St. Peters Parish, South Carolina

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
St. Peter's Parish has served historic [[Granville County, South Carolina|Granville]] County, South Carolina, which includes modern-day [[Beaufort_County,_South_Carolina|Beaufort]] County.
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St. Peter's Parish has served historic [[Granville County, South Carolina|Granville]] County and [[Beaufort District, South Carolina|Beaufort]] District, which includes modern-day [[Beaufort County, South Carolina|Beaufort]] County.  
  
 
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>  
 
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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=== Boundary  ===
 
=== Boundary  ===
  
*Borders [[St. Lukes Parish, South Carolina|St. Luke's]] and [[St. Matthews Parish, South Carolina|St. Matthew's]] parishes and [[Georgia|Georgia]] border. For a map, see: [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/parishes.htm Early parishes in South Carolina].
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*Borders [[St. Lukes Parish, South Carolina|St. Luke's]] and [[St. Matthews Parish, South Carolina|St. Matthew's]] parishes and [[Georgia|Georgia]] border. 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].
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 23:08, 4 March 2011

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Contents

History

St. Peter's Parish has served historic Granville County and Beaufort District, which includes modern-day Beaufort County.

South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."[1]

Founded

  • 1747

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

  • Rowland, Lawrence S. "'Alone on the River:' The Rise and Fall of the Savannah River Rice Plantations of St. Peter's Parish, South Carolina," The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 88, No. 3 (Jul. 1987):121-150. Digital version at JSTOR ($).

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 24, St. Peter's Parish, pages 385-386, 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

References

  1. "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina," at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.