Anderson County, South Carolina Cemeteries

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See also the main article on genealogical research in Anderson County, South Carolina.

The book, Book of the Dead, by R.M. Smith is excellent for finding cemetery inscriptions in Anderson County as 22,000 names are listed in alphabetical order for the entire county. This book is 439 pages, covering 200 cemeteries including many private family cemeteries. Inscriptions include people born in the 1750s.

Anderson County in S.C. Cemetery Project, courtesy: South Carolina Genealogical Society. Personal name index and list of cemeteries in the county.

To be thorough, search online and printed versions of a cemetery's gravestones. If you have the opportunity, visiting the cemetery in person can yield important clues. 

Cemetery Location Online Transcript Book


  • Smith, R.M. Book of the Dead, An Alphabetical Arrangement of the Dead Buried in Cemeteries of Anderson County, South Carolina. 4th ed. 1968. FHL Film 1303177