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Death

Deed Abstracts, 1719-1772.
Author: South Carolina.
Clara A. Langley; Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press; 1983-1984

P. 52-53

Book D., p. 128
8 & 9 Mar. 1720
L & R

The HON. ARTHUR MIDDLETON, ESQ., & FRANCIS HOLMES, SR., merchant, attorneys of THOMAS AMORY, of Boston, to RICHARD SPLATT, merchant of ?Charles City? for L 400 currency, part of lot #79 in Charleston bounding S 65 ft. on a street leading from Cooper River to Ashley River; N on TH ...
Book T.: p. 524, John Norton to George Norton, deed, 18 Jun 1724
...whereas SARAH, widow of JOHN, died before reaching 21, & JOHN became heir to 480 a.; ...

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Deed Abstracts, 1719-1772.
Author: South Carolina.
Clara A. Langley; Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press; 1983-1984

P. 52-53

Book D., p. 128
8 & 9 Mar. 1720
L & R

The HON. ARTHUR MIDDLETON, ESQ., & FRANCIS HOLMES, SR., merchant, attorneys of THOMAS AMORY, of Boston, to RICHARD SPLATT, merchant of ?Charles City? for L 400 currency, part of lot #79 in Charleston bounding S 65 ft. on a street leading from Cooper River to Ashley River; N on THOMAS AMORY; E 200 ft. on other part of lot called Saw Pitt formerly belonging to JOHN CROSKEYS now to executors of MATHEW PORTER; W on ARTHUR MIDDLETON. Whereas the HON. WILLIAM EARL of Craven, Palatine, & the Lords Proprs. By grant 17 Aug. 1683 gave JONATHAN FITCH, SR. 1 lot in ?Charles City? # 79; & whereas FITCH willed the lot to his daughters RACHEL & SARAH; & whereas JAMES STANYARNE & RACHEL, his wife, JOHN NORTON & SARAH his wife, by bill of sale dated 28 Oct., 1691 sold the lot to JONATHAN AMORY by JONATHAN AMORY his father; and whereas THOMAS AMORY on 15 Nov. 1722 appointed ARTHUR MIDDLETON & FRANCIS HOLMES jointly his attorneys to handle his real estate in SC; now MIDDLETON & HOMES sell to SPLATT part of lot #67. Witnesses to signature of FRANCIS HOLMES: BENJAMIN WHITAKER, ROBERT HUME, WILLIAM ScoTT. Witnesses to signature of ARTHUR MIDDLETON: BENJAMIN WHITAKER, RoBERT HUME, RALPH IZARD, WILLIAM BULL. Before CHARLES HILL. JACOB MOTTE, Register.


Book D, p. 133
15 Aug. 1716
Deed of Sale

JONATHAN FITCH, gentleman, of Berkeley Co., to THOMAS ELLIOTT, ESQ., of Colleton Co., for L 1600 SC money 1/2 of lot #9 in Charleston bounding E on Cooper River; W on HENREY SWEETING; N on part same lot; S on half a lot of COL. ALEXANDER PARRIS; which half lot JONATHAN FITCH purchased from JOSEPH HOLBEATH, gentleman. Witnesses: DANIEL GREEN, MANLEY WILLIAMSON, LEWIS JOHN, THoMAS HEPWorTH. Before THOMAS HEPWorTH. JACOB MoTTE, Register.


p.101

Book F, p.448
27 Apr. 1726
Release

JONATHAN NORTON of Granville Co., to ALEXANDE NISBETT, merchant, of Charleston, for L 80 SC money, 1 lot #12 in Beaufort fronting S on the Bay; bounding W on lot #11; N on lot #39; E on lot #13 of CAPT. WILLIAM SCOTT. Witnesses: JAMES LYDELL, AQUILLA ROSS, ALEXANDER PARRIS, JR. Before JOHN DELEBERE. JACOB MOTTE, Register.

p. 166-167
DEEDS BOOK K
1731-1733

Book K, p. 16
3 & 4 Sept. 1731
L & R

AQUILA ROSE, planter, to DANIEL GREENE, merchant, for L 30 SC money,
100 a. in Granville Co., on St. Helena Island, formerly belonging to JOHN NORTON who surveyed & sold 150 a. to JAMES LOADELL; bounding E on marsh; N on COL. WILLIAM BULL; W on WILLIAM CHAPMAN; S on DANIEL GREENE (formerly JAMES LOYADELL). Witnesses: JONATHAN TUBBS, JOSEPH PENDARVIS, JOHN GREENE. Before ALEXANDER PARRIS, J.P. JACOB MOTTE, Pub. Reg.


Pp 373-374

(p. 345: DEEDS BOOK ?T?; 1739-1740)

Book T, p. 522
12 Jan. 1735/6
Deed of Sale

JONATHAN NORTON, planter, & MARYAN his wife; RANDOLPH (his mark) EVANS, planter, SARAH EVANS (alias NORTON) ( her mark) his wife, of Granville Co., to GEORGE NORTON, planter, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 30 SC money, to relinquish their full portion, 192 a., on St. Helena Island, Granville, Co. Whereas Gov. JAMES MOORE, JOSEPH NORTON, ESQ., & EDMUND BELLINGER, ESQ. & the Lords Proprs. For L 19:4 on 28 Aug. 1701 granted John NORTON 960 a. in Granville Co., & whereas JOHN NORTON by will dated 30 Sept. 1705 bequeathed to his wife SARAH 1/3 of his real & personal estate, the other 2/3 to be divided equally among all his children, by which JONATHAN NORTON & MARYAN NORTON, his wife, & RANDOLPH EVANS & SARAH EVANS, his wife, became entitled to 192 a.; now they convey their portion to GEORGE NORTON. Witnesses: RALPH BAILEY, JOSEPH WILLCOCKS, LEONARD DOBBINS. Before ROBERT AUSTIN, J.P. & pub. Reg.

Book T. p. 524
18 June 1724
Deed of Sale

JOHN NORTON, cooper, of Granville Co., to his brother GEORGE NORTON, cordwainer, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 100 SC money, 280 a., being 1/2 of 560 a., on an island known by its Indian name Washua, Granville Co., divided on the S by a creek from JOHN COWEN & JOHN NORTON; divided on the E by a creek from Data Island; N by a river between Cambhee Island & St. Helena; also 200 a. on St. Helena Island, Granville Co., bounding W on JoHN CoWEN; N divided by a creek from Washua Island; E on THOMAS STANYARNE. Whereas Gov. JAMES MOORE, JOSEPH MORTON & EDMUND BELLINGER, Lords Proprs., on 28 Aug. 1701 for L 19:4 granted JOHN NORTON, the father, 960 a. in Granville Co., & by will dated 30 Sept. 1705, NORTON devised to his wife SARAH 1/3 of all his real & personal estate, the other 2/3 to be divided equally amongst his children; & whereas SARAH, widow of JOHN, died before reaching 21, & JOHN became heir to 480 a.; now he conveys to his brother GEORGE 280 a. on Washua Island & 200 a. on St. Helena's Island. Witnesses: WILLIAM MAGGOTT, DANIEL MCFARLAND. JONATHAN NORTON, brother of JOHN NORTON, party hereto appeared before ROBERT AUSTIN on 12 Apr. 1740, declared all witnesses dead, & swore to his brother's handwriting. ROBERT AUSTIN, Pub. Reg.

Book T. p. 527
7 July 1724
Deed of Sale

JOHN COWEN, cordwainer, of Granville Co., to GEORGE NORTON, cordwainer, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 30 SC money, his full 7th part of 960 a., or 96 a., on St. Helena Island, Granville Co., Whereas Gov. JAMES MOORE, JOSEPH MORTON & EDMUND BELLINGER, Lords Proprs., for L14:4 on 28 Aug. 1701 granted JOHN NORTON, the father, 960 a.; & whereas JOHN NORTON by will dated 30 Sept. 1705 bequeathed to his wife SARAH 1/3 of all his real & personal estate, the other 2/3 to be divided equally amongst his children, by which JOHN COWAN, having married DOROTHY NORTON (daughter of JOHN & SARAH), became heir to 1/7, or 96 a.; now COWEN sells his share to GEORGE NORTON. Witnesses: RALPH BAILEY, HENRY BAILEY, DANIEL MCFARLAND. Before ROBERT AUSTIN, J.P. & Pub Reg.

Book T, p. 529
? Jan. 1736
Deed of Sale

GEORGE NORTON, cordwainer, of Granville Co., to JONATHAN NORTON, carpenter, of Granville Co., for good causes & L 30 currency, 96 a. on St. Helena Island from the Pine Station tree upon the E line over to the W line to a live oak by the marsh. Whereas the Lords Proprs. (see pages 522, 524, 527) granted JOHN NORTON 960 a., 1/3 of which he devised to his wife, SARAH, the other 2/3 to his children in equal shares, & GEORGE NORTON became entitled to the above 96 a.; now he sells to JONATHAN. Witnesses: RALPH BAILEY, JOSEPH WILLCOCKS, LEONARD DOBBIN. ELIZABETH NORTON confirms the sale & renounces her dower, under date of 12 Jan. 1735. Before ROBERT AUSTIN, J.P. & Pub. Reg.

Book T, p. 532
30 Jan. 1735
Deed of Sale

THOMAS GOREING, planter, & JANE his wife, of Berkeley Co., to GEORGE NORTON, planter, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 100 SC money, their share of 960 a., or 96 a. on St. Helena Island, Granville Co. Whereas the Lords Proprs. (see p. 522, etc.) granted JOHN NORTON 960 a. in Granville Co., & he devised 1/3 of all his real & personal estate to his wife SARAH, the other 2/3 to his children in equal shares, whereby THOMAS GOREING & JANE his wife became entitled to 96 a.; now they convey their share to GEORGE NORTON. Witnesses: THOMAS BLONDELL, JAMES CRADDOCK. Before THOMAS DRAYTON, J.P. ROBERT AUSTIN, Pub. Reg.

Land

Warrants for Lands in South Carolina 1672-1711, 1692-1711
Author: Alexander Samuel Salley Jr., editor
Published: Columbia, South Carolina: The State Co., 1915.
241.
Sarah Norton had a Warrt. for five Hundred Acres of Land in Granvile County ye. 13 day of August 1711.

Property

\i The Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Containing the General index; Also a list of all Acts of Assembly]\i0.
Author: McCord, David J.
Published: Columbia, South Carolina: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1841
Volume 10; p. 21
An Act to enable Sarah Norton, relict and executrix of John Norton, deceased, Col. John Fenwick and John Cowine, sen., and the survivour, to sell and alien a certain plantation on Stono river, late belonging to the said John Norton, for the benefit of the said Sarah, and of the children of the said John Norton.

Marriage

A Saga of the South
Author: Edward P. Lawton
Published: N.p.: n.p., 1965.
p. 56.
... the records of Barbados do not show any Fitches or variations of the name living there during this period.

Our interest in the marriage of John Norton and Sarah Fitch lies in the fact that their son John Norton married Mary...

Marriage

Deed Abstracts, 1719-1772.
Author: South Carolina.
Clara A. Langley; Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press; 1983-1984

P. 52-53

Book D., p. 128
8 & 9 Mar. 1720
L & R

The HON. ARTHUR MIDDLETON, ESQ., & FRANCIS HOLMES, SR., merchant, attorneys of THOMAS AMORY, of Boston, to RICHARD SPLATT, merchant of ?Charles City? for L 400 currency, part of lot #79 in Charleston bounding S 65 ft. on a street leading from Cooper River to Ashley River; N on TH ...
p. 52-53, (Book D. 128) The HON. ARTHUR MIDDLETON, ESQ., & FRANCIS HOLMES, SR., merchant, attorneys of THOMAS AMORY, of Boston, to RICHARD SPLATT, merchant of Charles City, 8 Mar 1720 - 9 Mar 1720
... whereas JAMES STANYARNE & RACHEL, his wife, JOHN NORTON & SARAH his wife, by bill of sale dated 28 Oct., 1691 sold the lot to JONATHAN AMORY ...

Full Source Text

Deed Abstracts, 1719-1772.
Author: South Carolina.
Clara A. Langley; Easley, S.C.; Southern Historical Press; 1983-1984

P. 52-53

Book D., p. 128
8 & 9 Mar. 1720
L & R

The HON. ARTHUR MIDDLETON, ESQ., & FRANCIS HOLMES, SR., merchant, attorneys of THOMAS AMORY, of Boston, to RICHARD SPLATT, merchant of ?Charles City? for L 400 currency, part of lot #79 in Charleston bounding S 65 ft. on a street leading from Cooper River to Ashley River; N on THOMAS AMORY; E 200 ft. on other part of lot called Saw Pitt formerly belonging to JOHN CROSKEYS now to executors of MATHEW PORTER; W on ARTHUR MIDDLETON. Whereas the HON. WILLIAM EARL of Craven, Palatine, & the Lords Proprs. By grant 17 Aug. 1683 gave JONATHAN FITCH, SR. 1 lot in ?Charles City? # 79; & whereas FITCH willed the lot to his daughters RACHEL & SARAH; & whereas JAMES STANYARNE & RACHEL, his wife, JOHN NORTON & SARAH his wife, by bill of sale dated 28 Oct., 1691 sold the lot to JONATHAN AMORY by JONATHAN AMORY his father; and whereas THOMAS AMORY on 15 Nov. 1722 appointed ARTHUR MIDDLETON & FRANCIS HOLMES jointly his attorneys to handle his real estate in SC; now MIDDLETON & HOMES sell to SPLATT part of lot #67. Witnesses to signature of FRANCIS HOLMES: BENJAMIN WHITAKER, ROBERT HUME, WILLIAM ScoTT. Witnesses to signature of ARTHUR MIDDLETON: BENJAMIN WHITAKER, RoBERT HUME, RALPH IZARD, WILLIAM BULL. Before CHARLES HILL. JACOB MOTTE, Register.


Book D, p. 133
15 Aug. 1716
Deed of Sale

JONATHAN FITCH, gentleman, of Berkeley Co., to THOMAS ELLIOTT, ESQ., of Colleton Co., for L 1600 SC money 1/2 of lot #9 in Charleston bounding E on Cooper River; W on HENREY SWEETING; N on part same lot; S on half a lot of COL. ALEXANDER PARRIS; which half lot JONATHAN FITCH purchased from JOSEPH HOLBEATH, gentleman. Witnesses: DANIEL GREEN, MANLEY WILLIAMSON, LEWIS JOHN, THoMAS HEPWorTH. Before THOMAS HEPWorTH. JACOB MoTTE, Register.


p.101

Book F, p.448
27 Apr. 1726
Release

JONATHAN NORTON of Granville Co., to ALEXANDE NISBETT, merchant, of Charleston, for L 80 SC money, 1 lot #12 in Beaufort fronting S on the Bay; bounding W on lot #11; N on lot #39; E on lot #13 of CAPT. WILLIAM SCOTT. Witnesses: JAMES LYDELL, AQUILLA ROSS, ALEXANDER PARRIS, JR. Before JOHN DELEBERE. JACOB MOTTE, Register.

p. 166-167
DEEDS BOOK K
1731-1733

Book K, p. 16
3 & 4 Sept. 1731
L & R

AQUILA ROSE, planter, to DANIEL GREENE, merchant, for L 30 SC money,
100 a. in Granville Co., on St. Helena Island, formerly belonging to JOHN NORTON who surveyed & sold 150 a. to JAMES LOADELL; bounding E on marsh; N on COL. WILLIAM BULL; W on WILLIAM CHAPMAN; S on DANIEL GREENE (formerly JAMES LOYADELL). Witnesses: JONATHAN TUBBS, JOSEPH PENDARVIS, JOHN GREENE. Before ALEXANDER PARRIS, J.P. JACOB MOTTE, Pub. Reg.


Pp 373-374

(p. 345: DEEDS BOOK ?T?; 1739-1740)

Book T, p. 522
12 Jan. 1735/6
Deed of Sale

JONATHAN NORTON, planter, & MARYAN his wife; RANDOLPH (his mark) EVANS, planter, SARAH EVANS (alias NORTON) ( her mark) his wife, of Granville Co., to GEORGE NORTON, planter, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 30 SC money, to relinquish their full portion, 192 a., on St. Helena Island, Granville, Co. Whereas Gov. JAMES MOORE, JOSEPH NORTON, ESQ., & EDMUND BELLINGER, ESQ. & the Lords Proprs. For L 19:4 on 28 Aug. 1701 granted John NORTON 960 a. in Granville Co., & whereas JOHN NORTON by will dated 30 Sept. 1705 bequeathed to his wife SARAH 1/3 of his real & personal estate, the other 2/3 to be divided equally among all his children, by which JONATHAN NORTON & MARYAN NORTON, his wife, & RANDOLPH EVANS & SARAH EVANS, his wife, became entitled to 192 a.; now they convey their portion to GEORGE NORTON. Witnesses: RALPH BAILEY, JOSEPH WILLCOCKS, LEONARD DOBBINS. Before ROBERT AUSTIN, J.P. & pub. Reg.

Book T. p. 524
18 June 1724
Deed of Sale

JOHN NORTON, cooper, of Granville Co., to his brother GEORGE NORTON, cordwainer, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 100 SC money, 280 a., being 1/2 of 560 a., on an island known by its Indian name Washua, Granville Co., divided on the S by a creek from JOHN COWEN & JOHN NORTON; divided on the E by a creek from Data Island; N by a river between Cambhee Island & St. Helena; also 200 a. on St. Helena Island, Granville Co., bounding W on JoHN CoWEN; N divided by a creek from Washua Island; E on THOMAS STANYARNE. Whereas Gov. JAMES MOORE, JOSEPH MORTON & EDMUND BELLINGER, Lords Proprs., on 28 Aug. 1701 for L 19:4 granted JOHN NORTON, the father, 960 a. in Granville Co., & by will dated 30 Sept. 1705, NORTON devised to his wife SARAH 1/3 of all his real & personal estate, the other 2/3 to be divided equally amongst his children; & whereas SARAH, widow of JOHN, died before reaching 21, & JOHN became heir to 480 a.; now he conveys to his brother GEORGE 280 a. on Washua Island & 200 a. on St. Helena's Island. Witnesses: WILLIAM MAGGOTT, DANIEL MCFARLAND. JONATHAN NORTON, brother of JOHN NORTON, party hereto appeared before ROBERT AUSTIN on 12 Apr. 1740, declared all witnesses dead, & swore to his brother's handwriting. ROBERT AUSTIN, Pub. Reg.

Book T. p. 527
7 July 1724
Deed of Sale

JOHN COWEN, cordwainer, of Granville Co., to GEORGE NORTON, cordwainer, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 30 SC money, his full 7th part of 960 a., or 96 a., on St. Helena Island, Granville Co., Whereas Gov. JAMES MOORE, JOSEPH MORTON & EDMUND BELLINGER, Lords Proprs., for L14:4 on 28 Aug. 1701 granted JOHN NORTON, the father, 960 a.; & whereas JOHN NORTON by will dated 30 Sept. 1705 bequeathed to his wife SARAH 1/3 of all his real & personal estate, the other 2/3 to be divided equally amongst his children, by which JOHN COWAN, having married DOROTHY NORTON (daughter of JOHN & SARAH), became heir to 1/7, or 96 a.; now COWEN sells his share to GEORGE NORTON. Witnesses: RALPH BAILEY, HENRY BAILEY, DANIEL MCFARLAND. Before ROBERT AUSTIN, J.P. & Pub Reg.

Book T, p. 529
? Jan. 1736
Deed of Sale

GEORGE NORTON, cordwainer, of Granville Co., to JONATHAN NORTON, carpenter, of Granville Co., for good causes & L 30 currency, 96 a. on St. Helena Island from the Pine Station tree upon the E line over to the W line to a live oak by the marsh. Whereas the Lords Proprs. (see pages 522, 524, 527) granted JOHN NORTON 960 a., 1/3 of which he devised to his wife, SARAH, the other 2/3 to his children in equal shares, & GEORGE NORTON became entitled to the above 96 a.; now he sells to JONATHAN. Witnesses: RALPH BAILEY, JOSEPH WILLCOCKS, LEONARD DOBBIN. ELIZABETH NORTON confirms the sale & renounces her dower, under date of 12 Jan. 1735. Before ROBERT AUSTIN, J.P. & Pub. Reg.

Book T, p. 532
30 Jan. 1735
Deed of Sale

THOMAS GOREING, planter, & JANE his wife, of Berkeley Co., to GEORGE NORTON, planter, of Colleton Co., for good causes & L 100 SC money, their share of 960 a., or 96 a. on St. Helena Island, Granville Co. Whereas the Lords Proprs. (see p. 522, etc.) granted JOHN NORTON 960 a. in Granville Co., & he devised 1/3 of all his real & personal estate to his wife SARAH, the other 2/3 to his children in equal shares, whereby THOMAS GOREING & JANE his wife became entitled to 96 a.; now they convey their share to GEORGE NORTON. Witnesses: THOMAS BLONDELL, JAMES CRADDOCK. Before THOMAS DRAYTON, J.P. ROBERT AUSTIN, Pub. Reg.