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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

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As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Fairfield, South Carolina at World Connect, produces more than 18,000 results.

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  • [Acker] Acker, E.D. A Brief History of the Acker--Halbert Family: Composed of Biographical Sketches and Descent Diagrams. Lincoln, Ala.: E.D. Acker, 1928.  Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Film 1321075 Item 11.
  • [Addison] Willhite, A.B. The Descendants of William Addison. Russellville, Ky.: A.B. Willhite, 199?. FHL Book 929.273 Ad47wa.
  • [Aiken] Forrester, Pearle Tulpin and Julie E. Tulpin. Descendants of William Aiken: (Akin, Atkin, Adkin, Eakin) and Allied Families. Springfield, Ill.: P.T. Forrester & J.E. Tulpin, 195-. FHL VAULT Film 1435481.
  • [Alexander] Sanders, R.S. and Betty Sanders. The Alexanders of Plum Creek: A Genealogical History of Ancestors and Descendants of Joseph Alexander. Weinert, Texas: R.S. Sanders, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 AL26s.
  • [Ashford] Ashford, Charlie Rabb. Some of the Ancestors and Descendants of James and George Ashford, Jr. of Fairfield County, South Carolina. 1956. FHL 461285 Item 1; digital version of 1987 edition at Ancestry ($).
  • [Blake] Blake Family Records, ca. 1630-1961. MSS. Microfilmed 1997: FHL Film 2055330 Item 1.
  • [Bottner] Felder, Paula S. Ludwig Bottner and His Sons, The Beginning of the Boatner Family in America. Fredericksburg, Va.: Historic Publications of Fredericksburg, 1985. FHL Book 929.273 B63fp.
  • [Brice] Brice, Laurie Simonton. The Name and Record in Ireland of the Brice Family Whose Descendants First Settled in Fairfield County, South Carolina about 1785. MSS., South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston, S.C. Microfilmed 1952. FHL 22794 Item 7
  • [Brice] Brice, L.S. The Brice Family Who Settled in Fairfield County, South Carolina about 1785. 1956. FHL 929.273 B761a
  • [Brice] Myer, Lois C. Descendants of Dr. Alexander Rosborough and Mary Hemphill in Chester Co., South Carolina: Descendants of James Strong and Elizabeth of Chester Co. South Carolina; Descendants of James Brice and Jane Wilson of Antrim Co. Ireland and Fairfield Co., South Carolina; Descendants of Andrew Hemphill and Isabelle McKeown of Chester Co., South Carolina; Descendants of William Maffatt and Barbara Chesnut of Chester Co. South Carolina; Descendants of James Knox and Elizabeth Craig of Tennessee; Descendants of William Gaston and Miss Lemon of Clough Water, Iresland and Chester Co., South Carolina; More Roseborough and Gaston Family Records. Typescript. Microfilmed 1969. FHL 599428
  • [Brown] Terrar, Edward. Genealogical Information About the Brown and Related Gibson, Raines, Tompkins, Mann Families: in Blythewood/Doko (Richland/Fairfield, Co.), South Carolina. Silver Spring, Md.: E. Terrar, 1992. FHL 929.273 B812te
  • [Buchanan] McMaster, Louise M. Ancestry of the Buchanan Family of Fairfield County, South Carolina. n.p.: L.M. McMaster, 1945. FHL 1206499 Item 23
  • [Cameron] Bergevin, Charlotte, Daisy Sundberg, and Evelyn Berg. Camerons, Westward They Came, 1629-1983. 1983. FHL Book 929.273 C146c.
  • [Cason] Cason Family Bible Records, ca. 1834-1963. MSS. Microfilmed 1963: FHL Film 376977 Item 2.
  • [Castles] Ahart, Barbara Joan Allen. The Descendants of John Castles, 1766-1830, of South Carolina. Canon City, Colo.: B. Ahart, 2001. FHL Book 929.273 C279a.
  • [Cheatwood] Stewart, Frank Ross (Mrs.). Cheatwood and Allied Families. Centre, Ala.: Stewart University Press of the Stewart University System, 1984. FHL Book 929.273 C41s.
  • [Cleeton] Kent, Doris Bankes. William Cleeton (Born 1725) and His Descendants. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 2007. FHL Book 929.273 C584k.
  • [Cockerell] Burgess, James A. Anderson, Cockrill, Moffett, Smith & Allied Families of Northern Virginia. Vol. 1. Chandler, Ariz.: J.A. Burgess, 2002. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Fiche 6004570.
  • [Coleman] Rosson, Etta Coleman and Mrs. J.T. McBryde. Descendants of Robert Coleman and Elizabeth Roe: and Some Other Colemens of Fairfield and Union District, South Carolina. Typescript, National Library, DAR. Microfilmed 1971. FHL 858851 Item 1
  • [Crumpton] Crumpton, John Rives. A History of the Family of Thomas Alexander Crumpton in America : A Brief Genealogical Sketch of the Crumpton Family and Their Contributions to the Founding and Growth of Beth-Eden Church and Community of Winston County, Mississippi. Miss.: J.R. Crumpton, 1987?. FHL Book 929.273 C888cj.
  • [Dick] Renick, Barbara Ann. The Descendants of John Dick and Wife Margaret Wylie. Brea, Calif.: B.A.Z. Renick, 1986. FHL Book 929.273 D55r.
  • [Dickey] Dickey, Grover C. John and Alexander Dickey, Immigrants, 1772. Oklahoma City, Okla.: C.G. Dickey, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 D559b.
  • [Elder] Elder, Mary J., Margaret Elder Ratterree et al. Elder Family. Marissa, Ill.: Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 EL22m.
  • [Elkins] Andrea, Leonardo. Elkin--Elkins. Typescript, Polk County Historical Society, Bartow, Fla. Microfilmed 1975: FHL Film 978080 Item 2.
  • [Fant] Sims, Janet Terreson. Ancestors and Descendants of Dr. Abner Elkin Fant, 1816-1883. Hattiesburg, Miss.: J.T. Sims, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 F217s.
  • [Ferguson] Ferguson, Herman W. "The Estate Papers of Abraham Ferguson, Ridgeway, South Carolina," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 24, No. 2 (Spring 1996):69-75. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 24
  • [Gibson] Rowland, Jane Thomas. Gibson Family from Fairfield Co. South Carolina and Monroe Co. Georgia: Papers from the Family Files with Rowland/Thomas Connections and Some Ancestors and Descendants of Jane Thomas Rowland and Arthur Ray Rowland. Augusta, Ga.: RR Books, 1998. FHL 929.273 G357gia
  • [Gladney] Arnold, Mildred Lee Gladney, Adah Ellse Odom Gilliam, and Tom More Arnold. Gladneys in America. Kennesaw, Ga.: T. Arnold, 1966. FHL Book 929.273 G451am.
  • [Gladney] Gladney Family Association. Gladney. 2 vols. Salem, Mass.: Higginson, 2003. FHL Book 929.273 G451gf v. 1 - v. 2.
  • [Grafton] Grafton, Ralph L. and William F. Grafton. The Grafton Connection: A Genealogy Collection. Kingsport, Tenn.: Grafton Publications, 2001. FHL Book 929.273 G759gr.
  • [Grubbs] Newby, William B. Wallis Family Genealogy. Huntsville, Ala.: W.B. Newby?, 1981. FHL Book 929.273 W158n.
  • [Hardy] Hardy Family Bible Records, 1806-1905. MSS. FHL Film 835114 Item 2.
  • [Hathcock] Hatchcock, Douglas Wilburn. "John A. Hathcock, Fairfield Co., South Carolina," The Hathcock Family Research Project. MSS., 1991. Copy: FHL Film 1697914 Item 12.
  • [Hathorn] Hawthorne, George O. Back Tracking Hathorns, Hawthorns, Hawthornes. Sanford, Fla.: G.O. Hawthorne, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 H318hg.
  • [Hill] Hill, George Anderson. Hill & Hill-Moberly Connections of Fairfield County, South Carolina. Ponca City, Okla.: Hill, 1961. FHL 929.273 H555h
  • [Jennings] Konde, Alice and Paul M. Crocker. Some Descendants of John Jennings, ca. 1740/45-ca. 1819, of Fairfield and Edgefield Districts, South Carolina. Port St. Lucie, Fla.: A. Konde, 1989. FHL 929.273 J441k
  • [Keith] Burrows, Frances Beard. Keith Family of South Carolina. Tucson, Ariz.: FB Pub., 1996. FHL Book 929.273 K269b.
  • [Kennedy] Kennedy, Gayle Marie. My Kennedy Ancestors of Fairfield County, South Carolina. Typescript, 1969. FHL 877511 Item 2
  • [Lathan] Lathan, William J. The Lathans of South Carolina. Grand Junction, Colo.: W.J. Lathan, 1978. FHL Book 929.273 L346Lw.
  • [Lemley] Lemley, J.B. History of Ephraim Lemley and Descendent Families. Russelville, Ark.: J.B. Lemley, 1975. FHL Fiche 6125476. 1985 (3rd) ed.: FHL Fiche 6111295.
  • [McClintock] Shelton, A. Louise. Descendants of James (Timothy) McClintock: and Some Related Families-Lawrence, Ribble, Streit (Stright). Hanford, Calif.: A.L. Shelton, 1985. FHL Book 929.273 M132s.
  • [McGraw] McGraw Family Records, ca. 1745-1930. Typescript. FHL Film 165998.
  • [McKeown] McKeown, Thomas Oneal. The McKeown Clan Family Record, 1736-1974. Columbia, S.C.: T.O. McKeown, Jr., 1974. FHL Book 929.273 M199mt.
  • [Mancill] Colson, Lucy O'Gilvia Wiggins. Mancill Family History, 1730-1941: Allied Family, Perkinson. Huntsville, Ala.: L.O.W. Colson, 1992. digital version at FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Book 929.273 M312c; .
  • [Mansell] Mansell, Jimmy. Mansell Family Register. Cookeville, Tenn.: J. Mansell, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 M317ma.
  • [May] Fuller, Berenice May. Two May Families of Hollow Square, Greene County, Alabama: Including Some May, Windham, Harrison, Dargan Ancestors and Descendants. Selma, Ala.: B.M. Fuller, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 M451f.
  • [Mayo] Harter, Mrs. Bert. "James Mayo (1711-1776) of Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1963):51-64. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 7 (1963).
  • [Means] McBryde, Sara Chappell. Genealogy: Means--Hawthorn--Cook. 1935. FHL Book 929.273 M462ms.
  • [Miles] Miles, Ralph J. Family of Thomas Miles. 1988. FHL Book 929.273 M593mr.
  • [Montgomery] Burrows, Brenda Sue Montgomery and Threlka Jane Montgomery Morrison. The Montgomery Family of Fannin County, Texas from 1773 to 1986: Descendants of Okitbbeha and Holmes Counties Mississippi and Fairfield District, South Carolina. n.p.: B.S.M. Burrows, T.J.M. Morrison, 1986. FHL 929.273 M766bu
  • [Mooty] Nickell, Joseph Donald. Descendants of Thomas Mooty, (1660-) and Allied Families. Santa Fe, N.M.: J.D. Nickell, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 M789n.
  • [Nolen] Nolen, Jewell. The Nolen Story. Cookeville, Tenn.: J. Nolen, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 N717n.
  • [Pearson] Pearson, Ralph E. Berkshire Pearsons. Austin, Texas: R.E. Pearson, 198-. FHL Book 929.273 P317pree.
  • [Pettypool] Hartsough, Carolyn S. "The William Pettypool Family of Southside Virginia: Lineage Reconstruction Based on Current Review of Evidence," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 47, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2003):57-75; Vol. 47, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2003):139-146. Digital version at American Ancestors ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Powell] Andrea, Leonardo. Powell. 1962. FHL Film 978080 Item 2.
  • [Robb] Crum Family Bible Records, 1738-1878. Copy: FHL Film 835114 Item 4.
  • [Rodgers] Andrea, Leonardo. Rodgers--Roger--Rogers. Typescript, Polk County Historical Society, Bartow, Fla. Microfilmed 1975. FHL Film 978080 Item 2.
  • [Scott] Wiese, O'Levia Neil Wilson. William Scott of Fairfield County, South Carolina, and His Descendants. Waco, Texas: L.N.W. Wiese, 1987. FHL 929.273 Sco83wo
  • [Seale] Seale, Ida Carrie. Seale and Allied Families. Texas?: I.C. Seale, 1946. FHL Book 929.273 Se15si 1946.
  • [Seale] Salter Family Genealogy, ca. 1666-1970. Typescript. Microfilmed 1992: FHL Film 1697644 Item 39.
  • [Shelton] Gee, Wilson. "The Bowles, Anderson and Shelton Families as Related to the Descendants of William Sims (1765-1833), and His Wife, Elizabeth Shelton Sims (1767-1833), of Union County, South Carolina," The William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Ser., Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct. 1936):602-608. FHL Collection 973 H25w ser. 2 v. 16 (1936); digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Steele] Steele, Miriam and Parker Steele. The Steeles of Bibb: A Pioneer Alabama Family with Allied Families. Lowndesboro, Ala.: M. & P. Steele, 1974. FHL Book 929.273 St32smp.
  • [Stephenson] Mount, Allen Wade. Our Stephenson Family and Allied Lines: A Brief Genealogical and Historical Record. Lee's Summit, Mo.: A.W. Mount, Sr., 1981. FHL Film 1033856 Item 6.
  • [Thomas] Andrea, Leonardo. "Folder no. 888. Thomas of Union, Chester, and Fairfield," Genealogical Folders in the Leonardo Andrea Collection. MSS. Microfilmed 1974: FHL Film 954596.
  • [Thompson] Beckman, Ludwig A. Alexander Thompson of Fairfield District, South Carolina: The Genealogical Record of His Descendants. Ellisville, Miss.?: unknown, 1950. Digital versions at Ancestry ($) and World Vital Records ($).
  • [Tidwell] Johnson, Charles Owen. "The Tidwell Family," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1973):3-7; Vol. 17, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1973):114-121; Vol. 17, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1973):181-186; Vol. 17, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1973):295-299; Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1974):35-40; Vol. 18, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1974):129-135; Vol. 18, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1974):175-182; Vol. 18, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1974):257-264; Vol. 19, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1975):39-45. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 17 (1973) - v. 19 (1975).
  • [Trapp] Trapp, A.C. Lt. Thomas Trapp: Regulator and Revolutionary of South Carolina. Monroe, La.: A.C. Trapp, 1995. FHL Film 1425082 Item 7.
  • [Williamson] Ballowe, Patricia Jewell. Williamson Genealogy: and Allied Lines for Reese, Norris, Lafitte, Billingsley, Bourquin, Ketter, McWillie and Micajah Williamson, a Possible Connection. n.p.: P.J. Ballowe, 2008. digital version at FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Book 929.273 W676bp.
  • [Yongue] Coleman, Susan Lee and Amanda Penn Devore Gibson. Alexander William Yongue and Mary Ann Ellison of Fairfield County, South Carolina and Marion County, Florida: With Related Families: Yongue--Ellison--Potts, Pickett--Henson--Boulware --Muscoe--Gray. [Amarillo, Texas: S. Coleman], 1991. FHL 929.273 Y8c



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