Richland County, South Carolina

18 Dec. 1742 Captain John Fairchild  received a land grant on the East side of the Congaree River, bordered by John Pearson & Richard Jackson.

1749 permission was granted to form a Company of Rangers to protect settlers from Indians, established in May 1751.

First company of men around Congaree stettlement:

Edward Bush Christis Colwell Thomas Copeland

John Evans

James Fletcher William Hart Ebenzer Howard

David Jackson

Daniel Johnson Richard Jones William Law

Soloman McGrew

Wm. Moore James Myrick Nathaniel Partridge

Lt. Phillip Raiford

Wm. Raiford Isaac Rhodes Willliam Shetter

James Weston

Copyright ©1997-1999, Dr. Frank Oliver Clark. These documents may be freely used for private purposes, and included in your own genealogy. However, this document is copyrighted and may not be sold, nor given to anyone who may attempt to derive profit from same.

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