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South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."<ref>[http://archives.sc.gov/formation/ "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina,"] at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.</ref>  
 
South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."<ref>[http://archives.sc.gov/formation/ "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina,"] at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.</ref>  
  
Historic St. David's Parish, now known&nbsp;St. David's Episcopal Church, located in Cheraw, South Carolina, serves the area of historic [[Cheraws_District,_South_Carolina|Cheraws&nbsp;District]], which, since 1785, has been [[Chesterfield County, South Carolina|Chesterfield]], [[Marlboro_County,_South_Carolina|Marlboro]], and [[Darlington_County,_South_Carolina|Darlington]] counties.<ref>Brent H. Holcomb, ''St. David's Parish, South Carolina: Minutes of the Vestry, 1768-1832; Parish Register, 1819-1924'' (Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1979), introduction.</ref>
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Historic St. David's Parish, now known&nbsp;as St. David's Episcopal Church, located in Cheraw, South Carolina, serves the area of historic [[Cheraws District, South Carolina|Cheraws&nbsp;District]], which, since 1785, has been [[Chesterfield County, South Carolina|Chesterfield]], [[Marlboro County, South Carolina|Marlboro]], and [[Darlington County, South Carolina|Darlington]] counties.<ref>Brent H. Holcomb, ''St. David's Parish, South Carolina: Minutes of the Vestry, 1768-1832; Parish Register, 1819-1924'' (Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1979), introduction.</ref>
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During the Revolutionary war St. David’s Church was used as quarters for the South Carolina militia and as a hospital for the British troops under Major McArthur, who was under Lord Cornwallis’s command.<ref>Wiki Contributors, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheraw,_South_Carolina "Cheraw, South Carolina,"] ''Wikipedia,'' accessed 25 January 2011.</ref>
  
 
=== Founded  ===
 
=== Founded  ===
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*Borders [[Prince Frederick Parish, South Carolina|Prince Frederick]] and [[St. Marks Parish, South Carolina|St. Mark's]] parishes. For a map, see: [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/parishes.htm Early parishes in South Carolina].
 
*Borders [[Prince Frederick Parish, South Carolina|Prince Frederick]] and [[St. Marks Parish, South Carolina|St. Mark's]] parishes. For a map, see: [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/parishes.htm Early parishes in South Carolina].
  
=== Record Loss ===
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=== Record Loss ===
  
 
*Lost parish registers: 1768 to 1818
 
*Lost parish registers: 1768 to 1818

Revision as of 03:36, 26 January 2011

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History

South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."[1]

Historic St. David's Parish, now known as St. David's Episcopal Church, located in Cheraw, South Carolina, serves the area of historic Cheraws District, which, since 1785, has been Chesterfield, Marlboro, and Darlington counties.[2]

During the Revolutionary war St. David’s Church was used as quarters for the South Carolina militia and as a hospital for the British troops under Major McArthur, who was under Lord Cornwallis’s command.[3]

Founded

  • 1768

Boundary

Record Loss

  • Lost parish registers: 1768 to 1818

Resources

Church Records and History

  • Holcomb, Brent H. and St. David's Episcopal Church. St. David's Parish, South Carolina: Minutes of the Vestry, 1768-1832; Parish Register, 1819-1924. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1979. FHL Book 975.763/C1 K2h

References

  1. "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina," at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.
  2. Brent H. Holcomb, St. David's Parish, South Carolina: Minutes of the Vestry, 1768-1832; Parish Register, 1819-1924 (Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1979), introduction.
  3. Wiki Contributors, "Cheraw, South Carolina," Wikipedia, accessed 25 January 2011.