Pinckney District, South Carolina

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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[South Carolina]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Pinckney_District,_South_Carolina|Pinckney District]]''
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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[[Pinckney_District,_South_Carolina|Pinckney District]] was created in 1791 by South Carolina from parts of [[Ninety-Six District, South Carolina|Ninety-Six District]] and [[Camden District, South Carolina|Camden District]] on previously Cherokee land. The new overarching Pinckney District was created with four subordinate counties within it:<ref name="Pinc">"A History of Pinckney District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/pinckney_district_sc.html (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref> (See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1791.html 1791 South Carolina map].)
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:*[[Chester County, South Carolina|Chester County]] created 1785
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:*[[Union County, South Carolina|Union County]] created 1785
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:*[[York County, South Carolina|York County]] created 1785
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:*[[Spartanburg County, South Carolina|Spartanburg County]] created 1791
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In 1800 South Carolina abolished all her overarching districts including [[Pinckney_District,_South_Carolina|Pinckney District]]. However, the remaining counties were often called districts as late as 1868.<ref name="Pinc" />
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For documents of people who lived in this area from 1791 to 1800, look in:
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:*papers filed in the Pinckney District Seat 1791-1800 at Pinckneyville
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:*papers filed in the early capital at [[Charleston, South Carolina]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
[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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[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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=== Resources  ===
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==== Research Guides  ====
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*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0054.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Pinckney District]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
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[[Category:South_Carolina_districts]]

Revision as of 16:52, 10 May 2011

United StatesGotoarrow.pngSouth CarolinaGotoarrow.pngPinckney District

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Historical Facts

Pinckney District was created in 1791 by South Carolina from parts of Ninety-Six District and Camden District on previously Cherokee land. The new overarching Pinckney District was created with four subordinate counties within it:[1] (See the 1791 South Carolina map.)

In 1800 South Carolina abolished all her overarching districts including Pinckney District. However, the remaining counties were often called districts as late as 1868.[1]

For documents of people who lived in this area from 1791 to 1800, look in:

  • papers filed in the Pinckney District Seat 1791-1800 at Pinckneyville
  • papers filed in the early capital at Charleston, South Carolina

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.

Resources

Research Guides

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "A History of Pinckney District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/pinckney_district_sc.html (accessed 10 May 2011).