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== History  ==
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=== Online Resources ===
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2504 South Carolina, Naturalization Records, 1868-1991] ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48272 South Carolina Naturalizations 1783-1850] ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1554 Selected U.S. Naturalization Records - Original Documents for South Carolina Citizenship, 1790-1906] ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1554 Selected U.S. Naturalization Records - Admissions to Citizenship, District of South Carolina, 1790-1906 (] ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1554 Selected U.S. Naturalization Records - District Courts in the Southeast, 1790-1958 – covers Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee] ($)
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=== History  ===
  
 
Some colonial applications for naturalization are found in the records of the secretary of the province at the [http://scdah.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx South Carolina Department of Archives and History.] Since the Revolutionary War, naturalization papers have been filed in the records of federal, state, and local courts.  
 
Some colonial applications for naturalization are found in the records of the secretary of the province at the [http://scdah.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx South Carolina Department of Archives and History.] Since the Revolutionary War, naturalization papers have been filed in the records of federal, state, and local courts.  
  
== Records  ==
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=== Records  ===
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*Starting in the 1780s, the [[South Carolina]] legislature also granted citizenship. Many of these petitions are in the records of the General Assembly at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Only one small volume of records, 1788 to 1839, is at both the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library. {{FHL|476811|item|disp=FHL film 022673}}, the index is on film {{FHL|476811|item|disp=FHL film 022662.}}
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*Starting in the 1780s, the [[South Carolina Genealogy|South Carolina]] legislature also granted citizenship. Many of these petitions are in the records of the General Assembly at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Only one small volume of records, 1788 to 1839, is at both the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library. {{FHL|476811|item|disp=FHL film 022673}}, the index is on film {{FHL|476811|item|disp=FHL film 022662.}}
  
*Holcomb, Brent H. ''South Carolina Naturalizations 1783-1850.'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1985). [http://www.genealogical.com/ '''Free Name Search''']<ref name="name">Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Publications_in_Name_Search_at_Genealogical.com Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com]</ref>; publisher's bookstore: [http://www.genealogical.com/products/South_Carolina_Naturalizations_1783_1850/2777.html Genealogical.com] {{FHL|145866|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 P4h}}. Supplement: "Some South Carolina Naturalizations," ''The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 14, No. 1 (Winter 1986):24-28. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 B2sc v. 14}}
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*Holcomb, Brent H. ''South Carolina Naturalizations 1783-1850.'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1985). [http://www.genealogical.com/ '''Free Name Search''']<ref>Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see [[Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com|Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com]]</ref>; publisher's bookstore: [http://www.genealogical.com/products/South_Carolina_Naturalizations_1783_1850/2777.html Genealogical.com] {{FHL|145866|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 P4h}}. Supplement: "Some South Carolina Naturalizations," ''The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 14, No. 1 (Winter 1986):24-28. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL book 975.7 B2sc v. 14}}
  
 
*Naturalizations granted by federal courts in South Carolina before the Civil War are indexed in Volume 66 of the South Carolina Historical Magazine. The original records are at the [[National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta)]], and the [http://scdah.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx South Carolina Department of Archives and History] has microfilm copies.An abstract is found in:
 
*Naturalizations granted by federal courts in South Carolina before the Civil War are indexed in Volume 66 of the South Carolina Historical Magazine. The original records are at the [[National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta)]], and the [http://scdah.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx South Carolina Department of Archives and History] has microfilm copies.An abstract is found in:
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*Bockstruck, Lloyd deWitt. ''Denizations and Naturalizations in the British Colonies in America, 1607-1775'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005). {{FHL|1210002|item|disp=FHL book 970 P4b}} Digital version at[http://books.google.com/books?id=tPkyOpO-gGkC Google books] (free) and [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49119 Ancestry.com] ($)
 
*Bockstruck, Lloyd deWitt. ''Denizations and Naturalizations in the British Colonies in America, 1607-1775'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005). {{FHL|1210002|item|disp=FHL book 970 P4b}} Digital version at[http://books.google.com/books?id=tPkyOpO-gGkC Google books] (free) and [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49119 Ancestry.com] ($)
  
*Giuseppi, Montague S . ''Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies (Pursuant to Statute 13 George II, c. 7) . ''London: Huguenot Society Publishing , 1921 . [http://www.genealogical.com/ '''Free Name Search''']<ref name="name">Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Publications_in_Name_Search_at_Genealogical.com Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com]</ref>; publisher's bookstore: [http://www.genealogical.com/products/Naturalizations_of_Foreign_Protestants_in_the_American_and_West_Indian_Colonies/2210.html Genealogical.com]&nbsp;; {{FHL|255107|item|disp=FHL book 972.92 P4gm 1964}} Digital version accessible through FHL catalog entry and at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3291 Ancestry] ($).
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*Giuseppi, Montague S . ''Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies (Pursuant to Statute 13 George II, c. 7) . ''London: Huguenot Society Publishing , 1921 . [http://www.genealogical.com/ '''Free Name Search''']<ref>Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Publications_in_Name_Search_at_Genealogical.com Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com]</ref>; publisher's bookstore: [http://www.genealogical.com/products/Naturalizations_of_Foreign_Protestants_in_the_American_and_West_Indian_Colonies/2210.html Genealogical.com]&nbsp;; {{FHL|255107|item|disp=FHL book 972.92 P4gm 1964}} Digital version accessible through FamilySearch Catalog entry and at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3291 Ancestry] ($).
  
*The Family History Library has petitions to the courts of common pleas and general sessions for some counties. A few of these records are found in the court minutes that are listed in the Family History Library Catalog using the Place-names search for
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*The Family History Library has petitions to the courts of common pleas and general sessions for some counties. A few of these records are found in the court minutes that are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog using the Place-names search for
  
 
:SOUTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] - COURT RECORDS.
 
:SOUTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] - COURT RECORDS.
  
== Post-1906 Records  ==
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=== Post-1906 Records  ===
  
 
In 1906 the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) was created, forms were standardized and duplicate records created by the court were sent to the INS. To access these records, use the [http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=d21f3711ca5ca110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD&vgnextchannel=d21f3711ca5ca110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD Genealogy Program] at [http://www.uscis.gov www.uscis.gov]. You may also contact the [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/ National Archives—Southeast Region] (Atlanta) for naturalization records.  
 
In 1906 the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) was created, forms were standardized and duplicate records created by the court were sent to the INS. To access these records, use the [http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=d21f3711ca5ca110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD&vgnextchannel=d21f3711ca5ca110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD Genealogy Program] at [http://www.uscis.gov www.uscis.gov]. You may also contact the [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/ National Archives—Southeast Region] (Atlanta) for naturalization records.  
  
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History

Some colonial applications for naturalization are found in the records of the secretary of the province at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Since the Revolutionary War, naturalization papers have been filed in the records of federal, state, and local courts.

Records

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  • Starting in the 1780s, the South Carolina legislature also granted citizenship. Many of these petitions are in the records of the General Assembly at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Only one small volume of records, 1788 to 1839, is at both the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and the Family History Library. FHL film 022673, the index is on film FHL film 022662.
Hemperley, Marion R. "Federal Naturalization Oaths Charleston, South Carolina 1790-1860," The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 66, No. 2 (Apr., 1965), pp. 112-124; Vol. 66, No. 3 (Jul., 1965), pp. 183-192; Vol. 66, No. 4 (Oct., 1965), pp. 218-228. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • Copies of the U.S. District Court records for the years 1790 to 1906 from the National Archives—Southeast Region (Atlanta) are also at the Family History Library. FHL film 929094
  • Bockstruck, Lloyd deWitt. Denizations and Naturalizations in the British Colonies in America, 1607-1775 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005). FHL book 970 P4b Digital version atGoogle books (free) and Ancestry.com ($)
  • Giuseppi, Montague S . Naturalizations of Foreign Protestants in the American and West Indian Colonies (Pursuant to Statute 13 George II, c. 7) . London: Huguenot Society Publishing , 1921 . Free Name Search[2]; publisher's bookstore: Genealogical.com ; FHL book 972.92 P4gm 1964 Digital version accessible through FamilySearch Catalog entry and at Ancestry ($).
  • The Family History Library has petitions to the courts of common pleas and general sessions for some counties. A few of these records are found in the court minutes that are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog using the Place-names search for
SOUTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] - COURT RECORDS.

Post-1906 Records

In 1906 the Immigration and Naturalization Service (now United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) was created, forms were standardized and duplicate records created by the court were sent to the INS. To access these records, use the Genealogy Program at www.uscis.gov. You may also contact the National Archives—Southeast Region (Atlanta) for naturalization records.

References

  1. Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com
  2. Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com