Manuscript Collection

Harbison and Cherry Family Land Records - Accession 1478 - M720 (776)

Title

Harbison and Cherry Family Land Records - Accession 1478 - M720 (776)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1478 - M720 (776)

Inclusive Dates

1789-1854

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

14 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Harbison and Cherry Family Land Records collection consists of original deeds, plats, indentures and other land records pertaining primarily to the Cherry and Harbison families of Chester County, S.C. The documents begin with the transfer of land from a Rebecca Patton to James Harbison (1739-1825) and continue with his son, Alexander Harbison (1775-1846) land acquisitions until he sold his property to William Cherry (1781-1856) in 1830. After the sale, Alexander Harbison moved to Indiana. The rest of the documents detail William Cherry’s land acuistion sup to 1854. Allied family names mentioned in the documents include Carter, Creath, Crosset, Fleming, Galt, Guy, Kearney, Kenmore, Kiser, Letsinger, Lilley, Mckinney, Nesbit, Patton, Simpson, Steedman, and Wiley. Below is a listing of the 14 documents.

  1. Land Survey- Camden District- Rebecca Patton, March 28, 1789.
  2. Deed of Conveyance and Indenture- Chester District- Rebecca Patton to James Harbeson, Signed April 30, 1794 and recorded June 24, 1794. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  3. Deed of Conveyance- Chester County- James Galt to James Harbison, Signed April 19, 1796 and recorded February 13, 1797. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  4. Land Survey- Chester County- James Harbison, April 30, 1796.
  5. Land Grant and Survey- Chester District- Thomas Carter to Alexander Harbison, ca. 1700s.
  6. Deed of Conveyance and Indenture- Chester County- Thomas Wiley to William Mckinney, Signed April 25, 1803 and recorded September 21, 1803. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  7. Deed of Conveyance and Indenture- Chester County- Thomas Carter to Alexander Harbison, Signed January 7, 1806 and Recorded June 13, 1807. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  8. Deed of Conveyance and indenture- Chester County- John Letsinger to Samuel Nesbit, Signed July 14, 1812 and recorded March 30, 1813. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  9. Land Survey- Chester County- Alexander Harbison, March 12, 1822.
  10. Deed of Conveyance and Indenture- Chester County- James Harbison to Alexander Harbison. Signed April 16, 1822 and recorded June 13, 1822. (This Deed includes a good summery of all the acquisitions, and all previously listed documents in this collection, of land by James Harbison and Alexander Harbison up to 1822). *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  11. Deed of Conveyance and Indenture- Chester County- Alexander Harbison to William Cherry, Signed March 22, 1830 and recorded March 23, 1830. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  12. Sheriff’s Title Deed for Land purchased at public auction- Chester County- Land (formerly belonged to Lucas [Chambers ?] purchased by Robert and William Cherry, September 15, 1845 and recorded January 3, 1848. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  13. Sheriff’s Title Deed for Land- Chester County- Land transferred from Robert M. Cherry (deceased) to [widow?] Deborah Cherry, January 2, 1854. *In Oversize: Drawer 28, Folder 103, Item 715
  14. Deed of Conveyance and Indenture- Chester County- Deborah Cherry to William Cherry, Signed December 11, 1854 and recorded July 4, 1857.

Additional Notes

Digital Scans of the documents are available for use in the Archives Reading Room.

Provenance

The Chester County,S.C. Land Records were given to the Archives on February 5, 2014.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Harbison and Cherry Family Land Records - Accession 1478 - M720 (776)

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