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Some of the sources described in these Wiki pages list the Family History Library's book, microfilm, and microfiche numbers. These are preceded by ''FHL'', the abbreviation for [[Family History Library]]. You can use these numbers to locate materials in the library and to order microfilm and microfiche at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]]
 
Some of the sources described in these Wiki pages list the Family History Library's book, microfilm, and microfiche numbers. These are preceded by ''FHL'', the abbreviation for [[Family History Library]]. You can use these numbers to locate materials in the library and to order microfilm and microfiche at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]]
  
=== Family History Library Catalog  ===
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=== FamilySearch Catalog  ===
  
The library's records are listed in the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] found at the Family History Library and at each Family History Center. To find a record, look in the place search of the Family History Library Catalog for:  
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The library's records are listed in the [[Introduction to the FamilySearch Catalog|FamilySearch Catalog]] found at the Family History Library and at each Family History Center. To find a record, look in the place search of the FamilySearch Catalog for:  
  
 
:*The ''place'' where your ancestor lived, such as:
 
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::SOUTH CAROLINA, CHARLESTON, CHARLESTON - '''''CEMETERIES'''''<br><br>
 
::SOUTH CAROLINA, CHARLESTON, CHARLESTON - '''''CEMETERIES'''''<br><br>
  
The section headings in these Wiki pages match the names of record types used in the Family History Library Catalog.  
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The section headings in these Wiki pages match the names of record types used in the FamilySearch Catalog.  
  
 
{{South Carolina|South Carolina}}  
 
{{South Carolina|South Carolina}}  
  
 
[[Category:South_Carolina|Introduction]]
 
[[Category:South_Carolina|Introduction]]

Revision as of 21:46, 23 July 2014

United States  Gotoarrow.png  South Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Introduction

This set of Wiki pages describes major sources of information about families from South Carolina. As you read these Wiki pages, study the United States Wiki pages, which will help you understand terminology and the contents and uses of genealogical records.

Records at the Family History Library

The Family History Library has many of the records listed in these Wiki pages. The major holdings include compiled genealogies and census, cemetery, church, land, military, probate, and vital records.

Some of the sources described in these Wiki pages list the Family History Library's book, microfilm, and microfiche numbers. These are preceded by FHL, the abbreviation for Family History Library. You can use these numbers to locate materials in the library and to order microfilm and microfiche at Family History Centers

FamilySearch Catalog

The library's records are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog found at the Family History Library and at each Family History Center. To find a record, look in the place search of the FamilySearch Catalog for:

  • The place where your ancestor lived, such as:
UNITED STATES - CENSUS RECORDS
SOUTH CAROLINA - MILITARY RECORDS
SOUTH CAROLINA, CHARLESTON - VITAL RECORDS
SOUTH CAROLINA, CHARLESTON, CHARLESTON - CEMETERIES

  • The record type you want to search, such as:
UNITED STATES - CENSUS RECORDS
SOUTH CAROLINA - MILITARY RECORDS
SOUTH CAROLINA, CHARLESTON - VITAL RECORDS
SOUTH CAROLINA, CHARLESTON, CHARLESTON - CEMETERIES

The section headings in these Wiki pages match the names of record types used in the FamilySearch Catalog.