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Colleton Co SCGenWeb

Colleton County, South Carolina
Genealogical Research and Resources


If you are just getting started in your Colleton County research, or if you are planning a trip to South Carolina for genealogy research, be sure to stop by our VISITOR'S CENTER.

If your ancestors lived in Upper Colleton County, be sure to check out the Dorchester County SCGenWeb.

Some of the links on this page date back a number of years.  Please let me know if you discover any broken links.

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COUNTY FORMATIONS AND CENSUS DISTRICTS

There are excellent maps showing South Carolina county formations at this site: Formation of South Carolina Districts and Counties

You'll also find excellent detailed historic maps of South Carolina at the University of Alabama
.  On the second page, a 1930 Census map denotes the voting districts and townships mentioned in Census records.



TRANSCRIPTIONS & FEATURES - VITAL RECORDS ON THIS AND OTHER SITES


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Places and People of Colleton County


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    MAPS

Formations of South Carolina Districts and Counties

Steve Coker's South Carolina Roots Site (Includes the 1825 Mills Atlas + hundreds more!)

1825 Mills Atlas - Colleton District  (Steve Coker's scans are better quality)

Historic Maps of South Carolina at Univ. of Alabama

Modern map -Colleton County

Sanborn Fire Insurance - Historic Maps in Detail at the U. of SC



HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES
 
Historic Charleston Foundation

South Carolina Historical Society

Orangeburgh German-Swiss Genealogical Society
 


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    COLLETON COUNTY

1790 Census Records South Carolina in .PDF and ZIP files from U.S. Census Bureau -  Also includes CT, ME, MD, MA, NH, NY, NC, PA, RI,SC, VT, VA.  (Use your BACK button to return here)
USGenWeb Archives Project
South Carolina Department of Archives and History- Search Index by name or location

Sourth Carolina Vital Records
South Carolina Death Indexes, 1915-1958

Charleston County, SC - Search Marriages and Probate Records
Images of Schools in Colleton, S.C. Dept. of Archives and History (black and white schools)
Hendersonville High School - Old Photos, History, and Memories New Link
Press and Standard Newspaper - Index of notices of births, engagements, marriages, deaths - indexed by Larry Ulmer (not all years available)

The State Newspaper - Columbia - Articles about SC history
Largest Slave Holders from Colleton's 1860 Slave Census,  and Corresponding Surnames of African Americans - 1870 Census      - Tom Blake's site
Census Online for South Carolina
History of Colleton County (Walterboro Chamber of Commerce)

Colleton County Museum

Discovering Colleton (historic sites)

South Carolina State Library Reference: Counties: Colleton history
Colleton County 911 Home Page

The Political Graveyard: Colleton Co, SC

DHEC Statistics for Colleton County

HPI County InfoSystem: Colleton County, SC


The USGenWeb Project - Links to Special Projects


SINGLE NAME AND FAMILY ASSOCIATION SITES
  • Raysor Family Gathering
  • Vaughan Family of Lodge, SC



  • "LOWCOUNTRY"


  • Rise of the Georgetown Rice Culture
  • Charles Town District - Old Parishes of South Carolina
  • Berkeley County Huguenot Society
  • SponsorYour Family Project
  • Low Country Vintage Postcards
  • South Carolina Heritage Corridor

    • SOUTH CAROLINA



    BOOKRESOURCES

    FREE BOOKS ONLINE!

     http://books.google.com

    There are many books on South Carolina History, French Hugenots, Swiss German settlers, Slavery, and the Civil War.  Search by Name, Place or Topic.  Click on the option to show "full" books (the others are excerpts from books for sale).  Just a few available titles:

    • "Twentieth Century Sketches of the South Carolina Conference, M.E. Church"
    • "Men of Mark In South Carolina," 1907
    • "Men of the Time: Sketches of Living Notables," 1902
    • "An Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina," 1820

    docsouth.unc.edu

    onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu

    BOOKS AND CDS FOR SALE

    Used & New Genealogy Books for Sale about Lowcountry South Carolina
    CD List Related to Colleton County
    Colleton County Memorial Library's  Genealogy Resources in Print
    Colleton County Memorial Library's  Genealogy Resources on Microfilm
     



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    2000-2016 Pat Sabin for the Colleton County SCGenWeb
    (Many links and features contributed by Jane Hurd, former County Coordinator)

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