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  • York County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in York County, South Carolina. Official Website History With a population of nearly 6,000 at the time of first European contact, the native inhabitants, the Catawba were primarily agriculturalists. Hernando de Soto passed through the area in the 1540s in his search for gold. Several decades later Juan Pardo recorded his observation...

  • South Carolina with Counties, Towns and Communities Project

    This project is for those from South Carolina and/or their Counties. accurate information about the history of North Carolina and South Carolina, go to carolana.com .Please go to following link for more information.

  • Beaufort National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Beaufort National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in Beaufort County, in the city of Beaufort, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Marion County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of persons born in and associated with Marion County. Note that Marion and Dillon county have overlapping territory depending upon year of birth with Dillon County being formed in 1910 from a northern piece of Marion County. Profiles from some individuals before that time can indicate Marion County as place of birth. Seller's History of Marion County Wikipedia Migration from...

  • Pickens County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pickens County, South Carolina. Official Website The county was created in 1826 and was named in honor of Brigadier General Andrew Pickens of the American Revolution. Adjacent Counties Greenville County Anderson County Oconee County Transylvania County, NC Cities, Towns & Communities Arial Cateechee Centra...

  • Byrd Cemetery, Timmonsville, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Byrd Cemetery, Timmonsville, Florence County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Woodlawn Memorial Park, Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Spartanburg County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Official Website History Spartanburg County and its county seat, the city of Spartanburg, were named for the Spartan Regiment, a local militia regiment that fought in the American Revolutionary War. As Spartan County, it was formed in 1785 as a part of the Ninety-Six District. In 1791, it was ...

  • Georgetown County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Georgetown County, South Carolina.= Official Website =The county was founded in 1769. It is named for George III of England. Adjacent Counties * Berkeley County * Williamsburg County * Charleston County * Horry County * Marion County Cities, Towns & Communities *Andrews (part)*Belle Isle*DeBordieu*Garden City (part)*Georgetown (County...

  • The Confederate States (CSA) during the US Civil War

    Confederate States: Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Indian Territory , Louisiana , Mississippi , North Carolina , South Carolina , Tennessee , Texas , Virginia

  • Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery,Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, USA

    Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Pendleton, Anderson County, South Carolina, USA: Find a Grave

  • Darlington County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Darlington County, South Carolina.Darlington County was named by an act in March 1785. Adjacent Counties * Chesterfield County * Marlboro County * Kershaw County * Florence County * Lee County Cities, Towns & Communities *Clyde*Darlington (County Seat)*Hartsville*Lamar*Lydia*North Hartsville*Society Hill Links Wikipedia

  • Dillon County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dillon County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Founded in 1910 from a portion of Marion County, both Dillon County and the city of Dillon were named for prosperous local citizen James W. Dillon (1826-1913), an Irishman who settled there and led a campaign to bring the railroad into the community. Adjacent Counties * Columbus County...

  • Wise Cemetery, Horry County, South Carolina, USA

    Also known as Mad-Wise Cemetery, Soles Cemetery and Soles Burying Ground (as indicated on some death certificates and obituaries). Located in Floyds Township near Floyds Crossroads, Horry County, South Carolina, Wise Cemetery has been a racially integrated cemetery in the rural South since 1880. Families with white, African - American, and/or Native American lines or connections have found th...

  • Magnolia Cemetery

    Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Charleston, South Carolina. It was dedicated in 1850; Charles Fraser delivered the dedication address. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District in 1978.Notable intermentsalso* TripAdvisor photos

  • Charleston City and County, South Carolina, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Charleston City or County, South Carolina.= Official Website History of Charleston Charleston was founded in 1670 as Charles Town, honoring King Charles II of England. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank of the Ashley River (now Charles Towne Landing) was abandoned in 1680 for its present site, which became the f...

  • Wofford College

    Wikipedia Wofford College is a private liberal arts college in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It was founded in 1854. The historic 175-acre campus is a national arboretum and one of the few four-year institutions in the southeastern United States founded before the American Civil War that still operates on its original campus. Wofford was founded with a bequest of $100,000 from the Rev. Benjam...

  • Florence County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Florence County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Formed in 1888, Florence County was named for the daughter of General W. W. Harlee. Adjacent Counties * Dillon County * Marion County * Darlington County * Marlboro County * Lee County * Clarendon County * Sumter County

  • Chester County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chester County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Chester County, South Carolina had its beginning in 1750 when the Scots-Irish from Pennsylvania and Virginia made their way into the area, settling on Rocky Creek and Fishing Creek. The County was originally part of Craven County, a large region which encompasses much of the Upcountry...

  • Winthrop University

    Wikipedia Winthrop University (Winthrop or WU) is a public university in Rock Hill, South Carolina. It was founded in 1886 by David Bancroft Johnson, who served as the superintendent of Columbia, South Carolina, schools. He received a $1,500 grant from Robert Charles Winthrop, a Boston philanthropist and chair of the Peabody Education Board in Massachusetts. The school was originally establis...

  • Horry County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Horry County, South Carolina. Official Website Horry County (pronounced O'Ree) was created from Georgetown District in 1801. At this time, the county had an estimated population of 550. Isolated by the many rivers and swamps typical of the South Carolina Lowcountry, the area essentially was surrounded by water, forcing its inhabita...

  • Chesterfield Cemetery, Chesterfield, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Chesterfield Cemetery, Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Williston Cemetery, Williston, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Williston Cemetery, Barnwell County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Williamsburg County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. Official Website From Williamsburg County.gov : Beginnings Williamsburg County, located in the southern tip of the Pee Dee, holds treasures of historical interest dating back to the early 1700’s. In 1730, Governor Robert Johnson proposed a "Township Plan," marking the beginning of Williamsbu...

  • Hampton County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hampton County, South Carolina.= Official Website =The county is named for Wade Hampton III, one of the country's leading slaveowners and a Lieutenant General for the Confederacy during the American Civil War. After the war, a leading proponent of the rose-tinted Lost Cause of the Confederacy interpretation of the war, he led the Rede...

  • Huguenot Pettigrew Family of Ireland and South Carolina

    This project is to explore the Petticrew / Pettigrew families of Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and South Carolina. Our family history is that the Pettigrew family of South Carolina are cousins to our Pennsylvania/Virginia/Ohio Petticrew family (also spelled Pettycrew in Virginia). Are these various families related? Also, are they Scotch, Scotch-Irish, Huguenot or all three?Before I ha...

  • Clemson University

    Wikipedia =Clemson University is an American public, coeducational, land-grant and sea-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina.Founded in 1889, Clemson University consists of six colleges: Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Business and Behavioral Sciences; Engineering and Science; Health and Human Development; and Education. As of 2015, Cle...

  • Greenville County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greenville County, South Carolina.= Official Website = History Greenville County was created in 1786 and was first in the overarching Ninety-Six District, but from 1791 to 1798 it was part of the new over-arching Washington District. From 1798 to 1800, it was part of the short-lived over-arching Pendleton District. In 1798, all counti...

  • Marlboro County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marlboro County, South Carolina.= Official Website = History Succeeding indigenous peoples occupied this area for thousands of years. At the time of European encounter, the inhabitants of the area were the Pee Dee. Though nearly wiped out by European settlers, the Pee Dee Indian Tribe was able to survive centuries of war, disease, sla...

  • South Carolina in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from South Carolina who served in the Confederate Army.

  • Calhoun County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Calhoun County, South Carolina.= Official Website = History Calhoun County was home to the Congaree Tribe. During the American Revolutionary War, Calhoun County was home to the famous Siege of Fort Motte.Located in a rural upland area long devoted to cotton plantations, part of the Black Belt of the South, the county was formed in 190...

  • Greenwood County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Greenwood County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Greenwood County was formed in 1897. It was named for its county seat, Greenwood. This had been named around 1824 after a plantation owned by John McGehee, an early resident. The area was developed largely for cotton plantations and was dependent on slave labor. It has continued to...

  • Oconee County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oconee County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the county was established in 1868 and was named after an historic Cherokee town and the word "Ae-quo-nee", meaning "land beside the water." Adjacent Counties * Jackson County, NC * Transylvania County, NC * Macon County, NC * Rabu...

  • McCormick County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McCormick County, South Carolina.The county was formed in 1916 and was named for inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). Adjacent Counties * Greenwood County * Edgefield County * Columbia County, Georgia * Lincoln County, Georgia * Elbert County, Georgia * Abbeville County Towns & Communities *Clarks Hill*McCormick (County Seat)*Mo...

  • Lexington County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived, or died in Lexington County, South Carolina.= Official Website =The county was chartered in 1785 and was named in commemoration of Lexington, Massachusetts, the site of the Battle of Lexington in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Calhoun County * Richland County * Orangeburg County * Aiken County * Saluda County * Newberry Co...

  • Furman University

    Wikipedia =Furman University is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, United States, slightly north of Greenville, the city it is normally associated with by campus address and brand identity. Furman is South Carolina's oldest private university. Founded in 1826, Furman enrolls approximately 2,700 undergraduate students on its 750-acre (304 ha) campus....

  • View Church Cemetery, Boiling Springs, Spartanburg, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in View Church Cemetery, Boiling Springs, Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Varnville Cemetery, Varnville, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Varnville Cemetery, Varnville, Hampton County, South Carolina. Find a Grave Genealogy Trails Billion Graves

  • Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Silver Brook Cemetery, Anderson, Anderson County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Unitarian Church Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina

    From Atlas Obscura IN A CITY WITH MANY churches and graveyards, the cemetery at the Unitarian Church stands out. Pathways here are maintained for visitors, but the plots and the grave markers have been given over to nature. Vines, shrubs, and trees grow among, around, and through the cemetery. In a picture displayed above, you can clearly see a tree taking over a gravestone. That’s how the d...

  • Clarendon County, South Carolina

    Please add those who were born, lived or died in Clarendon County, South Carolina.= Official Website = History Clarendon County was officially established in 1785, shortly after the American Revolutionary War, when the legislature divided Camden District into seven counties. One was Clarendon County. It was named after Edward Hyde, who was a Lord Proprietor and earl of Clarendon.During the Amer...

  • Union County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Union County, South Carolina. Official Website Early Settlement The area that includes Union County was once controlled by the Cherokee Indians and they used it as a hunting ground. Up until recent years, one could find numerous arrowheads with little effort throughout the county. The first European settlers in Union County cam...

  • Richland County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Richland County, South Carolina. Official Website The county was formed in 1785 as part of the large Camden District and was most likely named for its "rich land". The county seat and largest city is Columbia, which is also the state capital. In 1786 the state legislature decided to move the capital from Charleston to a more cent...

  • Newberry Memorial Gardens, Newberry, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Newberry Memorial Gardens, Newberry, South Carolina. Find a Grave Genealogy Trails

  • Berkeley County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Berkeley County, South Carolina.Berkeley County was established in 1682. It was named after John and William Berkeley, co-owners of the Province of Carolina. It became part of the Charleston District in 1769. It did not exist as a District during most of the 19th century and generally was part of the Low Country culture. In 1882, foll...

  • Columbia, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbia, South Carolina.= Official Website = History Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area. The name ...

  • Newberry County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Newberry County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Newberry County was formed from Ninety-Six District in 1785. Prior to its formal founding, the area was the site of several American Revolutionary War battles: Williams' Plantation, Dec. 31, 1780; Mud Lick, March 2, 1781; and Bush River, May 1781.The town of Newberry was founded in 1...

  • Saluda County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Saluda County, South Carolina. Official Website The legislative Act officially establishing Saluda County was approved on February 25, 1896 and was named for the Saluda River. Adjacent Counties Newberry County Lexington County Aiken County Edgefield County McCormick County Greenwood County

  • Union ARP Church Cemetery, Richburg, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Union ARP Church Cemetery, Richburg, Chester County, South Carolina. Find a Grave Union ARP Church

  • Travelers Rest Cemetery, Travelers Rest, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Travelers Rest Cemetery, Travelers Rest, Greenville County, South Carolina. The cemetery is also known as Travelers Rest United Methodist Church Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Sullivan's Island, SC: Port of Entry for Enslaved Africans

    This project is about Sullivan's Island as the African-American Ellis Island==Summary== Carolina's Lowcountry holds a major place of importance in African-American history for many reasons, but perhaps most importantly as a port of entry for people of African descent. According to several historians, anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of the Africans who were brought to America during the slave tra...

  • Barnwell County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Barnwell County, South Carolina . History The Barnwell District was created in 1797 (effective in 1800) from the southwestern portion of the Orangeburg District, along the Savannah River. It was named after John Barnwell , a local figure in the Revolutionary War.In 1868, under the South Carolina Constitution revised during Reconstruc...

  • Lancaster County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lancaster County, South Carolina.= Official Website = History For hundreds of years, the Catawba Indians occupied what became organized as Lancaster County as part of their historic tribal lands. The Siouan-speaking Catawba were once considered one of the most powerful Southeastern tribes. The Catawba and other Siouan peoples are beli...

  • Sumter County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Sumter County, South Carolina. Official Website Sumter County was created from Clarendon, Claremont and Salem Counties as Sumter District in 1798, named after General Thomas Sumter, and became effective in 1800. When the home of Sumter District's clerk of records burnt in 1801, the formative records of the three predecessor counti...

  • Aiken County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Aiken County, South Carolina . History Both Aiken County and its county seat of Aiken are named after William Aiken (1779–1831) , the first president of the South Carolina Railroad Company. Aiken County was organized during the Reconstruction era in 1871 from portions of Barnwell , Edgefield , Lexington , and Orangeburg counties.

  • Beaufort County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Beaufort County, South Carolina. It is not to be confused with Beaufort, North Carolina History From the early days of plantations, African slaves outnumbered the European minority in the colony. The plantations on the Sea Islands had large concentrations of slaves, and frequently limited interaction with whites. The islands were site...

  • Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Ware Shoals, Laurens County, South Carolina

    The photo depicts the memorial stone placed at this cemetery for the unknown dead buried in here since 1795. It is at the "entrance" to the older section of the cemetery on the right side of the Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Find a Grave

  • Laurens County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Laurens County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Laurens County was formed in 1785. It was named after Henry Laurens, the fifth president of the Continental Congress.One of nine modern counties of the Colonial Ninety-Six District, Laurens County hosted more "official" (i.e. officially recognized and contemporaneously documented by ...

  • Manning Cemetery, Manning, Clarendon County, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Manning Cemetery, Manning, Clarendon County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Kershaw County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kershaw County, South Carolina.= Official Website = Overview Kershaw County was named for Col. Joseph Kershaw (1727–1791), an early settler considered as "the father of Camden". Originally part of Camden District, Kershaw County was formed in 1791.During the American Revolutionary War, the British occupied Camden from June 1780 to May...

  • Dorchester County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dorchester County, South Carolina.= Official Website =Dorchester County is named for its first settlement area, which was established by Congregationalists in 1696. These settlers applied the name "Dorchester" after their last residence in Dorchester, Massachusetts.Dorchester was not established as a separate county until 1897. Howeve...

  • Bamberg County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Bamberg County, South Carolina.Bamberg County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,987, making it the fourth-least populous county in South Carolina. Its county seat is Bamberg. Adjacent Counties * Orangeburg County * Dorchester County * Colleton County * Hampton County...

  • Abbeville City & County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Abbeville, South Carolina. History Abbeville County, located on the Savannah River in Northwestern South Carolina was first settled by people of mostly Scots-Irish descent around 1756. A small group of French Huguenot refugees also settled at New Bordeaux in Southwest Abbeville County. Dr. John de la Howe, of Huguenot descent and ...

  • Mountain View Memorial Park, Travelers Rest, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Travelers Rest, Greenville County, South Carolina. The cemetery is located on 7 Duncan Road and is also known as Grandview Memorial Gardens . Official Website Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • St. Luke UMC Cemetery, Lancaster, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in St. Luke United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Erskine College

    Wikipedia =Erskine College is a private Christian college in Due West, South Carolina. It offers an undergraduate liberal arts college and a graduate theological seminary. The college was founded in 1839 by the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, and its sports teams compete in NCAA Division II as a member of Conference Carolinas. Alumni

  • Greenville (City), South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the city of Greenville, South Carolina.= Official Website =Greenville is the county seat of Greenville County. History The land of present-day Greenville was once the hunting ground of the Cherokee, which was forbidden to colonists. A wealthy settler from Virginia named Richard Pearis arrived in South Carolina around 1754 and establis...

  • Fairfield County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fairfield County, South Carolina.= Official Website = History It is alleged that the county name originated from a statement made by General Cornwallis when he declared "How Fair These Fields" during the British occupation of the area in 1780-81. The house Cornwallis stayed in during the occupation is still standing.Several years befo...

  • Mountain View Methodist Church Cemetery, Taylors, South Carolina

    This project is for those who are buried in Moutain View Methodist Church Cemetery, Taylors, Greenville County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Sumter Cemetery, Sumter, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Sumter Cemetery, Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina. Notable Interments John Smythe Richardson (1828-1894) - US Congress Corinne Anderson Riley (Boyd) (1893-1979) - US Congress John Jacob Riley (1895-1962) - US Congress Links Find a Grave

  • Battle of Secessionville (June 16, 1862) - US Civil War

    The Battle of Secessionville (or the First Battle of James Island ) was fought on June 16, 1862, during the American Civil War. Confederate forces defeated the Union's only attempt to capture Charleston, South Carolina, by land. It's noted for the court martial of the Union Brig. Gen. Henry Benham for trying to take James Island, which was against the orders given.At about 4:30 a.m. on June 16,...

  • Anderson County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Anderson County, South Carolina .= Official Website = Overview Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina . As of the 2010 census, its population was 187,126. Its county seat is Anderson. Named for Revolutionary War leader Robert Anderson, the county is located in northwestern South Carolina , along the Ge...

  • Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church and Cemetery, Ridgeway, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Ridgeway, Fairfield County, South Carolina. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church is an historic Episcopal church building located northeast of Ridgeway, South Carolina, on County Road 106. Built of wood in 1854 in the Carpenter Gothic style, it was designed by the Rev. John Dewitt McCollough, who later became its rector. ...

  • St. Philip's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in St. Philip's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina. The cemetery is also known as St. Philip's Churchyard and St. Philip's Graveyard . Excerpt from Traveler of Charleston Magazine : Many prominent people are buried in the graveyard, which is divided into two parts. The western yard was initially set aside for the burial of “strangers and tr...

  • Southland Memorial Gardens, West Columbia, South Carolina

    This project is for those who are buried in Southland Memorial Gardens, West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lexington, South Carolina

    This project is for those who are buried in Mt. Horeb UMC Cemetery, Lexington, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Cherokee County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cherokee County, South Carolina. History This area was occupied for thousands of years by indigenous peoples and by the historic Cherokee people before European encounter.When European traders and settlers entered the area, they used the existing Native American paths: called collectively the Trading Path. The Upper Road and Lower Che...

  • Presbyterian College

    Wikipedia Presbyterian College, commonly known as PC, is a four-year, private liberal arts college located in Clinton, South Carolina, United States and affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The college’s president is Bob Staton. Presbyterian's undergraduate and graduate programs emphasize small class sizes, a congenial atmosphere between professors and students, and a commitment to service...

  • South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind

    From Wikipedia The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind is a school in unincorporated Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States, near Spartanburg and with a Spartanburg postal address. It was founded in 1849 by the Reverend Newton Pinckney Walker as a private school for students who were deaf. The School for the Blind was established in 1855, and the school became state fu...

  • South Carolina State University

    Wikipedia South Carolina State University (often referred to as SCSU or SC State) is a historically black university located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States. It is the only state funded, historically black land-grant institution in South Carolina and is a member-school of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). N...

  • Medical University of South Carolina

    Wikipedia =The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) opened in Charleston, South Carolina in 1824 as a small private college for the training of physicians. It is one of the oldest continually operating schools of medicine in the United States and the oldest in the Deep South. The school's main building was designed by Charleston architect Albert W. Todd.The school has expanded into a sta...

  • Limestone University

    Wikipedia =Limestone University, formerly Limestone College, is a private Christian university in Gaffney, South Carolina. It was established in 1845 by Thomas Curtis, a distinguished scholar born and educated in England. Limestone was the first women's college in South Carolina and one of the first in the nation; it is the third-oldest college in South Carolina. Ten buildings on the campus, as...

  • Lander University

    Wikipedia =Lander University is a public university in Greenwood, South Carolina. It is the state's second-smallest publicly funded baccalaureate institution. History Lander University was founded by Methodist clergyman Samuel Lander in 1872 as Williamston Female College in Williamston, South Carolina. It remained a private institution for 26 years. In 1898 the College gained the support of the...

  • Francis Marion University

    Wikipedia =Francis Marion University (formerly Francis Marion College) is a state-supported liberal arts university located six miles (11 km) east of Florence, South Carolina, USA. It is named in honor of American Revolutionary War hero Brigadier General Francis Marion. Notable Alumni

  • College of Charleston

    Wikipedia =The College of Charleston (informally known as CofC or The College) is a public, sea-grant and space-grant university located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The college was founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, making it the oldest college or university in South Carolina, the 13th oldest institution of higher learning[2] in the United States and the ...

  • Coastal Carolina University

    Wikipedia =Coastal Carolina University, commonly referred to as CCU or Coastal, is a public, state-supported, liberal arts university in Conway, South Carolina, United States. The campus is located eight miles (13 km) west of the oceanfront resort town of Myrtle Beach. Founded in 1954, Coastal became an independent university in 1993. The university is a national sea-grant institution and owns ...

  • Bob Jones University

    Wikipedia =Bob Jones University (BJU) is a private non-denominational Protestant university in Greenville, South Carolina, known for its conservative cultural and religious positions. It has approximately 2,800 students, and is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. In 2008, the university estimated the number of its graduates at 35,000. The university's ...

  • St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in St. Michael's Church Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina. Adjacent to historic St. Michael's Episcopal Church on the corner of Meeting and Broad Streets, in Charleston, South Carolina is the final resting place of some famous historical figures, including two signers of the Constitution of the United States. The church was established in 1751 as the second ...

  • Springhill Memorial Gardens, Chesnee, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Springhill Memorial Gardens, Chesnee, Spartanburg County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Orangeburg County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. Official Website The county was created in 1769 and named for William III of England. At the time of European encounter, Siouan-speaking tribes, such as the Pee Dee, Cheraw and Catawba, inhabited the Piedmont area above the fall line. The Beaver Creek Indians, the Pee Dee Indian Nation of Beaver...

  • Jasper County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, South Carolina.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1912 and was named after Revolutionary War hero, Sergeant William Jasper. Adjacent Counties * Hampton County * Beaufort County * Effingham County, Georgia * Chatham County, Georgia Cities, Towns & Communities *Coosawhatchie*Gillisonville*Grahamville*Grays*Harde...

  • Colleton County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Colleton County, South Carolina. History The county is named after Sir John Colleton, 1st Baronet, one of the eight Lords Proprietor of the Province of Carolina. In 1682, Colleton was created as one of the three original proprietary counties, located in the southwestern coastal portion of the new South Carolina Colony and bordering o...

  • Indian traders: Southeast American Indian Nations

    Traders in Some Southeast Indian Nations 1750 ~ 1754==* from First People of Tennessee ===Traders to the Catawbas===* Robert Steel * Robert Tool * Mathew Toole===Licensed Traders to the Cherokee from Carolina===* James Adair * The Augusta Company * James Baldridg * Charles Banks* William Bates * James and Thomas Beamer * Samuel Benn * Robert Bunning* John Butler * Cornelius Daugherty * Anthony ...

  • Purrysburg Cemetery, Hardeeville, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Purrysburg Cemetery, Hardeeville, Jasper County, South Carolina. The cemetery, also called Purrysburg Memorial Cemetery , is located on the intersection of Church Road and Purrysburg Road. The cemetery is divided by a two-lane road with a black section on the right and a white section on the left. Find a Grave History of Purrysburg

  • Seven Pines Baptist Church Cemetery, Snelling, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Seven Pines Baptist Church Cemetery, Snelling, Barnwell County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Allendale County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Allendale County, South Carolina .= Official Website = History Allendale County was formed in 1919 from southwestern portions of Barnwell County , along the Savannah River. It is the location of the Topper Site, an archeological excavation providing possible evidence of a pre-Clovis culture. The site is near a source of chert on priva...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • Rice Patch Christian Church Cemetery, Islandton, South Carolina

    This project is for those buried in Rice Patch Christian Church Cemetery, Islandton, Colleton County, South Carolina. Find a Grave

  • Chesterfield County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chesterfield County, South Carolina.= Official Website =The county was erected (formed) in 1785, but was part of what was then known as Cheraws District until 1800, at which time Chesterfield became a district itself. Under the post-American Civil War (1861-1865) state constitution of 1867, passed during the Reconstruction era, South ...

  • Edgefield County, South Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Edgefield, South Carolina.= Official Website = History Edgefield District was created in 1785, and it is bordered on the west by the Savannah River. It was formed from the southern section of the former Ninety-Six District when it was divided into smaller districts or counties by an act of the state legislature. Parts of the district...

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