Prince Frederick Parish, South Carolina

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina|South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Prince Frederick Parish, South Carolina|Prince Frederick Parish]]''  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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 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>  
  
 
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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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemetery ====
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==== Cemetery ====
  
 
*Altman, Eunice and Flora B. Surles. ''Georgetown County, Epitaphs of Prince Frederick's Parish, Pee Dee, 1749-1896 W.P.A. Project 2004''. Typescript, [[South Caroliniana Library|South Caroliniana Library]], 1937. {{FHL|377921|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 22726 Item 20}}
 
*Altman, Eunice and Flora B. Surles. ''Georgetown County, Epitaphs of Prince Frederick's Parish, Pee Dee, 1749-1896 W.P.A. Project 2004''. Typescript, [[South Caroliniana Library|South Caroliniana Library]], 1937. {{FHL|377921|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 22726 Item 20}}
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*Prince Frederick Parish and Prince George Parish. ''The Register Book for the Parish Prince Frederick Winyaw, Ann: Dom: 1713''. Baltimore: Williams &amp; Wilkins, 1916. {{FHL|204676|item|disp=FHL Film 547227 Item 7}}; digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/registerbookforp01prin Internet Archive].
 
*Prince Frederick Parish and Prince George Parish. ''The Register Book for the Parish Prince Frederick Winyaw, Ann: Dom: 1713''. Baltimore: Williams &amp; Wilkins, 1916. {{FHL|204676|item|disp=FHL Film 547227 Item 7}}; digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/registerbookforp01prin Internet Archive].
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=17008 Prince George Winyah Parish / Prince Frederick's Parish Marker], The Historical Marker Database
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 01:56, 18 February 2011

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Contents

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

Cemetery

Parish History

For a history of the parish, see Chapter 10, Prince Frederick's Parish, pages 319-321, in:

  • Dalcho, Frederick. An Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina from the First Settlement of the Province, to the War of the Revolution; with Notices of the Present State of the Church in Each Parish and Some Account of the Early Civil History of Carolina, Never Before Published. Charleston: E. Thayer, 1820. FHL Film 22657; digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.

Parish 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.

Websites

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.