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See also the main article on genealogical research in York 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 York, South Carolina at World Connect, produces more than 30,000 results.

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Genealogies about several York County families are kept at the Winthrop College Archives and Special Collections in Rock Hill, S.C.[1]

A multi-family genealogy for local residents is:

  • 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."]

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Bibliography

  • [Allison] Van Valin, Minnie D. William Henry, Senior (1715-1819) and Hugh Allison, Senior (1714-1799) of York County, South Carolina and Some of Their Descendants. Typescript, 1933. FHL 854143 Item 9
  • [Amberson] Parker, Elmer Oris. "The Cooper-Amberson Connection," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 13, No. 3 (Summer 1985):130-134. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 13
  • [Amberson] Parker, Elmer Oris. "Cooper-Amberson Family Connection Update," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 16, No. 4 (Fall 1988):222. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 16
  • [Borders] Wamick, Mona Allison. Borders, Logan, Rippy, Crawford, Runyan and Connections Including Margaret and Hugh Quin, Sr. of York County, South Carolina and Their Children, Peter, Mary, Daniel, Hugh II, John. Decatur, Ga.: M.A. Wamick, 1997. FHL 929.273 B644wm
  • [Brandon] Betts, Arlie Brandon and Robert Louis Underhill. The Brandons of Halifax County, Virginia, Gaston County, North Carolina, and York County, South Carolina. Deerfield, Mass.: R.L. Underhill, 1987. FHL 929.273 B734ba
  • [Byers] Byers, Thurlo V. Capt. William Byers of Augusta Co. VA & York Co. SC & Descendants. St. Louis, Mo.: T.V. Byers, 199-?. FHL 929.273 B991btw
  • [Campbell] White, William Boyce and Inez Campbell Bouton. A Brief Genealogy of Alexander and Elizabeth Campbell of Neely's Creek, York County, S.C. Typescript, 1972. FHL 1787180 Item 9
  • [Chambers] Rowland, Arthur Ray. Chambers Family of York County, South Carolina and Fayette and Spalding Counties, Georgia and Beyond. Augusta, Ga.: RR Books, 2000. FHL 929.273 C355ra; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Clark] Slaymaker, Susan Clark. The Ancestry of Susan Clark Slaymaker Anderson, Aultman, Beattle, Bellote, Blount, Breland, Bryant, Calcoat, Carruth, Clark, Cowan, Credille, Crenshaw, Durant, Earnest, Eldridge, Floyd, Franklin, Johnson, Kelly, Kirland, Kittrell, McKee, Morris, Odom, Osborne, Ousley, Perry, Pipkin, Powell, Rowland, Savell, Slocumb, Steen, Thompson, Waller, Willis/Willix, Wilson. Gold River, Calif.: S.C. Slaymaker, 1988. FHL Collection 929.273 A1 no. 2312; 1989 edition: FHL Collection 929.273 A1 no. 5819
  • [Clark] 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 Collection 6334341; 1991 Supplement: FHL Collection 6334444
  • [Crawford] Veach, Mary Frances Thomas. Sorting the Waxhaw Crawfords a Compendium of Research on the Crawfords & Related Families Starting Out in the Counties of York, Chester, & Lancaster, South Carolina Before the Revolution. Elverta, Calif.: M. Veach, 1993. FHL 929.273 C856v; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  • [Cureton] Perry, Max. Descendants of the Cureton Families of York and Chester Counties of South Carolina: Including Genealogical Briefs of the Stewart, Webb and Heath Families. Midland, Texas: M. Perry, 2001. FHL 929.273 C923p; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  • [Davison] Wells, Laurence K. "William Davison of York County, S.C., 1779," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 3 (Sep. 1972):163-168. FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 60
  • [Enloe] McElwee, Pinckney G. Genealogy of Mary McElwee Enloe Wife of Benjamin Enloe and Daughter of William McElwee of Clarks Fork of Bullock's Creek of York County, South Carolina. Washington, D.C.: P.G. McElwee, 1964. FHL 929.273 En54m 
  • [Faris] Faris, David. The Faris Family of Washington County, Indiana: A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Farrie; Born in County Antrim, Ireland about the Year 1745; Settled on Rocky Creek, Chester County, South Carolina in 1772; Died as William Faries on Turkey Creek, York County, South Carolina in 1805: Including the Principal Families of Baird, Devinney, Ervin, Faries, Faris, Finley, Loudon, McIntyre, Martin, Steuart, Taggart, Tippin & Woods. Philadelphia, Pa.: D. Faris, 1984. FHL 929.273 F228fd.
  • [Finley] Finley, Carmen J. "The John Finleys of Augusta County, Virginia: Correcting the Record," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2002):3-13; Vol. 46, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2002):98-113; Vol. 46, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 2002):171-178; Vol. 46, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 2002):268-281. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 46 (2002).
  • [Garrison] Perry, Max. Descendants of Garrison Families of Mecklenburg Co., N.C. and York Co., S.C. Midland, Texas: M. Perry, 2001. FHL 929.273 G193pm; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
  • [Glass] Young, Mary Ellen Hemphill. Reflections from the House of Glass James Glass and Hannah Barnhill of York District, South Carolina, Livingston County, Kentucky, and Pope County, Illinois, 1761-1900. Marissa, Ill.: M.E.H. Young, [1978?]. FHL 929.273 G463y
  • [Gordon] "The Parentage of David Gordon of York County," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Winter 1993):18-20. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 21
  • [Hanna] Perry, Max. Descendants of John Workman, Capt. James Hanna and Capt. John E. McConnell of York County, South Carolina. Midland, Texas: M. Perry, 1995. FHL 929.273 W892p
  • [Henry] Van Valin, Minnie D. William Henry, Senior (1715-1819) and Hugh Allison, Senior (1714-1799) of York County, South Carolina and Some of Their Descendants. Typescript, 1933. FHL 854143 Item 9
  • [Henry] Wells, Laurence K. "William Henry of Henry's Knob," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 2, No. 3 (Summer 1974):115-121; Vol. 2, No. 4 (Fall 1974):207-213; Vol. 3, No. 1 (Winter 1975):19-24; Vol. 3, No. 3 (Summer 1975):173-177; Vol. 3, No. 4 (Fall 1975):207-213; Vol. 4, No. 1 (Winter 1976):23-30; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Winter 1987):3-8; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Spring 1987):73-78; Vol. 16, No. 1 (Winter 1988):35-39; Vol. 16, No. 2 (Spring 1988):77-80. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 2-17
  • [Howe] Whitley, Olga M. Colonel Joseph Howe, York County, South Carolina. His Descendants and His Brothers. 1960. Digital version at World Vital Records ($).
  • [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 Book 929.273 K363k.
  • [Kolb] Kolb, Avery E. Kolb Families and Their Relatives of Mississippi and Arkansas: The Descendants of James Kolb Sr. of York Co., S.C. and His Son Silas Kolb of Lowndes Co., Mississippi. Springfield, Va.: Kolb, 1973. FHL 982029 Item 4
  • [Lattimore] "Robert Lattimore and His Descendants," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Winter 1973):29-36; Vol. 1, No. 2 (Spring 1973):79-84; Vol. 1, No. 3 (Summer 1973):151-155; Vol. 1, No. 4 (Fall 1973):217-221. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 1
  • [Leslie] Murphy, Marion F. Early Leslies in York County, South Carolina: Their Migrations to Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas, Their Ancestry and Descendants. San Diego, Calif.: M.F. Murphy, 1976. FHL 929.273 L565a
  • [McConnell] Perry, Max. Descendants of John Workman, Capt. James Hanna and Capt. John E. McConnell of York County, South Carolina. Midland, Texas: M. Perry, 1995. FHL 929.273 W892p
  • [McElwee] McElwee, Pinckney G. Genealogy of William McElwee II, of Clarks Fork of York County, South Carolina. Typescript, 1959. FHL 874714 Item 2
  • [McElwee] McElwee, Pinckney G. Genealogy of Mary McElwee Enloe Wife of Benjamin Enloe and Daughter of William McElwee of Clarks Fork of Bullock's Creek of York County, South Carolina. Washington, D.C.: P.G. McElwee, 1964. FHL 929.273 En54m
  • [McElwee] McElwee, Pinckney G. Genealogy of William McElwee II, of Clarks Fork of York County, South Carolina. Waxahachie, Texas: G.W. Oates, 1978. FHL 929.273 M154mp
  • [McKnight] Murray, Sonia J. John McKnight and His Family, County Antrim, Ireland to Charleston, S.C. 1772, York Co., S.C. with Ties to Freeman, Hoggue, McCleave, Lindsey, and Sterling Descendants in Blount Co., Alabama and Texas. Biloxi, Miss.: S. Murray, 1991. FHL 929.273 A1 no. 6114
  • [McWhorter] Hinrichs, Mabel Woods. McWhorter Family. MSS., National Library, D.A.R. Microfilmed 1971: FHL Film 874717 Items 2-7
  • [McWhorter] "Notes on the McWhorter Family," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Winter 1976):41-45. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 4
  • [Meek] Allison, J.B. The Descendants of James Meek and Susannah Byers, 1758-1942 of York County, South Carolina. Typescript, Clayton Library, Houston, Texas. FHL 1317115 Item 3  
  • [Mullinax] Mullinax, Jack D. The Mullinax Family of Northern South Carolina (York, Union and Cherokee Counties) and Southern North Carolina (Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln Counties). Chesnee, S.C.: Chesnee Hardware, 1983. FHL 929.273 M917mj
  • [Murphy] Murphy, James L. The Family of John Murphy, Sr. York County, South Carolina and Lowndes County, Mississippi. Henderson, Tenn.: Hester, 1996. FHL 929.273 M954m
  • [Murphy] Murphy, James L. The Family of John Murphy Sr. York County, South Carolina and Lowndes County, Mississippi. Caledonia, Miss.: J.L. Murphy, 1996. FHL 929.273 M951mu
  • [Patton] White, William Boyce. Genealogy of Two Early Patton Families of York, Chester, and Lancaster Counties, South Carolina. Roanoke, Va.: W.B. White, 1996. FHL 929.273 P278w
  • [Plaxco] Mendenhall, Samuel Brooks and William Boyce White. Plaxco-Robinson Being an Account of Two of the Ancient Presbyterian Families of Upper South Carolina (Particularly Situated in York and Chester Counties). Richmond, Va.: Whittet & Shepperson, 1958. FHL 929.273 P698m
  • [Quin] Wamick, Mona Allison. Borders, Logan, Rippy, Crawford, Runyan and Connections Including Margaret and Hugh Quin, Sr. of York County, South Carolina and Their Children, Peter, Mary, Daniel, Hugh II, John. Decatur, Ga.: M.A. Wamick, 1997. FHL 929.273 B644wm
  • [Reeves] Rowland, Arthur Ray. Descendants of Wiley Reeves of York County, South Carolina and Fayette and Spalding Counties, Georgia. Augusta, Ga.: R R Books, 2001. FHL 929.273 R259d; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Roach] Perry, Max. The Descendants of the Roach Family of York County, South Carolina Including Allied Families and Genealogical Briefs of Drennan, Springs, Workman, Hanna, Harriss, Thomasson, McConnell, Sturgis, Reid, Edwards, Dodds, Polk, Latham. Midland, Texas: M. Perry, 1983. FHL 929.273 R53p
  • [Robinson] Mendenhall, Samuel Brooks and William Boyce White. Plaxco-Robinson Being an Account of Two of the Ancient Presbyterian Families of Upper South Carolina (Particularly Situated in York and Chester Counties). Richmond, Va.: Whittet & Shepperson, 1958. FHL 929.273 P698m
  • [Sturgis] Perry, Max. Descendants of Daniel Sturgis and Jean Bratton of York County, South Carolina. 1999. FHL 929.273 St96pd 
  • [Sturgis] Collins, Gerald Edward. John Sturgis (1757-1825) of York County, South Carolina and Morgan County, Illinois: Some of His Ancestors, Siblings and Descendants Who Lived in Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia and Illinois and Other Points. Silver Spring, Md.: G.E. Collins, [2000?]. FHL 929.273 St96c
  • [Tippin] Tippin, Ernest Elwood. A Brief History of George Manton Tippin Sr., of Ireland, York County, South Carolina, and Washington County, Indiana, and His Descendants. Wichita, Kansas: E.E. Tippin, 1952. FHL 929.273 T499t; digital version at World Vital Records ($). 
  • [Workman] Perry, Max. Descendants of John Workman, Capt. James Hanna and Capt. John E. McConnell of York County, South Carolina. Midland, Texas: M. Perry, 1995. FHL 929.273 W892p

References

  1. Ron Chepesiuk, "Genealogy: Resources of the Wintrhop Archives," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Summer 1980):164-168. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 8. Chepesiuk identifies the family collections available in 1980.

 

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