Welcome to
The SCGenWebTM  Project
South Carolina Genealogy and History


South Carolina, known as "The Palmetto State", was one of the original thirteen colonies. Its first permanent settlement was established in 1670 on the coast at Albemarle Point near present day Charleston.

Researching your South Carolina ancestors can be a challenge if you are unaware of the successive systems of government and the evolution of its counties.

 

You can get to all states by clicking here

 

STATE AND COUNTY:

REFERENCE & RESEARCH HELP:

 
Modern Counties of South Carolina

 

 

ESSAYS & SPECIAL RESEARCH TOPICS

  • Rice and Indigo
    Early plantation crops of the Low Country
    One of a series of works written and researched by Victoria Proctor for her personal website.

    ETHNIC RESEARCH:

  • African American Research
    African Americans in South Carolina enjoy a rich heritage of culture and language. Notable in the Low County are the "Gullah".


  • First People
    Long before Europeans arrived on its shores, South Carolina was populated by numerous Native American tribes.


  • Southern Gypsy Records
    Yes, "Gypsy" research!
    Some of the Hessian mercenaries who stayed on in the colonies had "gypsy" ancestry and there were free Moors in Colonial South Carolina. You may well find your elusive ancestor in these pages prepared by Frank Clark and Linda Griggs.


South Carolina State Coordinator:
Victoria Proctor

The SCGenWeb Project Logo

CREDITS:
Background graphic, button logo, map, page design, and content created by Victoria Proctor.

Please report any errors on this page, and cite the URL: http://sciway3.net/scgenweb/

We thank you for your help, and welcome suggestions and additions!


Genealogy Partners
The SCGenWeb Project is working in cooperation with other societies and organizations
to promote genealogical and historical research, both on and off the Internet.


You are our visitor
since Aug 2006
and over 2.5 million visitors before then
Thanks for stopping by!

Counter provided by

 

Copyright 1997-2014 Victoria Proctor. All rights reserved.