Pendleton District, South Carolina

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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[South Carolina]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Pendleton District, South Carolina|Pendleton District]]''  
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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[South Carolina]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Pendleton_District,_South_Carolina|Pendleton District]]''  
  
*'''''Not''''' to be confused with [[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]], the western part of Pendleton District.
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*'''''Not''''' to be confused with [[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] 1789-1826. From 1800 to 1826 that ''Pendleton County'' was also known by the alias of ''Pendleton District''.
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Pendleton District, South Carolina|Pendleton District]] was created in 1798 by renaming [[Washington District, South Carolina|Washington District]].<ref>"The Counties from 1664 to Present - In Alphabetical Order" in ''South Carolina - The Counties'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/sc_counties_alphabetical_order.html (accessed 7 May 2011).</ref> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1799.html 1799 South Carolina Map].  
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[[Pendleton_District,_South_Carolina|Pendleton District]] was created in 1798 by renaming [[Washington District, South Carolina|Washington District]].<ref>"The Counties from 1664 to Present - In Alphabetical Order" in ''South Carolina - The Counties'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/sc_counties_alphabetical_order.html (accessed 7 May 2011).</ref> See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1799.html 1799 South Carolina Map].  
  
Two subordinate counties were included within the overarching [[Pendleton District, South Carolina|Pendleton District]]<ref name="Carolana">"A History of Washington District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Washington_district_sc.html (accessed 7 May 2011).</ref>:  
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Two subordinate counties were included within the overarching [[Pendleton_District,_South_Carolina|Pendleton District]]<ref name="Carolana">"A History of Washington District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Washington_district_sc.html (accessed 7 May 2011).</ref>:  
  
 
:*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville County]] created in 1786  
 
:*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville County]] created in 1786  
 
:*[[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] created in 1789; abolished in 1826
 
:*[[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] created in 1789; abolished in 1826
  
In 1800 South Carolina abolished overarching administrative court districts like Pendleton District, and switched to the county concept. The remaining [[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] at first included all of present-day [[Anderson County, South Carolina|Anderson County]], [[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County]], and [[Pickens County, South Carolina|Pickens County]].<ref name="Carolana" />  
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In 1800 South Carolina abolished overarching administrative court districts like [[Pendleton_District,_South_Carolina|Pendleton District]], and switched to the county concept. The remaining [[Pendleton County, South Carolina|Pendleton County]] at first included all of present-day [[Anderson County, South Carolina|Anderson County]], [[Oconee County, South Carolina|Oconee County]], and [[Pickens County, South Carolina|Pickens County]].<ref name="Carolana" />  
  
 
For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look for papers filed in Pickensville, the District and County Seat, or in the County Seat at Greenville.  
 
For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look for papers filed in Pickensville, the District and County Seat, or in the County Seat at Greenville.  

Revision as of 21:37, 10 May 2011

United StatesGotoarrow.pngSouth CarolinaGotoarrow.pngPendleton District

  • Not to be confused with Pendleton County 1789-1826. From 1800 to 1826 that Pendleton County was also known by the alias of Pendleton District.

History

Pendleton District was created in 1798 by renaming Washington District.[1] See the 1799 South Carolina Map.

Two subordinate counties were included within the overarching Pendleton District[2]:

In 1800 South Carolina abolished overarching administrative court districts like Pendleton District, and switched to the county concept. The remaining Pendleton County at first included all of present-day Anderson County, Oconee County, and Pickens County.[2]

For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look for papers filed in Pickensville, the District and County Seat, or in the County Seat at Greenville.

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.

References

  1. "The Counties from 1664 to Present - In Alphabetical Order" in South Carolina - The Counties at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/sc_counties_alphabetical_order.html (accessed 7 May 2011).
  2. 2.0 2.1 "A History of Washington District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Washington_district_sc.html (accessed 7 May 2011).