Prince Frederick Parish, South Carolina

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Prince Frederick Parish serves [blank] County, South Carolina
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Prince Frederick's once took up a large area of South Carolina, but by 1790 this parish (as well as [[Prince_George_Parish,_South_Carolina|Prince George's]] to the east) took up all or parts of&nbsp;six present-day South Carolina counties: [[Williamsburg_County,_South_Carolina|Williamsburg]], [[Florence_County,_South_Carolina|Florence]], [[Marion_County,_South_Carolina|Marion]], [[Dillon_County,_South_Carolina|Dillon]], [[Horry_County,_South_Carolina|Horry]]&nbsp;and [[Georgetown_County,_South_Carolina|Georgetown]].<ref>Albert Sidney Thomas, ''A Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina, 1820- 1957'' (1957); William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920.'' (Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., c1987).</ref>
 
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Prince Frederick's once took up a large area of South Carolina, but by 1790 this parish (as well as Prince George's to the east) took up all or parts of 6 present-day South Carolina counties: Williamsburg, Florence, Marion, Dillon, Horry & Georgetown. (William Thorndale, References: Albert Sidney Thomas, "A Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina, 1820- 1957." (c1957) William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, "Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920." (Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., c1987)
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In addition to religious roles, South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."<ref>[http://archives.sc.gov/formation/ "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina,"] at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.</ref>  
 
In addition to religious roles, South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."<ref>[http://archives.sc.gov/formation/ "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina,"] at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.</ref>  

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History

Prince Frederick's once took up a large area of South Carolina, but by 1790 this parish (as well as Prince George's to the east) took up all or parts of six present-day South Carolina counties: Williamsburg, Florence, Marion, Dillon, Horry and Georgetown.[1]

In addition to religious roles, South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."[2]

Founded

  • 1734

Boundary

Resources

History

Records

The original parish registers are kept at [blank], South Carolina. Abstracts of baptisms from 1713 to 1794 and marriages from 1726 to 1752 have been published:

  • Prince Frederick Parish and Prince George Parish. The Register Book for the Parish Prince Frederick Winyaw, Ann: Dom: 1713. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1916. FHL Film 547227 Item 7; digital version at Internet Archive.

References

  1. Albert Sidney Thomas, A Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina, 1820- 1957 (1957); William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920. (Baltimore: Geneal. Pub., c1987).
  2. "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina," at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.