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For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 22, St. Helena's Parish, Beaufort, pages 375-381, in:
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*Dalcho, Frederick. ''An Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina from the First Settlement of the Province, to the War of the Revolution; with Notices of the Present State of the Church in Each Parish and Some Account of the Early Civil History of Carolina, Never Before Published''. Charleston: E. Thayer, 1820. {{FHL|375296|item|disp=FHL Film 22657}}; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=SG0QAAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/historicalaccoun00dalc Internet Archive].
  
 
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Revision as of 23:37, 7 February 2011

United States  Gotoarrow.png  South Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  St. Helena's Parish
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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

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 22, St. Helena's Parish, Beaufort, pages 375-381, in:

  • Dalcho, Frederick. An Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina from the First Settlement of the Province, to the War of the Revolution; with Notices of the Present State of the Church in Each Parish and Some Account of the Early Civil History of Carolina, Never Before Published. Charleston: E. Thayer, 1820. FHL Film 22657; digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.

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.