 1682
John Powell Town lot 1 Mar. 1682
Robert Mayo Town lot 2 Mar. 1682
Arthur Middleton Town lot 3 Mar. 1682
Michael Lovering Town lot 6 Mar. 1682
John Boone Town lot 10 Mar. 1682
Thomas Rose Town lot 10 Mar. 1682
Richard Baker 297 Ashley River 23 Mar. 1682
Thomas Cater 100 Ashley River 23 Mar. 1682
Francis Gratia Town lot 23 Mar. 1682
Robert Maltey Town lots 23 Mar. 1682
William Cawley Ashley River 5 Apr. 1682
Mary Greener 70 Ashley River 5 Apr. 1682
John Ladson 500 Ashley River 5 Apr. 1682
Joseph Pendarvis Town lot 5 Apr. 1682
Edward Wilson 100 Stono River 5 Apr. 1682
Stephen Fox 1,350 Stono River 20 Jun. 1682
Jonah Lynch 780 Cooper River 20 Jun. 1682
Barnard St. Krenekingh 270 Cooper River 23 Jun. 1682
John Browne Town lot 26 Jul. 1682
John Browne Town lot 26 Jul. 1682
Thomas Clouter 360 Cooper River 26 Jul. 1682
Peter Hearne 10 Wappoe Creek 26 Jul. 1682
Maurice Mathews and James Moore two Town lots 26 Jul. 1682
Joseph Oldys Town lots 26 Jul. 1682
Andrew Percivall 2,000 Ashley River 26 Jul. 1682
Thomas Bewick 280 Branch of Stono River 17 Aug. 1682
John Clapp Town lot 17 Aug. 1682
Joseph Thorowgood 3,000 Oolacoll Creek 4 Sep. 1682
Samuel Boswood Clayton 220 Ashley River 1 Mar. 1683
John Chalmers 270 Stono River 1 Mar. 1683

Sainsbury, W. Noel, ed., Calender of State Papers, Colonial Series (Volume 9), America and West Indies, 1675-1676, also Addenda, 1574-1674, Preserved in the Public Record Office (Vaduz: Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1964) First Published London: HMSO, 1893. pp. 305 and 524; Sainsbury, W. Noel, ed., Calender of State papers, Colonial Series (Volume 10), America and West Indies, 1677-1680, Preserved in the Public Record Office (Vaduz: Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1964) First Published London: HMSO, 1896. pp. 199, 312, 464 and 644; Fortescue, J. W., ed., Calender of State papers, Colonial Series (Volume 11), America and West Indies, 1681-1685, Preserved in Her Majesty’s Public Record Office (Vaduz: Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1964) First Published London: HMSO, 1898. pp. 178, 366-367 and 573.

More information about research in South Carolina can be found in the books:
A Guide to South Carolina Genealogical Research and Records
and:
Colonial South Carolina: A History
and:
South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

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