Joseph Greer b.prior 1743 arrived with his family in Charleston in 1764 on the ship "Falls" (with Alexander, John, James or Isaac Adair ?). Arranged by Mr. Greg or Gregg ?
South Carolina Gazette, No. 1539, Jan 7-14,1764. Sunday last arrived here the ship "Falls", Capt. Henry, in eight weeks from Belfast, with about 90 passengers, natives of the north of Ireland.
The ship "Lion", with about 200 more passengers, was to sail a few days after Capt. Henry.
Arrived in Charles Town, 8 Jan 1764, (from) Belfast, ship "Falls", (Captain) William Henry.
Council Journal 30, page 20-31, Meeting of 24th January 1764. The following petitions for Warrants of Survey of lands on the bounty were presented and read... ... JOHN GREER-150 acres JOSEPH GREER-100 JOHN GREER, JR-100 ANDREW GREER-100 JANE GREER-100 SARAH GREER-100 (and Ruth Adair nee Greer ?)
The Petitioners were respectively sworn to their family rights and produced
......Certificates under the hands of Ministers and Church Wardens of Dissenting Ministers and Elders of Congregation in Ireland....
......Ordered that the Clerk do grant them Certificates to the Public Treasurer to pay the said Bounties.
Laurens Co., SC Deed Book B, p. 226. 1 May 1787. Recorded: 15 Nov 1787. John Greer snr. to Ruth Adair (his dau ?, a widow ?) for 150 pounds sterling, bond on 150 acres, that part of 300 acre tract whereon said Greer now lives, bounded on land laid out to Joseph Greer and Bazzel Prator. Witness: James Montgomery, James Greer.
Laurens Co., SC Deed Book G, p. 617. 15 June 1799. Recorded: 28 March 1803. Robert Greer of Spartanburg, administrator of the estate of Joseph Greer, dec'd, to Joseph Greer, 200 acres on Duncan's Creek orig granted 19 Aug 1774 to Joseph Greer dec'd. Bounded by John Greer. Witness: John D. Kern, Samuel McConahey. George Whitmore, JP. (Whitmore near Alex Adair ?)
Laurens Co., SC Deed Book G, p. 608. 15 Feb 1803. Recorded: 27 March 1803 Robert Greer, Spartanburg, admin'r of Joseph Greer, dec'd, to Joseph Greer, 60 acres orig. granted 1790 to Joseph Greer dec'd, on ridge between the Enoree River & Duncan Creek. Bounded by John Prather and Robert McCrery / McCrary. Witness: Andrew McCrery, Samuel McConahy.