St. Johns Berkeley Parish, South Carolina

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United States Gotoarrow.png South Carolina Gotoarrow.png St. John's Berkeley Parish

History

St. John's Berkeley Parish served Berkeley County. Also known as Biggin Church. It is now a ruin.

Resources

Research Guides

Biography

  • Weems, Mason Locke and Peter Horry. The Life of General Francis Marion, a Celebrated Partisan Officer, in the Revolutionary War, Against the British and Tories in South Carolina and Georgia. Philadelphia, Pa.: Joseph Allen, 1852. Digital version at Google Books. [Gen. Marion was born in 1732 in St. John's Parish, S.C.]

Parish History

For a history of the parish, see Chapter 6, St. John's Parish, Berkley, pages 264-274, 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.

Parish Records

Websites

  • Biggin Church, The Historical Marker Database. Includes photographs of the ruin and history. 

References