St. Pauls Parish, South Carolina

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

History

St. Paul's Parish has served Charleston and Colleton counties.

Founded

  • 1706

Parish Boundaries

Resources

Research Guides

Cemetery

More than 1000 of the cemetery's graves are described at Find A Grave. Includes transcripts and select photographs.

Parish History

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 19, St. Paul's Parish, pages 351-359, 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.
  • Constitutional Form of Government and By-laws of the Protestant Episcopal Church of Saint Paul's, Radcliffeboro', Charleston, S.C. Charleston, S.C.: Courier Book and Job Presses, 1870. Digital version at Google Books.

Parish Records

Taxation

  • [1732] "Assessment on Edisto Island in St. Paul's Parish," April 20, 1732, South Carolina Miscellany, New York Public Library.[1]
  • [1785] St. Paul's Parish Tax Returns, 1785, South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Spring 1977); Vol. 5, No. 3 (Summer 1977).

Websites

References

  1. This source is discussed in Philip D. Morgan, "A Profile of a Mid-Eighteenth Century South Carolina Parish: The Tax Return of Saint James', Goose Creek," The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 81, No. 1 (Jan. 1980):52. Digital version at JSTOR ($).