Ninety-Six District, South Carolina

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  South Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Ninety-Six District



Ninety-Six District formed 1769 from the South Carolina lands. Districts and counties were formed from the district:

The following two cites have maps histories for the districts.

Ninety Six District, South Carolina, courtesy: Includes history.


Research Guides


See Ninety-Six District, SC census assignments, including links to transcribed files [The USGenWeb Census Project®]



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]
  • [Butler] Jervey, Theodore D. "The Butlers of South Carolina," The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Oct. 1903). FHL Book 929.273 B976dj; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Drake] Drake, Charles E. "The Drake Family of Ninety Six District and Abbeville County, South Carolina," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 29, No. 4 (Fall 2001):183-195. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 29


The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Ninety-Sixth District land records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:


  • First Settlers of South Carolina, 1670-80, by Agnes L. Baldwin; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1969
  • Inventory of County Archives of South Carolina, 14 vol., Historical Records Survey; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1937-1941
  • Research Materials in South Carolina, by John H. Moore; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1967
  • Bibliography of South Carolina, 1563-1950, 6 vol., Robert C. Turnbull; pub. Charlottesville, Virgina 1956-1960
  • The History of South Carolina, 4 vol., David D. Wallace; pub. New York, 1934