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Peter(s) Families in 1600's and early 1700's South Carolina
There has been some speculation that the parents of Samuel Peters (abt 1712 - 1788) lived in South Carolina, so I have begun looking into what evidence can be found regarding PETER(S) families in 1600's and early 1700's South Carolina. I have found the following so far:


William PETERS
granted 520 acres of land 24 November 1682
wife Mary PETERS, sons Robert, William and John PETERS

William PETER
Colleton County, planter. Died 7 April 1744.
wife Tabitha PETER, son John PETER, dau. Elizabeth,
son-in-law Abraham EDINGS, brother John PETER.

Tabitha PETER
Colleton County, widow. Died 21 November 1751.
son John PETER, dau. Elizabeth HEXT, son-in-law David HEXT,
brother John PETER deceased, brother William BOWERS.

John PETER
Colleton County, planter. Died 2 January 1748.
sister Tabitha PETER widow, neice Elizabeth PETER dau. of brother William PETER deceased.
Nephews: Christopher PETER, son of deceased brother Christopher PETER;
John PETER, son of brother William PETER.

Martha BEE
Berkeley County, widow. Died 3 October 1747.
son William BOWER, dau. Tabitha PETER widow, grandson John PETER, granddau. Elizabeth PETER


Jacob PETER
Berkeley County, bricklayer. Died 15 April 1759.
sister Katherine PETER.

Sources for the above:

  1. Warrants for Land in South Carolina 1672 - 1711, edited by A.S. Salley, published by the Historical Commission of South Carolina in 1910.
  2. Abstracts of the wills of the State of South Carolina (1670 - 1784), compiled and edited by Caroline T. Moore, published by R. L. Bryan abt 1960-1969.
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