This website is designed to share documentary resources useful in tracing the genealogies of African Americans of Darlington County, SC, particularly in the slavery and Reconstruction periods.
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Updated May 5, 2013
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reproduce documents or abstracts of deed books in full without permission.
South Carolina Genealogical Society Workshop, Columbia, SC, July 12-13, 2013,
at the SC Archives, Columbia, SC. Please
join us for this annual event!
I will be giving two workshops on Saturday, July 13:
1) Finding the Last Master:
Tricks and Tips in Breaking Through the 1870 Brick Wall in
African American Research
2) DNA and Me: One Researcherís Experience with FamilyTreeDNA, Ancestry and 23andMe
Updated Ration Book!
The original index to RB 3194 (Feb. - Mar. 1867) was incomplete.
I have completed and also noted
the children's names and ages mentioned.
1870 Mortality Census
Added April 29, 2013
New Ration Book added May 3, 2013
RB 3180 (June - August 1867?)