Genealogy in South Carolina

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Search for ancestors in these free South Carolina genealogy searches.  We have gleaned the web to bring you some of the largest and best places to find South Carolina genealogy records online.  One of the best ways to learn more about your ancestry is to locate cousins who share a common ancestor with you and exchange genealogy information.  You will find searches here to help you with this along with access to many other free genealogy sites where you can find genealogical resources and genealogy data for the state of South Carolina.




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Search the South Carolina RootsWeb Surname List

The RSL database contains over a million surnames submitted by others conducting genealogy research.  Try a surname search.  The results will give you the submitters' names, dates and locations, with contact information.  This will allow you to contact other people researching your surnames and sometimes even the same ancestor.  This is a great way to add missing branches to your family tree.  We have set this form for a South Carolina search but you may change it to search in other states.

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Search South Carolina Cemetery Records

This Cemetery database now has over 800,000 contributed records.

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Search South Carolina Message Boards

Try a search on these free South Carolina genealogy message boards.  Read genealogy queries posted by other folks who are conducting South Carolina genealogy research.  Post your own queries for South Carolina ancestors.  When posting genealogy queries, be specific and include full names, dates and places for your ancestors.  Be sure to use an e-mail address which will be valid for years to come so people will be able to contact you in the future with responses to your queries.  Over time, these queries will pay off if folks can get in touch with you.

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Search USGenWeb South Carolina Archives

Search one of the largest collections of free South Carolina genealogy records available online.  Try your surname search for South Carolina ancestors in the USGenWeb archives.  These genealogical records have been submitted by other researchers and may contain family Bible records, biographies, census transcriptions, census indexes, images, wills, tax records, church records / baptisms, obituaries, vital records, newspaper extracts, military records, pension records, land records, maps, place histories, year books, and other general genealogy records.  If you have records which might be of help to others who are tracking their roots, please submit them to this free genealogy project.
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Search the South Carolina Family Group Sheet Project

Try your surname search in this free genealogy project.  This collection of family group sheets was submitted by people who are searching for ancestors in South Carolina.  Be sure to submit your own family group sheets containing South Carolina ancestors and perhaps you will connect with someone else's family tree.

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