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See also the main article on genealogical research in Kershaw County, South Carolina.

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

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]

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General

As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Kershaw, South Carolina at World Connect, produces more than 10,000 results.

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The following publications discuss many Kershaw County families:

  • Brunson, Charlotte Boykin Salmond. Kershaw County Cousins. Columbia, S.C.: R.L. Bryan Company, 1978. FHL 975.761 D2b ["A record of the early families of Boykin, S.C., Camden, S.C. and Liberty Hill, S.C., including descendants of James Kennedy Douglas, Dr. Lynch Horry Deas, Burwell Boykin, Charles John Shannon, Teige and George Cantey, General Richard Richardson, the McWillies, Cunninghams, Brisbanes, Ancrums, deSaussures, Hay family and many others."]
  • Hartness, George Bowman. By Ship, Wagon, and Foot to York County, S.C. Columbia, S.C.: G.B. Hartness, 1966. FHL 975.743 D2h ["A compilation of historical information on the following families who were among the earliest white settlers of York, Chester, Winnsboro, and Kershaw Counties, South Carolina: Hartness, Ash, Burris, Bowen, Whitley, Mitchell, Carson, Thomas, Neil, Irvin, Chesnut, Curley, Sutton, McClain, Waggoner, Eakins, Johnsey, and including a chapter on the Hartness family who settled in New York State."]
  • South Carolina Genealogical Society. Catawba-Wateree Chapter. 1850 Kershaw County, South Carolina Census Expanded with Genealogy. Camden, S.C.: South Carolina Genealogical Society. Catawba-Wateree Chapter, 1997. FHL Collection 975.761 X2k 1850

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             Bibliography

  • [Baskin] D.A.R. Joseph Habersham Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.). Baskin, Fleming, Diggart Pioneer Families of Kershaw and Lancaster Counties. Typescript, 1971. FHL 893701 Item 1
  • [Baskin] Bell, Raymond Martin. Andrew  Baskin, Esq., Kershaw  and Lancaster Counties, S.C. and Other Baskin Notes. Typescripts, 1965, Clayton Library, Houston, Texas. Microfilmed 1983. FHL 1318370 Items 12-13; digital version at Ancestry ($). 
  • [Blanton] Blanton, William Neal. Reminiscences of a Texas Frontier Heritage as Portrayed in the Lives of Ransom Gwyn Blanton, Born Kershaw District, South Carolina, 1814, Died Near Hutto, Williamson County, October 14, 1881; Benjamin Franklin Blanton Born Colorado County, Texas, February 2, 1885, Died Paris, Lamar County, September 4, 1938. Taylor, Texas: Merchants Press, 1969. FHL 929.273 B611ba; digital version at Internet Archive
  • [Boone] Phelps, Dallas LeRoy. Desc. of John Boone of Kershaw Co., S.C. 2004. FHL 1542455 Item 2
  • [Boykin] Phelps, Dallas LeRoy. Desc. of Alexander Hamilton Boykin of Kershaw County, S.C. (1815-1866). 2003. FHL 1573699 Item 111
  • [Cherry] Gibson, Liford Leroy and Mary Dean Magruder Gibson. Some Descendants of Jacob Cherry Revolutionary Soldier. Macon, Ga.: Mary D.M. Gibson, 1997. FHL 929.273 C424gi; digital version at Family History Library.
  • [Clanton] Clanton, Velda E. and Lee R. Clanton. Clanton Family History and Lineage Lines. 2 vols. Hagerstown, Md.: L.R. & V.E. Clanton, [1993?]. FHL 929.273 C529c
  • [Diggart] D.A.R. Joseph Habersham Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.). Baskin, Fleming, Diggart Pioneer Families of Kershaw and Lancaster Counties. Typescript, 1971. FHL 893701 Item 1
  • [Drakeford] Mosher, Merrill Hill. "Richard Drakeford and His Descendants," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 39, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1995):135-142. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 39 (1995).
  • [Duke] Duke, Columbus Welcome and Gladys Mae Williams Duke. Sentimental Journeys: to Duke--Shackelford--Crockett and More than Four Hundred Allied Families. [Texas: C.W. Duke, 1974]. FHL 929.273 D885dw
  • [Elkins] Andrea, Leonardo. Elkin-Elkins. Typescript, Polk County Historical Library, Bartow, Fla. Microfilmed 1975. FHL 978080 Item 2
  • [Flake] Dorroh, John. "Elizabeth Milhouse, Wife of Thomas Flake of Kershaw District," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Spring 2009):69-75. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 38
  • [Fleming] D.A.R. Joseph Habersham Chapter (Atlanta, Ga.). Baskin, Fleming, Diggart Pioneer Families of Kershaw and Lancaster Counties. Typescript, 1971. FHL 893701 Item 1
  • [Gaskins] Hanna, Muriel K. and Gale Stanley Grainger. Gaskins / Gaskin Family: Williamsburg and Kershaw County South Carolina. n.p.: M.K. Hanna & G.S. Grainger, 2002. FHL 929.273 G212h; digital version at Family History Library.
  • [George] Bell, J.B. George Kinsmen of American Descent. Hernando, Miss.: J.B. Bell, 1991. FHL 929.273 G293bj; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online .
  • [Gillis] Metcalf, Clayton G. The Gillis Family in the South. Enterprise, Ala.: C.G. Metcalf, 1975. FHL 929.273 G416m
  • [Gillis] Metcalf, Clayton G. Scots and Their Kin. Enterprise, Ala.: C.G. Metcalf, 1984. FHL 929.273 G416mc
  • [Goldsmith] Goldsmith, John Robert. A Goldsmith Family History. Bullard, Texas: J.R. Goldsmith, 1990. FHL 929.273 G574g
  • [Jacobs] Jacobs, Curtis. The Jacobs Collection. MSS., Beauregard Parish Library, De Ridder, La. FHL 1653823 Item 3
  • [Jones] Jones, Hazel Parker. The History of the Samuel Jones Family, Kershaw County, S.C. 1756-1960, Including Allied Families. Kershaw, S.C.: H.P. Jones, 1961. FHL 1697619 Item 5
  • [Jones] Jones, Hazel Parker. Book Two of the Samuel Jones Family, Kershaw County, S.C., 1756-1979: Including Allied Families. Kershaw, S.C.: H.P. Jones, 1979. FHL 929.273 J725j 1979
  • [Jones] Jones, Hazel Parker. Book Three of the Samuel Jones Family, Kershaw County, South Carolina, 1750-1990: Including Allied Families. Kershaw, S.C.: H.P. Jones, 1991. FHL 929.273 J725j 1991
  • [Jordon] Corbett, Agnes B., Jane P. Justice, and William T. Johnson. Marshall Faith and Family. Camden, S.C.: A.B. Corbett, [1990?]. FHL 929.273 M355cj
  • [Jossey] Josey, J. Edward and Marion Jackson. The House of Jossey - Josey. 8 vols. Branford, Fla.: The House of Josey, 1995. FHL 929.273 J78jj Volumes 4-5 treat Jossey families of Kershaw District.
  • [Kelley] Stearns, Monyene. The Kelley Klan: Descendants of John Kelley. McGregor, Texas: M. Stearns, 1983. FHL 929.273 K287s
  • [Kirkland] Slaymaker, Susan Clark. Southern Born and Southern Bred: Family Group Sheets of the Anderson Altman/Aultman, Beatty, Bellote, Blout, Breland/Brealer, Bryant, Carruth, Clark, Cocke, Earnest, Floyd, Franklin, Gulley/Gully, Harris, Hart, Hinnant, Hodges, Hooks, Houston, Johnson, Kirkland, Kittrell, Odom, Osborne, Ousley/Owsley, Perry, Sanders/Saunders, Savell, Slocumb, Steen, Tully, Waller, West, Willis/Willix, Wilson: Ancestors of Susan Clark Slaymaker. Gold River, Calif.: S.C. Slaymaker, 1990. FHL 6334341 and Supplement FHL 6334444
  • [Kirkpatrick] Kirkpatrick, Melvin E. A Kirkpatrick Genealogy: Being an Account of the Descendants of the Family of James Kirkpatrick of South Carolina, ca. 1715-1786. Microfilmed 1990. FHL 6050100
  • [Kirkpatrick] Kirkpatrick, Melvin E. and David Hudson. A Kirkpatrick Genealogy: Being an Account of the Descendants of the Family of James Kirkpatrick of South Carolina, ca. 1715-1786. Coalville, Iowa: D. Hudson, 1996. FHL 929.273 K363k.
  • [Long] Buchanan, Paul C. and Susie M. Owens. "Henry Long and Some Descendants of Colonial Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1994):115-126; Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1994):190-200; Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1994):263-273; Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1995):27-31. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 38 (1994)-v. 39 (1995).
  • [Lyle] Cawley, Joseph Douglas and Jacqueline Boss-Cawley. From Mounthill to Georgia, Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Lyle, 1748-1831: Loyalist, Militiaman. Centennial, Colo.: J and J Publishers, 2004. FHL 921.73 L988c; digital version at Family History Library.
  • [Marsh] Marsh, U. Bowdoin. John Marsh of Craven and Kershaw Counties, South Carolina, and His Descendants: and Research Notes on Marsh. [Tallahassee, Fla.]: U.B. Marsh, 1987. FHL 929.273 M353m
  • [Marsh] Marsh, U. Bowdoin. John Marsh of South Carolina: and Research Notes on Marsh. Cullman, Ala.: Gregath, 1992. FHL 929.273 M353mu
  • [Massey] Smith, Carmae Massey. Descendants of Arthur Massey, Cheraws District, South Carolina, 1769: With Allied Lines of Thurman and Tucker. Houston, Texas: C.M. Smith, 1980. FHL 929.273 M385d
  • [Milhouse] Dorroh, John. "Elizabeth Milhouse, Wife of Thomas Flake of Kershaw District," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Spring 2009):69-75. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 38
  • [O'Quinn] Foster, Patricia O'Quinn and Frederick T. Foster. Descendants of Allen and Mary Ann Brown O'Quinn. San Diego, Calif.: P.O. Foster, 1990. FHL 929.273 Oq5f
  • [O'Quinn] Foster, Patricia O'Quinn and Frederick T. Foster. Descendants of Allen and Mary Ann Brown O'Quinn. San Diego, Calif.: P.O. Foster, 1992. FHL 929.273 Oq5fp
  • [Pate] Scarborough, Eleazer Pate. Pate History and Genealogy. [Florence, S.C.]: E.P. Scarborough, [199?]. FHL 929.273 P271se and Supplement FHL 929.273 P271se supp.
  • [Payne] Iverson, Patricia Garrett. The Continuing Legacy of John Payne, Blacksmith: abt 1731-1780. Roundup, Montana: P.G. Iverson, 2006. FHL 929.273 P293ip; digital version at Family History Library.
  • [Payne] Iverson, Patricia Garrett. Lure and Legacy: The Descendants of Elizabeth, Banyan, and Wylie Payne. Roundup, Montana: P.G. Iverson, 2007. FHL 929.273 P293i; digital version at Family History Library.
  • [Peebles] Saltzman, Bettie L. Peebles. Peebles, 1763-1985. [Indiana]: B.P. Saltzman, [1985]. FHL 1481380 Item 1
  • [Peebles] Saltzman, Bettie L. Peebles and Linda L. Saltzman McCall. Peebles, 1763-1988. [Indiana]: B.P. Saltzman, [1988]. FHL 929,273 P343s
  • [Richardson] Hasskarl, Eula Richardson. My Ancestors: Families of Richardson, Megginson, Parsons, Hudgins, Skelton, Lanier, Bennett. Ada, Okla.: Hasskarl, 1972. FHL 929.273 R393h
  • [Shiver] Phelps, Dallas LeRoy. Descendants of John Shiver, Sr. of Kershaw County, S.C. (1740-1799). Camden, S.C.: D.L. Phelps, 2003. FHL 6006054
  • [Shute] Shute, J. Ray. The Shute Family of Piedmont Carolina, 1778-1978. Monroe, N.C.: n.p., 1978. FHL 929.273 Sh94sj
  • [Sowell] Hays, Mary Sowell and Carolyn E. Sowell. A History of the John Alexander and Laura Hilton Sowell Family. 1973. FHL 929.273 So92sc
  • [Trammell] "Some Clues for the Trammell Genealogy," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Fall 1999):211-212. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 27
  • [Trantham] Barnhill, Floyd Raymond. Trantham Family Records. Microfilmed 1980. FHL 1293983 Item 9
  • [Truesdale] Truesdell, Karl. Descendants of John Truesdel of South Carolina and of James Truesdale of Rochester, New York. Chevy Chase, Md.: K. Truesdell, 1952. FHL 875408 Item 5
  • [Truesdale] Phelps, Dallas LeRoy. Descendants of Truesdale. Microfilmed 2005. FHL 1573699 Item 108
  • [Watkins] Watkins, Sue Clark and Betty Sue Watkins Wilkie. Our Watkins Family: from John in Isle of Wight County, Virginia to James in Johnston County, North Carolina to Amos in Kershaw County, South Carolina. n.p.: S.C. Watkins, 2001. FHL 929.273 W325w

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