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The book, Book of the Dead, by R.M. Smith is excellent for finding cemetery inscriptions in Anderson County as 22,000 names are listed in alphabetical order for the entire county. This book is 439 pages, covering 200 cemeteries including many private family cemeteries. Inscriptions include people born in the 1750s.

Online Resources

The South Carolina Cemeteries page provides explanations of the following online resources:

Bibliography Online Gravestone Transcriptions Cemetery Gazetteers
FamilySearch Catalog S.C. Cemetery Project ePodunk
WorldCat USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project  
  Find A Grave | national search | county list  

To be thorough, search online and printed versions of a cemetery's gravestones. If you have the opportunity, visiting the cemetery in person can yield important clues. 

Cemetery Location Online Transcript Book
Pickens Chapel Cemetery Genealogy Trails
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Bibliography

  • Bratcher, R. Wayne. Anderson County Cemeteries. 9 vols. Anderson, S.C.: South Carolina Genealogical Society. Anderson County Chapter et al, 1985-2006. FHL Book 975.725 V3b v. 1 - v. 9.
  • Brooks, Richard. Tombstone Inscriptions. FHL Book 975.725 V3br. Contains these cemeteries: Ridge Methodist, Harper, S-1-79, Large Smyrna, Small Smyrna, Old McCalls, McCalla, Steven Heard (God's Acre), Rocky River, Little Generostee Presbyterian Church, Lowndesville Presbyterian, and Piney Grove (Black).
  • Cemeteries in Anderson County, South Carolina. Typescript, South Caroliniana Library. Microfilmed 1951: FHL Film 22721 Items 1-2. Contains First Presbyterian Cemetery, Williamston Cemetery, Big Creek Cemetery, Bethany Baptist Churchyard, Bennett Family Graveyard, Rice Cemetery, Long Branch, Mt. Bethel Baptist Churchyard, Old Hopewell Baptist Churchyard, Dorchester Baptist Churchyard, Cedar Grove Baptist Churchyard, Eureka Baptist Churchyard, Whitefield Baptist Churchyard, Neals' Creek Baptist Churchyard, Concord Baptist Churchyard, Old Concord Presbyterian Churchyard, Trinity Methodist Churchyard, Hopewell Baptist Churchyard, Union Grove Methodist Churchyard, Midway Presbyterian Churchyard, Barker's Creek Baptist Churchyard, Boggs Burying Grounds, Pendleton Methodist Churchyard, Pendleton Baptist Churchyard, Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Flat Rock Cemetery, Welcome Baptist Church Cemetery, Watkins' Family Burying Grounds, Concord Baptist Cemetery, Byrum Family Burying Ground, St. Paul's Episcopal Church Pendleton, The Old Lewis Burying Ground, Whitaker Smith Burying Ground, Mt. Zion Presbyterian Churchyard Sandy Springs, Sandy Springs Methodist Church Sandy Springs.
  • Revill, Janie. Tombstone Records from the Cemetery at Big Creek Baptist Church Near Williamston, South Carolina: Records Taken from All the Oldest Tombs, Very Recent Tombs Passed. 1936. FHL Book 975.7 A1 no. 5.
  • Smith, R.M. Book of the Dead, An Alphabetical Arrangement of the Dead Buried in Cemeteries of Anderson County, South Carolina. 4th ed. 1968. FHL Film 1303177
  • Williams, Bvenitta J. African-American Cemeteries, Anderson County, South Carolina. Mansfield, Ohio: Family History Services, 1997. FHL Book 975.725 V3w. Includes the following cemeteries: Mt. Moriah Church; Westview, city; Mt. Springs Baptist Church; Silver Springs Church; King's Chapel AME Church; Webb; Ebenezer Baptist Church; Anderson Memorial Gardens, city; Welfare Baptist Church; New Holly Light Church; Fairview Baptist Church.

 

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