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I am searching for the Drafts Family, Jacob Drafts Born Germany, Cal 1715-20. Died March 19, 1760, Lexington, South Carolina (killed by Indians). Buried at a unmark grave near intersection of Center Drive & Glenkirk Road. Children: one known child with descendants, George, cal 1740----5/1736. Petitioned for land grant on March, 16 1744 stating that he, a wife, 4 children arrived about 2 months age on Captain Brown's ship, "The St. Andrew." refer; council mjournal, Vol. 14, pg. 137. S.C. Archives, microfilm records of the U.S>, S.C. Council Journals, 1944, E-Pl, Roll 3, US-9. 300 Acres granted on February 22, 1745, "being in the limits of Saxa gotna Township, in the province aforesaid, butting bounding to the northward om lands belonging to Frederick Arnold & the Santee, otherwise Congree river to the East part laid out to Michael Augster & part lnot laid out to the South & to the West on land mot laid out. Refer: "rewcords of the Sec. of State-Land Grants, Colonial series (Royal) Grants) Vol. 42, Pg. 262, S.C. Archives, Combined Alph. Index 0009-003-0042-00262-00. Plat certified om April 10, 1745 by George Hunter, Surveyor General. Refer: colonial Plars, Vol. 4, pg. 274. S.C. Archives Combined Alph. Index 0009-003-004-00274-02. S.C. Gazette, March 15, 1760
The Drafts Family Tree Of Lexington, South Carolina
Updated September 5, 2000

William S. Drafts
216 Maplewood Drive
Lexington, South Carolina 29073
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