St. Stephens Parish, South Carolina

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*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0060.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: St. Stephen's Parish]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
 
*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0060.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: St. Stephen's Parish]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
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==== Cemeteries ====
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For cemetery records from two plantations situated with the parish, see:
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*<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1298592992991_119">Gregorie, Anne King. "Inscriptions from Oldfield and Mayham Plantations St. Stephen's Parish," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 27, No. 4 (Oct. 1926):215-218. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569708 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).</span>
  
 
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*Misenhelter, Jane Searles. ''St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, St. Stephen, S.C. Including Church of the Epiphany, Upper St. John's Berkeley, and Chapel of Ease, Pineville, S.C''. Columbia, S.C.: State Printing, 1977. {{FHL|204164|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.793 K21m}}
 
*Misenhelter, Jane Searles. ''St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, St. Stephen, S.C. Including Church of the Epiphany, Upper St. John's Berkeley, and Chapel of Ease, Pineville, S.C''. Columbia, S.C.: State Printing, 1977. {{FHL|204164|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.793 K21m}}
  
Vestry books have also been abstracted:
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Vestry books have also been abstracted:  
  
 
*Porcher, Anne Allston. "Minutes of the Vestry of St. Stephen's Parish, South Carolina, 1754-1873," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 45, No. 2 (Apr. 1944):65-70; Vol. 45, No. 3 (Jul. 1944):157-171; Vol. 45, No. 4 (Oct. 1944):217-221; Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan. 1945):40-48; Vol. 46, No. 2 (Apr. 1945):93-102. {{FHL|53362|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Books 975.7 B2s v. 45 and 46}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).
 
*Porcher, Anne Allston. "Minutes of the Vestry of St. Stephen's Parish, South Carolina, 1754-1873," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 45, No. 2 (Apr. 1944):65-70; Vol. 45, No. 3 (Jul. 1944):157-171; Vol. 45, No. 4 (Oct. 1944):217-221; Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan. 1945):40-48; Vol. 46, No. 2 (Apr. 1945):93-102. {{FHL|53362|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Books 975.7 B2s v. 45 and 46}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).

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Contents

History

St. Stephen's Parish has served Berkeley County.

Resources

Research Guides

Cemeteries

For cemetery records from two plantations situated with the parish, see:

  • Gregorie, Anne King. "Inscriptions from Oldfield and Mayham Plantations St. Stephen's Parish," The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Oct. 1926):215-218. Digital version at JSTOR ($).

Parish History

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 15, St. Stephen's Parish, pages 328-331, 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

St. Stephen's Parish has a rich archive of early records including oaths, minutes, accounts, receipts, expenditures, baptisms, burials, communicants, confirmations, families, historic facts, marriages, offerings and fees. In the 1950s, they were held at the Bishop's office, St. Philip's Church, Charleston. Copies: 22744 Items 1, 4, 8, and 9

The parish registers have been abstracted:

  • Misenhelter, Jane Searles. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, St. Stephen, S.C. Including Church of the Epiphany, Upper St. John's Berkeley, and Chapel of Ease, Pineville, S.C. Columbia, S.C.: State Printing, 1977. FHL Book 975.793 K21m

Vestry books have also been abstracted:

  • Porcher, Anne Allston. "Minutes of the Vestry of St. Stephen's Parish, South Carolina, 1754-1873," The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 45, No. 2 (Apr. 1944):65-70; Vol. 45, No. 3 (Jul. 1944):157-171; Vol. 45, No. 4 (Oct. 1944):217-221; Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan. 1945):40-48; Vol. 46, No. 2 (Apr. 1945):93-102. FHL Books 975.7 B2s v. 45 and 46; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Websites

References