Claremont County, South Carolina Genealogy
History[edit | edit source]
In 1791 a part of Claremont was given to help form Salem County, South Carolina Genealogy. In 1800 Claremont, Clarendon (1785-1800), and Salem counties were combined to form the new Sumter County. The Claremont County name was extinguished at this time.
For documents of people who lived in this area at this time, look in:
- St. Mark's Parish records since 1757
- papers filed in the District Seat at Camden District, South Carolina Genealogy
- papers filed in the early capital at Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina Genealogy
Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]
For animated maps illustrating South Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
Census[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "South Carolina Districts and Counties 1786-1790" [map] in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1790.html (accessed 8 May 2011).
- "A History of Claremont County" in South Carolana - The Counties at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/claremont_county_sc.html (accessed 8 May 2011).
- "South Carolina Districts and Parishes 1770" [map] in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Royal_Colony/sc_royal_colony_districts_parishes_1770.html (accessed 8 May 2011).