The following was copied (in abstracted form) from microfilm of original
deeds of Fairfield County, SC.
(1) A gift deed dated 2 July 1795 Fairfield County SC from ELIZABETH PEAY to
her children (no names), for all her lands and plantations in Fairfield
County; all house furniture, slaves, stock of cattle, horses, hogs. Signed
ELIZABETH PEAY (by mark) Witnesses: William Stark, Thomas Stark, Samuel Stark.
Recorded 7 July 1795.
(2) Sale - John Street, Matthew Collier, Green Roper, William Roper, George
Peay and John Peay of Fairfield for three hundred dollars paid by AUSTIN PEAY
of same state & district - plantation containing two hundred and twenty acres
on SW side of Wateree River in Fairfield - a part of 2 surveys, one was granted
to ___? Lewis on 21 May 1772?, and one part granted to Frances Leighton __83?
- on Taylors Creek (described in metes and bounds). Said land conveyed to
ELIZABETH PEAY by John Yarborough 15 March 1793 and by her conveyed to her
children by a deed of gift. Witnesses: Austin F. Peay, William Cloud Signed 25
March 1805 by JOHN STREET, MATTHEW COLLIER, WILLIAM ROPER, GEORGE PEAY, GREEN
ROPER (John Peay not listed with those signing).
Release of dower by JANE STREET, wife of John Street; ELIZABETH COLLIER, wife
of Matthew Collier; PATTY ROPER, wife of William Roper; FANNY ROPER, wife of
Green Roper. Signatures sworn to by AUSTIN F. PEAY 13 Sept 1806.
(3) A gift deed by ELIZABETH PEAY of Fairfield District SC "to my daughter
JANE STREET, Negroes named Eddy, Elsy, Moriah, Molly and Emeretton and their
increase. Signed 1 March 1809 ELIZABETH PEAY (by mark). (index to deeds says
1820) Witnesses: Austin F. Peay, Austin Peay
I do not understand why she is using the name "Peay" while she is married to
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