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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[South Carolina]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Allendale County'''
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'''Allendale County, South Carolina''' genealogy and family history research guide. Introduces you to county topics such as vital record births, marriages, divorces, and deaths, census, court records, deeds, maps, immigration, maps, military records, newspapers, obituaries, plantations, probate records, slaves, local archives, libraries, museums, churches, cemeteries, and Civil War records.
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The county seat of Allendale County is [[Allendale, South Carolina|Allendale]].  
 
The county seat of Allendale County is [[Allendale, South Carolina|Allendale]].  
  
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== Places / Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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{{Allendale County, South Carolina}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.  
 
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| Concord Crossroads
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| Martin
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| Solomons Crossroads
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| Appleton
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| Mathis (hist.)
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| Sycamore
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| Averill
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| Gravel Hill (hist.)
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| Moores Crossroads
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| Tuten (hist.)
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| Baldock
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| Hayes Crossroads
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| Ruddell (hist.)
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| Ulmer
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| Barton
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| Jennys
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| Seigling
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| Woods Crossroads
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| Coalla (hist.)
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| Lopers Crossroads
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For further information (and links) on these populated places, please go to [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Populated_Places:_Allendale_County,_South_Carolina Populated Places: Allendale County, South Carolina]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Bamberg County, South Carolina|Bamberg]] | [[Barnwell County, South Carolina|Barnwell]] | [[Burke County, Georgia|Burke County, Georgia]] | [[Colleton County, South Carolina|Colleton]] | [[Hampton County, South Carolina|Hampton]] | [[Screven County, Georgia|Screven County, Georgia]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Carolina African Americans|South Carolina African Americans]]''  
 
''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Carolina African Americans|South Carolina African Americans]]''  
  
*Vandervelde, Isabel. ''Other Free People in Early Barnwell District''. Newberry, S.C.: Art Studio Press, 2001. Digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH5,148418 Family History Archives]; {{FHL|1023507|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 G139v}}
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*Vandervelde, Isabel. ''Other Free People in Early Barnwell District''. Newberry, S.C.: Art Studio Press, 2001. Digital version at {{FSbook|70288}}; {{FHL|1023507|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 G139v}}
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Known plantations [http://south-carolina-plantations.com/allendale/allendale-county.html South Carolina Plantations]:
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*Beldock Mills
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*Belfast
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*Bonniewood
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*Bull Pond
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*Cedar Grove - Martin
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*Cedar Hall - Boiling Springs
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*Colding-Walker House - Appleton
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*Duck Branch
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*Duck Savannah
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*Dyches Mill - Baldock
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*Elmwood
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*Erwinton - Bull Pond
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*Gravel Hill - Bull Pond
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*Groton - Solomons Crossroads
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*Hickory Hill
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*Ivanhoe
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*Joint Stock
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*Lacklawn - Allendale
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*Lethe
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*Levy's Bay - Barton
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*Lime Spring - Barton
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*Mixon
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*Mock Orange
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*Oakland
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*Oaklawn
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*Obininanza
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*Old Dry Slope - Orange Hill
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*Orange Grove - Johnsons Landing
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*Richmond Hill
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*River Swamp
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*Robwood - Appleton
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*Roselawn - Allendale
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*Seminole
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*Sycamore
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*Stillwood - Barton
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*Vauclause
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*Willingham - Bull Pond
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
'''''Plats For State Land Grants 1784-1868'''''
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Because of South Carolina’s history as an agricultural state many residents owned land. For more information about types of land records see [[South Carolina Land and Property]].
  
This series consists of recorded copies of plats for state land grants for the Charleston and&nbsp;the Columbia Series&nbsp;with their certificates of admeasurement or certification.&nbsp; All personal names and geographic features on these plats are included in the repository's [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/Search.aspx?br=1 On-line Index to Plats for State Land Grants]<br>  
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Tracing records through South Carolina county and district changes can be difficult. In general, for earliest records begin by searching the Charleston District, then your ancestor’s residential district, then neighboring districts, then the residential county, then neighboring counties. Not all districts and counties kept records. The following chart show where you may best expect to find land records for Allendale County: <br>  
  
The South Carolina Constitution of 1790 required the surveyor general to maintain offices in both the new capital at Columbia and in Charleston. The surveyor general began to use separate volumes for recording plats in his Columbia office in 1796. Before that, all plats were recorded in the set of volumes begun in Charleston in 1784. After 1796, most plats for land grants in the Upper Division of the state were recorded and filed in Columbia. The surveyor general chose to make the Columbia volumes a continuation of the state plat volumes begun in Charleston and gave the initial Columbia volume the number thirty-six to correspond with the number of the volume that had then been reached in the Charleston series. As a result, there are volumes numbered thirty-six through forty-three from each office, but the records in them are not duplicative.
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|+ '''Tracing Land&nbsp;Currently in Allendale County originiating in Barnwell County with&nbsp;Parent Counties and Districts''' <ref>Schweitzer, George K. , ''South Carolina Genealogical Research'' (Knoxville, Tennessee: s.p. 1985), 39-42, {{FHL|425402|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 D27s}}</ref>
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| width="52%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | 1919-Present
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Allendale County''
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| width="52%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | 1868-1871
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Barnwell County''
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Barnwell District''
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Winton County"''
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Charleston District''
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Proprietary Land&nbsp;Grants<br>''&nbsp;
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Also included are the Plan Books containing Plats and Plans.  
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<nowiki>*</nowiki>Orangeburg District records destroyed by fire
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|+ '''Tracing Land&nbsp;Currently in Allendale County originating in Hampton County with&nbsp;Parent Counties and Districts''' <ref>Schweitzer, George K. , ''South Carolina Genealogical Research'' (Knoxville, Tennessee: s.p. 1985), 39-42, {{FHL|425402|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 D27s}}</ref>
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| width="52%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | 1919-present
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Allendale County''
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| width="16%" valign="middle" height="25" align="center" | ''Beaufort District Records Lost''
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<br><br>'''''Plats For State Land Grants 1784-1868'''''
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*'''''Plats For State Land Grants 1784-1868''''' For information about the State Land Grants, see [[South Carolina Land and Property#Plats_For_State_Land_Grants_1784-1868|State Land Grants]]
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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Civil War  
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Allendale County was created after the Civil War&nbsp;in 1919 from [[Barnwell County, South Carolina|Barnwell]] and [[Hampton County, South Carolina|Hampton]] counties. During the Civil War, men from the area of Allendale County would have served in various regiments recruited in those counties.&nbsp;Counties were called districts during the Civil War.&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
Allendale County was created in 1919 from Barnwell &amp; Hampton counties. Refer to Barnwell &amp; Hampton counties for Civil War information.
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
Probate is the “court procedure by which a will is proved to be valid or invalid” and encompasses “all matters and proceedings pertaining to the administration of estates, guardianships, etc.”<ref>Henry Campbell Black, ''Black's Law Dictionary,'' 5th ed. (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1979), 1081, "probate."</ref> Various types of records are created throughout the probate process. These may include, [[United States Probate Wills|wills]], bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information see probate records in [[South Carolina Probate Records|South Carolina]].  
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Probate is the “court procedure by which a will is proved to be valid or invalid” and encompasses “all matters and proceedings pertaining to the administration of estates, guardianships, etc.”<ref>Henry Campbell Black, ''Black's Law Dictionary,'' 5th ed. (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1979), 1081, "probate."</ref> Various types of records are created throughout the probate process. These may include, [[United States Probate Wills|wills]], bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information see probate records in [[South Carolina Probate Records|South Carolina]].<br>  
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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Tax-related records are kept by the offices of the county Assessor, Auditor, Sheriff, and Treasurer. Taxes were levied on real and personal property and can help establish ages, residences, relationships, and the year an individual died or left the area. They can be used as substitutes for missing or destroyed land and census records.<br>
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*South Carolina Department of Archives and History [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0003.htm tax lists] for Allendale County.<br>
  
 
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*[http://www.ahjlibrary.org/allendale.htm Allendale County Library]<br>'''Address:<br>'''P.O. Box 280<br>158 McNair Street<br>Allendale, SC 29810-0280<br>'''Telephone:''' (803)584-2371<br>&nbsp;'''Library hours:''' Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm<br><br>The Allendale County Library&nbsp; has a local history collection. It is part of the [http://www.ahjlibrary.org/default.htm Allendale, Hampton, Jasper Regional Library System]. The&nbsp;5 participating libraries&nbsp;share a [http://sclends.lib.sc.us/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/index.xml?&l=153 catalog] and other functions and resources.
 
*[http://www.ahjlibrary.org/allendale.htm Allendale County Library]<br>'''Address:<br>'''P.O. Box 280<br>158 McNair Street<br>Allendale, SC 29810-0280<br>'''Telephone:''' (803)584-2371<br>&nbsp;'''Library hours:''' Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm<br><br>The Allendale County Library&nbsp; has a local history collection. It is part of the [http://www.ahjlibrary.org/default.htm Allendale, Hampton, Jasper Regional Library System]. The&nbsp;5 participating libraries&nbsp;share a [http://sclends.lib.sc.us/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/index.xml?&l=153 catalog] and other functions and resources.
  
== Societies - Genealogical, Historical, Lineage ==
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== Societies - Genealogical, Historical, Lineage ==
  
 
== Family History Centers  ==
 
== Family History Centers  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhc/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centers] in South Carolina  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhc/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centers] in South Carolina
  
 
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United StatesGotoarrow.pngSouth CarolinaGotoarrow.png Allendale County

Allendale County, South Carolina genealogy and family history research guide. Introduces you to county topics such as vital record births, marriages, divorces, and deaths, census, court records, deeds, maps, immigration, maps, military records, newspapers, obituaries, plantations, probate records, slaves, local archives, libraries, museums, churches, cemeteries, and Civil War records.

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Coordinates: 32.99°0′N 81.35°0′W / 32.99°N 81.35°W / 32.99; -81.35

Allendale County, South Carolina
Map
Map of South Carolina highlighting Allendale County
Location in the state of South Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting South Carolina
Location of South Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 6, 1919
County Seat Allendale
Courthouse

Contents

Quick Dates

Allendale County's civil records start the following years:

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
  1919  1919 1919  1920  1919  1919 

County Courthouse

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Allendale County Courthouse
292 Barnwell Hwy.
Allendale, SC 29810


Allendale County Probate Judge
P.O. Box 603
Allendale, SC 29810
Phone: 803-584-5157
Probate and Marriage records

Allendale County Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 126
Allendale, SC 19810
Phone: 803-584-2737
Court records

History

Allendale County is named for the town of Allendale which was named for Paul H. Allen, the first postmaster of Allendale.[1] Allendale County is the youngest of South Carolina's counties.[2] Learn more about the history of Allendale County from the South Carolina State Library or from Carolana.com.

Parent County/Boundary Changes

For more information as well as maps of Allendale County through time, see the South Carolina State Archives or South Carolina County Maps and Atlases.

County Pronunciation

Hear it spoken.[3]

County Seat

The county seat of Allendale County is Allendale.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

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Known plantations South Carolina Plantations:

  • Beldock Mills
  • Belfast
  • Bonniewood
  • Bull Pond
  • Cedar Grove - Martin
  • Cedar Hall - Boiling Springs
  • Colding-Walker House - Appleton
  • Duck Branch
  • Duck Savannah
  • Dyches Mill - Baldock
  • Elmwood
  • Erwinton - Bull Pond
  • Gravel Hill - Bull Pond
  • Groton - Solomons Crossroads
  • Hickory Hill
  • Ivanhoe
  • Joint Stock
  • Lacklawn - Allendale
  • Lethe
  • Levy's Bay - Barton
  • Lime Spring - Barton
  • Mixon
  • Mock Orange
  • Oakland
  • Oaklawn
  • Obininanza
  • Old Dry Slope - Orange Hill
  • Orange Grove - Johnsons Landing
  • Richmond Hill
  • River Swamp
  • Robwood - Appleton
  • Roselawn - Allendale
  • Seminole
  • Sycamore
  • Stillwood - Barton
  • Vauclause
  • Willingham - Bull Pond

Cemeteries

There are more than # burial grounds in the county. To view a list, see Allendale County, South Carolina Cemeteries.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1920 16,098
1930 13,294 −17.4%
1940 13,040 −1.9%
1950 11,773 −9.7%
1960 11,362 −3.5%
1970 9,692 −14.7%
1980 10,700 10.4%
1990 11,722 9.6%
2000 11,211 −4.4%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.
1920 and 1930 federal population schedules of Allendale County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see South Carolina Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.

See South Carolina Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

Church

The Inventory of (SC) Church Archives 1937-1939 is available for free online, courtesy: South Caroliniana Library. Allendale County's W.P.A. reports are included.

Allendale County Churches identifies dozens of churches in the area, courtesy: South Carolina Genealogical Society.

Court

DNA

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DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Charleston County residents. FamilySearch has not independently verified the lineages of those tested.

Genealogy

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]

General

As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Allendale, South Carolina at World Connect, results in more than 700 entries.

Surname indexes to Leonardo Andrea's Files | Folders | Resources are available online, courtesy: The Andrea Files: South Carolina Genealogical Research. Gotoarrow.png Learn more.

Message Boards

Bibliography

Land

Because of South Carolina’s history as an agricultural state many residents owned land. For more information about types of land records see South Carolina Land and Property.

Tracing records through South Carolina county and district changes can be difficult. In general, for earliest records begin by searching the Charleston District, then your ancestor’s residential district, then neighboring districts, then the residential county, then neighboring counties. Not all districts and counties kept records. The following chart show where you may best expect to find land records for Allendale County:

Tracing Land Currently in Allendale County originiating in Barnwell County with Parent Counties and Districts [4]
Date Government Office  
1919-Present Allendale County
1868-1871 Barnwell County
1800-1868 Barnwell District
1791-1799 Records Lost*
1786-1791 Winton County"
1769-1786 Records Lost"*
1719-1769 Charleston District
1710-1719 Proprietary Land Grants
 

*Orangeburg District records destroyed by fire



Tracing Land Currently in Allendale County originating in Hampton County with Parent Counties and Districts [5]
Date Government Office  
1919-present Allendale County
1878-1919 Hampton County
1868-1878  Beaufort County
1865-1868 Beaufort District
1769-1865 Beaufort District Records Lost
1710-1769 Charleston District
1670-1710 Proprietary Land Grants



Plats For State Land Grants 1784-1868


  • Plats For State Land Grants 1784-1868 For information about the State Land Grants, see State Land Grants

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865 

Allendale County was created after the Civil War in 1919 from Barnwell and Hampton counties. During the Civil War, men from the area of Allendale County would have served in various regiments recruited in those counties. Counties were called districts during the Civil War.  

 

Newspapers

Historic

The Library of Congress has identified the following historic newspapers for Allendale County, South Carolina on their Chronicling America website. For publication details, including dates of publication, frequency, preceding and succeeding titles, and to find out which libraries have holdings, click on the newspaper title.

Current

Periodicals

Tap into the minds of local experts. Editors of genealogical periodicals publish unique sources that researchers new to their area may not encounter. Periodicals at various levels (county, region, and state) may carry articles useful to research in this area. For this county, see:

Probate

Probate is the “court procedure by which a will is proved to be valid or invalid” and encompasses “all matters and proceedings pertaining to the administration of estates, guardianships, etc.”[6] Various types of records are created throughout the probate process. These may include, wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information see probate records in South Carolina.

Taxation

Tax-related records are kept by the offices of the county Assessor, Auditor, Sheriff, and Treasurer. Taxes were levied on real and personal property and can help establish ages, residences, relationships, and the year an individual died or left the area. They can be used as substitutes for missing or destroyed land and census records.

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History tax lists for Allendale County.

Vital Records

Birth, marriage, and death records were not recorded by South Carolina until the 1900s, thus leaving a lack of vital records. Substitute records, when available, are used to obtain this information. These substitute records including newspapers, court records have been added to this section, when applicable.

Birth

State-wide birth registration began in 1915.  For a copy of a birth from 1915 or later, contact the South Carolina Department of Health.  The Allendale County Health Department also has copies but they provide only an abbreviated form with limited information.  For more information, see the South Carolina Vital Records page.

Marriage

In South Carolina, marriage licenses were not required by local governments until 1 July 1911. However, in the 1700s, the Church of England parish churches were required to record all marriages - even if the couple were not members of the denomination. Not all churches recorded these marriages and some have not survived. See South Carolina Vital Records for more information.

The Allendale County probate court holds marriage licenses issued from 1 July 1911 to the present. Statewide registration of marriages began in July 1950 and the South Carolina Division of Vital Records has copies of licenses issued after 1 July 1950 through November 2009.

Newspapers are used as a substitute to locate marriage information.  See South Carolina Newspapers.

Marriages - Indexes

  • There are several online marriage indexes containing miscellaneous marriage records found in  some counties of South Carolina listed on the South Carolina Vital Records page.
Death

State-wide death registration began in 1915.  For a copy of the death certificates from 1915 or later, contact the South Carolina Department of Health. The Allendale County Health Department only has copies for deaths occurring in the last 5 years.  For more information, see the South Carolina Vital Records page.

Deaths - Indexes and Records

  • 1914-1960 - State-wide South Carolina Death Indexes. There are several online death indexes covering all of South Carolina listed on the South Carolina Vital Records page.

Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Societies - Genealogical, Historical, Lineage

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Allendale County, South Carolina

References

  1. Workers of the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration in the State of South Carolina, Palmetto Place Names (The Reprint Company: Spartanburg, S.C., 1975) 11.
  2. South Carolina State Library, "Allendale County" (http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/allendale-county : accessed 13 Apr 2011).
  3. Voice of Phillip Stalvey, resident of Myrtle Beach, S.C. (2011).
  4. Schweitzer, George K. , South Carolina Genealogical Research (Knoxville, Tennessee: s.p. 1985), 39-42, FHL book 975.7 D27s
  5. Schweitzer, George K. , South Carolina Genealogical Research (Knoxville, Tennessee: s.p. 1985), 39-42, FHL book 975.7 D27s
  6. Henry Campbell Black, Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed. (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1979), 1081, "probate."