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James McCammon
to
Samuel Cathcart (KY)

Bill of Sale

3/17/1802

DCP_0983-984

No. 9

Know all men by these presents that I James McCammon [Snr.?] Yeoman of the state of South Carolina, Chester County hath bargained and sold unto Samuel Cathcart, Yeoman of the state of Kentuckey [sic] three cows and calves and one horse by the name of Jack and all my hogs which are now in my possession.  Given under my hand and seal this day and year above written.
Witnesses Present             }
Joseph Cathcart               }   James McCammon (SS)
James McCammon, Junior }
    Personally appeared before me, Joseph Cathcart one of the Subscribing Witnesses to this written instrument and after being duly sworn, sayth that he saw James McCammon sign seal and deliver the written instrument of writing for the within purpose and that he saw the other subscribing Witness sign the same.  Sworn to and subscribed before me, the Subscribing Justice this 25th day of March 1802
  [Hezokiah] Donald JP                           Signed by Joseph Cathcart.

Joseph Cathcart
To
David Cathcart

Bill of sale

3/1/1805

DCP_0986 987 988

No. 92


This Indenture made the first day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred & five & in Twenty ninth year of the independence of the United States of America. Between Joseph Cathcart [Jr?] of the State of South Carolina, Chester District, David Cathcart of the State and District aforesaid of the other part which the said David Cathcart stands as security for the above mentioned Joseph Cathcart in the sum of one hundred and thirty dollars in a note of land given to Thomas Miller in consideration therefore for this better security as the above mentioned David Cathcart and for the [safe] keeping him the said David Cathcart free from any damages from said note of one hundred & thirty dollars and for [diverse] other goods, services and considerations him the said Joseph Cathcart thereunto moving hath Bargained & sold & by these presents do Bargain sell unto the said David Cathcart his heirs and assigns seventy five acres of land and Gray [Horse/House?] twelve years old which the said Joseph Cathcart had now in his possession to have and to hold and singular the above mentioned property to the said David Cathcart his heirs and assigns as his or their own property & for their use forever providing always and upon condition [nonetheless] that if the said Joseph K. Cathcart his heirs & assigns shall well and truly pay the above mentioned note of one hundred and thirty dollars, according to the [terms] and Effect of these presents [Writing without that _____ henceforth the present writing and very grand matter & thing herein contained him and purpose the ____ notwithstanding and __the said David Cathcart for himself his heirs and assigns doth warrant and grant to and witness the said Joseph Cathcart his heirs and assigns by these presents that until breach or non-performance what be made of the consideration aforesaid ___the said Joseph Cathcart his heirs and assigns shall & may lawfully have, use and enjoy all & singular the above mentioned property not making ____ by him the said David Cathcart for himself his heirs and assigns in Witness I have ____ this day and year above mentioned.  Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Witnessed by James McCammon
Joseph Cathcart (SS)

South Carolina, Chester District
James McCammon appeared and under oath that he [saw] Joseph Cathcart sign seal and deliver the within mortgage or Instrument of Writing to David Cathcart for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and that William [McGlanery?] was a subscribing witness thereto together with the [suplicant]  Sworn to & signed this 15th April 1805 before me [Js Roseborough] }       [signed] James McCammon

 

David Cathcart
to
Henry McKinney

Bill of sale

11/8/1807

DCP_0989 - 990

No. 177

South Carolina
Know all men by these presents that I David Cathcart of Chester District and state aforesaid for the Consideration of the sum of Seventy five Dollars to me in hand paid by Henry McKinney at the Signing and Delivery of these presents the Result Whereof I hereby acknowledge.  Have Bargained Sold Pledged forever bind Delivered unto the said Henry McKinney and by these presents have Bargained Sold Pledged [setover] and Delivered unto the said Henry McKinney his heirs Executors administrators or assigns all that [Message] tenement plantation or trust of Land whereupon I now live containing one hundred acres more or less adjoining land of John Culp Johnston formerly called Nightingales Land, and land of William [Crafsoth] with all its profits and appurtenances likewise one bay horse about eight or nine years old, fourteen and half hands high also one Gray mare about five years old about fourteen hands high.  Likewise six head of cowbeasts and I the Sd. David Cathcart do hereby Warrant and Defend all and Singular the aforementioned property to the s.d Henry McKinney his hiers and assigns forever....  Provided Nevertheless if the Sd. David Cathcart shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid to the S.d Henry McKinney or his order before the expiration of Eight months from this Date Seventy-five Dollars with lawful interest without fraud or Delay the ___ statement or obligation shall cease and be void or if otherwise to remain in full force and Virtue in Law in testimony whereof I hereunto set my Hand and affix my seal this Second day of November in the Year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seven.
In presence of Sam’l Gill and [Thos Gibson?]
Signed by David Cathcart

 

Joseph Cathcart
to
John Cathcart

Bill of Sale

11/8/1807

DCP_0991992

No. 185

The State of South Carolina

    Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Cathcart of Chester County in the State aforesaid, planter in consideration of two Hundred Dollars to me paid by John Cathcart of said state and county, planter, Has granted bargained and sold and Released and by these Presents do Grant Bargain Sell and release unto the said John Cathcart a plantation or tract of land containing seventy five acres now situated in Chester County on both sides of Fishing Creek being one part of a tract of land.  Land of one hundred an fifty acres originally granted unto Peter Culp and by him divided by Will to Jno Culp and by him conveyed unto Philip Cline and by him conveyed unto Thomas Miller.  Beginning on a White oak on the South side of Fishing Creek on ___ Letter line and with said line N 30 E 23.79 to a White oak ___ marked thence South 50 E 31-62 to a stake thence South 30 W 23.72 to a stake thence N 60 W 31.62 on Jno Culp’s line to the Beginning.  Together with all and Singular the Rights members hereditaments and appurtenances to the said Premises belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining. To have and to hold and Singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Jno Cathcart his heirs and assigns for ever and I do hereby bind myself my heirs executors and [co-administrators] to warrant and forever will defend all and singular these said premises unto said John Cathcart his heirs and assigns against myself my heirs and assigns and any person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof Witness my Hand and Seal this second day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six and in the thirtieth year of the Independence of The United States of America.

Signed Sealed and Deliver’d in the presence of [us … Words ‘enterlined’ before]

Signed

Joseph Cathcart }                                 Jos Cathcart
Hugh Cathcart    }
Allen Cathcart    }

South Carolina, Chester District

Joseph Cathcart Junr came before me the subscribing Justice and made oath that he was present and saw Joseph Cathcart Senr Sign & Deliver the within Instrument of Writing to John Cathcart for the purposes therein contained and that he also saw Hugh Cathcart and Allen Cathcart sign the same together with himself as Witness thereto.  Sworn subscribed the 20th day of Nov’r 1807

Ralph McFadden, J.P}  signed Joseph Cathcart

 

Moses Lamont
To
John Cathcart

Bill of Sale
4/17/1809
DCP_0993 - 995

No. 72

South Carolina

     To all to whom these presents shall come, I John Cathcart, Farmer, of Chester District in the state aforesaid send Greetings.  Whereas I, this said John Cathcart am justly indebted to Moses Lamont the sum of fifty seven Dollars and fifty Cents by my note of hand or obligation Bearing Date the 29th day of October in the year of our Lord one Thousand Eight Hundred and Six with Interest thereon as I the said promissory note or obligation Relation thereunto being had doth now fully and at large appear Now Know Ye that I the said John Cathcart for the better serving the payment of the said sum above mentioned unto the said Moses Lamont, his heirs Executors Administrators or assigns together with lawful interest for the same have bargained and sold and by these presents to bargain and sell and in plain and open market deliver unto the said Moses Lamont one Waggon & [Game] of furniture belonging thereunto to have and to hold the said Waggon and furniture and [Game] unto the said Moses Lamont his heirs, Executors and Administrators and assigns for ever.  Provided always nonetheless that if the said John Cathcart his heirs executors or Administrators shall and do well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Moses Lamont, his [certain] attorney Executor Administrator or assigns the full and just sum above mentioned according to the true meaning and interest of the Note aforesaid and of these presents through this [Instrument] of Bargain and Sale and all and every Clause Statute and thing therein contained shall cease [determine] and be utterly void and of None Effect any thing herein before Contained to the Contrary thereof ____ notwithstanding and it is hereby ____ by and between the said parties and that John Cathcart for himself his heirs Executors Administrators and assigns doth Covenant promise and agree to and with the said Moses Lamont his heirs Executors Administrators and assigns by these presents that if Default shall happen to be made of or in payment of the said sum abovementioned according to the true intent and meaning of the said note that then and in said case, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Moses Lamont his heirs Executors Administrators Assigns Attorneys or Agents from time to time and at any time hereafter [peaceably] and quietly to take into any or all the _____ Lands or Tenements of the said John Cathcart and to take the said Waggon Gins & furniture and it is hereby covenanted & agreed upon by and between the parties to these presents that if the said John Cathcart shall pay or cause to be paid the said note of hand unto the said Moses Lamont or assigns against the 20th day of September Eighteen Hundred and ten and the Interest due through this Mortgage & any pact thereof to be void & of none Effect otherwise the said Moses Lamont may take the said Waggon and furniture belonging thereto into his

Custody and possession and the same to hold and detain to his own use and to have as his own, property Goods and Chattels from thenceforth and for ever or the same to sell and dispose of at his pleasure and while returning the ____ of any should happen to be after paying of sum above mentioned unto the said John Cathcart his heirs Executors administrators or assigns.  In Witness whereof I the said John Cathcart have hereunto set my hand and seal this seventeenth day of April in the Year of our Lord one Thousand eight Hundred and nine and in the thirty third year of the Independence of the United States of America.

Sealed and Delivered

in the Presence of   }          John Cathcart (seal)

Jas Carroll               }                           

Rosborough            }      South Carolina Chester District

                                       James Carroll appeared and made oath that he saw John Cathcart sign and seal an heard him acknowledge the written Mortgage for the uses and purposes therein contained and that he with John Rosborough in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof.

Sworn to & signed April 18th 1809 }             Jas Carroll

Before me Rosborough JD           }

 

John Keys
to
Robert Cathcart

Bill of Sale

8/27/1821

DCP_0996 -998

No. 492

The State of South Carolina

     Know all men by these presents that I John Keys of the District of Chester and State aforesaid in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars to me in hand paid by Robert Cathcart of the town of Winnsborough in the District of Fairfield & state aforesaid have granted bargained sold exchanged & do by these presents bargain sell and release unto the said Robert Cathcart all that plantation or tract of land containing eighty acres or less … on the waters of Rocky Creek on the south side of the said Creek being composed of those ___ parcels of land ___ past  about sixty five acres conveyed from George and Agnes Keys to me the eight day of March 1807[?] and another part about eight or nine acres conveyed to me by the said George Keys the fifth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & three and also ___ part containing about six acres being part of the tract of land being part of a grant of land formerly belonging to Stephen and Robert {Kammon?] and conveyed from them to me 14th December 1811[?] being the plantation on which I now live.  Together with all and Singular the Rights numbers, ____ apportionments to the said premises belonging on in any…appertaining.  To have & to hold all & singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Robert Cathcart his heirs & assigns for ever and I do hereby bind myself, my heirs ___ administrators to warrant & defend all and singular the premises before mentioned & released unto the said Robert Cathcart his heirs & assigns for ever against myself & my heirs & all persons whomsoever lawfully claming or to claim the land or any part thereof.

    Witness my hand & seal this Twenty Seventh day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand with hundred and twenty one & in the forty sixth year of American Independence.

 

Signed Sealed and                                                              John Keys (sealed) with “his mark”

Delivered in presence of

John B. McCall

John Aiken

 

Fairfield District

     Personally appeared John B. McCall and made oath he did John Keys ___ [commute] the within deed to Robert Cathcart for the use and purposes therein mentioned and that he with John Aiken subscribed their names as Witnesses to the same.

Sworn before me August 27th 1821                                            John B. McCall

     James Elliott (QW[?])

 

Fairfield District} South Carolina

     I James Elliott ___ of the Justice of the Quorum for the District aforesaid do hereby certify to all whom it may concern that Sophia[?] Keys, the wife of the within named John Keys Senr did this day appear before me and upon being privately and separately examined by me did declare that she does freely voluntarily and without compulsion dread or fear of any person or persons whomsoever renounce release and for ever relinquish unto the within mentioned Robert Cathcart his heirs and assigns her Interest & estate and also all her right & Claim of [Down] of in or to __and Singular the premises within mentioned & _____.

   Given under my hand and seal August 27th 1821

(SS) James Elliott (DU)                         Sophia Keys (an X “her mark”)

 

David Cathcart
to
William Tate

Bill of Sale

Signed
3/3/1819

Recorded 
9/17/1821

DCP_0999 - 1001

No 503

South Carolina Chester District

100 acres for $801

on waters of Neely Creek

With my hand & seal this third day of march one thousand eight hundred & nineteen and in the forty fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America.

Signed sealed and Delivered

In the presence of  }                                                David Cathcart (SS)

P Culp

Wm M C Hays

Robert White

 

Peter Culp signs on 27 Jan 1821

 

James Cathcart, Sr. 
to
James A. Preston

 

Recorded
6/16/1824

DCP_1002 – 1003

(also paper copy James, Sr. file)

No. 93

[Has Platt drawn out]

South Carolina, Chester District } at the request of James Preston and by permission of Robert Cathcart, I have administered and resurveyed the above delineated plat or tract of land containing seventy three and one half acres lying and being on Big Rocky Creek Waters of the Catawba River and District of Chester being part of a tract of land granted to William Pickens and Griffith Rutherford the third day of October 1755 and hath such shape and mark as the above Platt represents

Resurveyed February 26th 1823

                                                                   James Kennedy, DJ[?] 

The State of South Carolina     --        Know all men by these presents that I, James Cathcart Senior of Fairfield District in the state aforesaid in consideration of five hundred & eighty eight Dollars to me paid by James A. Preston in the state aforesaid have granted, bargained sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said James A. Preston all that piece or parcel of land situated lying and being in the District of Chester & state aforesaid on Big Rocky Creek Waters of the Catawba River containing seventy three & one half acres being part of a tract of land granted to William Pickens & Griffith Rutherford the third day of October Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and fifty five & having such shape & marks as by a Platt of Measuring thereof made by James Kennedy Esq. the twenty sixth day of February Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred & twenty three, Reference being thereunto had with appears which plat of Resurvey is hereunto attached before the execution of this deed.  Together with and all ___ the Right ____ and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in any wise Incident or or appertaining.  To have and to hold all and Singular the premises before mentioned unto the said James A. Preston his heirs and assigns forever and I do hereby bind myself my heirs executors and administrators to Warrant and for ever defend all and Singular the said premises unto the said James A. Preston his heirs and assigns against myself and my heirs & all persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.

     Witness my hand and seal this third day of January in the year of our Lord on Thousand eight hundred and twenty four and in the forty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America.

  Signed Sealed and delivered                                                 James Cathcart (Seal)

    In the presence of 

Robert Cathcart

Nathan Todd

State of South Carolina, Fairfield District

   Personally appeared before me Robert Cathcart and made oath that he saw James Cathcart Senior sign seal and deliver the above conveyance for the use and purposes therein mentioned and that he with Nathan Todd in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof.

Sworn to before me this Seventy day of January 1824               Robt Cathcart 

   David McDowell J.P.

Joseph and Susannah Cathcart & John [McCurray]
To
William Porter

 

Signed
8/18/1810

Recorded
 2/29/1826

DCP_1004 - 1005

No. 107

The State of South Carolina

Know all men by these presents that we Joseph Cathcart & Susannah Cathcart ___ of the District of York & John McCurry of the District of Chester & state aforesaid for & in consideration of the sum of five hundred & twenty four dollars to us in hand paid by William Porter of the sd. district of Chester & state aforesaid have granted bargained sold & released & by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the Sd. William Porter all that plantation or tract of land containing one hundred and ___ acres situated in the Sd. District of Chester and State aforesaid on or near to Fishing Creek adjoining [lines] with White Mill plantation being a tract of land originally granted to John Walker the 7th day of May in the year 1774 for one hundred acres and is to contain all that part of the tract that is not covered by an older grant to William Smith & a small [strips] on the north most side of land belonging to the Estate of David Carr [Cass?] the balance one hundred an twelve acres by a …

Witness our hands and seals this eighteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and [ten] & of American Independence the thirty fifth year

S S & D

In the presence of

Thos White

Samuel Porter

 

James Cathcart Vs Winborn Lawton
Cover sheet
4/7/1825
DCP_1006

 Record not found

189A

Holmes Waring

 
FF families
 
DCP_1007

 Elliott Family

 

 

Samuel P. Thomas, Jane K. Thomas Jennette Kennedy & John C. Roseborough

To

Robert Cathcart, James Cathcart, Jr., & David McDowell

Deed & Platt

Witnessed
2/1/1845

Recorded
4/10/1845

DCP_1008 - 1013

No. 289

Know all men by these presents that we Samuel P. Thomas and Jane K. Thomas, his wife, and Jennet Kennedy, daughters of John Rosborough, late of the District of Fairfield and State aforesaid, deceased, and John C. Rosborough, for and in the part and ___ of Alexander Rosborough, son of Alexander Rosborough, deceased and Grandson of the aforesaid John Rosborough, deceased in consideration of the sum of..."

-        $2651 in part paid, and the remainder to be paid by Robert Cathcart of Winnsborough, Fairfield; James Cathcart, Columbia, Richland Dist.; David McDowell, Winnsboro, FF

-        $940.50 to Samuel P. Thomas and Jane F wife

-        $940.50 to Janette Kennedy

-        $707 to John C. Rosborough for the said Alexander A. Rosborough who is a minor

 

206 acres situated on little Rocky Creek on the District of Chester, conveyed by David Smith to aforesaid John Rosborough, and by John to his grandson Alexander and his two daughters, viz 70 acres to Alexander (GSon) and the remainder to his two daughters (surveyed by William McDaniel 12/5/1829)

Witness our hands and seals this first day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty five and in the sixty ninth year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America.

Samuel P. Thomas (SS)
Jane K. Thomas (SS)
Jennet Kennedy (SS)
John C. Rosborough (SS)

Signed sealed and delivered 
in the presence of:
Robt A. Rosborough
John A. Kennedy

 

includes detailed platt/survey of above re-survey

I do hereby certify that I have resurveyed the above tract of land at the request of  Mr. David Smith, and find situated on little Rockey [sic] creek, in Chester District, & the part included in the red lines and under the red color, is what sd. Smith now conveys to Mr. John Rosborough containing by this resurvey 241 acres.  Part B. within the black lines and under the blue color is what sd. Smith now conveys to Alexander Rosborough, containing 216 acres.  Sd. lands are connected out of your separate tracts, viz: part A, within the yellow lines whereon a tract originally granted to Agnes [Hardison?], the 3d July 1773, for 100 acres, Part B. extending to the dotted lines, shows a tract, originally located for Casper [Eiger?] & certified the 6th Septr 1757: for 150 acres.  Part C is part of a tract originally ]located] for James Stevenson, the ___ day of 17__ for 200 acres [note: dates left blank on original page].  Part D shows what is contained in a tract originally located for Richard Kerr the __ day of ___  to contain ___ acres; [again left blank] sd. land hath such shape marks & boundaries as the above plat represents.

 

Joseph & Patsy Tilford
To
Robert Cathcart

 

Signed
10/22/1821

Recorded
1/17/1822

DCP_1014-1015

No. 85

State of SC

Know all men by these presents that we Joseph Tilford and Patsy my wife, both of Chester County & state aforesaid for & in consideration of the sum of one hundred Dollars to us paid by Robert Cathcart of the District of Fairfield… 80 acres more or less situated on the waters of Rocky Creek on this and south side of said creek being composed of three pieces of parcels of land one part about 65 acres conveyed from George and Agnes Keys to John Keys the eight day of March 1805 and other part about eight or nine acres conveyed from the said George Keys to John Keys the fifth day of May 1803 & also one other part containing about six acres being part of a tract formerly belonging to Stephen & Robert [Hanson?] & conveyed from them to John Keys Thirteenth December 1801 being the plantation on which the said John Keys resided at the time of his death & which said plantation had been conveyed by the said John Keys to his Daughter Mary, together with all and singular the rights members tenements …

    Witness our hands & seals this twenty second day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one & in the forty sixth year of American Independence.

SSD

In presence of

Henry Robertson                 Joseph Tilford (SS)

Richard Cathcart                  Patsy Tilford (SS)

 

James Cathcart
Vs.
Winborn Lawton

Judgment
 
DCP_1016 - 1017

J. Cuthbert [sic] vs. Wm Lawton  --

After hearing the Testimony and the Counsel for the Defendant hear___

The court adjourned to 10 O’clock Tomorrow Morning

----

James Cathcart vs. Winborn Lawton –

The motion of Holmes Waring ordered that the verdict returned be recorded.  We find for the Plaintiff unlimited right of way with one cent damages and costs of Suit.  John Wilkes. Foreman

  James Cathcart vs. Winborn Lawton –

The motion of Holmes Waring ordered that the verdict returned be recorded.

We find for the Defendant One cent damages and costs of Suit.  John Wilkes. Foreman

 

FF Family Histories
Book
 
DCP_1018 - 1037

 

 

 

Turner Morgan
To
James Cathcart, Sr.

Deed
11/7/1817

DCP_1038 – 1039

(also have paper copy filed in James, Sr. file)

 

No. 432

Turner Morgan of Chester County

In consideration of $500 from James, Sr. sells 80 acres south side of Rocky Creek waters of the Catawba River 

"...being part of a tract of land originally granted to William Pickens and Griffith Rutherford on the third day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty five."

Chester District, SC

Margaret Morgan the wife of the within named Turner Morgan did this day appear…

Given under my hand and seal this 19th day of December Anno Domini 1817

 

James McClintock
To
David Cathcart (FF)

Deed

Signed
12/5/1810

Witnessed
6/27/1818

DCP_1040 - 1041

No 342

Know all men by these presents that I James McClintock, Planter of Chester District and state aforesaid in consideration of three hundred Dollars to me paid by David Cathcart, of Fairfield District and state aforesaid have g/b/s&r and by these presents do g/b/s&r unto the said David Cathcart Planter the whole of his right ([enterlined] before signed) land lying on the East side of Rocky Creek containing one hundred and twenty four acres more or less.  Situate in Chester District on the Waters of Rocky Creek being part of a tract of land containing 398 acres granted to Mary Binford the fifth day of November 1787 adjoining Robert Morrisons & Wm Clures lands having Rocky Creek for the West line and all other lines [adjoining] with the plat which said described tract of land was conveyed to the said James McClintock by deeds of conveyance from John Kennedy having date fifth day of December in the year 1810 together with all and Singular the Rights Members... Witness my hand and seal this fourth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twelve and in the thirty-seventh & thirty eighth year of the Independence of the USA.

Witnessed by                                         James McClintock (SS) 
Samuel "Kincart" [Cathcart]                   [with an "X" and "his mark"]
John Strong

----

State of South Carolina, Chester District

I John Rosborough, Justice of the Q____ and for said District do hereby certify unto all whom it may concern that Elizabeth McClintock the wife of the within named James McClintock did this day appear before me and upon being privately and separately ____ by me did declare that she does freely voluntarily and without any compulsion dread or fear of any person or persons whomsoever renounce release and for ever relinquish unto the within named David Cathcart his heirs and assigns all her Interest and Estate and also all her right and claim of [Down?] of in or to all and Singular the premises within mentioned and released.  Given under my hand and seal May 4th Anno Domini 1818.

(seal) J Rosborogh JQ}                       Elizabeth McClintock
Fairfield District                                [with an "X" and "her mark"]

Personally came Samuel Cathcart before me the Subscribing Justice and being duly sworn saith that he was present and did see James McClintock sigh seal and [as his out and did deliver the within deed of conveyance unto the within named David Cathcart for the uses and purposes therein mentioned also saw John Strong with himself in presence of each other witness the due execution thereof.

Sworn to this 27th day of June 1818              Sam.l Cathcart
before me William Brice JQ

 

David Cathcart
To
David Wilson

[$300 & $52 by David Wilson waters of Rocky Creek]

1808

DCP_1042 – 1043

No 437

South Carolina, Fairfield District

Know all men by these presents that I David Cathcart of Fairfield District and said State aforesaid in Consideration of three hundred Dollars & fifty two Dollars and one half paid to me by David Wilson of Chester District and that aforesaid have granted bargained sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release to the said David Wilson a Tract of land situate on the Waters of Rocky Creek Containing one Hundred and Twenty four Acres more or less originally granted to May Bradford the fifth day of November 1787 adjoining land belonging to James McClintock, William [Combest] William Bradford and land belonging to the said David Wilson and Morrison land having Rocky Creek for the West line which [described] Tract of land was conveyed to the said David Wilson by Deed of Conveyance from David Cathcart bearing date the fourth of May 1818 Together with all and singular the Rights Members hereditaments and appurtenances belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining.  To have and to hold all and Singular the premises before mentioned unto the said David Wilson his heirs and assigns forever & I, the said David Cathcart do hereby bind myself my heirs executors & administrators to Warrant  and for ever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said David Wilson his heirs and assigns against myself and heirs & against every other person or persons whomsover lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.

In Witness whereof I do set my hand and seal this fourth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Eighteen and forty second year of Independence of America.

Signed Sealed and delivered }                              David Cathcart (SS)
in the presence of us              }
Wm Miller                            }
Adam Walker                           }

South Carolina, Chester District
William Miller appeared before me and made oath that he saw David Cathcart sign seal and deliver the written deed of Conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and that he with Adam Walker in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof.

Sworn to and signed May 4th 1818}                     Wm Miller
Before me   A Rosborough JQ

Jane Riley
To
Robert Cathcart

 

2/1833

DCP_1044 - 1046

No. 180

State of SC

Know all men by these presents that I Jane Riley of Chester District in the state aforesaid in consideration of the sum of five hundred [blank space where “Dollars” would be] to me paid by Robert Cathcart of Fairfield District in the state aforesaid have granted bargained sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Robert Cathcart al that plantation containing one hundred [blank space where “acres” would be] situate in District of Chester and state aforesaid on the waters of Rocky Creek beginning at a Maple on a Branch and runs N 15 W 40.25 to a stake on widow Douglass’ land thence to 75 W30 to a stake Nor 18W3 to a post oak bush S75 W17.35 to a stake on John Keys land thence up the Spring branch S68E17.50 to a post oak thence down a drain on Samuel Ferguson land to the beginning.  Together with all and Singular the rights members hereditaments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining.  To have and to hold all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Robert Cathcart his heirs and assigns forever.  And I do hereby bind myself my heirs Executors and administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said Robert Cathcart his heirs and assigns against my heirs and against all persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.

   Witness my hand and seal this [blank space] day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three and in the fifty seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America.  Signed sealed and Delivered

In the presence of

John Britual                                          Jane X her mark Riley (SS)

Rich’d Cathcart

 

State of SC

     Fairfield District

Personally appeared before me Richard Cathcart and made oath that he saw Jane Riley sign seal and deliver the above conveyance for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and that he with John Britual in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof.

Sworn before me this 10th day of April 1833

J. Elliott [QW] Esq                                   Rich.d Cathcart

 

 

Robert Cathcart
To
[Jason D.] Gibson

Deed

Signed
8/3/1840

Recorded
9/18/1840

DCP_1047 - 1048

No. 963

Know all men by these presents that I Robert Cathcart of the [town of Winnsborough] in the aforesaid state in consideration of the sum of [Sixteen] hundred dollars to me paid by Jason D. Gibson of Chester District, do grant bargain... tract of land containing 197 acres more or less...

 

Witnessed by James L. Stewart and James Elder

Archibald Beaty and signed by Nancy Cathcart wife of Robert (deceased)

By Nancy C.

 

 

Rosborough
To
Robert & James Cathcart, D. McDowell

Deed

1842

DCP_1049 - 1051

No 127

Court of Common Pleas held for the District of Chester, 10/31/1842 Suit of Moffat and Wylie vs. Alexander Rosborough > "...levy the sum of four hundred and sixty three dollars and 36 cents damages and costs I have seized and taken of the lands and tenaments of the said Alexander Rosborough all that certain piece and parcel and tract of land containing five hundred acres more or less situate and being in the district of Chester joining lands of widow Mary Stewart, Robert Stewart, James Aiken and the tract of land whereon [Logustin] Ford lives.  And whereas the..."

"...said premises with their appurtenances... have been exposed to sale at public vendue and purchased by Robt Cathcart, James Cathcart and David McDowell for the sum of six hundred & thirty dollars being the highest sum that was bidden therefore now know ye that I William A Rosborough  Sheriff aforesaid by virtue..."

"... have hereunto set my hand and seal the fifth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.

[see below, same witnesses and language]

 

William A. Rosborough, Sheriff
To
Robert Cathcart, James Cathcart, David McDowell

Deed

Signed
4/5/1843

DCP_1052 - 1055

No 128

To all whom these presents shall come, I William A. Rosborough, Sheriff of Chester District and State aforesaid send greetings.  Whereas by virtue of a writ of fieri facias issued out of the Court of Common Pleas held for the District of Chester, listed the ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two at the Suit of Matlock & Adams vs. Alexander Rosborough to me directed commanding me that of the goods and chattels lands and tenaments [sic] of Alexander Rosborough to levy the sum of Eleven hundred & Ninety Seven dollars12 cents damages and costs.  I have seized and taken of the lands and tenaments of the said Alexander Rosborough all that certain piece parcel and tract of land containing four hundred acres more or less, situate and being in the district of Chester whereon Alexander Rosborough now lives.  Joining lands of Major John Moore, Henry McHenry and John Rosborough.  And whereas the said premises with their appurtenances since the seizure by me made by virtue of the said writ of fieri facias before mentioned have been exposed to sale at public venue and purchased by Robert Cathcart, James Cathcart & David McDowell for the sum of Four Thousand and Seventy Dollars being the highest sum that was bidden therefore now know ye that I William A. Rosborough, Sheriff aforesaid by virtue of the said writ of fieri facias aforesaid to me directed and delivered as aforesaid and by virtue of the statute in such case made and provided and for and in consideration of the said sum of Four Thousand and Seventy Dollars to me in hand paid or secured to be paid by the said Robt Cathcart, Jas Cathcart & David McDowell the receipt and payment whereof I do hereby acknowledge have granted bargained and sold and by these presents to grant bargain and sell unto the said Robt Cathcart, Jas Cathcart & David McDowell their heirs and assigns forever as fully and absolutely as I the said William A. Rosborough might could or ought to grant bargain and sell the same by virtue of the statute aforesaid and the said writ of fieri facias or otherwise.  In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the fifth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.

Sealed signed and delivered }
in the presence of                  }   Wm A. Rosborough (S)
Wm Walker                           }     Sheriff Chester District
John R. Nicholson

SC/Chester }  William Walker appeared and made oath that he saw William A. Rosborough sign seal and deliver the within Deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and that he with John R. Nicholson in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof.

W Rosborough
Magistrate

Recorded April 5th 1843
Delivered to C McDowell, September 25th 1843

[see above, same witnesses and language]

 

William M. Cathcart
To
John A. Walker, John Simpson, John Dickey, Robert Cherry

Mortgage of Personal and Real Estate

3/5/1849

DCP_1056 - 1059

No. 298

State of South Carolina
Chester District

Whereas John A. Walker, John Simpson, John Dickey, and Robert Cherry voluntarily [joined] in [?] with one Wm M. Cathcart to James Hemphill [Cem.?] in equity for the sum of five hundred and Ninety Nine dollars and fifty cents for a tract of Land, in order to indemnify them rom the payment of said bond, now know all men by these presents that I Wm M. Cathcart doth grant, Bargain and sell unto the said Dr. John A Walker, John Simpson, John Dickey and Robert Cherry, the following property viz one Tract of Land containing one hundred and five acres, bounded by the Lands of David Lyle, Griffin Nunnery [note: in 1850 census, his household number is 1000, in Chester District.  age given as 68 <1782>; wife Elizabeth], and John Simpson, also one sorrel mare five years old, and about fourteen hands high, one small buggy and harness, one small, one horse waggon, three [milgh bows], one black another white with black head and neck, and the third brindled or spotted, one spotted [son] and six sheats five blue and one spotted to have and to hold all and singular the said property together with its future increase unto the said Dr. John A Walker, John Simpson, John Dickey and Robert Cherry, their executors Administrators and assigns forever, provided nonetheless and it is expressly agreed between the said parties that if the said Wm M. Cathcart, his executors or Administrators shall well and truely pay the said James Hemphill ___ in Equity or his successors in office the full sum of Five hundred and Ninety Nine Dollars and fifty cents, in or before the third day of January Eighteen hundred and fifty, then the above bill of Sale and every Article and Thing therein contained shall cease and be utterly void otherwise remain in full force and virtue.  Given under my hand and seal this fifth day of March Eighteen Hundred and forty nine.

Signed in the presence of} Wm Cherry                      Wm M. Cathcart {SS}
[Test]                              } Gregory Cherry, Jr.
                                        } John H. Cherry

State of South Carolina}  Personally appeared before me, Gregory Cherry, Jr. and says
Chester District           }on oath that he saw the above named Wm. M. Cathcart sign seal and deliver the foregoing mortgage for the use and purposes therein expressed and that he and Wm Cherry and John H. Cherry in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof sworn to before me this sixth day of March 1849

R. H. Fudge               Gregory Cherry, Jr.
Magistrate

Recorded March the 14th 1849
Delivered to

William M. Cathcart
To
Robert Cherry

Deed of Trust

1/19/1852

DCP_1060 1061 1062 1063 - 1064

No. 197

Chester District, SC

Know all men by these presents that I William M. Cathcart for and in consideration of the [natural?] love and affection which I have for my wife, Nancy J. Cathcart and also in consideration of [one dollar] to me in hand paid by Robert Cherry of the District and State aforesaid have given granted sold bargained sold and released and by these presents do give grant bargain sell and deliver to the said Robert Cherry the following Property __ one tract or parcel of land whereon I now reside containing one hundred and five acres more or less lying in Chester District Waters of Fishing Creek and bordered by lands of [David ___ Griffin Nunley, John Simpson and John Henry Senior] also the following Negro slaves [to wit] one Negro man named [Gemmison?] about thirty [three] years of age, a Negro woman named Aggy, about twenty six years of age a Negro woman named Eve about twenty two years old and her two children: Jimmy about three years old and Charlotte about four months old; a boy named Adam about ten years old; and a girl named Eliza about eight years old; to have and to hold the said land and Negroes to the said Robert Cherry his heirs Executors and Administrators in trusteeship for the following purposes to sell such of said property as may be necessary to pay any or all of my just debts; and secondly after the payment of my said debts to had said property as conveyed in trust for the use of my said wife Nancy J. Cathcart and to apply the proceeds derived from the [house] and rent or sale of said property to the use and benefit of my said wife and in further trust that the said Robert Cherry shall sell, [have] rent or otherwise dispose of the said property according to the wishes of my said wife _____ writing and in case the said Robert Cherry shall decide to deliver up the said trust on the said Nancy J. shall [decide] that the trustee shall be changed or if either of the said parties shall remove from the State then and in either of the above contingencies it shall and may be lawful for the said Robert to surrender his said trust to the said Nancy J. or for the said Nancy J. to appoint another trustee instead of the said Robert; and the said Robert to be held harmless for all acts and transactions with respect to said property which shall be done in accordance with the wishes of my said wife.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this nineteenth day of January 1852.

In presence of

W. H. Anderson                                         Wm M. Cathcart (SS)

James Hemphill

 

Chester District, SC

 

Personally appeared William H. Anderson and made oath that he saw William M. Cathcart sign seal and deliver the within trusts for the use and purposes therein mentioned and that he with James Hemphill in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof.

Sworn to and signed

Before me A. Roseburough}

    Magistrate

Recorded January 20th, 1852

Delivered or sent by mail to Robert Cherry ___ to [Sandiford J. [O…]

 

William M. Cathcart
To
Rev. John Newland

Deed

1/24/1853

DCP_1065 - 1069

No. 381

 

Know all men by these presents that I William M. Cathcart of Chester District in the State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of nine hundred Dollars to me paid by the Rev’d John Newland of the State and District aforesaid have granted bargained sold and released an by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Rev. John Newland his heirs assigns all that plantation or tract of land containing one hundred and five acres be the same more or less lying in Chester District, waters of Fishing Creek being bounded by lands of John Simpson, John Kinney and Griffin Nunnley and hath such form marks and boundaries as are laid down and described on a plat thereof made by [Hry Lumpkins, DS]  under date of September 18th 1847 and now on file in the office of the Commissioner in Equity for Chester District.

   Together with all and Singular the Hereditaments rights Members and appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining, to have and to hold all and Singular the premises above mentioned unto the said Rev’d John Newland and his Heirs and assigns forever.  And I do hereby bind myself my heirs Executors and Administrator to warrant and forever defend all Singular the premises above mentioned unto the said Rev’d John Newland and his Heirs and assigns against me and my heirs and against every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and deal this 24th day of January one thousand eight hundred and fifty three and of the sovereignty of the United States of America, the seventy seventh.

Signed, sealed and Delivered in presence of us

J. B. Fennell                   Wm M. Cathcart (SS)

J. B. MaGill

 

Chester District, SC

     I James B. McGill one of the Magistrates in and for the State and District aforesaid do hereby certify to all whom it may concern that Nancy Cathcart the wife of the within named William M. Cathcart did this day appear before me and upon being privately and separately examined by me did declare that she does freely, voluntarily and without any compulsion dread or fear of any person or persons whomsoever, renounce release and forever relinquish unto the within named John Newland all her interest and Estate and also all her right and claim of [border] of in and to a certain tract of land purchased by my husband Wm. M. Cathcart from the estate of William McFadden the conveyance from my said husband being hereunto attached with all and Singular the premises within mentioned and released.

   Given under my hand and seal this 19th day of Jan’y 1852

(SS) Jas B. Magill, Magt }      N. J. Cathcart

 

Chester District, SC

Personally appeared before me John B Fennell and made oath that he was present and saw Wm M. Cathcart sign seal and deliver the within Deed of Conveyance to Rev. John Newland for the use and purposes therein mentioned and contained, and that he and James B. Magill in the presence of each other witnessed the due execution thereof.

Sworn before me this 24th day of January 1852

James B. Magill }                         J. B. Fennell

                  Magt }

Recorded February 15th 1852 

 

Nancy J. Cathcart
To
Robert Cherry

Receipt

1/11/1853

DCP_1070

No. 427

Chester District, SC

I Nancy J. Cathcart, wife of William M. Cathcart do hereby acknowledge that Robert Cherry my [trustee] under deed of trust from my husband, desiring to be ___ from his said Trusteeship has this day delivered up to me the property conveyed by said trust deed as he had [anything] to do and I hereby release and discharge him from the said trusteeship.  Witness my hand and seal this the 11th Eleventh day of January 1853.

In presence of   }

William N. F[ee] }            Nancy J. Cathcart (SS)

Gregg Cherry    }

 

State of SC

Chester District

Personally appeared William M. Fe[e or r] before me and makes oath that he saw Nancy J. Cathcart sign seal and declare the above instrument of Writing for the use and purposes therein expressed and that he and Greg Cherry did in the presence of each other witness the due execution thereof.  Sworn before me this 13th day of Jan’y 1853

To H. Fudge}

Magistrate}                William M. Fe[ar] (S)

Recorded June 7th, 1853

____ to Robert Cherry June 7th, 1853

 

 
Fairfield Sketchbook
Book
DCP_1071 - 1105

 

 

 

 
Fairfield County a Pictorial History
Book
DCP_1106 - 1111

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Robinson
Descendancy report
 
1112

has info on Jane Robinson, m. Henry Moore (whose daughter, Eliza m. James Cathcart, Jr.

 

Cathcarts
Newspaper clippings
 
1113-17

 Mostly WW2

 

 
ARP Cemetery Listings
 
1118-19

 

 

Descendants of Samuel
Family Sheets/ Photos
 
1120-1158

 Cathcarts, Owings, Bennett, Moffatt, Sabritt Dunn C., Thomas, Malchow, William Estes C., John Wallace C., William Doty C., Eliz Griffin C., Samuel Craig C., Joe Ketchin C., Renwick, Carolyn Tirzah C. Startmann, Margaret V C Reves, Ella Eliz C Wilburn, Frances Owings Stone, 

 

 
 
 
 

 

Visit with John Clowney Cathcart, Jr. and Family

Winnsboro, SC

 

Grand Children of Aunt “Eb”
 
 
1159-60

 John Clowney Cathcart’s aunt

John Clowney Cathcart & aunt

 

 
Family Info sheets
 
1161-1170

 From John C. Cathcart

 

 
 
 
1172-1175

 

 

1172--Standing (l-r): Tina, Patricia, Dorothy, John, Ann; Sitting: Mary Evelyn, Ruth, Martha

1173--Ruth McLaughlin and Andrew Melville Cathcart

1174--John Clowney Cathcart, Jr., John Clowney Cathcart, Sr. John Thomas Cathcart

1175--Me, Aunt ?, Aunt Eb, John Jr. & Sr.

 

Mom's House
Photos
 
1176-1190

 Photo mom’s hall

1176-7--EP Briggs & Mamee

1178-9--Mitt, Mamee, Mom

1180--4 bros in service

1181-82--Briggs and Baskin crests

1185--JS Baskin & Mamee bw

1189--Mom bike

1190--Mom school

 

 
 
 
Picture 001-238

(Separate Directory)

 

South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH)
Columbia, SC

1-52--Katherine Theus Obear--“Through the Years in Old Winnsboro”

53-61--Barbara R. Langdon--FF County Marriages 1775-1879 Implied in Probate Records

62-64--Barbara R. Langdon--Chester County Marriages 1778-1879 Implied in Probate & Equity Records

65-67--Billy Kennedy--The Scots-Irish in the Carolinas

 

 

Henry Moore

80/131/198,208/FA33

 

Will
 
 

 Transcribed: 78-85; Orig: 86-106 Includes inventory

 Henry Moore Will transcription

Cathcart/John McCreight

84/226/058/FA35

Estate Petition

11/26/1846

108-111

State of South Carolina

District of Fairfield

To John R. Buchanan Esq, Judge of the Court of [Ordinary] for Fairfield District

    The Petition of Robert H. McCreight [show]eth that John McCreight late of the District and State aforesaid died intestate on the 10th of November 1846 [seized] and [possessed] of some personal property leaving no widow living at his death his wife [Sarah] having died previously and the following children – Mary Willson [sic] who had intermarried with David Willson, your petitioner Robert H. McCreight, Nancy Cathcart who had [intermarried] with Samuel Cathcart, Margaret Willson who had intermarried with William Willson, Sarah Robertson who had intermarried with Moses Robertson and Hannah McCreight all being above the age of twenty one years.

That no [administration?] __ ___ in the estate of said John McCreight, dec’d and ____ to take as  ___ administering the same ____

November 21st 1846

[Signed] Robert H. McCreight

 

Includes Sale Bill of the Late John McCreight

 

Ketchin/McIlwain

85/227/91,92/FA35

 

1846

113-117

The State of SC

Fairfield District

   

To Wm R. Buchanan, Esquire presiding in and for the District of Fairfield

The humble Petition of Thomas Ketchin ___ that two of his children, William I. W. Ketchin ___ James [C.] Ketchin under the legal age of choice ___ by the death of their late grand mother Mary McIlwain deceased each to a small portion of the proceeds of her personal estate of about seventy five Dollars that these said share are got in the hands of the Administrator of the said grand mother their being no person legally authorized to [demand] and receive the same the mother of the infants being dead.  This forces your Petitioner prays that he may be appointed their Guardian with full authority to act for his infant children in the [premises] and your Petitioner will use ___

                          [Signed] Tho’s Ketchin

 

Cathcart/Beaty

73/43/218,227,232,233/ FA30

Will Of James Beaty

Signed

5/6/1835

120-155

Lists

wife Nancy > house, slaves Jim & Suckey

daughter Mary > Negroes Charles & Maria

daughter Peggy > Negro Louisa

Daughter Jenny >

Daughter Nancy son Archibald > already provided for, $100 divided

Executors: son Archibald, and son-in-law Robert Cathcart

 

Includes several pages of inventory and other documents

 

 

Estate of James Beaty

97/387/2,3/FA38

Petition for Order of Sale

Guardianship of John S & Nancy I. Cathcart to their uncle, James Cathcart, Jr.

3/9/1848

157-160

State of SC/Fairfield District}

Personally appeared Richard Cathcart and John Buchanan who being duly sworn says that they know the tract of land belonging to the estate of James Beaty deceased, containing twenty acres more or less ___ in Fairfield District near Winnsborough and adjoining lands owned by John Buchanan, Doctor William {Porteous] and the Mount Zion Society, and that the said tract of land is not worth one thousand Dollars ___ best of these [disposed] knowledge and belief.

Sworn to before me

9 March 1848,                         Rich’d Cathcart

J S Stewart                              Jno. Buchanan

 

17 March 1851: Small tract of land (20 acres) owned by James Beaty was not initially sold; petition to sell for benefit of Jno S. and Nancy Isabelle Cathcart and to Mrs. Margaret Ketchin, Mary Beaty, and myself [Archibald Beaty]. 

 

19 March 1851: James Cathcart appointed as guardian for John S. & Nancy I. Cathcart, minor children of Robert Cathcart.

John R. Buchanan Esq?

 

My Dear Sir

 

I this instant received your XX.  I... thence that last office and am sorry I did not get it sooner if I had I would send for Beaty to help me out with my Return office...

James Beaty estate if s

I will have it attended to in a short time with kind thanks to you for giving so long time indeed this th... month I have been troubled with my kidneys and gideness? in my hand that I have not been able to attend to my business and have not been able to have the... since Saturday that you

may rest assured I will... the estate of  a short time.. I would go to deliver? this evening if able. But am not been able to write and at bad Pen.

 

I am Dear friend

your...

Robt Cathcart

 [Responding to this summons:]

South Carolina

Fairfield District.... By John R. Buchanan, Ordinary

To Mr Robert Cathcart, one of the executors of the estate of James Beaty, deceased.

You are hereby called? and required to appear in the Court of Ordinary for Fairfield Court House on Friday the eleventh day of September and to show cause if you can why you should not be attached for contempt in neglecting and refusing to make your Returns according to law as executor of Said estate after having been duly cited so to do.

Given under my hand and seal

This third day of September 1846

John R. Buchanan

O FD [Ordinary Fairfield District]

 

 

Will of Mary Beaty

97/388

 

Witnessed
4/8/1851

Recorded
9/1/1851

161-177

-        Brother Archibald > Negro boy Charles

-        Executors[] > Negro boy Henry (hired yearly by executors during life of sister Margaret Ketchin, after Margaret’s death to nephew Andrew Beaty), and clothes, and “certain quilt”

-        Nephew John S. Cathcart, niece Nancy I. Cathcart > Negro girl Muriah (left with brother Archibald in trust until they become of age

-        $500 Note held by Richard Cathcart if not paid, executors may sell Muriah to pay debts for her funeral

 

Photos includes Transcription & Original; plus other documents/receipts/etc.

 

175: Archibald Beaty applicant vs. Thomas Ketchin & wife, Defendants.  On due examination it is ordered and decreed that the land described in the summary ____ in this case be sold by the Sheriff of Fairfield District on the first Monday of May next or on such other sale day as will be more advantageous for the parties in interest on a credit of one & two years, the purchaser giving bond with good security, and a mortgage of ___ if deemed necessary to the Ordinary for the payment of the purchase money and paying interest from the day of sale.  Except the costs of partition which must be paid in cash on the day of sale.

4 April 1851

[Signed] J. S. Stewart O. P. D.

 

Robert Neely & Estate of Hugh White

70/1088/23/PAF

Disposition of Estate of Hugh White

July 1807

179-191

Includes several pages of what looks like a bar tab!!  Has names and liquid quantities and amounts in ledger form.

 

October the 7th 1807 Then rec’d of Robert Neely and [Joseph Porter, Esq.] Administrators of the estate of Hugh White, Deceased, One hundred and twenty eight Dollars fifty three cents one mill being my part of said estate.

 

[signed] Joseph Cathcart

 

 

Tombstone Records of Chester County, SC & Vicinity

Vol I
 
192-206

 

 

 
Will of Winborn Lawton
 
207-209

 

 

 

Roger B. Lawton

Will

Witnessed

8/26/1854

211-213

 

-        Son William C. Lawton > $10

-        -   William’s daughter Phoebe

-        Son Benjamin Franklin Lawton

-        Daughter Mary Louisa Pettingell (& her son John Stephen & Roger B. Pettingell, and her daughter Annett

-        Wife Mary M. or Yale 

 

Census Listing
Columbia, SC

10/11/1850

214-215

James Cathcart 55, Ann E. 28, Robert J. 18, Eliza J. R. 15, James 10, William J. 5. Thomas B. etc

 

Robert Cathcart (from Samuel) and Elizabeth [Milling]

 

 
Various photos/documents from visit to Dobsons
 
 

 

216-219: Photo of portraits Misc Mannings and Richardsons

220-223: Report 2/24/1937;E. Norvelle Brailsford; St. Matthias Church

224-225: Letter 4/10/1987 To Bebe, Love Buck

226-234: Large chart The Manning Family and the Richardson Family Chart

235: Photo Rufus [Briggs] Dobson, Robert Dobson, mom, me

236: Old photo

237-238: Photos

239---> Photos

 

DCP_1438-1440: Aunt Kathleen, mom

1441: 

1442: Unknown girls? (ask Dobsons)

 

 

Gravestones

Richardsons, Briggs, Brailsford, and others
 
1445-1576

Saint Marks Episcopal Cemetery, SC

 
 
Gravestone photos
 
1577-1658

Richardson Burying Ground

Near Rimini, SC

 

 
Photos
 
1659-1665

Aunt Buford’s house

1659-60: C1965:Barry, Bev (holding Barbie) and Tommy Baskin

1661-62: Barry and Tommy

1663-64: Bev and Barbie

1665: Thomas Crosswell Baskin

 
 
 
1666-1717
 

Robert Spann Cathcart Collection (Bobbie Cathcart directory)

1666: Book, title page only- -The Defense of Charleston Harbor (Including Fort Sumter and the Adjacent Islands) 1863-1865; by John Johnson; Charleston, SC; 1890

1667-68: William Cathcart--Vignette – Confederate Telegrapher

1669-71: Newspaper article and photos--Fort Sumter Hero Begins Family Military Tradition.  Photos and story of William, Robert Spann and kin

1714-1715: Family Chart--Descendants of George Hume Cathcart

1672-1681: Book--A Study about the Cathcart, By William Stuart Cathcart (have paper copy now!)

1682-1711: Notes mention WR Cathcart, telegrapher-- The War of the Rebellion Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.

1712-1713: Newspaper Obits/clippings--Capt. Robert S. Cathcart Amanda Cathcart

1716-1717: Letter--12/18/1929 Kelly, Amanda Duncan lineage

Joseph Cathcart
Rev War Pension Statement
 
1718-1719
 
 
 
More RSC Material
 
1720-1745

1720 -Photo -Promoted to Rear Adm Dr. William G. Hamm

1721 -Repeat clipping

1722 -Note -For photo

1723 - " -Dr. Hugh Cathcart 

1724-27 - " -Teenaging at Adgers, Reminiscences of ?  [desc of Samuel]

1728-31 -photos -Dr. Robert Spann Cathcart, Sr.Various photos, one with wife Katherine Morrow

1732 -Tree -James Armstrong Cathcart, Jr.

1733 " -Noble Aydelotte Cathcart

1734,",Dr. Robert Spann Cathcart, Jr

1735-"-Samuel = Isabel Huey

1736-"-Samuel = Mary Hume

1737-1741-"-RSC’s Treatise

1742-44-Tree-Paisley Abbey, Cradle of the Stewart Kings.  Kinds of Scotland and England

1745-Tree-William & Mary John =Mary Boulger!

1852-Ph-TM

1853-Ph-Jean/Sid ThomasWedding

 
 
 
 
 
 

Aunt Jean's House

 
Photos from Aunt Jean's house
 
DCP_1846-1853

Directory March 2003

 

1846-7 TM Cathcart Cadet

1848-9 TM CathcartBefore college?

1850  Aunt Mary, Daisy, Hazel

1851 Daisy V. Cathcart

1852 TM

1853 Jean/Sid Thomas Wedding

 
 
 
 
 
 

Camden Archives

James Baskin

& Joseph

Wills
 
1854-1856

Joseph (1857-1858)

 
 
 
Misc from Camden Archives
 
1859-1994
 

1859-1878: Cemetery Listings, Fairfield Cemeteries, Vol II, Eastern Section of County; ARP 1859-1877 Cover Page 1878

1879-87: Our Heritage; Daughters of the Confederacy 

1888-1924: Fairfield Cemeteries, Vol II -Eastern Section of County; Sion, Maps 1912-1915, Concord  

1925-1929: 1850 Census FF Co.Richard & Ellen Cathcart, Jane Cathcart, Charles Cathcart, Samuel Sterling/Andrew Blain

1930-1934: Book - Directory of Ebenezer Presbyterian Cemetery  1975

1935-1976: Book: History of the Presbyterian Church in SC; George Howe, DD; Duffie & Chapman; Columbia, SC; 1870

1977: Various FF County Genealogical Society Newsletter Website lists

1978-1982: 1860 Census Index, SC

1983-84: History Pres church SC (con’t)

1985-1986: Rural Churches of FF County, by Nelle McMaster Sprott; 

1987: Cathcart/Huey/Nelson Query (Evelyn Murray)

1988: Regulators

1989: Cathcart-Ketchin House

1990: Books & microfilm available

1991: Civil War Vets

1992: Query

1993-4: Hist of FF

 
 
 
 
 

Paper Records

Dr. William Cathcart

 

11/10/1840

James, Sr./
Wills & Deeds

Died intestate, 

John R. Buchanan, Ordinary [Probate Judge], appoints James, Jr. as administrator.

James and Richard > $3000 to Buchanan to settle estate; and indicate that they will surrender administrative order if a last will and testament is found.

(SS) James & Rich.d Cathcart

Robert Cathcart

Estate Papers

10/27/1847

Same as above

[James and Richard Cathcart, Administrators; John Harrison, Esq.; David McDowell > $75,000 to settle estate (ABOUT $1.6 million today)]

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Robert Cathcart Estate.   State of South Carolina Fairfield District.  Know all men by these presents that we James Cathcart, Richard Cathcart, John Harrison, and David McDowell and holden and firmly bound unto J. S. Stewart Esquire ordinary for the District of Fairfield in the full and just sum of Seventy Five Thousand  dollars lawful money of this State to be paid the said J.S. Stewart or his successors, ordinaries of this District, or their certain attorney or assigns.  To which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves, and every of us, ours and every of our Heirs Executors and Administrators for the whole and in the whole, jointly and severally firmly by these Presents sealed with our seals and dated the twenty seventh day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven.  The condition of this obligation is such that if the above bound James Cathcart and Richard Cathcart, Administrators of the goods and chattels and credits of Robert Cathcart, deceased, do make a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels, and credits of the said deceased, which have or shall come into the hands, possession or knowledge of the said James Cathcart and Richard Cathcart, or into the hands, possession of any other person or persons for their and the same so made do exhibit into the said Court of the Ordinary, here this shall be thereunto required and such goods chattels and credits do well and truly administered according to law and do make a just and true account of their actings and doings therein when required by the said Court, and all the rest of the said goods, chattels and credits, which shall be found remaining upon the account of the said administration, the same being first allowed by the said Court shall deliver and pay unto such persons respectively as are entitled to the same by law, and if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the said deceased and the same appear in Court, and the executors obtain a certificate of the probate thereof and the said James & Richard Cathcart do in sudh case, if requried, render and deliver up the said Letters of Administration, then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force.

James Cathcart (SS)
Richd Cathcart (SS)
John Harrison, Sr. (SS)
David McDowell (SS)

Sealed and delivered in the presence of 
James Stevens

 

William Moore

 
 

SC
Deeds/Wills/etc

William Moore, Sheriff of FF County 

in re suit Antonio & Faust vs. Matthew Hutchinson, Philip Pearson, Sr., Alexander B. Hall

$1443.33 damages and costs,  seized land

Smith
To
Robert Cathcart

Deed

Signed
5/3/1828

Witness
5/7/1828

Cathcart Board Enquiry

[From RootsWeb Cathcart Discussion Board; Title: Robert Cathcart in Fairfield County; 9/18/2002; posted by Lillian Smith

(http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/rw/xcB.2ACE/1501.1)]

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13 Oct 1827 Robert Cathcart sold land to Minor Smith and Derril Smith, to be paid on time.
Derril Smith died in 1836.
In the estate papers of Derril Smith, a sealed note to Robert Cathcart is listed, dated 1 Jan 1834, for $468.19, plus $158.79 interest, total $626.98. I don't know if this is related to the above land sale or is a different transaction.
Payments are made at various times in the form of discounts (I assume this means the amount was deducted from Robert Cathcart's bill at the Smith and Trapp saw mill)
8 Oct 1849 The Administrators of R. Cathcart were paid $200.15 in the final settlement of Derril Smith's estate.

Here is my attempt to transcribe the land sale indenture: (I am sure there are errors, the copy was not any to clear)
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Fairfield County South Carolina, Book II, pages 17 to 19

South Carolina
This Indenture made the 13th day of October in the year of our Lord 1827 between Minor Smith and Derril Smith of the District of Fairfield and State aforesaid of the one part and Robt. Cathcart of the District and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth.
Whereas the said Minor Smith and Derril Smith, are indebted to the said Robert Cathcart in the sum of twelve hundred and seventy two dollars and fifty-cents by four several and promissory notes all bearing date the 13th day of October 1827 & payable as follows
To the amounts following to wit one for seven hundred (700) dollars payable January first 1828 and for two hundred dollars (200) payable January first 1829 and for two hundred (200) dollars payable January first 1830 & one for one hundred & seventy two (172.50) dollars & fifty cents payable January first 1831. Now this indenture witnesseth that the said Minor Smith and Darrel Smith for and in consideration of the said Debt or sum payable as aforesaid to the same Robert Cathcart and for the better security the payment thereof to the said Robt. Cathcart according to the terms and affect of the promissory notes aforesaid and also in consideration of the sum of one dollar by him the said Robt. Cathcart to us the said Minor and Derril in hand paid at and before the Sealing & Delivery of these presents do grant bargain, sale assign release convey and confirm unto the said Robert Cathcart and to his Heirs and assigns for ever all that piece, parcel or tract of land containing six hundred one acres more or less situate on Cedar Creek in the District and state aforesaid bounded on the S.E. and N.E. by lands of Lewis Haigood and on the North by James Bonner's land on the N.W. and S. W. by lands of John Bonner Milling and Means being the tract conveyed to us by deed from Samuel Robertson bearing even date with these presents and also once in the tract adjoining the above described tract containing one hundred acres more or less Whereon is a saw mill being a tract conveyed to us by William Moore Esq. Sheriff of the said District being sold by J. Beaty Esq. his predecessor in office as the property of Samuel Y. Robertson at the suit of D. Samuel Green, Together with all and singular the rights Members and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reservations remainder and remainders rents fees and profits thereof To Have and to Hold the said premises with the appurtenances unto the said Robert Cathcart his heirs and assigns forever. Provided always nevertheless and it is the true intent and meaning of the parties to these presents that if the said Minor Smith and Derril Smith or either of them or their Heirs Executors or Administrators shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Robert Cathcart the said sum of twelve hundred and seventy two dollars and fifty cents according to the terms of the said promissory note above mentioned then and from thence forth these presents shall be utterly null and void, any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. And it is covenanted and agreed upon by and between the parties to these presents that until default shall be made in payment of the aforesaid sum as before set forth it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Minor Smith and Derril Smith peaceably and quietly to hold use occupy possess and enjoy all and singular the premises above granted and released and every part thereof with the appurtenances and to have receive and take the rent issue and profits thereof to their own particular use and behalf, any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. In Witness Whereof the said parties have hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year first above written Sealed & delivered in the presence of :
Thos. F. Owen Minor Smith [Seal]
A. Beaty D. Smith [Seal]
Fairfield District
Thomas F. Owen makes Oathe that he with Archibald Beaty in the presence of each other witness the due execution of the within Mortgage from Minor & Derril Smith to Robert Cathcart and subscribed their names as witnesses thereto
Sworn before me this 3rd day of May 1828
J Marshall W.(?) Thos. F Owen
Recorded 7th of May 1828

William Cathcart
Probate Papers
1804
Jane Philips Letter
to
R&L Keys

(Misc Correspondence)

 
************** I DO NOT HAVE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS*********

"I have come across another David, probably a son of Joseph (son of Wm. and Mary) in probate records of William Cathcart, blacksmith, who died Chester District, SC in 1804, his estate administered by Joseph Cathcart, Jr.  Buyers at venue were Joseph Sr., Joseph Jr., Hugh, David, and Samuel Cathcart.  I have taken Hugh, David, Joseph Jr., and the deceased William to be the 4 males under 16 listed in the 1790 Census Fairfield District, SC with Joseph.  David Cathcart is later found in records of Monroe County, Tenn., where Joseph Sr. moved and is buried, David shown 1823/24/25/26."

[There is a David buried in Ebenezer (1794-1809) that I think is connected with the William/Mary Cathcart line.]

John Kincart [Cathcart]
to
Samuel Cathcart
Deed
Signed
10/12/1811
Recorded
4/12/1831
two photocopies from RKC.

SC
Deeds/Wills/etc

Deed Book KK, p. 13
Columbia Archives

 
Notes: 
1.  It appears that this document was initially transcribed using the surname KINCART instead of CATHCART.  The signatures and witness statements, at the end of the document, are correctly spelled as CATHCART.
2.  The 20-year lapse of time between signing and recording (1811-1831) is puzzling.  I'll have to look into this. 

The State of South Carolina }  Know all men by these presents that I John Kincart of Fairfield District and State of South Carolina for & in consideration of the sum of three hundred & fifty Dollars to me in hand paid by Samuel Kincart of the District & State aforesaid the receipt hereof I do hereby acknowledge, have granted bargained sold released & by these presents do grant bargain sell & release unto the said Samuel Kincart all that plantation or tract of Land containing two hundred acres, [excepting?] one given by Robert Carnaughen for the use of the Presbyterian Society originally granted to  Robert Carnaughen the sixth day of February in the year one Thousand, seven hundred & eighty six, & hath a memorial thereof entered in the secretary's office in grant book FFFF page 21, said Land situate in, then, Camden District on the waters of Little River, & hath such form & marks [buildings & boundaries] as appears in the plat hereof, annexed to the Original Grant, Together with all the rights, members hereditaments & appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining, to have & to hold all & singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Samuel Kincart, his heirs & assigns for ever, and I, the said John Kincart, do hereby bind myself, my heirs executors assigns or administrators to Warrant and to forever defend all & Singular the premises unto the said Samuel Kincart his heirs and assigns for ever against myself my heirs & assigns and against all & every other person or persons whomsoever, Lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.  ~ Witness my hand & seal the 12th day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred & Eleven, & in the thirty sixth year of the Independence of the United States of America ~ Signed sealed and Delivered in the presence of David Cathcart ~ Hugh Stevenson}

John Cathcart (SS)

South Carolina    }   Col.l [sic] Hugh Stevenson came personally before me, the 
Fairfield District }   subscribing justice and on oath saith that he saw the within named John Cathcart sign seal & deliver the within Instrument of Writing to Samuel Cathcart for use & purposes therein mentioned & that himself & David Cathcart in the presence of each other did subscribe to the same as Witnesses.  Sworn to before me this 14th February 1831.~~~~~

Samuel W. Mobley JP (SS)       Hugh Stevenson

Recorded April 12th 1831

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 


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