St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish, South Carolina

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== History  ==
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St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish serves [blank] County, South Carolina  
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St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish serves&nbsp;[[Berkeley_County,_South_Carolina|Berkeley]] County, South Carolina. Also known as White Church.<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=19647 St. Thomas Church Marker], The Historical Marker Database, accessed 17 February 2011.</ref>
  
 
In the Colonial period, many [[Huguenot Church in the United States|Huguenots]] attended this church. It was the first South Carolina parish church built outside of Charleston.<ref>Frederick Dalcho, ''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), 284.</ref>  
 
In the Colonial period, many [[Huguenot Church in the United States|Huguenots]] attended this church. It was the first South Carolina parish church built outside of Charleston.<ref>Frederick Dalcho, ''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), 284.</ref>  
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*Borders [[Christ Church Parish, South Carolina|Christ Church]], [[St. James Goose Creek Parish, South Carolina|St. James Goose Creek]], [[St. James Santee Parish, South Carolina|St. James Santee]], [[St. Johns Berkeley Parish, South Carolina|St. John's Berkeley]], [[St. Philips and St. Michaels Parish, South Carolina|St. Philip's and St. Michael's]], and [[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].
 
*Borders [[Christ Church Parish, South Carolina|Christ Church]], [[St. James Goose Creek Parish, South Carolina|St. James Goose Creek]], [[St. James Santee Parish, South Carolina|St. James Santee]], [[St. Johns Berkeley Parish, South Carolina|St. John's Berkeley]], [[St. Philips and St. Michaels Parish, South Carolina|St. Philip's and St. Michael's]], and [[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].
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
==== Church History  ====
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==== Parish History  ====
  
 
For a history of the parish, see Chapter 8, Parish of St. Thomas and St. Dennis, pages 284-294, in:  
 
For a history of the parish, see Chapter 8, Parish of St. Thomas and St. Dennis, pages 284-294, in:  
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*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|375296|item|disp=FHL Film 22657}}; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=SG0QAAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/historicalaccoun00dalc Internet Archive].
 
*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|375296|item|disp=FHL Film 22657}}; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=SG0QAAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/historicalaccoun00dalc Internet Archive].
  
==== Church Records  ====
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==== Parish Records  ====
  
 
*Clute, Robert F. ''The Annals and Parish Register of St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish in South Carolina from 1680 to 1884''. Charleston, S.C.: Evans &amp; Cogswell, 1884. {{FHL|120114|item}} 975.7 A1 no. 33; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4672 Ancestry] ($); [http://books.google.com/books?id=f04TAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/annalsparishregi00stth Internet Archive]; [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306017_annalsparishregister World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Clute, Robert F. ''The Annals and Parish Register of St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish in South Carolina from 1680 to 1884''. Charleston, S.C.: Evans &amp; Cogswell, 1884. {{FHL|120114|item}} 975.7 A1 no. 33; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4672 Ancestry] ($); [http://books.google.com/books?id=f04TAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/annalsparishregi00stth Internet Archive]; [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306017_annalsparishregister World Vital Records] ($).
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== Websites ==
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=23368 St. Thomas Church], The Historical Marker Database
  
 
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Contents

History

St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish serves Berkeley County, South Carolina. Also known as White Church.[1]

In the Colonial period, many Huguenots attended this church. It was the first South Carolina parish church built outside of Charleston.[2]

South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."[3]

Founded

  • 1706

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

For a history of the parish, see Chapter 8, Parish of St. Thomas and St. Dennis, pages 284-294, 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

Websites

References

  1. St. Thomas Church Marker, The Historical Marker Database, accessed 17 February 2011.
  2. Frederick Dalcho, 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), 284.
  3. "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina," at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.