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*'''[1818]''' St. Matthew's Tax List, 1818, ''South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 1, No. 3 (Summer 1973); Vol. 1, No. 4 (Fall 1973).
*'''[1818]''' "St. Matthew's 1818 Tax List," ''The S''''outh Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research'', Vol. 1, No. 3 (Summer 1973):148-150; Vol. 1, No. 4 (Fall 1973):214. {{FHL|43856|item|disp=FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 1}}
== References  ==
== References  ==

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


St. Matthew's Parish has served historic Orangeburgh District and Orangeburg County.


  • 1768



Research Guides

Parish History

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 16, St. Matthew's Parish, pages 332-335, 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.

The history of the parish is also discussed in pages 2-17 of:

  • Salley, A.S. The History of Orangeburg County South Carolina: From Its First Settlement to the Close of the Revolutionary War. Orangeburg, S.C.: R. Lewis Berry, Printer, 1898. Digital version at Google Books.

Parish Records

For some births in the parish in 1770 and 1771, see:

  • "Some Records Kept by Rev. Paul Turquand of St. Matthew's Parish," The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 33, No. 2 (Apr. 1932):180; digital version at JSTOR ($).


  • [1818] "St. Matthew's 1818 Tax List," The S'outh Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Summer 1973):148-150; Vol. 1, No. 4 (Fall 1973):214. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 1