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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ninety-Six_District,_South_Carolina|Ninety-Six District]]''  
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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[South Carolina][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Ninety-Six_District,_South_Carolina|Ninety-Six District]]''  
  
== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
Ninety-Six District formed 1769 from the South Carolina lands. Districts and counties were formed from the district:
 
  
*[[Abbeville District, South Carolina|Abbeville]] 1785  
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In 1768 South Carolina replaced all of her previous counties with seven court districts including the newly organized area of [[Ninety-Six_District,_South_Carolina|Ninety-Six District]] northwest of the previous counties. In 1785 South Carolina created six subordinate counties within the overarching Ninety-Six  District:<ref name="Cheraws">"A History of Ninety-Six District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/ninety_six_district_sc.html (accessed 9 May 2011).</ref>
*[[Edgefield District, South Carolina|Edgefield]]&nbsp;1785  
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*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville]]&nbsp;1786&nbsp;
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*[[Abbeville County, South Carolina|Abbeville County]] 1785  
*[[Laurens County, South Carolina|Laurens]]&nbsp;1785  
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*[[Edgefield County, South Carolina|Edgefield County]] 1785
*[[Newberry County, South Carolina|Newberry]]&nbsp;1785  
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*[[Laurens County, South Carolina|Laurens County]] 1785  
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*[[Newberry County, South Carolina|Newberry County]] 1785
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*[[Spartanburg County, South Carolina|Spartanburg County]] 1785  
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*[[Union County, South Carolina|Union County]] 1785.
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*[[Greenville County, South Carolina|Greenville County]] was added in 1786 
 
*[[Pendleton District, South Carolina|Pendleton]] 1789  
 
*[[Pendleton District, South Carolina|Pendleton]] 1789  
*[[Pinckney District, South Carolina|Pinckney]]&nbsp;1826  
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*[[Pinckney District, South Carolina|Pinckney]] 1826  
*[[Spartanburg County, South Carolina|Spartanburg]]&nbsp;1785
 
*[[Union County, South Carolina|Union]]&nbsp;1785.
 
  
The following two cites have maps and histories and the districts.  
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[http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/ninety_six_district_sc.html Ninety Six District, South Carolina], This is a great site that has maps and a history of the District.
  
[http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/ninety_six_district_sc.html Ninety Six District, South Carolina],&nbsp;This is a great site that has maps and a history of the District.&nbsp;
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In 1800, South Carolina abolished administrative districts and went with the county concept, However they called the counties, districts until 1868, after the Civil War. <ref>Lewis, J.D., ''Camden District, South Carolina'', http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007</ref>
  
In 1800, South Carolina abolished administrative districts and went with the county concept, However they called the counties, districts until 1868, after the Civil War. <ref>Lewis, J.D., ''Camden District, South Carolina'', http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007</ref>
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=== Resources  ===
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
 
 
=== Research Guides  ===
 
  
 
*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0051.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Ninety-Six District]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
 
*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0051.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Ninety-Six District]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
  
=== Census  ===
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==== Census  ====
  
 
See [http://www.us-census.org/states/southcarolina/n-sc.htm#Ninty-Six Ninety-Six District, SC census assignments], including links to transcribed files [[http://www.us-census.org/ The USGenWeb&nbsp;Census Project<sup>®</sup>]]  
 
See [http://www.us-census.org/states/southcarolina/n-sc.htm#Ninty-Six Ninety-Six District, SC census assignments], including links to transcribed files [[http://www.us-census.org/ The USGenWeb&nbsp;Census Project<sup>®</sup>]]  
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*Sarrett, Paul R. [http://files.usgwarchives.org/sc/districts/census/1779_96d.txt 1779 Census Ninety-Six District, South Carolina], available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
 
*Sarrett, Paul R. [http://files.usgwarchives.org/sc/districts/census/1779_96d.txt 1779 Census Ninety-Six District, South Carolina], available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
  
=== Genealogy  ===
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
 
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
 
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
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*'''[Drake]''' Drake, Charles E. "The Drake Family of Ninety Six District and Abbeville County, South Carolina," ''The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 29, No. 4 (Fall 2001):183-195. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 29}}
 
*'''[Drake]''' Drake, Charles E. "The Drake Family of Ninety Six District and Abbeville County, South Carolina," ''The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 29, No. 4 (Fall 2001):183-195. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 29}}
  
=== Land  ===
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==== Land  ====
  
 
The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Ninety-Sixth District land records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:  
 
The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Ninety-Sixth District land records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:  
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*[http://www.copies1918.com/ninety-six-c.html Ninety-Sixth District Land Plats, Vol. C: 1786-1788]
 
*[http://www.copies1918.com/ninety-six-c.html Ninety-Sixth District Land Plats, Vol. C: 1786-1788]
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
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*First Settlers of South Carolina, 1670-80, by Agnes L. Baldwin; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1969
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*Inventory of County Archives of South Carolina, 14 vol., Historical Records Survey; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1937-1941
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*Research Materials in South Carolina, by John H. Moore; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1967
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*Bibliography of South Carolina, 1563-1950, 6 vol., Robert C. Turnbull; pub. Charlottesville, Virgina 1956-1960
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*The History of South Carolina, 4 vol., David D. Wallace; pub. New York, 1934
  
*First Settlers of South Carolina, 1670-80, by Agnes L. Baldwin; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1969
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*Inventory of County Archives of South Carolina, 14 vol., Historical Records Survey; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1937-1941
 
 
 
*Research Materials in South Carolina, by John H. Moore; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1967
 
 
 
*Bibliography of South Carolina, 1563-1950, 6 vol., Robert C. Turnbull; pub. Charlottesville, Virgina 1956-1960
 
 
 
*The History of South Carolina, 4 vol., David D. Wallace; pub. New York, 1934
 
  
 
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{{South Carolina|South Carolina}}  
  
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Revision as of 22:42, 9 May 2011

United StatesGotoarrow.png[[South Carolina]Gotoarrow.pngNinety-Six District

Historical Facts

In 1768 South Carolina replaced all of her previous counties with seven court districts including the newly organized area of Ninety-Six District northwest of the previous counties. In 1785 South Carolina created six subordinate counties within the overarching Ninety-Six District:[1]

Ninety Six District, South Carolina, This is a great site that has maps and a history of the District.

In 1800, South Carolina abolished administrative districts and went with the county concept, However they called the counties, districts until 1868, after the Civil War. [2]

Resources

Research Guides

Census

See Ninety-Six District, SC census assignments, including links to transcribed files [The USGenWeb Census Project®]

1779

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
  • [Butler] Jervey, Theodore D. "The Butlers of South Carolina," The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Oct. 1903). FHL Book 929.273 B976dj; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Drake] Drake, Charles E. "The Drake Family of Ninety Six District and Abbeville County, South Carolina," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 29, No. 4 (Fall 2001):183-195. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 29

Land

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Ninety-Sixth District land records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

References

  • First Settlers of South Carolina, 1670-80, by Agnes L. Baldwin; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1969
  • Inventory of County Archives of South Carolina, 14 vol., Historical Records Survey; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1937-1941
  • Research Materials in South Carolina, by John H. Moore; pub. Columbia, South Carolina, 1967
  • Bibliography of South Carolina, 1563-1950, 6 vol., Robert C. Turnbull; pub. Charlottesville, Virgina 1956-1960
  • The History of South Carolina, 4 vol., David D. Wallace; pub. New York, 1934


  1. "A History of Ninety-Six District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/ninety_six_district_sc.html (accessed 9 May 2011).
  2. Lewis, J.D., Camden District, South Carolina, http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/camden_district_sc.html : 2007