St. Matthews Parish, South Carolina

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*Borders the [[Georgia|Georgia]] border, [[Prince_William_Parish,_South_Carolina|Prince William]], [[St._Bartholomews_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Bartholomew's]], [[St._George_Dorchester_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. George Dorchester]], [[St._James_Goose_Creek_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. James Goose Creek]], [[St._Johns_Berkeley_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. John's Berkeley]], [[St._Lukes_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Luke's]], [[St._Marks_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Mark's]], [[St._Peters_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Peter's]], [[St._Stephens_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Stephen's]] parishes. For a map, see: [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/parishes.htm Early parishes in South Carolina]. An overlay of districts is available at [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_districts_parishes_1770.html Carolana.com].
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*Borders the [[Georgia|Georgia]] border, [[Prince William Parish, South Carolina|Prince William]], [[St. Bartholomews Parish, South Carolina|St. Bartholomew's]], [[St. George Dorchester Parish, South Carolina|St. George Dorchester]], [[St. James Goose Creek Parish, South Carolina|St. James Goose Creek]], [[St. Johns Berkeley Parish, South Carolina|St. John's Berkeley]], [[St. Lukes Parish, South Carolina|St. Luke's]], [[St. Marks Parish, South Carolina|St. Mark's]], [[St. Peters Parish, South Carolina|St. Peter's]], [[St. Stephens Parish, South Carolina|St. Stephen's]] parishes. For a map, see: [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/parishes.htm Early parishes in South Carolina]. An overlay of districts is available at [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_districts_parishes_1770.html Carolana.com].
  
 
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Revision as of 02:42, 11 May 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png South Carolina Gotoarrow.png St. Matthew's Parish

Contents

History

St. Matthew's Parish has served historic Orangeburgh District and Orangeburg County.

Founded

  • 1768

Boundary

Resources

Research Guides

Parish History

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 16, St. Matthew's Parish, pages 332-335, 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.

The history of the parish is also discussed in pages 2-17 of:

  • Salley, A.S. The History of Orangeburg County South Carolina: From Its First Settlement to the Close of the Revolutionary War. Orangeburg, S.C.: R. Lewis Berry, Printer, 1898. Digital version at Google Books.

Parish Records

For some births in the parish in 1770 and 1771, see:

  • "Some Records Kept by Rev. Paul Turquand of St. Matthew's Parish," The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 33, No. 2 (Apr. 1932):180; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Taxation

  • [1818] "St. Matthew's 1818 Tax List," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Summer 1973):148-150; Vol. 1, No. 4 (Fall 1973):214. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 1

Voters

  • [1811] "St. Matthew's Voters 1811," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 1, No. 4 (Fall 1973):215-216. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 1

References