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Genealogy - Searching for an ancestor from the Upstate?

INTERNET GENEALOGY RESOURCES

03-Jul-2013    by: Paul M Kankula – NN8NN    [email protected]

 

ABBEVILLE COUNTY:

-- GenWeb Homestead: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scabbevi/

-- GenWeb GPS Mapping: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/Cemetery_GPS/01-abbeville.html

-- GenWeb Tombstones: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scabbevi/cemetery-html/abbeville.html

 

ANDERSON COUNTY:

   ACC SCGS Society: http://www.andersoncounty.scgen.org/index.html

   ACC SCGS Research Center: http://www.andersoncounty.scgen.org/library/index.html

-- GenWeb Homestead: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scandrsn/

-- GenWeb GPS Mapping: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/Cemetery_GPS/04-anderson.html

-- GenWeb Tombstones: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scandrsn/cemetery-html/anderson.html

** Ross Smith’s Book-of-the-Dead Database

 

GREENVILLE COUNTY:

   GCC SCGS Society: http://www.greenville.scgen.org/

-- GenWeb Homestead: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scgreenv/

-- GenWeb GPS Mapping: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/Cemetery_GPS/23-greenville.html

 

OCONEE COUNTY:

   OPD SCGS Society: http://www.oldpendleton.scgen.org/

   OPD SCGS Research Center: http://www.oldpendleton.scgen.org/clayton_rm/index.html

-- GenWeb Homestead: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/

-- GenWeb GPS Mapping: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/Cemetery_GPS/37-oconee.html

-- GenWeb Tombstones: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/cemetery-html/oconee.html

** Ann Rogers’ Cemetery Survey Database

 

PICKENS COUNTY:

   OPD SCGS Society: http://www.oldpendleton.scgen.org/

   OPD SCGS Research Center: http://www.oldpendleton.scgen.org/clayton_rm/index.html

-- GenWeb Homestead: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scpicke2/

-- GenWeb GPS Mapping: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/Cemetery_GPS/39-pickens.html

-- GenWeb Tombstones: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scpicke2/cemetery-html/pickens.html

** Old Pendleton District GEDCOM Database

** OPD Society Cemetery Survey Book Surname Index Database

 

SEARCHING AROUND SC PORTALS:

  Black Upstate Heritage: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/Black_Heritage/

  Searching Around SC: http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~scoconee/searching.html

 

 

          - Prior to 1783, no lawful White settlements were above present southern

  Anderson County border.

          - In 1785 a Treaty was signed to remove the Cherokee Indians from South Carolina.

- In 1789 Pendleton County was formed as part of the 96 Judicial District from Indian

  Country.
- In 1795 Pendleton County was placed in the Washington Judicial District.
- In 1799, Pendleton County was named Pendleton District by the State legislature and 

  Washington Judicial District was discontinued.

- In 1816 another Treaty was signed to relinquish the adjacent Indian Territory land to Oconee County.

- In 1826/27, Pendleton District was divided into the Anderson & Pickens Districts.
- In 1868 the state legislature decided to change all districts to counties. 

- Oconee County (est. 1868) represents part of old Pickens County & added Indian Land.
- Pickens County (est. 1825) represents part of old Pickens District.
- Anderson County (est. 1826) represents the old Anderson District.
- In 1986, Pickens County annexed Oconee County land that included Clemson 

  University and land extending SE to Anderson County.


 

       
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