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Re: John George grave 1791 Spartanburg Co SC
Posted by: Susan Johanson (ID *****5779) Date: January 04, 2005 at 09:37:30
In Reply to: John George grave 1791 Spartanburg Co SC by B Pettit of 6517

John George who died bef Sept 1791 is my ancestor. I know that he lived in the Pacolet area of what was Union Co. SC.

Union Co SC Book A Pg 1: Deed from John McWhorter (Planter) of Union Co SC to John George of same. Sum of 10 shillings Plantation or tract of land containing 80 acres of land more or less lying on North side of Packolate River as it meanders to the beginning. Part of 200 acre patent for John Portman signed John Mcwhorter witness Adam Potter Nicholas Jasper John (P) Portman dated 20 Feb. 1778.

Union Co SC Book A Pg 2: Deed from John McWhorter Planter to John George both of Union Co SC for the sum of 300 lbs. tract of land containing 80 acres lying on north side of Pacolate River as it meanders to the beginning. Part of an original 200 acre grant lying on both sides of river given to John Portman by William Tryon Govenor of North Carolina 13 Oct 1765. Coveyed by Portman to John McWhorter 20 Sep 1773 Signed John McWhorter 12 Feb 1778
Witness Adam Potter Nicholas Jasper John (P) Portman

Union County South Carolina Will Abstracts 1787-1849


"Will of John George of Union Co. to my son John, the plantation wheron he now lives and the land adjacent to it which I now possess and one horse colt, ten months old; to my daughter Mary, 200 acres on north side of Packolet, which she now posseses and one sorrel colt, six head of cattle and my loom I give equally between my son John and Mary; to my son Thomas, the plantation whereon I now live, one bay horse; to my wife, my gray horse and four cows and four calves, one bed and furniture; to my wife and son Thomas all the rest of my goods and chattels... my brother in law John Jasper, my son John, exrs.......16 March
1791. John George (Seal), wit: John Jasper, John McWhorter, Charles Hames. Recorded 6 Sept. 1791.

I descend from John George through his daughter Mary who married John Pridmore of Union Co. I would love any information that you might have on John George's grave and/or the man himself. Is his grave still there? Looking forward to hearing from you.
Susan Johanson


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