St. Helenas Parish, South Carolina

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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.