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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Charleston_County,_South_Carolina|Charleston County]]''
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'''Charleston County, South Carolina''' genealogy and family history research guide. Introduces you to county topics such as vital record births, marriages, divorces, and deaths, census, court records, deeds, maps, immigration, maps, military records, newspapers, obituaries, plantations, probate records, slaves, local archives, libraries, museums, churches, cemeteries, and Civil War records.
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*From 1800 to 1868 this ''Charleston County'' was also known by the alias ''Charleston District''.
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*'''''Not''''' to be confused with the overarching [[Charleston District, South Carolina|Charleston District]] that existed from 1768 to 1800.
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*'''''Not''''' to be confused with the much smaller [[Charleston (1785-1791) County, South Carolina|Charleston (1785-1791) County]] abolished in 1791.
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| seat wl = Charleston
 
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Charleston County'''
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=== Quick Dates  ===
 
 
== Quick Dates  ==
 
  
 
Charleston County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Charleston County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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Note: City of Charleston birth and death records begin earlier. See [[Charleston County, South Carolina Vital Records]].
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
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'''Charleston County Courthouse'''<br>4050 Bridgeview Drive<br>North Charleston, SC 29405<br>Phone: 843-740-0801  
 
'''Charleston County Courthouse'''<br>4050 Bridgeview Drive<br>North Charleston, SC 29405<br>Phone: 843-740-0801  
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[http://www2.charlestoncounty.org/ '''Charleston County Register Mesne Conveyance''']<br>101 Meeting St.<br>Charleston, SC 29401-2249<br>Phone: 843-958-4800  
 
[http://www2.charlestoncounty.org/ '''Charleston County Register Mesne Conveyance''']<br>101 Meeting St.<br>Charleston, SC 29401-2249<br>Phone: 843-958-4800  
  
<br>[http://www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect/LU_GROUP_1 '''Charleston County Clerk of Court''']<br>100 Broad St., Suite 106<br>Charleston, SC 29401-2258<br>Phone: 843-958-5000  
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[http://www3.charlestoncounty.org/connect/LU_GROUP_1 '''Charleston County Clerk of Court''']<br>100 Broad St., Suite 106<br>Charleston, SC 29401-2258<br>Phone: 843-958-5000  
  
== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
[[Image:{{CharlesIIofEngland}}]] Founded in 1769 as a [[Charleston District, South Carolina|Judicial District]], Charleston County is the home to the city of Charleston (originally Charles Town) which was first settled in 1670. Charleston was originally named in honor of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_II_of_England King Charles II of England] (1630-1685).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_South_Carolina "List of counties in South Carolina,"] Wikipedia. [http://www.charleston-sc.com/history/|"Charleston and Charleston County History"</ref>  
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[[Image:{{CharlesIIofEngland}}]]Charleston District/County was first established in 1769 as [[Charleston District, South Carolina|Judicial District]]. Charleston County is the home to the city of Charleston (originally Charles Towne) which was first settled in 1670 by British and Africans from the Caribbean island of [[Barbados]]. Charleston was originally named in honor of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_II_of_England King Charles II of England] (1630-1685).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_South_Carolina "List of counties in South Carolina,"] Wikipedia. [http://www.charleston-sc.com/history/|"Charleston and Charleston County History"</ref><br><br>
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[[Charleston (1785-1791) County, South Carolina|Charleston County]] of 1785 was small and it was abolished in 1791. The current '''Charleston County''' was created in 1800 when the Charleston County/District name was used again for a much larger county/district. This "version" was altered in 1878, by carving out the new [[Berkeley County, South Carolina|Berkeley County]]. In 1897 [[Dorchester County, South Carolina|Dorchester County]] was carved out, leaving the current boundaries of Charleston County.<ref name="Carolana">A History of Charleston County, South Carolina in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Charleston_county_sc.html (accessed 5 May 2011).</ref>  
  
 
Learn more about the history of Charleston County from the [http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/charleston-county South Carolina State Library] or from [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/charleston_county_sc.html Carolana.com].  
 
Learn more about the history of Charleston County from the [http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/charleston-county South Carolina State Library] or from [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/charleston_county_sc.html Carolana.com].  
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*'''1769''' - Charleston District created as one of seven original districts.  
 
*'''1769''' - Charleston District created as one of seven original districts.  
 
*'''1785''' - Charleston divided into Berkeley, Bartholomews, Charleston, Colleton, Marion, and Washington Counties, which never became functional.  
 
*'''1785''' - Charleston divided into Berkeley, Bartholomews, Charleston, Colleton, Marion, and Washington Counties, which never became functional.  
*'''1800''' - Non-functional counties of Berkeley, Barhtolomews, Charleston, Colleton, Marion, and Washington were abolished and Charleston returned to its status as a district. [[Colleton County, South Carolina|Colleton District]] created from Charleston (covering different boundaries than the non-functional Colleton County).  
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*'''1800''' - Non-functional counties of Berkeley, Barhtolomews, Charleston, Colleton, Marion, and Washington were abolished and Charleston returned to its status as a district. [[Colleton County, South Carolina|Colleton District]] created from Charleston (covering different boundaries than the non-functional Colleton County). [[Image:Sccharleston.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
 
*'''1868''' - Charleston and all other districts became counties.  
 
*'''1868''' - Charleston and all other districts became counties.  
 
*'''1882''' - [[Berkeley County, South Carolina|Berkeley]] created from Charleston County.  
 
*'''1882''' - [[Berkeley County, South Carolina|Berkeley]] created from Charleston County.  
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*'''1987''' - Colleton gained from Charleston County.
 
*'''1987''' - Colleton gained from Charleston County.
  
For more information as well as maps of Charleston County through time, see the [http://archives.sc.gov/formation/ South Carolina State Archives] or [http://www.familyhistory101.com/maps/sc-maps.html South Carolina County Maps and Atlases].  
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Even though Charleston's jurisdictional names have changed many times over the years, for the Colonial Period (1670-1776), the changes really did not affect record keeping. Most of the colony's public records were kept in the City of Charleston up through the year 1785.<ref>Mike Becknell, "Overview of South Carolina Genealogical Research," Group Tour of South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 10 May 2011.</ref>
 
 
==== County Seat  ====
 
  
The county seat of Charleston County is [[Charleston, South Carolina|Charleston]] (originally Charles Town) which was founded in 1670 and is the oldest settlement in South Carolina.<ref>South Carolina State Library, "Charleston County" (http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/charleston-county : accessed 13 Apr 2011).</ref>
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For more information as well as maps of Charleston County through time, see the [http://archives.sc.gov/formation/ South Carolina State Archives] or For animated maps illustrating South Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/southcarolina/ "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== County Pronunciation  ====
 
==== County Pronunciation  ====
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Official negligence in the 1830s destroyed a large quantity of loose records of the court of general sessions. Northern "tourists," many of whom were members of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's congregation from Brooklyn, New York, looted other material from both public and private repositories in Charleston&nbsp; in April 1865. Loose probate papers were apparently destroyed in Columbia in February 1865.  
 
Official negligence in the 1830s destroyed a large quantity of loose records of the court of general sessions. Northern "tourists," many of whom were members of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's congregation from Brooklyn, New York, looted other material from both public and private repositories in Charleston&nbsp; in April 1865. Loose probate papers were apparently destroyed in Columbia in February 1865.  
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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For a list of record loss in South Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/southcarolina/sc-counties.html#courthouse South Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
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| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Adams+Run|subject|disp=Adams Run}}
 
| Folly Beach
 
| Miller Hill
 
| Saint Andrews
 
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| Ashley Heights
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Folly+Island|subject|disp=Folly Island}}
 
| Moores Corner
 
| Sandy
 
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| Ashley Junction
 
| Fort Bull
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Mount+Pleasant|subject|disp=Mount Pleasant}}
 
| Scanlonville
 
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| Avondale
 
| Fort Moultrie
 
| Myers
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Seabrook+Island|subject|disp=Seabrook Island}}
 
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| Awendaw
 
| Freedman
 
| North Charleston
 
| Seaside
 
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| Baptist Hill
 
| Gannon (hist.)
 
| Oakgrove
 
| Secessionville
 
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| Barrelville
 
| Germantown
 
| Oakland
 
| Sherwood Forest
 
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| Bears Bluff
 
| Gibson
 
| Oceanview
 
| Snowden
 
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| Bennett
 
| Goshen
 
| Osborn
 
| South Santee
 
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| Berry Hill
 
| Hickory Hill
 
| Otranto
 
| South Windermire
 
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| Brentwood
 
| Hobcaw Point
 
| Oyster Point
 
| Stone Park
 
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| Buck Hall
 
| Hollywood
 
| Palmetto Fort
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Stono|subject|disp=Stono}}
 
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| Camp Saint Christopher
 
| Humbert Woods
 
| Parkers Ferry
 
| Stono Station
 
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| Capwells Crossroads
 
| Hunley Park
 
| Parrot Point
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Sullivan+Island|subject|disp=Sullivan's Island}}
 
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| Cedar Springs
 
| Isle of Palms
 
| Pepperhill
 
| Sylvia Lane
 
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| Centerville
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+James+Island|subject|disp=James Island}}
 
| Philip
 
| Ten Mile
 
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| Chandler
 
| Jericho
 
| Pierpont
 
| The Groves
 
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| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Charleston|subject|disp=Charleston}}
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Johns+Island|subject|disp=Johns Island}}
 
| Pinecrest
 
| Three Trees
 
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| Charleston Heights
 
| Joshua
 
| Pineland
 
| Tibwin
 
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| Cohen Hill
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Kiawah+Island|subject|disp=Kiawah Island}}
 
| Point Pleasant (hist.)
 
| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Wadmalaw+Island|subject|disp=Wadmalaw Island}}
 
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| Collins Creek
 
| Lambs
 
| Ponpon
 
| Wando Woods
 
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| Deer Park
 
| Laurel Hill Plantation
 
| Porcher Bluff
 
| Warren Crossroads
 
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| Delemar Crossroads
 
| Legareville
 
| Rantowles
 
| Waylyn
 
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| Deweys Hill
 
| Limehouse Station
 
| Ravenel
 
| Whipper-Barnoy
 
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| Dorchester
 
| Lincolnville
 
| Red Top
 
| Whitehall Terrace
 
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| Drayton
 
| Little Edisto
 
| Riverland
 
| Willtown Bluff
 
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| Dupont Station
 
| Maryville
 
| Riverland Terrace
 
| Woodstock
 
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| Edgewater Park
 
| McClellanville
 
| Rockland
 
| Woodville
 
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| {{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston%2C+Edisto+Island|subject|disp=Edisto Island}}
 
| Meggett
 
| Rockville
 
| Yonges Island
 
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| Fenwick Crossroads
 
| Melrose
 
| Runnymede
 
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| Fenwick Hills
 
| Midland Park
 
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For further information (and links) on these populated places, please go to [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Populated_Places:_Charleston_County,_South_Carolina Populated Places, Charleston County, South Carolina]
 
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
[[Berkeley County, South Carolina|Berkeley]] | [[Colleton County, South Carolina|Colleton]] | [[Dorchester County, South Carolina|Dorchester]] | [[Georgetown County, South Carolina|Georgetown]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Research Guides  ====
 
 
 
*Côté, Richard N. ''The Genealogists' Guide to Charleston County, S.C.'' Ladson, S.C.: Coté Genealogical Publications, 1978. {{FHL|975.791 D27c}}
 
*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0010.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Charleston County]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
 
 
 
==== African Americans  ====
 
 
 
''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[South Carolina African Americans|South Carolina African Americans]]''
 
 
 
===== Slavery  =====
 
 
 
Charleston District maintained records of bill of sales of negro slaves from 1799 up through the Civil War. These records have been microfilmed: {{FHL|389733|item|disp=FHL Films 23439-23451}}.
 
 
 
State Free Negro Capitation Tax Books for the City of Charleston are kept at the [[South Carolina Department of Archives and History|South Carolina Department of Archives and History]]. Many years between 1811 and 1860 have been microfilmed: {{FHL|422998|item|disp=FHL Films 2259616-2259617}}.
 
 
 
[http://www.archives.gov/southeast/finding-aids/slave-manifests/ Charleston, S.C. Slave Manifests (Inbound)]&nbsp;(National Archives at Atlanta)
 
 
 
*Birnie, C.W. "Education of the Negro in Charleston, South Carolina, Prior to the Civil War," ''The Journal of Negro History'', Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan. 1927):13-21. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/2714159 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Durden, Robert F. "The Establishment of Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church for Negroes in Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 65, No. 2 (Apr. 1964):63-84. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566509 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Laurens, Henry. ''A South Carolina Protest Against Slavery: Being a Letter from Henry Laurens, Second President of the Continental Congress, to His Son, Colonel John Laurens; Dated Charleston, S. C., August 14th, 1776. Now Published from the Original''. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1861. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/southcarolinapro00laur Internet Archive].
 
*Rumph, Thedoshia Juanita Harvey. ''Hattie Garrett, Born a Salve [i.e. Slave] in Charleston, S.C. Migrated to and Died Free in Edgefield, S.C.'' Pemberton, N.J.: T.J.H. Rumph, 1999. {{FHL|1111396|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 G192r}}
 
*Morgan, Kenneth. "Slave Sales in Colonial Charleston," ''The English Historical Review,'' Vol. 113, No. 453 (Sep. 1998), pp. 905-927. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/578661 JSTOR] ($).
 
 
 
For a white perspective on the religious education of slaves in Charleston during the final decades before the Civil War, see:
 
 
 
*''Proceedings of the Meeting in Charleston, S.C., May 13-15, 1845, on the Religious Instruction of the Negroes, Together with The Report of the Committee, and the Address to the Public''. Charleston, S.C.: B. Jenkins, 1845. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=i-ZA7GUM5vMC Google Books].
 
*Thornwell, J.H. ''The Rights and Duties of Masters. A Sermon Preached at the Dedication of a Church, Erected in Charleston, S.C., For the Benefit and Instruction of the Coloured Population''. Charleston, S.C.: Steam-Power Press of Walker &amp; James, 1850. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=MqARAAAAIAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== Free blacks  =====
 
 
 
*Cole, Jennifer, comp. ''Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina Black Deaths 1871-89 ''[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002. Available at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6364 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Fitchett, E. Horace. "The Origin and Growth of the Free Negro Population of Charleston, South Carolina," ''The Journal of Negro History'', Vol. 26, No. 4 (Oct. 1941):421-437. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/2715006 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Fitchett, E. Horace. "The Status of the Free Negro in Charleston, South Carolina, and His Descendants in Modern Society: Statement of the Problem," ''The Journal of Negro History'', Vol. 32, No. 4 (Oct. 1947):430-451. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/2714926 JSTOR] ($).<br>
 
*Fitchett, E. Horace. "The Traditions of the Free Negro in Charleston, South Carolina,"&nbsp;''The Journal of Negro History'', Vol. 25, No. 2 (Apr., 1940):139-152.
 
*Harris, Robert L. "Charleston's Free Afro-American Elite: The Brown Fellowship Society and the Humane Brotherhood," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 82, No. 4 (Oct. 1981):289-310. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567708 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Heinegg, Paul. ''Free African Americans of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware''. Free [http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/ online edition]. [Includes information about the following pre-1820 Charleston County free black families: Anderson, Baldwin (intro), Bryan, Bunch, Cole, Collins, Cumbo, Deas, Demery, Driggers, Eady, Frost, Garden (see also intro), Gardner, Gibson, Hammond, Holman, Hunt, Jackson, Kersey, Matthews, Miller, Pendarvis, Raper, Rollison, Scott, Taborn, Tann, Webb, Wilson.]&nbsp;
 
*Heinegg, Paul. [http://freeafricanamericans.com/1790SCc.htm "'Other Free' Heads of Household in the 1790 South Carolina Census, by County,"] Free African Americans.com. [Includes free blacks in St. Bartholomew's Parish, St. George's Parish, St. James Santee&nbsp;Parish, St. John's Parish,&nbsp;St. Phillip's and Michael's Parish, and Charleston District.]
 
*Kennedy-Haflett, Cynthia. "'Moral Marriage': A Mixed-Race Relationship in Nineteenth-Century Charleston, South Carolina," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 97, No. 3 (Jul. 1996):206-226. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27570166 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
==== Biography  ====
 
 
 
*'''[Bentham]''' Simons, R. Bentham. "A Charleston Forty-Niner," [Life of Charles Mayrant Bentham] ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 57, No. 3 (Jul., 1956), pp. 156-178. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566068 JSTOR] ($).
 
*'''[Boardman]''' Boardman, Timothy and Samuel Ward Boardman. ''Log-book of Timothy Boardman Kept on Board the Privateer Oliver Cromwell, During a Cruise from New London, Ct., to Charleston, S.C., and Return in 1778; also, a Biographical Sketch of the Author''. Albany: J. Munsell's Sons, 1885. {{FHL|48656|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Fiche 6019638}}; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=wYUBAAAAMAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/logbookoftimothy00boar Internet Archive]; [http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26040 Project Gutenberg].
 
*'''[Egan]''' Walsh, Walter Richard. "Edmund Egan: Charleston's Rebel Brewer," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 56, No. 4 (Oct., 1955), pp. 200-204. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566024 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*'''[Freneau]''' Leary, Lewis. "Philip Freneau in Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 42, No. 3 (Jul., 1941), pp. 89-98. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571666 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*'''[Manigault]''' Crouse, Maurice A. "Gabriel Manigault: Charleston Merchant," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 68, No. 4 (Oct., 1967), pp. 220-231. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566843 JSTOR]&nbsp;($). Republished in Vol. 101, No. 2 (Apr. 2000):98-109. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27570431 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*'''[Ramsay] '''Ramsay, David. ''Memoirs of Martha Laurens Ramsay, Who Died in Charleston, S.C. on the 10th of June, 1811, in the 52d Year of Her Age. With Extracts from Her Diary, Letters, and Other Private Papers, and Also, From Letters Written to Her, By Her Father, Henry Laurens, 1771, 1776''. Glasgow: Andrew and John M. Duncan, 1818. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/memoirsoflifeofm00inrams Internet Archive].
 
*'''[Wells]''' Gould, Christopher. "Robert Wells, Colonial Charleston Printer," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 79, No. 1 (Jan., 1978), pp. 23-49. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567477 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}} There are more than&nbsp;350 burial grounds in the county. To view a list,&nbsp;see [[Charleston County, South Carolina Cemeteries]].
 
 
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
 
{{Historical populations
 
|type = USA
 
|heading = Census
 
|footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en "American FactFinder".] United States Census Bureau.
 
|1790 |66985
 
|1800 |57480
 
|1810 |63179
 
|1820 |80212
 
|1830 |86338
 
|1840 |82661
 
|1850 |72805
 
|1860 |70100
 
|1870 |88863
 
|1880 |102800
 
|1890 |59903
 
|1900 |88006
 
|1910 |88594
 
|1920 |108450
 
|1930 |101050
 
|1940 |121105
 
|1950 |164856
 
|1960 |216382
 
|1970 |247650
 
|1980 |276974
 
|1990 |295039
 
|2000 |309969
 
}} 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Charleston County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see [[South Carolina Census|South Carolina Census]]. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.
 
 
 
See [[South Carolina Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|South Carolina Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.
 
 
 
See [http://www.us-census.org/states/southcarolina/c-sc.htm#Charleston Charleston County, SC census assignments], including links to transcribed files [[http://www.us-census.org/ The USGenWeb Census Project<sup>®</sup>]]
 
 
 
===== 1790  =====
 
 
 
*Hagy, James W. ''People and Professions of Charleston, South Carolina, 1782-1802''. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49288 Ancestry] ($).
 
 
 
===== 1800  =====
 
 
 
*Hagy, James W. ''People and Professions of Charleston, South Carolina, 1782-1802''. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49288 Ancestry] ($).
 
 
 
===== 1820 Manufactures  =====
 
 
 
The original manufactures schedules for South Carolina are kept at the [[National Archives and Records Administration|NARA]], Washington, D.C. FHL copies: {{FHL|280127|item}} 1024517 - 1024518.
 
 
 
Published abstract:
 
 
 
*National Archives. ''Indexes to Manufactures Census of 1820''. 1920; reprint, Knightstown,&nbsp;Ind.: Bookmark, 1977. {{FHL|280979|item}}&nbsp;973 X2m 1820; digital version at [http://www.lineages.com/InfoCenter/Databases/1820Manufactures.cfm Lineages]. [Includes this county.]
 
 
 
===== 1840 Revolutionary War Pensioners  =====
 
 
 
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census''. Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives, 1841. {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840; {{FHL|282860|item}} 2321; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. [See South Carolina, City of Charleston on page 142.]
 
 
 
===== 1848  =====
 
 
 
*Chapman, Anne W. "Inadequacies of the 1848 Charleston Census," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 81, No. 1 (Jan., 1980), pp. 24-34. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567599 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Dawson, J.L. and H.W. DeSaussure.&nbsp;''Census of the City of Charleston, South Carolina, for the Year 1848, Exhibiting the Condition and Prospects of the City, Illustrated by Many Statistical Details, Prepared Under the Authority of the City Council''. Charleston, S.C.: J.B. Nixon, Printer, 1849. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=xCxNAAAAYAAJ Google Books]. [More of a statistical history rather than a list of names.]
 
 
 
===== 1861  =====
 
 
 
*Ford, Frederick A. ''Census of the City of Charleston, South Carolina, for the Year 1861. Illustrated by Statistical Tables. Prepared Under the Authority of the City Council''. Charleston, S.C.: Steam-Power Presses of Evans &amp; Cogswell, 1861. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=BGouAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== 1890  =====
 
 
 
Lost, but substitutes are available on Ancestry, see [[Charleston County, South Carolina#Directories|Directories]].
 
 
 
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
Church records are an essential part of family history research. When there is a lack of vital records for a particular area, church records can be used as another source. Church records usually contain: baptism or christening records, marriage records, burial records, communion records and membership records. The quality of the records will depend on how well denominations record and maintain their records. Church records may be obtained from the church where your ancestor attended. However, older and defunct churches may have placed their records in denominational repositories.
 
 
 
The following Charleston church records have been indexed on the [http://www.familysearch.org International Genealogical Index]:<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbersNA/SPSouth_Carolina.htm ''IGI Batch Numbers for South Carolina, USA,''] accessed 14 September 2010.</ref>
 
 
 
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" width="100%"
 
|-
 
| '''Church'''
 
| '''Baptisms'''
 
| '''Batch'''
 
| '''Marriages'''
 
| '''Batch'''
 
|-
 
| Christ Church Parish
 
| 1694-1843 (gaps)
 
| C506621
 
| 1709-1862 (gaps)
 
| M506621
 
|-
 
| Independent Congregational (Circular) Church
 
| 1732-1815 (gaps)
 
| C506611
 
| 1733-1815 (gaps)
 
| M506611
 
|-
 
| St. Andrews Parish
 
| x
 
| x
 
| 1714-1774
 
| M506601
 
|-
 
| St. James Santee
 
| 1758-1788
 
| C506631
 
| x
 
| x
 
|-
 
| St. John Lutheran
 
| 1752-1785
 
| C507171
 
| 1752-1785
 
| M507171
 
|-
 
| St. Philip
 
| 1718-1810
 
| C506621
 
| 1720-1802
 
| M505491
 
|}
 
 
 
Records of specific religions include:
 
 
 
===== Catholic  =====
 
 
 
Spanish expeditions clearly explored the region that would become Charleston and there&nbsp;are indications that&nbsp;priests accompanied these expeditions. However, prior to the American Revolution there were few Roman Catholics in Charleston. In 1786 an Italian priest celebrated Mass with a congregation of about twelve people. In 1789 a tract&nbsp;of land was purchased&nbsp;which contained an old Methodist&nbsp;meeting house. The old meeting house was refurbished for worship and named St. Mary's.<ref name="Lesesne">Thomas Petigru Lesesne. ''History of Charleston County, South Carolina.''Charleston, S.C.: A.H. Cawston</ref>
 
 
 
*England, John. ''Diurnal of the Right Rev. John England, D.D., First Bishop of Charleston, S.C. from 1820 to 1823''. Philadelphia, Pa.: American Catholic Historical Society, 1895. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=OWJAAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*McElrone, Hugh P. ''The Works of the Right Rev. John England, Bishop of Charleston, S.C., With Memoir, Memorials, Notes and Full Index''. 2 vols. New York: P.J. Kenedy, Publishers to the Holy Apostolic See, Excelsior Catholic Publishing House, 1900. Digital versions of [http://books.google.com/books?id=qlEhAAAAMAAJ Volume 1] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=aFIhAAAAMAAJ Volume 2]&nbsp;at Google Books.
 
 
 
===== Church of England (Anglican, Protestant Episcopal)  =====
 
 
 
St. Philip's was the first church. Made of wood, it was located at the southeast corner of Broad and Meeting streets. This structure was replaced&nbsp;by a more permanent edifice in 1723 and opened on Easter. St. Philips was the earliest Church of England in the Carolinas and was the first Protestant foundation south of Virginia. {{FHL|53420|item|disp=FHL book 975.7915 D3l or FHL film 1598278 item 2}}<ref name="Lesesne">''History of Charleston County South Carolina,'' by Thomas Petigru Lesesne, 1931.</ref>
 
 
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Christ Church Parish, South Carolina|Christ Church Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. Andrews Parish, South Carolina|St. Andrew's Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. James Santee Parish, South Carolina|St. James Santee Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. Johns Colleton Parish, South Carolina|St. John's Colleton Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. Michaels Parish, South Carolina|St. Michael's Parish]] <br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. Pauls Parish, South Carolina|St. Paul's Parish]] <br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. Philips Parish, South Carolina|St. Philip's Parish]]
 
 
 
Sketches of several of Charleston's old parish churches are reproduced in:
 
 
 
*Smith, Alice R. Huger, ed. ''A Charleston Sketch Book, 1796-1806. Forty watercolor drawings of the city and the surrounding country, including plantations and parish churches, by Charles Fraser''. Charleston, S.C.: Carolina Art Association.
 
 
 
A biography of one of the ministers has been published:
 
 
 
*Elliott, James H. ''In Memoriam. Tributes to the Memory of the Rev. C.P. Gadsden, Late Rector of St. Luke's Church, Charleston, S.C.'' Charleston, S.C.: Fogartie's Book Depository, 1872. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=wq9AAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  =====
 
 
 
Early LDS Church records located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
 
 
 
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Charleston Branch (South Carolina). Record of Members 1935-1943. Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1954. {{FHL|180500|item}} film 1986 item 6.
 
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Charleston Ward(South Carolina). Annual Report 1947-1948. Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1951?. {{FHL|640836|item}} film 23337. Charleston Ward was organized from a branch in October 1947.
 
 
 
===== Circular Church  =====
 
 
 
*"Register of the Independent (Circular) Church of Charleston, South Carolina, 1784-1815," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571314 Vol. 33, No. 1 (Jan. 1932):29-54]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571324 Vol. 33, No. 2 (Apr. 1932):154-174]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571334 Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jul. 1932):216-227]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571349 Vol. 33, No. 4 (Oct. 1932):306-316]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571357 Vol. 34, No. 1 (Jan. 1933):47-54]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571364 Vol. 34, No. 2 (Apr. 1933):96-102]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571371 Vol. 34, No. 3 (Jul. 1933):157-164]. Digital versions at JSTOR&nbsp;($).
 
*South Carolina Historical Society. ''A Memorial of the Late Rev. William H. Adams, for Twelve Years Pastor of the Circular Church, Charleston, S.C.'' Charleston, S.C.: Walker, Evans &amp; Cogswell. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=n21HAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== Huguenot  =====
 
 
 
The Huguenots had their beginnings in Charleston in 1681.&nbsp;In 1687 a second church was built along the Cooper River.&nbsp;Both of these structures fell victim to fire, but they were rebuilt. By 1686 Huguenot settlements existed in Charleston, Santee River, St. John's Berkeley and Cooper River. Rev. Elias Prioleau was the first recoginzed and regular pastor of the French church.{{FHL|53420|item|disp=FHL book 975.7915 D3l or FHL film 1598278 item 2}}<ref name="Lesesne">Thomas Petigru Lesesne. ''History of Charleston County, South Carolina.'' Charleston, S.C.: A.H. Cawston</ref>
 
 
 
*''The Liturgy, or Forms of Divine Service, of The French&nbsp;Protestant Church, of Charleston, S.C.'' Charleston, S.C.: James S. Burges, 1836. Digital version of 1836 edition at [http://books.google.com/books?id=xtcrAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; digital version of 1853 edition at [http://books.google.com/books?id=meETAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; digital version of 1869 edition at [http://books.google.com/books?id=q-xDAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== Jews  =====
 
 
 
Almost all of the early Jews in Charles Town came from English possessions located in the western hemisphere. These places included New York, Georgia, Barbados, and the British West Indies.Beth Elohim met for worship in a wooden house from 1750 to 1757.
 
 
 
*Breibart, Solomon. "The Synagogues of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 80, No. 3 (Jul., 1979), pp. 215-235. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567561 JSTOR] ($).
 
*Cohen, J. Barrett. ''Judaism and the Typical Jew. An Address Delivered Before the Jews of Charleston, S.C., on the Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Birthday of Sir Moses Montefiore at the Hasel Street Synagogue, October 26th, 1884, by J. Barrett Cohen''. Charleston, S.C.: The News and Courier Book Presses, 1884. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=ZYsvAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Elzas, Barnett A. ''Jewish Marriage Notices from the Newspaper Press of Charleston, S.C. (1775-1906)''. New York: Bloch Publishing Company, 1917. {{FHL|975.791 F2e}}; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=jjETAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Elzas, Barnett Abraham. ''The Old Jewish Cemeteries at Charleston, S.C.:&nbsp;A Transcript of the Inscriptions on Their Tombstones, 1762-1903''. Charleston, S.C.: Daggett Print., 1903. {{FHL|975.791/C1 V2e}}; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28806 Ancestry] ($); [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH28,25773 Family History Archives]; [http://books.google.com/books?id=PFITAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/oldjewishcemete00elzagoog Internet Archive];&nbsp;and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdsc101_charlestonjewishcemeteries World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Elzas, Barnett A. ''The Reformed Society of Israelites of Charleston, S.C.'' New York: Bloch Publishing Company, 1916. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=VFwXAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Elzas, Barnett A. ''The Sabbath Service and Miscellaneous Prayers Adopted by the Reformed Society of Israelites Founded in Charleston, S.C. November 21, 1825''. Reprint, New York: Bloch Publishing Company, 1916. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=U6MQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Hagy, James W. "The Death Records of Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 91, No. 1 (Jan., 1990), pp. 32-44. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27568110 JSTOR] ($). [Local study on Jewish deaths in Charleston during the nineteenth century.]
 
 
 
===== Methodist Episcopal  =====
 
 
 
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1297275170423_282">The visit of John Wesley in about 1736 was the beginning of Methodism in Charleston. The organized beginning of the church was in 1785 with the assistance of Bishop Francis Asbury. By the end of the year Charleston had a membership of thirty-five white and twenty-three African-Americans. In 1786 the first Methodist Church was erected on Cumberland Street&nbsp;in Charleston.<ref name="Lesesne">Thomas Petigru Lesesne. ''History of Charleston County, South Carolina.'' Charleston, S.C.: A.H. Cawston.</ref> </span>
 
 
 
<br>
 
 
 
*Mood, F.A. ''Methodism in Charleston: A Narrative of the Chief Events Relating to the Rise and Progress of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., With Brief Notices of the Early Ministers Who Labored in that City''. Nashville, Tenn.: E. Stevenson &amp; J.E. Evans, 1856. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=-mDUAAAAMAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== Presbyterian  =====
 
 
 
Presbyterianism was established in South Carolina by the Congregational Presbyterians in 1682. In about 1865 individuals from Scotland and New England formed the Presbyterian Meeting. In about 1680 Lord Cardross attempted to organize a Presbyterian colony at Port Royal. The colony was attacked by the Spanish and abandoned in 1688. Many remained in Carolina and were organized into congregations.<ref name="Lesesne">Thomas Petigru Lesesne. ''History of Charleston County, South Carolina.'' Charleston, S.C.: A.H. Cawston.</ref>
 
 
 
*''Centennial Celebration of the Dedication of the First Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S.C., Organized Seventeen Hundred and Thirty-two: Dedication, December Twenty-ninth, Eighteen Hundred and Fourteen: Celebration, December Twenty-sixth to December Twenty-ninth, Nineteen Hundred and Fourteen''. Charleston, S.C.: Walker, Evans &amp; Cogswell Co., 1915. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22731 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Smith, Thomas. ''Manual, for the Use of the Members of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S.C.'' Charleston, S.C.: Jenkins &amp; Hussey, 1838. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=mI4AAAAAMAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== Unitarian  =====
 
 
 
*''The Old and the New, or, Discourses and Proceedings at the Dedication of the Re-modelled Unitarian Church in Charleston, S.C., on Sunday, April 2, 1954: Preceded by the Farewell Discourse Delivered in the Old Church, on Sunday, April 4, 1852''. Charleston: S.G. Courtenay, 1854. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22887 Ancestry] ($).
 
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
*Hall, John A. "'Nefarious Wretches, Insidious Villains, and Evil-Minded Persons': Urban Crime Reported in Charleston's ''City Gazette'', in 1788," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 88, No. 3 (Jul. 1987):151-168. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27568017 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).<br>
 
 
 
==== Directories  ====
 
 
 
*'''[1782, 1785, 1790, 1794, 1796, 1801, 1802]''' Hagy, James W. ''People and Professions of Charleston, South Carolina, 1782-1802''. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49288 Ancestry] ($).
 
*'''[1803, 1806, 1807, 1813]'''&nbsp;Hagy, James W. City ''Directories for Charleston, South Carolina for the Years 1803, 1806, 1807, 1809, and 1813''. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2000. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49107 Ancestry] ($).
 
*'''[1816, 1819, 1822, 1825, 1829]''' Hagy, James W. ''Charleston, South Carolina City Directories for the Years 1816, 1819, 1822, 1825, and 1829''. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2002. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49124 Ancestry] ($) and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806346655_jameswhagy1996 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*'''[1830-1841]''' Hagy, James W. ''Charleston, South Carolina City Directories for the Years 1830-1841''. 1997. Digital version at [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806346787_jameswhagy1997 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*'''[1849, 1852, 1855]''' Hagy, James W. ''Directories for the City of Charleston, South Carolina for the Years 1849, 1852, and 1855''. 1998. Digital version at [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348224_jameswhagy1998 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*'''[1859-1860] '''Hagy, James W. ''On the Eve of the Civil War: the Charleston, SC Directories for the Years 1859 and 1860''. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2000. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49281 Ancestry] ($).
 
*'''[1888] '''Charleston City Directory, 1888. Charleston, SC: Southern Directory and Publishing Co., 1888. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4431 Ancestry] ($).
 
*'''[1889] '''Charleston City Directory, 1889. Charleston, SC: Southern Directory and Publishing Co., 1889. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4431 Ancestry] ($).
 
*'''[1890] '''Charleston City Directory, 1890. Charleston, SC: Southern Directory and Publishing Co., 1890. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4431 Ancestry] ($).
 
 
 
==== DNA  ====
 
 
 
{{DNA}} DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Charleston County residents. FamilySearch has not independently verified the lineages of those tested.
 
 
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
 
 
More than 50 genealogies have been published about Charleston County families. To view a list, visit [[Charleston County, South Carolina Genealogy|Charleston County, South Carolina Genealogy]].
 
 
 
==== Historic Residences  ====
 
 
 
*Simons, Harriet P. and Albert Simons. "The William Burrows House of Charleston," ''Winterthur Portfolio,'' Vol. 3, (1967), pp. 172-203. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1180506 JSTOR] ($).
 
*Smith, Alice R. Huger. ''The Dwelling Houses of Charleston, South Carolina''. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1917. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29411 Ancestry] ($) and [http://books.google.com/books?id=eDITAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Stoney, Samuel Gaillard. ''This is Charleston:&nbsp;A Survey of the Architectural Heritage of&nbsp;a Unique American City''. Charleston, S.C.: Carolina Art Association for the Charleston Civic Services Committee, 1944. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22937 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Young, Rogers W. "Castle Pinckney, Silent Sentinel of Charleston Harbor," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine,'' Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan., 1938), pp. 1-14. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571521 JSTOR] ($).
 
 
 
==== Immigration  ====
 
 
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Correspondence with the American Colonies 1739-1782," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 12, No. 1 (Spring 1998):108-128; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Fall 1998):189-205. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Charleston with the following surnames: Bull, Gaiden (?), Izard, and Laurens.] Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=94040&disp=The+Genealogist+%28American+Society+of+G%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL].
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Intercepted Letters Relating to America 1777-1811," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 14, No. 2 (Fall 2000):184-200; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 2001):53-74. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Charleston with the following surname: Davies and Geyer.] Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=94040&disp=The+Genealogist+%28American+Society+of+G%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL].
 
*Holcomb, Brent H. ''Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Charleston, 1820-1829''. 1994. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48269 Ancestry] ($) and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc_passengerarrivalscharleston1820-1829 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Li, Jian.&nbsp;"A History of the Chinese in Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 99, No. 1 (Jan., 1998), pp. 34-65. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27570280 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*[http://www.immigrantservants.com/search/advancedResults.php?surname=&givenName=&varientSurnameSpellings=&gender=&dateOfBirthDay=&dateOfBirthMonth=&dateOfBirthQuantifier=&dateOfBirthYear=&placeOfBirthParish=&placeOfBirthTown=&placeOfBirthCity=&placeOfBirthCounty=&placeOfBirthColony=&placeOfBirthNation=&occupations=&religions=&orphan=&familyPosition=&immigrationYearQualifier=&immigrationYear=&portOfDepartureTown=&portOfDepartureCity=&portOfDepartureCounty=&portOfDepartureNation=&placeOfArrivalTown=&placeOfArrivalCounty=&placeOfArrivalColony=&shipName=&convict=&yearOfIndentureQualifier=&yearOfIndenture=&lengthOfIndentureYears=&lengthOfIndentureMonths=&yearOfFreedomQualifier=&yearOfFreedom=&placeOfIndentureTown=&placeOfIndentureCity=&placeOfIndentureCounty=Charleston&placeOfIndentureColony=South+Carolina&agentSurname=&agentGivenName=&agentTitle=&masterSurname=&masterGivenName=&masterTitle=&residenceParish=&residenceTown=&residenceCity=&residenceCounty=&residenceColony=&residenceNation=&landowner=&literate=&spouseSurname=&spouseGivenName=&spouseMarriageDateDay=&spouseMarriageDateMonth=&spouseMarriageDateQualifier=&spouseMarriageDateYear=&spouseMarriageLocationParish=&spouseMarriageLocationCounty=&spouseMarriageLocationColony=&spouseMarriageLocationNation=&deathDateDay=&deathDateMonth=&deathDateQualifier=&deathDateYear=&deathLocality=&deathCounty=&deathColony=&deathState=&testate=&proofServantStatus=&proofConvictStatus=&headright=&preServitudeSources=&postServitudeSources=&comments=&family=&sourceCitations=&interestedResearchers= List of imported servants and transported convicts from Europe] who served labor terms in Colonial Charleston County, South Carolina (work in progress), Courtesy: [http://www.immigrantservants.com Immigrant Servants Database].
 
*Jones, Patricia K. ''Across the Ocean of Promise: The Irish of Charleston, South Carolina''. Oakwood, Ga.: P.K. Jones, 2006. {{FHL|975.7915 F2j}}
 
*Ott, Joseph K. "Rhode Islanders in Charleston: Social Notes," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 75, No. 3 (Jul., 1974), pp. 180-183. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567259 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Ravenel, Daniel. ''Liste des François et Suisses: From an Old Manuscript of French and Swiss Protestants Settled in Charleston, on the Santee and at the Orange Quarter in Carolina, Who Desired Naturalization, Prepared Probably about 1695-6''. 1822; reprint, New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1888. {{FHL|975.7 W2rL}}; digital version at [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc_frenchswissprotestants1888 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Riley, Helene M. "Michael Kalteisen and the Founding of the German Friendly Society in Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine,'' Vol. 100, No. 1 (Jan. 1999):29-48. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27570352 JSTOR] ($).
 
*Scott, Kenneth. ''British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812''. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979. {{FHL|973 W4s}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($). [Identifies many British immigrants living in Charleston during the War of 1812.]
 
 
 
Early migration routes to and from Charleston County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.], and William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>
 
 
 
:*Atlantic Ocean 1670
 
:*[[King's Highway]] about 1704
 
:*[[Fort Moore-Charleston Trail]] about 1716
 
:*[[Camden-Charleston Path]] 1732
 
:*[[Charleston-Savannah Trail]] late 1730s
 
:*[[Secondary Coast Road]] late 1730s
 
:*[[Old South Carolina State Road]] 1747
 
:*[[Charleston-Ft. Charlotte Trail]] about 1765
 
 
 
[[Image:{{SCMigTra}}]]
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
 
===== Land Record Books  =====
 
 
 
The original Charleston City and County land record books are kept at the [[Charleston County, South Carolina#County_Courthouse|county courthouse]]. Records dated 1719 to 1873 have been microfilmed: {{FHL|361547|item}} 23503 ff.
 
 
 
===== Plats For State Land Grants 1784-1868  =====
 
 
 
This series consists of recorded copies of plats for state land grants for the Charleston and&nbsp;the Columbia Series&nbsp;with their certificates of admeasurement or certification.&nbsp; All personal names and geographic features on these plats are included in the repository's [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/Search.aspx?br=1 On-line Index to Plats for State Land Grants]<br>
 
 
 
The South Carolina Constitution of 1790 required the surveyor general to maintain offices in both the new capital at Columbia and in Charleston. The surveyor general began to use separate volumes for recording plats in his Columbia office in 1796. Before that, all plats were recorded in the set of volumes begun in Charleston in 1784. After 1796, most plats for land grants in the Upper Division of the state were recorded and filed in Columbia. The surveyor general chose to make the Columbia volumes a continuation of the state plat volumes begun in Charleston and gave the initial Columbia volume the number thirty-six to correspond with the number of the volume that had then been reached in the Charleston series. As a result, there are volumes numbered thirty-six through forty-three from each office, but the records in them are not duplicative.
 
 
 
Also included are the Plan Books containing Plats and Plans.
 
 
 
*Smith, Henry A.M. "Charleston: The Original Plan and the Earliest Settlers," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 9, No. 1 (Jan., 1908), pp. 12-27. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575181 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Smith, Henry A.M. "Charleston and Charleston Neck: The Original Grantees and the Settlements along the Ashley and Cooper Rivers," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 19, No. 1 (Jan., 1918), pp. 3-76. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569444 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
==== Libraries, Archives, and Museums  ====
 
 
 
*[http://calm-sc.blogspot.com/ '''Charleston Archives, Libraries and Museums Council&nbsp;''']'''CALM'''. This is a council of repositories, mostly in the Charleston area&nbsp;that represent a variety of&nbsp;disciplines.&nbsp;Purposes&nbsp;that promote family history&nbsp;include &nbsp;preserving historic and contemporary materials and providing a supportive&nbsp;environment for the exchange of ideas and information. For more information about CALM, [[Charleston Archives, Libraries and Museums Council|click here]]. <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1296696204921_892" /><br>
 
*[http://ccpl.org/ '''Charleston County Public Library''']&nbsp;Charleston County's main library is the home of the Charleston Archive and the South Carolina Room. The SC Room houses local history and genealogy materials and resources, focusing on the history and genealogy of SC, with special emphasis on Charleston and the Lowcountry.&nbsp; Their collection also includes a microfilm copy of early birth (starting in 1877) and death (starting in 1821) registers for Charleston.&nbsp; You can search these records onsite or a staff libarian will make a search of these records for you for the price of copy fees.&nbsp; You can contact them through [http://www.ccpl.org/content.asp?id=14596&action=detail&catID=5407&parentID=5373 email] or [http://www.ccpl.org/content.asp?id=14611&action=detail&catID=5374&parentID=5374 mail].&nbsp; The main library is located at 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC.&nbsp;For additional information about the library and its services&nbsp;[[Charleston County, South Carolina Public Library|click here]].
 
*[http://spinner.cofc.edu/~speccoll/index.html '''College of Charleston: Special Collections''']located on the third floor of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library acquires, evaluates, and preserves rare printed and archival material. These include books, manuscripts, maps and artwork. One of its largest collections is the Spoleto Festival Archive, the Jewish Heritage Collection (which includes the William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection and Papers), the L. Mendel Rivers Collection, and the Burnet R. Maybank Senatorial Papers. For more information about the collection [[College of Charleston Special Collections|Click Here]].
 
 
 
'''Family History Centers'''
 
 
 
Charleston South Carolina <br>1519 Sam Rittenburg Blvd<br>Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States<br>Phone: 843-766-6017<br>Hours: T-Th 10am-9pm; F-Sat 10am-2pm<br>Closed: Jan 1, 2, 30, Apr 3, Jul 1,2,3, Oct 2,23, Nov 23-27, Dec 21-31<br>
 
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
 
*Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. ''Short Sketch of Charleston, S.C., How It Fared in Two Wars and an Earthquake''. 3rd ed. 1900. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=2SPcUSOXGDAC Google Books].
 
*Bailey, James Davis. ''History of Grindal Shoals and Some Early Adjacent Families'' (Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International - Books on Demand, 1973), 85 pages. Historic incidents and folk-lore of Grindal Shoals. Book at {{FHL|117869|item|disp=FHL 975.7 A1 no. 25 }} and [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-grindal-shoals-and-some-early-adjacent-families/oclc/11789681&referer=brief_results Other Libraries]
 
*Bridges, Anne B.&nbsp;&nbsp; ''St. James Santee Plantation Parish [South Carolina]&nbsp;: History &amp; Records, 1685-1925''&nbsp;&nbsp; ( Spartanburg, South Carolina&nbsp;: The Reprint Co., c1997 ), 541 pages. Includes church records for St. James Santee, 1758-1788 (Church of England); previously unpublished records, 1846-1921 (assumed to be Episcopalian).&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Also includes cemetery records for the church and lists of French &amp; Swiss refugees &amp; inhabitants. Book found at FHL {{FHL|734731|item|disp=FHL 975.79 H2b}} and [http://www.worldcat.org/title/st-james-santee-plantation-parish-history-and-records-1685-1925/oclc/35646490&referer=brief_results Other Libraries.]
 
*Cardozo, Jacob N. ''Reminiscences of Charleston''. Charleston S.C.: J. Walker, Stationer and Printer, 1866. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22902 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Charleston Chamber of Commerce. ''Historic and Picturesque Charleston South Carolina''. 1904. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=znhY3HbjbugC Google Books].
 
*Duffy, John. "Yellow Fever in Colonial Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 52, No. 4 (Oct., 1951), pp. 189-197. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571297 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Hagy, James William.&nbsp; ''This Happy Land&nbsp;: the Jews of Colonial and Antebellum Charleston ''(Tuscaloosa, Alabama&nbsp;: University of Alabama Press, c1993), 450 pages. A full study of Judaism and Jewish life in Charleston before the Civil War. Book at {{FHL|678127|item|disp=FHL 975.791 F2h}}&nbsp; and [http://www.worldcat.org/title/this-happy-land-the-jews-of-colonial-and-antebellum-charleston/oclc/246526951&referer=brief_results Other Libraries]
 
*Jackson, Melvin H.. ''Privateers in Charleston, 1793-1796''. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1969. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22896 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Lesesne, Thomas Petigru. ''History of Charleston County, South Carolina: Narrative and Biographical.''Charleston, S.C.: A.H. Cawston, 1931. 369 pages. The purpose of the book was to tell the story of Charleston County in the language of others. Events range from 1663 to 1929. {{FHL|53420|item|disp=FHL 975.7915 D3L}} and [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-charleston-county-south-carolina-narrative-and-biographical/oclc/498936299&referer=brief_results Other Libraries]
 
*Lesesne, Thomas Petigru. ''Landmarks of Charleston: Including Description of an Incomparable Stroll''. Richmond Va.: Garrett &amp; Massie, 1932. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22866 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Mazyck, Arthur. ''Guide to Charleston Illustrated, Being a Sketch of the History of Charleston, S.C.'' Charleston, S.C.: Walker, Evans &amp; Cogswell, 1875. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=o2FAAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Prentiss, James Clayton. ''The Charleston City Guide: Containing a Full and Accurate Description of All Places of Interest in and Around the City, and Other Useful Matter''. Charleston, S.C.: J.W. DeLano, Office of the Sunday Times, c1872. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25366 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Ravenel, Harriott Horry. ''Charleston: The Place and the People''. New York: Macmillan Co., 1912, c1906. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25415 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Scott, Kenneth. "Sufferers in the Charleston Fire of 1740," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 64, No. 4 (Oct., 1963), pp. 203-211. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566485 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Simons, Katherine Drayton. ''Stories of Charleston Harbor''. Columbia, S.C.: State Co., 1930. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22933 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Verner, Elizabeth O'Neill. ''Mellowed by Time:&nbsp;A Charleston Notebook''. Columbia, S.C.: Bostick &amp; Thornley, 1941. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=22873 Ancestry] ($).
 
*''Yearbook 1910:&nbsp;City of Charleston, So. Ca.'' Charleston, S.C.: The Daggett Printing Company, 1910. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=c_xBAAAAYAAJ Google Books].[http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-grindal-shoals-and-some-early-adjacent-families/oclc/11789681&referer=brief_results <br>]
 
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
*Williams, George W. "Two Maps of Charleston in the Revolution," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 76, No. 2 (Apr., 1975), pp. 49-50. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567303 JSTOR]&nbsp;($). [Article includes map descriptions, but does not reproduce the maps themselves.]
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
===== '''''General'''''  =====
 
 
 
*"Artillery companies moved to Charleston Harbor forts, Nov. 1832," ''Times'', Spring 2006, Volume 21, Issue 2. Lee County Genealogical and Historical Society&nbsp;: Sanford, North Carolina.
 
*"Castle Pinckney description, 1833," ''Times'' Spring 2006, Volume 21, Issue 2. Lee County Genealogical and Historical Society&nbsp;: Sanford, NC.
 
*"Charleston's connection to Looe Key in Fl., name from HMS Loo, 1743," Carologue'', Winter 2004, Volume 20, Issue 4. South Carolina Historical Society&nbsp;: Charleston, SC.''
 
*"Ja. Oglethorpe to Navy Commander, 1742," ''Georgia Historical Society Collections'', 1873, Volume 3. Georgia Historical Society&nbsp;: Savannah, Georgia.
 
 
 
===== '''''Revolutionary War'''''  =====
 
 
 
*Andreano, Ralph Louis and Herbert D. Werner, "Charleston Loyalists: A Statistical Note," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine,'' Vol. 60, No. 3 (Jul., 1959), pp. 164-168. Digital version at&nbsp;[http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566239 JSTOR] ($).
 
*Barnwell, Joseph W. "The Evacuation of Charleston by the British in 1782," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan., 1910), pp. 1-26. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575255 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Hough, F.B. ''The Siege of Charleston: By the British Fleet and Army Under the Command of Admiral Arbuthnot and Sir Henry Clinton, which Terminated with the Surrender of that Place on the 12th of May, 1780''. Albany: J. Munsell, 1867. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29436 Ancestry] ($);&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/siegeofcharlesto00houg Internet Archive]; [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdsc3015_charleston World Vital Records]&nbsp;($); another [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdsc10034_charleston World Vital Records] ($) version.
 
*Kennett, Lee. "Charleston in 1778: A French Intelligence Report," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 66, No. 2 (Apr., 1965), pp. 109-111. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566573 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*''Oration, Delivered Before the '76 Association, and Society of the Cincinnati, at Hibernian Hall, Charleston, S.C. on the 5th of July, 1858 by Charles E.B. Flagg, of the Cincinnati''. Charleston, S.C.: A.J. Burke, 1858. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=RgNLAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Stoesen, Alexander R. "The British Occupation of Charleston, 1780-1782," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 63, No. 2 (Apr., 1962), pp. 71-82. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566396 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*"Pee Dee supplies for the siege of Charleston, 1780," ''Darlington Flag'', Fall 2006, Volume 18, Issue 4. Old Darlington District Chapter, South Carolina Genealogical Society&nbsp;: Hartsville, SC.
 
*"Colonel John Laurens, unsung hero of the American Revolution, 1755 - 1782," ''Laurens County Historical Society Quarterly Newsletter'', August 2006, Issue 3. Laurens County Historical Society&nbsp;: Dublin, Georgia.
 
*"Sectionalism, slavery and the threat of war in Josiah Quincy, Jr.'s Southern Journal, 1773," ''New England Quarterly'', June 2006, Volume 79, Issue 2. New England Quarterly, Inc.:Boston, MA.
 
*"Battle flags captured by Colonel Banastre Tarleton, 1779-1780," ''St. Lucie River Whig'', Spring 2006, Volume 14, Issue 2. St. Lucie River Chapter&nbsp;: Lucie, FL.
 
*"Battles for Charleston," ''SAR Magazine'', Winter 2005, Volume 99, Issue 3. National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution&nbsp;: Louisville, Kentucky. {{FHL|62155|item}} Book 973 B2sa.
 
*"Brief account of Marion's Brigade, 1780," ''Three Rivers Chronicle'', Winter 2005, Volume 26, Issue 4. Three Rivers Historical Society&nbsp;: Hemingway, SC.
 
*"Forces gather at Charleston Harbor, 1779 - 1780," ''Tennessee Rifleman'', Winter 2005, Volume 46, Issue 1. Tennessee Society of the Sons of the American Revolution&nbsp;: Knoxville, TN.
 
*"Battle of the Great Cane Brake on the Reedy River, 1775," ''Greenville County Historical Society Proceedings and Papers'', 2005, Volume 12. Greenville County Historical Society&nbsp;: Greenville, SC
 
*"John Macklin, Mary Port, and tragic consequences for remaining loyalists, 1770's," ''Escribano (El)'', 2004, Volume 41. St. Augustine Historical Society&nbsp;: St. Augustine, FL.
 
*"Elizabeth Jackson, Waxham women aid Revolutionary soldiers, Charleston, 1781," ''Chester District Genealogical Society Bulletin'', March 2003, Volume 27, Issue 1. Chester County Genealogical Society&nbsp;: Richburg, SC. {{FHL|386053|item}} Book 975.74 D25b
 
*"Soldiers from 96 dist., Stono Ferry ba.," ''Quill'', November 2002, Volume 18, Issue 6. Old Edgefield District Archives Chapter&nbsp;: Edgefield, SC.
 
*"Battle of Sullivan Island, 1770," ''Lawrence County Heritage'', Spring 200, Volume 5, Issue 3. Lawrence County Genealogical Society:Lawrenceburg, TN.
 
*"Rebel prisoners from Charleston, 1780," ''Ancient City Genealogist'', February 2002, Volume 13, Issue 1. St. Augustine Genealogical Society&nbsp;: St. Augustine, FL.
 
*"Prisoners on prison ships, 1780," Marion County Genealogical Society Quarterly'', September 1997, Volume 11, Issue 3. Marion County Genealogical Society:Jefferson, TX.''
 
*"Captain William Gaston's company," ''Broad River Notebook'', December 1996, Volume 5, Issue 4. Broad River Basin Historical Society&nbsp;: Sharon, SC.
 
*"Bratton's list of Tories, 1783," ''York County Genealogical and Historical Society Quarterly'', September 1996, Volume 8, Issue 2. York County Genealogical and Historical Society:Rock Hill, SC.
 
*"Charleston proposed surrender, 1779," ''South Carolina Historical Magazine'', January 1995, Volume 96, Issue 1. South Carolina Historical Society&nbsp;: Charleston, SC. {{FHL|53362|item}} Book 975.7 B2s
 
*"North Carolina militiamen paroled Charleston, SC 1780," ''North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal'', August 1987, Volume 13, Issue 3. North Carolina Genealogical Society&nbsp;: Raleigh, NC. {{FHL|41760|item}} Book 975.6 B2s.
 
*"Siege of Charleston as experienced by Hessian officer, 1780," ''South Carolina Historical Magazine'', April 1987, Volume 88, Issue 2. South Carolina Historical Society&nbsp;: Charleston, SC. {{FHL|53340|item}} Book 975.7 B2s Film 1697883
 
*"Siege of Charleston-experienced by Hessian officer," ''South Carolina Historical Magazine'', January 1987, Volume 88, Issue 1. South Carolina Historical Society:Charleston, SC. South Carolina Historical Society&nbsp;: Charleston, SC. {{FHL|53340|item}} Book 975.7 B2s Film 1697883
 
*"Prisoners on parole, 1780, Charleston," ''Genealogical Reference Builders Newsletter'', November 1974, Volume 8, Issue 4. Elaine Walker:Post Falls, Idaho. {{FHL|21546|item}} Book 973 B2grb.
 
*"Revolutionary army prisoners, 1781," ''Genealogist's Post'', March 1971, Volume 8, Issue 1. Richard T. Williams&nbsp;: Danboro, PA. {{FHL|20726}item}} Book 973 B2gp.
 
*"Revolutionary records," ''Carolina Genealogist'', Summer 1970, Issue 4. Heritage Papers&nbsp;: Danielsville, GA. {{FHL|803247|item}} Book 975 B2cg.
 
*"Charles Drayton (Capt.), Volume Co., 1775," ''Military Collector and Historian'', Summer 1965, Volume 17, Issue 2.&nbsp; Company of Military Historians&nbsp;: Westbrook, CT.
 
*"Council of Safety," ''Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine'', April 1964, Volume 98, Issue 4. Daughters of the American Revolution:Washington, D.C. {{FHL|287387|item}} Book 973 B2dar
 
*"Waxhaws," ''Historical Magazine'', June 1860, Volume 4, Issue 6. Henry B. Dawson:Morrisania, NY.
 
*"Battle of Fort Moultrie," ''Historical Magazine'', August 1859, Volume 3, Issue 8. Henry B. Dawson:Morrisania, NY 10456.
 
*"Battle of Fort Moultrie, 1776," ''Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine'', June 1963, Volume 97, Issues 6-7. Daughters of the American Revolution&nbsp;: Washington, D.C. {{FHL|287387|item}} Book 973 B2dar
 
*"General Green's general orders, June 1783," ''Georgia Historical Society Collections'', 1957, Volume 12. Georgia Historical Society&nbsp;: Savannah, GA
 
*"John Dart to John Pierce ltr., 1783," ''Georgia Historical Society Collections'', 1957, Volume 12 Georgia Historical Society:Savannah, GA.
 
*"Battle of Charleston," ''Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine'', December 1952, Volume 86, Issue 12.Daughters of the American Revolution&nbsp;: Washington, D.C. {{FHL|287387|item}} Book 973 B2dar.
 
*"Dorchester its mystery fort," ''Americana'' April 1933, Volume 27, Issue 2. American Historical Society&nbsp;: Somerville, New Jersey. {{FHL|100512|item}} Book 973 B2a.
 
*"Battle of Ft. Sullivan," ''Americana'', August 1914, Volume 9, Issue 8.American Historical Society&nbsp;: Somerville, New Jersey. {{FHL|100512|item}} Book 973 B2a.
 
*"First invasion of Charleston," ''Huguenot Society of South Carolina Transactions'', 1907, Volume 2, Issue 14. Huguenot Society of North Carolina&nbsp;: Charleston, SC. {{FHL|233283|item}} Book 975.7 C4h.
 
*"Battle at Fort Moultrie," ''American Monthly Magazine'', December 1904, Volume 25, Issue 6. Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine&nbsp;: Washington, D.C. {{FHL|287387|item}} Book 973 B2dar.
 
*Clinton, Henry and William T. Bulger. "Sir Henry Clinton's 'Journal of the Siege of Charleston, 1780,'" ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 66, No. 3 (Jul. 1965):147-174. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566587 JSTOR] ($).
 
*Haw, James. "A Broken Compact: Insecurity, Union, and the Proposed Surrender of Charleston, 1779," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 96, No. 1 (Jan. 1995):30-53. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27570049 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Jones, George Fenwick. "The 1780 Siege of Charleston as Experienced by a Hessian Officer," 2 parts, ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567994 Vol. 88, No. 1 (Jan. 1987):23-33]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27568005 Vol. 88, No. 2 (Apr. 1987):63-75]. Digital version at JSTOR&nbsp;($).
 
*Kepner, Frances Reece. "A British View of the Siege of Charleston, 1776," ''The Journal of Southern History'',&nbsp;Vol. 11, No. 1 (Feb. 1945):93-103. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/2197961 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Kyte, George W. "General Greene's Plans for the Capture of Charleston, 1781-1782," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 62, No. 2 (Apr. 1961):96-106. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566339 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).<br>
 
*Murdoch, Richard K. "A French Account of the Siege of Charleston, 1780," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 67, No. 3 (Jul. 1966):138-154. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566648 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Murdoch, Richard K. "A Note on 'A French Account of the Siege of Charleston, 1780,'" ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 69, No. 1 (Jan. 1968):57-58. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566862 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Rogers, George C. "Aedanus Burke, Nathanael Greene, Anthony Wayne, and the British Merchants of Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 67, No. 2 (Apr. 1966):75-83. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566630 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*"Southern Loyalists emigration," ''Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings'', 1886, Volume 3, Issue 2. Massachusetts Historical Society:Boston, Massachusetts.
 
*"Samuel Baldwin, NJ; Charleston, SC, 1780," ''New Jersey Historical Society Proceedings'', 1847, Volume 2, Issue 2. New Jersey Historical Society&nbsp;: Newark, NJ.
 
*Taliaferro, Benjamin and Lee A. Wallace. ''The Orderly Book of Captain Benjamin Taliaferro: 2d Virginia Detachment, Charleston, South Carolina, 1780''. Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1980. {{FHL|48417|item}} 975.5 M2o
 
*Wilson, John and Joseph Ioor Waring. "Lieutenant John Wilson's 'Journal of the Siege of Charleston,'" ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 66, No. 3 (Jul. 1965):175-182. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566588 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
===== '''''War of 1812'''''  =====
 
 
 
*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. {{FHL|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, South Carolina, Charleston County, pp. 182-183. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
 
 
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
 
 
Civil War service men from Charleston County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies and regiments that were specifically formed of men from Charleston County.
 
 
 
:- [[1st Battalion, South Carolina Infantry (Charleston) (Gaillard's)|1st Battalion, South Carolina Infantry (Charleston) (Gaillard's)]]
 
::- Company A (also known as the Charleston Riflemen)
 
::- Company B (also known as the Palmetto Guard or the Charleston Light Infantry)
 
::- Company C (also known as the Irish Volunteers)
 
::- Company D (also known as Sumter Guards)
 
::- Company E (also known as the Calhoun Guards)
 
::- Company F (also known as the German Fusiliers and Union Light Infantry Volunteers)
 
 
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Charleston Guard, South Carolina|1st Regiment, Charleston Guard, South Carolina]]
 
 
 
:- [[1st Regiment, South Carolina Artillery (Militia)|1st Regiment, South Carolina Artillery (Militia)]]&nbsp;- Company A, B and C
 
:- [[1st Regiment, South Carolina Rifles (Militia) (Branch's)|1st Regiment, South Carolina Rifles (Militia) (Branch's)]], Charleston Zouave Cadets
 
:- [[1st Regiment, South Carolina Militia (Charleston Reserves)|1st Regiment, South Carolina Militia (Charleston Reserves)]]
 
:- [[1st Regiment, South Carolina Mounted Militia|1st Regiment, South Carolina Mounted Militia]]
 
::- Christopher's Company (also known as Parish Mounted Rangers)
 
::- G. C. Heyward's Company (also known as Charleston Mounted Guard)
 
::- Jefford's Company (also known as South Carolina Rangers)
 
::- Simon's Company (also known as Etiwan Rangers)
 
:- [[2nd Battalion, South Carolina Cavalry Reserves|2nd Battalion, South Carolina Cavalry Reserves ]]
 
::- Ashley Dragoons or Ashley Rangers (also known as Captain Colcock's Company, South Carolina Cavalry)
 
:- [[2nd Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry|2nd Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry]]
 
::- Company D (also known as McKewn's Cavalry, Wassamassaw Cavalry)
 
:- [[3rd Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry|3rd Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry]]
 
::- Company G (also known as the German Hussars)
 
::- Company H (also known as the Ashley Dragoons or Rangers)
 
::- Company I (also known as the Rebel Troops)&nbsp;
 
:- [[16th Regiment, South Carolina Militia|16th Regiment, South Carolina Militia]]
 
:- [[Charleston Arsenal Battalion, South Carolina Local Defense Troops|Charleston Arsenal Battalion, South Carolina Local Defense Troops]]
 
:- [[Charbonnier's Company, South Carolina Militia (Pickens Rifles)|Charbonnier's Company, South Carolina Militia (Pickens Rifles)]]<br>
 
:- [[Dotterer's Company, South Carolina Ordnance Guards (Local Defense Troops)|Dotterer's Company&nbsp;South Carolina Ordinance Guards]]
 
:- [[Estill's Company, South Carolina Infantry Local Defense (Arsena )|Estill's Company, South Carolina Infantry Local Defense (Arsenal )]]
 
 
 
*Harris, W.A. ''The Record of Fort Sumter, from Its Occupation by Major Anderson, To Its Reduction by South Carolina Troops During the Administration of Governor Pickens''. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolinian Steam Job Printing Office, 1862. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=gq67rZiGp6MC Google Books].
 
*''"Our Women in the War," The Lives They Lived; the Deaths They Died, from The Weekly News and Courier, Charleston, S.C.'' Charleston, S.C.: The News and Courier Book Presses, 1885. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=GsoksxMSO58C Google Books].
 
*Manigault, Edward. ''Siege Train&nbsp;: The Journal of a Confederate Artilleryman in the Defense of Charleston''&nbsp; (Columbia, S.C.&nbsp;: Published for the Charleston Library Society by the University of South Carolina Press, ©1986), 364 pages. Book at [http://www.worldcat.org/title/siege-train-the-journal-of-a-confederate-artilleryman-in-the-defense-of-charleston/oclc/13424397&referer=brief_results WorldCat].
 
*Wilcox, Arthur M and Warren Ripley.''The Civil War at Charleston&nbsp; ''(Charleston, S.C.&nbsp;: News and Courier&nbsp;: Evening Post, [1980] ©1966), 84 pages. Originally published between 1960 and 1965 in the News and courier and Evening post. "A Post-Courier booklet."&nbsp; Book at [http://www.worldcat.org/title/civil-war-at-charleston/oclc/6944726&referer=brief_results WorldCat].<br>
 
*Porter, Anthony Toomer. &nbsp; L''ed On!&nbsp;: step by step&nbsp;: scenes from clerical, military, educational, and plantation life in the South, 1828-1898&nbsp;: an autobiography '' ( Charleston, S.C.&nbsp;: Home House Press, ©2010), 462 pages. Autobiography of Anthony Toomer Porter... He was an Episcopal minister in Charleston, South Carolina before, during and after the Civil War...he collected funds and opened a school for colored children, which became the Porter Academy. He also influenced the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina to allow the admission of colored parishes. Digital copies at {{FHL|153469|item|disp=FHL 1033568}} and [http://tinyurl.com/3fxj9q2 Google Books.] Book found at [http://tinyurl.com/3d32uwn other libraries].
 
*South Carolina. Confederate Pension Board. ''Confederate Veterans and Widows Applications For Pensions, 1916-1959.'' ( Salt Lake City, Utah&nbsp;: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1959). Microfilm copy at {{FHL|440409|item|disp=FHL 201831}}
 
 
 
====== Civil War Battles  ======
 
 
 
At least 9 battles were fought in Charleston County, especially in Charleston Harbor.&nbsp;For more information, see [[South Carolina in the Civil War#Battles_in_South_Carolina|Battles in South Carolina]].
 
 
 
==== Naturalization  ====
 
 
 
*Hemperley, Marion R. "Federal Naturalization Oaths Charleston, South Carolina 1790-1860," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566574 Vol. 66, No. 2 (Apr., 1965), pp. 112-124]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566589 Vol. 66, No. 3 (Jul., 1965), pp. 183-192]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566601 Vol. 66, No. 4 (Oct., 1965), pp. 218-228]. Digital versions at JSTOR&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
 
 
{{RAOGKobituary}} Eighteenth-century South Carolina newspapers&nbsp;contain a wealth of information about Charleston residents. The Early South Carolina Newspapers Database (ESCN Database) has created an every-name index to the three largest newspapers for the years 1732 to 1780. Using their [http://www.escndatabase.com/name1.htm free online Surname Database] , researchers may order a list of specific newspaper references from the organization for a very reasonable rate. <br>Another online newspaper index is:
 
 
 
*[http://192.152.249.240:8080/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/o/60/1180/X Charleston County Post and Courier Newspaper Index]
 
 
 
'''Historic'''
 
 
 
The [http://www.loc.gov/index.html Library of Congress] has identified the following historic newspapers for Charleston County, South Carolina on their [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] website. For publication details, including dates of publication, frequency, preceding and succeeding titles, and to find out which libraries have holdings, click on the newspaper title.
 
 
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065459/ ''Afloat and Ashore'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1918-1919.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89080109/ ''Black Times'']&nbsp;(Columbia, S.C.) 1977-current.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053192/ ''Carolina Patriot'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.]) 1813-181?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053189/ ''Carolina Weekly Messenger'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1806-1810.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97064654/ ''Charleston Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1877-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067938/ ''Charleston Catholic Miscellany'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1861-1861.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026967/ ''Charleston Chronicle'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1873-187?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026928/ ''Charleston Commercial Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1873-1875.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045172/ ''Charleston Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1803-1852. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Charleston_Courier/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026958/ ''Charleston Daily Republican'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1872-1872.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026935/ ''Charleston Evening Post; and Commercial and Political Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1815-1816.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065444/ ''Charleston Free Press'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1871-1871.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn2002061546/ ''Charleston Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1778-1780.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053273/ ''Charleston Independent'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1875-1884.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053193/ ''Charleston Journal of Commerce'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1876-1878.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065609/ ''Charleston Mercury'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1880-1884.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026956/ ''Charleston Observer'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1827-1845.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065462/ ''Charleston Republican'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1876-1877.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042668/ ''Charleston Tri-Weekly News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1868-1873.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026957/ ''Charleston Weekly Republican'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1872-1872.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053332/ ''Charleston Zeitung''] (Charleston, S.C.) 1852-1853.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025771/ ''Chronicle of Liberty, or, The Republican Intelligencer'']&nbsp;([Charleston, S.C.]) 1783-178?. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Chronicle_of_Liberty/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85041110/ ''City Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston) 1804-1806. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/City_Gazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025764/ ''City Gazette and Commercial Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1810-1840. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/City_Gazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85041111/ ''City Gazette and Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1806-1810. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/City_Gazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024768/ ''Columbian Herald, and the General Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1793-1793. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Columbian_Herald/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024770/ ''Columbian Herald, or, The New Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1795-1796. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Columbian_Herald/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024769/ ''Columbian Herald, or, The Southern Star'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1793-1795.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067823/ ''Common Sense'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1908-1917.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053187/ ''Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.) 1809-1852.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87090592/ ''Crouch's South Carolina Gazette Extraordinary'']&nbsp;(Charles-town [i.e. Charleston, S.C.]) 177?-1775.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026932/ ''Daily Evening Bulletin'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1873-1873.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97064660/ ''Daily Morning Chronicle'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1873-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93024349/ ''Death Ship Times'']&nbsp;(North Charleston, S.C.) 1973-1974.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026933/ ''Deutsche Zeitung'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1853-1917.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053275/ ''Deutsche Zeitung Wochenblatt'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1874-1902.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067787/ ''East Cooper Neighbor'']&nbsp;(Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1980-1981.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn94053153/ ''Examiner'']&nbsp;([Charleston, S.C.]) 183?-18??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97064667/ ''Evening Bulletin'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1873-1873.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84045527/ ''Evening Courier'']&nbsp;([Charleston, S.C.]) 1798-179?. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Evening_Courier/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97064657/ ''Evening Herald'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1878-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86071074/ ''Federal Carolina Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.]) 1800-1800.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067770/ ''James Island Journal'']&nbsp;(James Island, S.C.) 1968-1970.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84045528/ ''L'Echo Du Sud, Moniteur Français'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1801-1801. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Echo_du_Sud/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053191/ ''Le Patriote Français''] (Charleston, [S.C.]) 1794-179?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065442/ ''Lighthouse and Informer'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1941-1954.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86077041/ ''L'oracle'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1807-1807.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026950/ ''L'oracle, Français-Américain'']&nbsp;([Charleston, S.C]) 1807-1807.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025781/ ''Missionary Record'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1868-1879. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Missionary_Record/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067772/ ''Moultrie News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1964-current.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026936/ ''News and Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1873-1991.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067791/ ''North Area Neighbor'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1980-1981.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025783/ ''South Carolina Leader'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1865-18??. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/South_Carolina_Leader/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053328/ ''South Carolina Republican'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1868-1870.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024759/ ''South Carolina State Gazette and Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1784-1785.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86077289/ ''South Carolina State Gazette, and General Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1784-1784.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026934/ ''South-Carolina State Gazette, and Timothy's Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1798-1802. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charlestown/SouthCarolina_StateGazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95079550/ ''South Carolina Temperance Advocate and Register of Agriculture and General Literature'']&nbsp;(Columbia, S.C.) 1841-1854.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89071037/ ''Southern Baptist''] (Charleston, [S.C.]) 1847-1860.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065454/ ''Southern Baptist Advocate'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1843-1843.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97066568/ ''Southern Christian Sentinel'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1839-18??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn98063266/ ''Southern Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1918-19??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053326/ ''Southern Intelligencer'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1822-1826.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065452/ ''Southern Inventor'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1858-1858.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045162/ ''Southern Patriot, and Commercial Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1814-1825.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89053990/ ''Southern Presbyterian'']&nbsp;(Milledgeville, Ga.) 1847-1908.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053329/ ''Spirit of the Times'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1841-18??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85054321/ ''State Rights &amp; Free Trade, Evening Post'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1831-1834. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/States_Rights_and_Free_Trade_Evening_Post/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026931/ ''Sunday Times'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1870-187?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96095004/ ''The Afro-American'']&nbsp;(Baltimore, Md.) 1954-19??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025782/ ''The Afro-American Citizen'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1899-1902. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/AfroAmerican_Citizen/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87060202/ ''The Biblical Recorder and Southern Watchman'']&nbsp;(Raleigh, [N.C.] ) 1838-184?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067684/ ''The Busy Bee'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1856-1857.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85026949/ ''The Camp Kettle'']&nbsp;([Camp Kalorama, Washington, D.C.]) 1861-186?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025794/ ''The Carolina Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.]) 1798-1840. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Carolina_Gazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025784/ ''The Charleston Advocate'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1867-1868. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Charleston_Advocate/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067610/ ''The Charleston American'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1916-1923.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067867/ ''The Charleston Chronicle'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1971-1993.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065441/ ''The Charleston County Record'']&nbsp;(Myers, S.C.) 1931-1932.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042798/ ''The Charleston Courier, Tri-Weekly'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1852-185?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045173/ ''The Charleston Daily Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1852-1873.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067613/ ''The Charleston Daily Express'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1875-1875.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026994/ ''The Charleston Daily News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1865-1873. Search online at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/pages/ Chronicling America].
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067611/ ''The Charleston Daily Standard'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1853-1856.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065443/ ''The Charleston Dispatch'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1886-1888.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053190/ ''The Charleston Evening Gazette'']&nbsp;([Charleston, S.C.]) 1785-178?. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Charleston_Evening_Gazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026970/ ''The Charleston Evening News'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1845-1861.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042664/ ''The Charleston Evening Post'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1908-1978.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053194/ ''The Charleston Examiner'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1837-18??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053198/ ''The Charleston Gazette, and Mercantile Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1814-1814.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067920/ ''The Charleston Herald'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1952-1955.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067608/ ''The Charleston Inquirer'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1963-1964.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053197/ ''The Charleston Investigator'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.]) 1814-1814.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93059242/ ''The Charleston Journal'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1866-186?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065445/ ''The Charleston Lighthouse'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1939-1941.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045170/ ''The Charleston Mercury'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 182?-1861.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045162/ ''The Charleston Mercury'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1825-1868. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Charleston_Mercury/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024761/ ''The Charleston Mercury, and Morning Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1822-1825.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038607/ ''The Charleston Mercury, and Morning Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 182?-182?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95077201/ ''The Charleston Messenger'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1894-1946.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024603/ ''The Charleston Morning Post and Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1786-1787. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Charleston_Morning_Post/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn90052382/ ''The Charleston News'']&nbsp;([Charleston, S.C.]) 184?-185?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065450/ ''The Charleston Record'']&nbsp;(Charleston and Myers, S.C.) 1932-1933.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067612/ ''The Charleston Review'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1903-1917.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88074909/ ''The Charleston Standard'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1856-18??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042665/ ''The Charleston Tri-Weekly Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 185?-1873.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065461/ ''The Charleston Tri-Weekly Standard'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1853-1858.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065456/ ''The Charleston Weekly Standard'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1853-1858.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025792/ ''The Charlestown Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charlestown, S.C.) 1778-1780.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067968/ ''The Chronicle'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1993-current.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026939/ ''The City Gazette, and the Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.]) 1787-1803. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/City_Gazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067801/ ''The Coastal Times'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1983-current.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024767/ ''The Columbian Herald &amp; Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1792-1793. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Columbian_Herald/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026942/ ''The Columbian Herald, or, The Independent Courier of North-America'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1785-1792. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Columbian_Herald/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024766/ ''The Columbian Herald, or The Patriotic Courier of North-America'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1784-1785. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Columbian_Herald/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86071551/ ''The Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1809-1849.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97064655/ ''The Daily Democrat'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1877-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025774/ ''The Daily Evening Gazette: and Charleston Tea-Table Companion'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1795-1795. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Daily_Evening_Gazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026959/ ''The Daily Republican'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1869-1871.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067695/ ''The Daily Sun'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1887-1897.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065457/ ''The Democrat'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1879-1880.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067768/ ''The East Cooper Pilot'']&nbsp;(Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1975-1980.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042799/ ''The Evening Post'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 18??-1894.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067927/ ''The Evening Post'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1894-1907.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83008226/ ''The Evening Post'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1978-1991.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025795/ ''The Free Press'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1868-186?. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Free_Press/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024760/ ''The Gazette''] (Charleston, S.C.) 1867-1869.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026945/ ''The Gazette of the State of South-Carolina'']&nbsp;(Charles-town [S.C.]) 1777-1785.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96086911/ ''The Home Circle'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1879-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053196/ ''The Investigator'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.]) 1812-1814. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Investigator/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026954/ ''The Irishman'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1829-1830.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026955/ ''The Irishman and Charleston Weekly Register'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1829-1829.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026961/ ''The Irishman, and Southern Democrat'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1830-1832.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067792/ ''The Journal'']&nbsp;(James Island, S.C.) 1970-current.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn91069509/ ''The Marine'']&nbsp;(Beaufort, S.C.) 1918-19??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067932/ ''The New Citizen'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1948-1952.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97064661/ ''The New Era'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1880-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053188/ ''The News and Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1873-1882.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067766/ ''The North Charleston Banner'']&nbsp;(North Charleston, S.C.) 1960-1980.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026992/ ''The Palmetto Press'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1882-1885.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065458/ ''The Palo Alto'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1848-1848.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92002434/ ''The Post and Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1991-current.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89071382/ ''The Rambler'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.]) 1843-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026927/ ''The Referee'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1869-1875.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025789/ ''The Royal Gazette'']&nbsp;([Charleston], S.C.) 1781-1782.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2008252799/ ''The Royal South-Carolina Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charles-Town, S.C.) 1780-1782.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067769/ ''The Seashore News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1924-19??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2008252798/ ''The South-Carolina &amp; American General Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charlestown [S.C.]) 1764-1781.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2008253156/ ''The South-Carolina Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charlestown, S.C.) 1732-1775.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067685/ ''The South-Carolina Gazette'']&nbsp;(Parker's Ferry, S.C.) 1782-1782
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025793/ ''The South-Carolina Gazette; and Country Journal'']&nbsp;(Charles-Town, S.C.) 1765-1775.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024758/ ''The South-Carolina Gazette and General Advertizer'']&nbsp;(Charlestown [i.e., Charleston, S.C.]) 1783-1784. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charlestown/SouthCarolina_Gazette_and_General_Advertiser/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042628/ ''The South-Carolina Gazette, and the General Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston) 1786-1786.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2007264005/ ''The South-Carolina Gazetteer; and Country Journal'']&nbsp;(Charles-Town, S.C.) 1765-1765.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84045529/ ''The South-Carolina Gazette, and Public Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1784-1786.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86071073/ ''The South-Carolina State-Gazette, and Timothy &amp; Mason's Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1794-1797. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charlestown/SouthCarolina_StateGazette/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025770/ ''The South-Carolina Weekly Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charlestown [i.e., Charleston], S.C.) 1783-178?. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/SouthCarolina_Weekly_Advertiser/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067771/ ''The South-Carolina Weekly Chronicle'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1787-1787.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025772/ ''The South-Carolina Weekly Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charlestown [S.C.]) 1758-1764.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84045495/ ''The South-Carolina Weekly Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charlestown [i.e., Charleston, S.C.]) 1783-1784. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/SouthCarolina_Weekly_Gazette/ GenealogyBank] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067960/ ''The Southern Baptist, and General Intelligencer'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1835-1836.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026991/ ''The Southern Celt'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1869-187?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026971/ ''The Southern Evangelical Intelligencer'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1819-1821. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Southern_Evangelical_Intelligencer/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038640/ ''The Southern Evangelist'']&nbsp;(Charlotte [N.C.]) 1873-18??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93052648/ ''The Southern Free Press'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 18??-1???.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026926/ ''The Southern Patriot'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1825-1848. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Southern_Patriot/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053334/ ''The Southern Standard''] (Charleston, S.C.) 1851-1853.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89071040/ ''The Southern Watchman, and General Intelligencer'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1837-1838.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn89071035/ ''The Southern Watchman. Late the Southern Baptist'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 183?-1837.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067975/ ''The Star'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1935-1936.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053330/ ''The Star: and Charleston Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1793-1793.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053331/ ''The Star: and Charleston Public Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1793-179?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026938/ ''The State Gazette of South-Carolina'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1785-1793. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charlestown/State_Gazette_of_SouthCarolina/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025777/ ''The Strength of the People'']&nbsp;([Charleston S.C.]) 1809-1810. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Strength_of_the_People/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067607/ ''The Sun'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1850-1851.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067686/ ''The Sunday Budget'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1887-1891.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065448/ ''The Sunday Dispatch'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1883-1886.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025761/ ''The Swamp Angel'']&nbsp;(Morris Island, S.C.) 1864-18??.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025773/ ''The Telegraphe: and Charleston Daily Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1795-179?. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Telegraph/ GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83021165/ ''The Times'']&nbsp;(Charleston, [S.C.) 1801-1821. Search online at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/South_Carolina/Charleston/Times/GenealogyBank.com] ($)
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83021163/ ''The Times, and Political and Commercial Evening Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1800-1800.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83021164/ ''The Times, City Gazette &amp; Merchants' Evening Advertiser'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1800-1801.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042735/ ''The Transcript'']&nbsp;(Charleston [S.C.]) 1840-1848.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053185/ ''The Tri-Weekly News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1852-185?.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042667/ ''The Weekly News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1851-1856.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026929/ ''The Weekly News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1870-1884.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85042669/ ''The Weekly News'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 187?-1884.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024762/ ''The Weekly News and Courier'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1884-1912.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067609/ ''The Weekly World'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1888-1891.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067694/ ''The World'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1888-1891.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045169/ ''Tri-Weekly Mercury'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1861-1868.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065455/ ''Union and State Rights Gazette'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1831-1831.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/2006255230/ ''United States Catholic Miscellany'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1822-1860.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sf88091383/ ''United States Catholic Miscellany'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1822-1861.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn92065460/ ''Weekly Record'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1865-1868.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86053333/ ''Weekly Southern Standard'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1851-1853.
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn93067774/ ''West Ashley Journal'']&nbsp;(Charleston, S.C.) 1961-1964.
 
 
 
'''Current'''
 
 
 
'''History'''
 
 
 
*Hagy, James W. and Bertrand Van Ruymbeke. "The French Refugee Newspapers of Charleston," [1790s-1810s]&nbsp;''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 97, No. 2 (Apr., 1996), pp. 139-148. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27570152 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*King, William L. ''The Newspaper Press of Charleston, S.C.:&nbsp;A Chronological and Biographical History, Embracing a Period of One Hundred and Forty Years''. Charleston, S.C.: E. Perry, 1872. Digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27162 Ancestry] ($) and [http://books.google.com/books?id=OEArAQAAIAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
==== Occupations  ====
 
 
 
See also [[Charleston County, South Carolina#Directories|Directories]].
 
 
 
*Calhoun, Jeanne A., Martha A. Zierden and Elizabeth A. Paysinger. "The Geographic Spread of Charleston's Mercantile Community, 1732-1767," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 86, No. 3 (Jul. 1985):182-220. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567906 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).<br>
 
*Hagy, James W. ''People and Professions of Charleston, South Carolina, 1782-1802''. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49288 Ancestry] ($).
 
*Radford, John. "The Charleston Planters in 1860," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine,'' Vol. 77, No. 4 (Oct. 1976):227-235. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567403 JSTOR] ($).
 
*Stumpf, Stuart O. "Implications of King George's War for the Charleston Mercantile Community," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 77, No. 3 (Jul. 1976):161-188. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567390 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Walsh, Richard. "The Charleston Mechanics: A Brief Study, 1760-1776," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 60, No. 3 (Jul. 1959):123-144. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566235 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
==== Orphanages  ====
 
 
 
*Jones, Newton B. "The Charleston Orphan House, 1860-1876," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 62, No. 4 (Oct., 1961), pp. 203-214. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27566370 JSTOR] ($).&nbsp;
 
*Murray, John E. "Fates of Orphans: Poor Children in Antebellum Charleston," ''Journal of Interdisciplinary History'', Vol. 33, No. 4 (Spring 2003):519-545. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/3656270 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Wates, Wylma Anne. "Charleston Orphans, 1790-1795," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 78, No. 4 (Oct., 1977), pp. 321-339. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567469 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
==== Periodicals  ====
 
 
 
Tap into the minds of local experts. Editors of genealogical and historical periodicals publish unique sources that researchers new to their&nbsp;area may not encounter. Periodicals at various levels (county, region, state, and nation) may carry articles useful to research in this area. For this important city, see:
 
 
 
*''The American Genealogist''
 
*''Carolina Genealogist''
 
*''Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine''
 
*''The English Historical Review''
 
*''The Genealogist''
 
*''Huguenot Society of South Carolina Transactions''
 
*''The Journal of Negro History''
 
*''The Journal of Southern History''
 
*''National Genealogical Society Quarterly''
 
*''Sons of the American Revolution Magazine''
 
*''The South Carolina Historical Magazine''
 
*''South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research''
 
*''William and Mary Quarterly''
 
 
 
==== Poor  ====
 
 
 
*Easterby, J.H. "Public Poor Relief in Colonial Charleston: A Report to the Common House of Assembly about the Year 1767," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 42, No. 2 (Apr. 1941):83-86. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27571662 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).<br>
 
*Fraser, Walter J. "The City Elite, 'Disorder,' and the Poor Children of Pre-Revolutionary Charleston," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 84, No. 3 (Jul. 1983):167-179. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567792 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).<br>
 
*Klebaner, Benjamin Joseph. "Public Poor Relief in Charleston, 1800-1860," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine'', Vol. 55, No. 4 (Oct., 1954), pp. 210-220. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27565971 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
 
 
==== Private Papers  ====
 
 
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Correspondence with the American Colonies 1739-1782," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 12, No. 1 (Spring 1998):108-128; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Fall 1998):189-205. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Charleston with the following surnames: Bull, Gaiden (?), Izard, and Laurens.] Available at {{FHL|94040|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Intercepted Letters Relating to America 1777-1811," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 14, No. 2 (Fall 2000):184-200; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 2001):53-74. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Charleston with the following surname: Davies and Geyer.] Available at {{FHL|94040|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
 
*Middleton, Alicia Hopton, Nathaniel Russell Middleton, and Annie E. Marston De Wolf. ''Life in Carolina and New England During the Nineteenth Century: As Illustrated by Reminiscences and Letters of the Middleton Family of Charleston, South Carolina, and of the De Wolf Family of Bristol, Rhode Island''. Boston: D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, 1929. {{FHL|158473|item}} 1321276 Item 3
 
 
 
==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
Probate is the “court procedure by which a will is proved to be valid or invalid” and encompasses “all matters and proceedings pertaining to the administration of estates, guardianships, etc.”<ref>Henry Campbell Black, ''Black's Law Dictionary,'' 5th ed. (St. Paul, Minnesota: West Publishing Co., 1979), 1081, "probate."</ref> Various types of records are created throughout the probate process. These may include, [[United States Probate Wills|wills]], bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions. For further information see probate records&nbsp;in [[South Carolina Probate Records|South Carolina]].
 
 
 
''Index to Wills of Charleston County, South Carolina, 1671-1868''. Charleston, S.C.: n.p., 1950. {{FHL|975.791 S2L}}; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48305 Ancestry] ($) and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc_indextowillsofcharlestoncountysouthcarolina1950 World Vital Records] ($).
 
 
 
*[http://www.footnote.com/page/111250600_restore_the_ancestors_indexing_project/ Charleston, SC Estate Inventories, 1732-1872 and Bills of Sale, 1773-1872]&nbsp;(Restore the Ancestors Indexing Project:&nbsp;SC Estate Inventories), available online (in progress), courtesy: [http://www.footnote.com Footnote].
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. {{FHL|942 P27c 2007}} [Includes wills of residents of St. Andrew's Parish, St. Bartholomew's Parish, St. Philip's Parish, Wappoo Creek, Charleston, and Charleston County proved in London, see place-name index. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
 
 
 
==== Societies - Genealogical, Historical, Lineage  ====
 
 
 
*[http://www.charleston.scgen.org/ Charleston Chapter SCGS]<br>P.O. Box 20266<br>Charleston SC 29413-0266<br><br>
 
*[http://www.charleston.scgen.org/ '''Charleston Chapter''']&nbsp;of the [http://www.scgen.org/ South Carolina Genealogical Society]. The society was organized in 1974.&nbsp;The society&nbsp;usually holds meetings&nbsp;at 2:30 pm on the 3rd Sunday of the month. There are no meetings in July or August. We have a new home at The Masonic Center, 1285 Orange Grove Rd., Charleston.&nbsp;&nbsp;Members have undertaken several research projects including creating inventories of cemeteries in the county and&nbsp;collecting information about the county's churches.
 
*[http://www.southcarolinahistoricalsociety.org '''South Carolina Historical Society''']&nbsp;The Society was established in 1855.<br>LOCATION&nbsp;100 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC. <br>LIBRARY HOURS: Tues-Fri, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Sat, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; closed Sundays &amp; holidays. In addition, on Tuesday evenings by appointment from 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. <br>PARKING: The South Carolina Historical Society does not have its own parking facility. Metered street parking is available&nbsp; .<br>ACCESS: Members may use the library free of charge. There is a $5.00 daily fee for non-members.<br><br>The Society offers three types of research services for fee: (1) straightforward photocopy requests; (2) requests on historical matters related to South Carolina; and (3) inquiries related to genealogical research. Request forms and corresponding fees are on the Society's website (under Photocopy and Research Services). Keep in mind that the search is restricted to the holdings of the Society only and may not uncover the information sought. If an individual did not spend a significant amount of time in South Carolina, the Society may not have information pertaining to him or her. The average search takes six to eight weeks.<br><br>The Society is a repository for private papers and manuscripts pertaining to the state of South Carolina, with large amounts of materials on families of the Midlands and the Lowcountry. It does not have the censuses of South Carolina in its holdings and only abstracts from newspapers. An on-line library catalog is available (under Search the SCHS Catalog).
 
 
 
<br>
 
 
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
 
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Charleston County, South Carolina#African_Americans|African Americans]]
 
 
 
The original 1732 tax return is kept at the [[New York Public Library|New York Public Library]]&nbsp;(South Carolina-Charleston Co.-Edisto Island; Rare Books and Manuscripts Division).<ref>This source is discussed in Philip D. Morgan, "A Profile of a Mid-Eighteenth Century South Carolina Parish: The Tax Return of Saint James', Goose Creek," ''The South Carolina Historical Magazine,'' Vol. 81, No. 1 (Jan. 1980):52. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/27567601 JSTOR] ($).</ref>
 
 
 
===== Published abstracts  =====
 
 
 
*'''[1732] '''"1732 Tax Return for Edisto Island," ''The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 18, No. 4 (Fall 1990):183-186. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 18}}
 
 
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
Charleston did not begin registering birth, marriage, and death records until the 1800s; however, newspaper notices of marriages and deaths are known to date back to the 1700s. To learn more, visit [[Charleston County, South Carolina Vital Records]].
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
{{Wikipedia|Charleston County, South Carolina}}
 
 
 
*{{FHL|South+Carolina%2C+Charleston|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/SC/Charleston/ Charleston County, South Carolina Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://sciway3.net/scgenweb/altco/sccharleston/ Charleston County, SCGenWeb]. The site is under construction.
 
*[http://www.sciway.net/sciway/about.html SCIWAY], pronounced "sky-way," is an acronym for South Carolina Information Highway. It is the&nbsp;largest and most comprehensive directory of South Carolina information on the Internet. It includes internet links for Charleston history, images, maps, historic sites, and historic preservation.
 
  
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United States Gotoarrow.png South Carolina Gotoarrow.png Charleston County

Charleston County, South Carolina genealogy and family history research guide. Introduces you to county topics such as vital record births, marriages, divorces, and deaths, census, court records, deeds, maps, immigration, maps, military records, newspapers, obituaries, plantations, probate records, slaves, local archives, libraries, museums, churches, cemeteries, and Civil War records.

  • From 1800 to 1868 this Charleston County was also known by the alias Charleston District.
  • Not to be confused with the overarching Charleston District that existed from 1768 to 1800.
  • Not to be confused with the much smaller Charleston (1785-1791) County abolished in 1791.
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Charleston County, South Carolina
Map
Map of South Carolina highlighting Charleston County
Location in the state of South Carolina
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Location of South Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1769
County Seat Charleston
Courthouse
Charleston County Resources

Quick Dates

Charleston County's civil records start the following years:

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1915  1911  1915   1790 1719  1671 

Note: City of Charleston birth and death records begin earlier. See Charleston County, South Carolina Vital Records.

County Courthouse

800px-Charleston County Courthouse HABS 1940.jpg

Charleston County Courthouse
4050 Bridgeview Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405
Phone: 843-740-0801

Charleston County Probate Court
100 Broad St., Suite 381
Charleston, SC 29401-5030
Phone: 843-958-4030

Charleston County Register Mesne Conveyance
101 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401-2249
Phone: 843-958-4800

Charleston County Clerk of Court
100 Broad St., Suite 106
Charleston, SC 29401-2258
Phone: 843-958-5000

Historical Facts

King Charles II of England (1630-1685)
Charleston District/County was first established in 1769 as Judicial District. Charleston County is the home to the city of Charleston (originally Charles Towne) which was first settled in 1670 by British and Africans from the Caribbean island of Barbados. Charleston was originally named in honor of King Charles II of England (1630-1685).[1]

Charleston County of 1785 was small and it was abolished in 1791. The current Charleston County was created in 1800 when the Charleston County/District name was used again for a much larger county/district. This "version" was altered in 1878, by carving out the new Berkeley County. In 1897 Dorchester County was carved out, leaving the current boundaries of Charleston County.[2]

Learn more about the history of Charleston County from the South Carolina State Library or from Carolana.com.

Parent County/Boundary Changes

  • 1769 - Charleston District created as one of seven original districts.
  • 1785 - Charleston divided into Berkeley, Bartholomews, Charleston, Colleton, Marion, and Washington Counties, which never became functional.
  • 1800 - Non-functional counties of Berkeley, Barhtolomews, Charleston, Colleton, Marion, and Washington were abolished and Charleston returned to its status as a district. Colleton District created from Charleston (covering different boundaries than the non-functional Colleton County).
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  • 1868 - Charleston and all other districts became counties.
  • 1882 - Berkeley created from Charleston County.
  • 1893 - Charleston gained from Berkeley County.
  • 1911 - Charleston gained from Colleton County.
  • 1921 - Charleston gained from Berkeley and Dorchester Counties.
  • 1975 - Colleton gained from Charleston County.
  • 1987 - Colleton gained from Charleston County.

Even though Charleston's jurisdictional names have changed many times over the years, for the Colonial Period (1670-1776), the changes really did not affect record keeping. Most of the colony's public records were kept in the City of Charleston up through the year 1785.[3]

For more information as well as maps of Charleston County through time, see the South Carolina State Archives or For animated maps illustrating South Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

County Pronunciation

Hear it spoken.[4]

Variant Spellings

  • Charles Town

Record Loss

Official negligence in the 1830s destroyed a large quantity of loose records of the court of general sessions. Northern "tourists," many of whom were members of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's congregation from Brooklyn, New York, looted other material from both public and private repositories in Charleston  in April 1865. Loose probate papers were apparently destroyed in Columbia in February 1865.

For a list of record loss in South Carolina counties see: South Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities



For further information (and links) on these populated places, please go to Populated Places, Charleston County, South Carolina

References

  1. "List of counties in South Carolina," Wikipedia. [http://www.charleston-sc.com/history/%7C"Charleston and Charleston County History"
  2. A History of Charleston County, South Carolina in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/Charleston_county_sc.html (accessed 5 May 2011).
  3. Mike Becknell, "Overview of South Carolina Genealogical Research," Group Tour of South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 10 May 2011.
  4. Voice of Phillip Stalvey, resident of Myrtle Beach, S.C. (2011).