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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Camden_District,_South_Carolina|Camden District]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Camden_District,_South_Carolina|Camden District]]''  
  
== History ==
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== History ==
  
Camden district was established in 1768 when South Carolina eliminated the countes and created seven Districts. In 1785, counties were re-established as subsets and subordinate to the districts. The following counties were the original counties formed:
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Camden district was established in 1768 when South Carolina eliminated the countes and created seven Districts. In 1785, counties were re-established as subsets and subordinate to the districts. The following counties were the original counties formed:  
  
*Chester
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*[[Chester_County,_South_Carolina|Chester]]
*Claremont
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*[[Claremont_County,_South_Carolina|Claremont]]
*Clarendon
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*[[Clarendon_County,_South_Carolina|Clarendon]]
*Fairfield
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*[[Fairfield_County,_South_Carolina|Fairfield]]
*Lancaster
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*[[Fairfield_County,_South_Carolina|Lancaster]]
*Richland
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*[[Richland_County,_South_Carolina|Richland]]
*York
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*[[York_County,_South_Carolina|York]]
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In 1800, South Carolina abolished administrative districts and went with the county concept, However they called the counties, districts until 1868, after the Civil War.<ref name="SC Blue">Lewis, J.D., ''Camden District, South Carolina'', http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007</ref>
  
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
[http://www.mysouthcarolinagenealogy.com/sc-maps.html "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the My South Carolina Genealogy website. The maps rely on [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.  
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[http://www.mysouthcarolinagenealogy.com/sc-maps.html "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the My South Carolina Genealogy website. The maps rely on [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 01:00, 10 March 2011

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History

Camden district was established in 1768 when South Carolina eliminated the countes and created seven Districts. In 1785, counties were re-established as subsets and subordinate to the districts. The following counties were the original counties formed:

In 1800, South Carolina abolished administrative districts and went with the county concept, However they called the counties, districts until 1868, after the Civil War.[1]

Boundary Changes

"Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the My South Carolina Genealogy website. The maps rely on AniMap 3.0 software.

Resources

Research Guides

Church

Church of England

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Genealogy

  • [Hamiter] Hamiter, David L. "The Hamiter Family of South Carolina," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Winter 1995):3-12. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 23

Military

  • McCrady, Edward. Heroes of the Old Camden District, South Carolina, 1776-1861: An Address to the Survivors of Fairfield County, Delivered at Winnsboro, S.C., September 1st, 1888, by Col. Edward McCrady, Jr. Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job Printer, 1888. Digital version at Google Books.

Websites


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