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Re: Dominick of SC?
Posted by: Charles Smith (ID *****5708) Date: March 17, 2011 at 18:25:38
In Reply to: Re: Dominick of SC? by Darlene Athey Hill of 122

This 1823 suit for partition may be of some help to you. these were all aparently children of Andrew and Margaret Dominy listed with spouses. I believe that Elizabeth was a Dominy before marrying Daniel L. Smith.

The State of South Carolina
in the Court of Equity
Columbia District

Whereas Daniel L. Smith and Elizabeth his wife filed there complaint in the Hon. the court of equity for Columbia Equity District, against Margaret Dominy, widow of Andrew Dominy, deceased, Andrew Dominy, John Sanders and Polly his wife, Sally Holman widow of John Holman, deceased, John [Royser?] and Margaret his wife, Susannah Dominy, Andrew Moke, and Catherine his wife, on the first day of January in the year of our Lord 1820, stating are seized and possessed as tenants in common in fee simple of a certain plantation or tract of land hereinafter described and that they are desirous that a division should be made thereof and prayed this court to order a writ of partition to certain persons there in named to make partition and division thereof. Wherefore the said court after mature deliberation there on ordered that the said lands should be sold by the Commissioner of this court.

In pursuance of the order of the court, I, Thomas T. Willisson, Commissioner of the said court, after legally advertising the same, did on the fifth day of May in the year of our Lord 1823 at Columbia exposed to public sale, the tract of land, hereafter intended more fully to be described, where at Daniel L. Smith became the purchaser of the said tract of land for the sum of $951 he being at that price the highest and last bidder.

Now therefore, know all men by these presents, that I Thomas T Willisson, Commissioner as aforesaid by virtue of the order aforesaid of the said court, as will more fully appear by reference thereto, of record in the office of the Commissioner of the said court, and four and in consideration of the sum of $951 to me paid by the said Daniel L. Smith according to the order of the said court have granted, bargained, sold and released, and by these presents do grant, bargained, sell and release unto the said Daniel L. Smith his heirs and assigns forever, all that tract, piece, parcel or plantation of land said to contain 300 acres, more or less, situate, lying and being on Crane Creek waters of broad River, originally granted to James Massey and Alexander Kennedy, bounded on the North by John Crimís land on the South by George Gardner's land, on the East by Robertsonís and Priceís land, and on the West by Solomon Nipperís land being the plantation where upon the said Margaret Dominy lately resided.
Together with all and singular the rights, members, hereditaments, and appurtenances to the said premises belonging, or in any wise incident or appertaining, and all the estate, right, title and interest which the said parties complainants and defendants All right had, of, in and to the same: to have and to hold, all and singular the premises before mentioned, with its appurtenances unto the said Daniel L. Smith his heirs and assigns for ever, as fully and absolutely as I the said Thomas T. Willisson, Commissioner as aforesaid, might, could or ought to grant, bargain, and sell the same by virtue of the order of the said court or otherwise.

In witness whereof, I, the said Thomas T. Willisson Commissioner as aforesaid, have here on to set my hand, and the seal of the said court, this fifth day of May in the year of our Lord 1823 and in the 47th year of the sovereignty and independence of the United States of America.

Sign, acknowledged and delivered, being sealed before signing, in the presence of

B. G. [Illegible] [possibly Door]                     Thomas T. Willisson
                                                        C. E.              C. D.
Benjamin Tradewell

South Carolina       ]       Personally appeared Benjamin G. [Door?]
Richland district       ]

Sworn to before me
This day of May
1823              James L Guignard
                     Clerk of M.

Court in equity


Daniel L. Smith
paid one dollar

Register of Mesne Conveyance

office Richland District
May 1823
recorded in Book M page 27 and 28.

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