Claremont County, South Carolina Genealogy

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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[South Carolina]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Claremont_County,_South_Carolina|Claremont County]]''
  
[http://www.mysouthcarolinagenealogy.com/sc-maps.html "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the My South Carolina Genealogy website. They rely on [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.
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=== History  ===
  
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[[Claremont_County,_South_Carolina|Claremont County]] was created from a south central part of, and as a subordinate of the overarching [[Camden District, South Carolina]] in 1785. See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1790.html 1786 South Carolina map].<ref>"South Carolina Districts and Counties 1786-1790" [map] in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1790.html (accessed 8 May 2011).</ref>
  
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In 1791 a part of Claremont was given to help form [[Salem County, South Carolina]]. In 1800 Claremont, [[Clarendon (1785-1800) County, South Carolina|Clarendon (1785-1800)]], and [[Salem County, South Carolina|Salem]] counties were combined to form the new [[Sumter County, South Carolina|Sumter County]]. The [[Claremont_County,_South_Carolina|Claremont County]] name was extinguished at this time.<ref name="Hist">"A History of Claremont County" in ''South Carolina - The Counties'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/claremont_county_sc.html (accessed 8 May 2011).</ref>
  
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For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look in:<ref>"South Carolina Districts and Parishes 1770" [map] in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_districts_parishes_1770.html (accessed 8 May 2011).</ref><br>
  
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:*[[St. Marks Parish, South Carolina|St. Mark's Parish]] records since 1757
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:*papers filed in the District Seat at [[Camden, South Carolina]]
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:*papers filed in the early capital at [[Charleston, South Carolina]]
  
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
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For animated maps illustrating South Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/southcarolina/ "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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=== Census  ===
  
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See [http://www.us-census.org/states/southcarolina/c-sc.htm#Claremont Claremont County, SC census assignments], including links to transcribed files [[http://www.us-census.org/ The USGenWeb&nbsp;Census Project<sup>®</sup>]]
  
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History

Claremont County was created from a south central part of, and as a subordinate of the overarching Camden District, South Carolina in 1785. See the 1786 South Carolina map.[1]

In 1791 a part of Claremont was given to help form Salem County, South Carolina. In 1800 Claremont, Clarendon (1785-1800), and Salem counties were combined to form the new Sumter County. The Claremont County name was extinguished at this time.[2]

For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look in:[3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating South Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Census

See Claremont County, SC census assignments, including links to transcribed files [The USGenWeb Census Project®]

References

  1. "South Carolina Districts and Counties 1786-1790" [map] in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1790.html (accessed 8 May 2011).
  2. "A History of Claremont County" in South Carolina - The Counties at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/claremont_county_sc.html (accessed 8 May 2011).
  3. "South Carolina Districts and Parishes 1770" [map] in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_districts_parishes_1770.html (accessed 8 May 2011).