Claremont County, South Carolina

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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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[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. The maps rely on [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.
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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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=== References  ===
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[[Category:South_Carolina_counties]]

Revision as of 14:27, 8 May 2011

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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

"Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the My South Carolina Genealogy website. The maps rely on AniMap 3.0 software.

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).