Pinckney District, South Carolina Genealogy
Historical Facts[edit | edit source]
Pinckney District was created in 1791 by South Carolina from parts of Ninety-Six District and Camden District on previously Cherokee land. The new overarching Pinckney District was created with four subordinate counties within it: (See the 1791 South Carolina map.)
For documents of people who lived in this area from 1791 to 1800, look in:
- papers filed in the Pinckney District Seat 1791-1800 at Pinckneyville
- papers filed in the early capital at Charleston, South Carolina
Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]
"Rotating Formation South Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1682-1987) may be viewed for free at the My South Carolina Genealogy website. The maps rely on AniMap 3.0 software.
Resources[edit | edit source]
Research Guides[edit | edit source]
- South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Pinckney District, available online, courtesy: South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
References[edit | edit source]
- "A History of Pinckney District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/pinckney_district_sc.html (accessed 10 May 2011).