Earl of Donegal Passenger List

According to advertisements and notices of her departure published in the Belfast Newsletter, the Earl of Donegal, Duncan Ferguson, master, left Belfast, Ireland on October 2, 1767. By December 22, 1767, 81 days later, she with about 294 Irish passengers of 64 different surnames had arrived in Charleston, South Carolina. They were sworn to being Protestant (probably Scots-Irish Presbyterians).

Partial Earl of Donegal Passenger List:

Name Birth Age Acres Line
James Wylie 1722 45 350 95
Sarah Wylie 1729 38 96
Rebecca Wylie 1756 11 97
Margaret Wylie 1758 9 98
Samuel Wylie 1761 6 99
John Wylie 1763 4 100
Robert Wylie 1737 30 100 152
Peter Wylie 1717 50 250 165
Ann Wylie 1720 47 166
Mary Wylie 1754 13 167
William Wylie 1760 7 168
Margaret Wylie 1747 20 100 169
James Wylie 1749 8 100 170
Francis Wylie 1750 17 100 171
William Wylie 1747 20 100 266

Passengers with “Acres” entered received royal land grants
“at or near the Long Canes or in Craven County”

Sources:

Pages 313 to 326 of the South Carolina Council Journal No. 33, January 6, 1767 to December 22, 1767, obtained from the South Carolina Department of Archives and History in Columbia, SC and available on microfilm BMP D552, CO 5/490, Pro Reel 48.

Earl of Donegal Passenger and Royal Land Grant List