St. Pauls Parish, South CarolinaEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Revision as of 17:07, 8 March 2011 by Murphynw (Talk | contribs)

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



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


  • 1706

Parish Boundaries


Research Guides


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


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


  • [1732] "Assessment on Edisto Island in St. Paul's Parish," April 20, 1732, South Carolina Miscellany, New York Public Library.[1]
  • [1785] St. Paul's Parish Tax Returns, 1785, South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring 1977); Vol. 5, No. 3 (Summer 1977).



  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 ($).


Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.

Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).