Gideon Couturier, Royal Grant for 100 Acres, St. Stephen's Parish, Craven Co., SC, 01 Feb 1758

Gideon Couturier's will was written 22 Apr 1756 and proved on 22 May 1756; thus, this grant was issued nearly 2 years after his death.

dd to Abm. [Abraham] Crouch the 3d: Augt: 1758 [03 Aug 1758]

South Carolina ٪

George the Second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and so forth. To all to whom these Presents shall come Greeting

Know Ye that we of our Special Grace certain knowledge & meer motion Have given and granted and by these Presents for us our Heirs & Successors do Give & Grant unto Gideon Coutourier [sic: Couturier] his Heirs and Assigns a Planation or Tract of Land containing One Hundred [100] Acres in St: Stephen's Parish Craven County bounded Northeast & South on Land of Peter Gourdin West on Land of Isaac Dubose & hath such shape & form and marks as appears by a Plat thereof hereunto annexed together with all Woods Underwoods Timber & Timber and [sic] Timber Trees Lakes Ponds Fishings Waters Water Courses Profits commodities Appurtenances & Hereditaments whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining together with Priviledge [sic] of Hunting Hawking & Fowling in and upon the same & all Mines & Minerals whatsoever Saving & Reserving nevertheless to us our Heirs & Successors all White Pine Trees if any should be found growing thereon And also Saving and Reserving nevertheless to us our Heirs & Successors one tenth part of Mines of Silver & Gold only

[This portion of the text is not genealogically relevant...]

Given under the Great Seal of our said Province Witness His Excelly: [Excellency] Wm: Hy: [William Henry] Lyttelton Esqr: Captn: Genl: Govr: [Esquire Captain General Governor] & Commander in Chief in & over our said Province of South Carolina this first day of Febry AD 1758 [01 Feb 1758] & in the Thirty first Year of our Reign

{signed} Willm: Henry (LS) Lyttelton

Signed by His Excellency the Governor in Council

{signed} William Simpson CC

And hath hereunto annexed a Plat Representing the same certified by Egerton Leigh Esqr Survor: Genl: [Surveyor General] the 13th day of Janry AD 1756 [13 Jan 1756]

Royal Grants, Vol. RR, p. 159 Document Request Slip

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Item not on microfilm. Colonial Land Grants (Only Documents omitted from Copy Series). Series S213015, Volume RR, Page 159.
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