St. Pauls Parish, South Carolina

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=== History  ===
 
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St. Paul's Parish has served [[Charleston_County,_South_Carolina|Charleston]] and [[Colleton County, South Carolina|Colleton]] counties.  
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St. Paul's Parish has served [[Charleston County, South Carolina|Charleston]] and [[Colleton County, South Carolina|Colleton]] counties.  
  
 
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More than 1000 of the cemetery's graves are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2172756&CScntry=4&CSst=43&CScnty=2322&CSsr=281& Find A Grave]. Includes transcripts and select photographs.  
 
More than 1000 of the cemetery's graves are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2172756&CScntry=4&CSst=43&CScnty=2322&CSsr=281& Find A Grave]. Includes transcripts and select photographs.  
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An earlier survey of the tombstones, made before 1951, is available at the [[Caroliniana Library|Caroliniana Library]]. Copy:<br>
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*''Epitaphs from St. Paul's Cemetery, Newberry County, South Carolina''. {{FHL|377529|item|disp=FHL Films 22725 Item 11 and Item 13}}.<br>
  
 
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*"St. Pauls Parish Commissioners of the Roads Minutes 1783-1839," ''The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 14, No. 3 (Summer 1986):123-132; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Fall 1986):190-195; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Spring 1987):92-94; Vol. 15, No. 3 (Summer 1987):169-174; Vol. 16, No. 1 (Winter 1988):49-54; Vol. 16, No. 3 (Summer 1988):139-147; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Fall 1988):197-204; Vol.&nbsp;17, No. 1 (Winter&nbsp;1989):33-38; Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 1989):104-109. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 15-17}}
 
*"St. Pauls Parish Commissioners of the Roads Minutes 1783-1839," ''The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 14, No. 3 (Summer 1986):123-132; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Fall 1986):190-195; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Spring 1987):92-94; Vol. 15, No. 3 (Summer 1987):169-174; Vol. 16, No. 1 (Winter 1988):49-54; Vol. 16, No. 3 (Summer 1988):139-147; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Fall 1988):197-204; Vol.&nbsp;17, No. 1 (Winter&nbsp;1989):33-38; Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 1989):104-109. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 15-17}}
  
== Websites ==
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=39900 St. Paul's, Stono / St. Paul's Churchyard], The Historical Markers Database
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=39900 St. Paul's, Stono / St. Paul's Churchyard], The Historical Markers Database
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Revision as of 16:20, 23 March 2011

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

Contents

History

St. Paul's Parish has served Charleston and Colleton counties.

Founded

  • 1706

Parish Boundaries

Resources

Research Guides

Cemetery

More than 1000 of the cemetery's graves are described at Find A Grave. Includes transcripts and select photographs.

An earlier survey of the tombstones, made before 1951, is available at the Caroliniana Library. Copy:

Census

1790 and 1800 parish censuses have been published:

  • Jarrell, Lawrence E. Early Colleton, South Carolina Census. Complete Transcription of the Federal Census Records; 1790 Charleston District Census, St. Bartholomew's, St. George's-Dorchester; St. Paul's and St. John's-Colleton Parishes; 1800 Colleton District Census--St. Bartholomew's, St. George's-Dorchester and St. Paul's Parishes; 1810 Colleton District Census. High Point, N.C.: Alligator Creek Genealogy Publications, 1998. FHL Book 975.79 X2j

Parish History

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 19, St. Paul's Parish, pages 351-359, 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.
  • Constitutional Form of Government and By-laws of the Protestant Episcopal Church of Saint Paul's, Radcliffeboro', Charleston, S.C. Charleston, S.C.: Courier Book and Job Presses, 1870. Digital version at Google Books.

Parish Records

Taxation

The original 1732 tax return is kept at the New York Public Library (South Carolina-Charleston Co.-Edisto Island; Rare Books and Manuscripts Division).[1] Abstract:

  • [1732] "1732 Tax Return for Edisto Island," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 18, No. 4 (Fall 1990):183-186. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 23
  • [1783] "1783 Tax Returns," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Fall 1974):171-178. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 2
  • [1785] "1785 Tax Returns," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring 1977):89-93; Vol. 5, No. 3 (Summer 1977). FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 5

Transport

The names of many St. Paul's parish residents appear in:

  • "St. Pauls Parish Commissioners of the Roads Minutes 1783-1839," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 14, No. 3 (Summer 1986):123-132; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Fall 1986):190-195; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Spring 1987):92-94; Vol. 15, No. 3 (Summer 1987):169-174; Vol. 16, No. 1 (Winter 1988):49-54; Vol. 16, No. 3 (Summer 1988):139-147; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Fall 1988):197-204; Vol. 17, No. 1 (Winter 1989):33-38; Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 1989):104-109. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 15-17

Websites

References

  1. This source is discussed in Philip D. Morgan, "A Profile of a Mid-Eighteenth Century South Carolina Parish: The Tax Return of Saint James', Goose Creek," The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 81, No. 1 (Jan. 1980):52. Digital version at JSTOR ($).