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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina|South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[St. Helenas Parish, South Carolina|St. Helena's Parish]]'' [[Image:Scsthelena.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina|South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[St._Helenas_Parish,_South_Carolina|St. Helena's Parish]]'' [[Image:Scsthelena.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]  
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
St. Helena's Parish serves [[Beaufort_County,_South_Carolina|Beaufort]] County, South Carolina.
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St. Helena's Parish serves [[Beaufort County, South Carolina|Beaufort]] County, South Carolina.  
  
 
In addition to religious roles, 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>  
 
In addition to religious roles, 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>  
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
==== Cemetery ====
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==== Cemetery ====
  
*"Inscriptions from St. Helena Churchyard, Beaufort, South Carolina," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 32, No. 2 (Apr., 1931):131-147; Vol. 32, No. 3 (Jul. 1931):205-237. {{FHL|53340|item}} 975.7 B2s v. 32 (1931); digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR]&nbsp;($).  
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*"Inscriptions from St. Helena Churchyard, Beaufort, South Carolina," ''The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine'', Vol. 32, No. 2 (Apr., 1931):131-147; Vol. 32, No. 3 (Jul. 1931):205-237. {{FHL|53340|item}} 975.7 B2s v. 32 (1931); digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
  
==== Church History ====
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==== Church History ====
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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In 1951, FamilySearch microfilmed a typescript of the parish register: {{FHL|370122|item|disp=FHL Film 23296}}
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The vestry minutes have been published:
  
 
*Salley, A.S. ''Minutes of the Vestry of St. Helena's Parish, South Carolina, 1726-1812''. Columbia, S.C.: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1919. {{FHL|204255|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.799/B1 K2s}}; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=_MklAAAAMAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/minutesofvestryo00pari Internet Archive].
 
*Salley, A.S. ''Minutes of the Vestry of St. Helena's Parish, South Carolina, 1726-1812''. Columbia, S.C.: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1919. {{FHL|204255|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.799/B1 K2s}}; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=_MklAAAAMAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/minutesofvestryo00pari Internet Archive].

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History

St. Helena's Parish serves Beaufort County, South Carolina.

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

Founded

  • 1712

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

  • "Inscriptions from St. Helena Churchyard, Beaufort, South Carolina," The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 32, No. 2 (Apr., 1931):131-147; Vol. 32, No. 3 (Jul. 1931):205-237. FHL Collection 975.7 B2s v. 32 (1931); digital version at JSTOR ($).

Church History

Church Records

In 1951, FamilySearch microfilmed a typescript of the parish register: FHL Film 23296

The vestry minutes have been published:

References

  1. "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina," at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.