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Please note: Dutch Fork Chapter of SCGS, Inc. is not affiliated with any of these sites except for South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.

The links are provided for your convenience.  Dutch Fork Chapter of SCGS, Inc. is not responsible for the content of any of these sites.

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Columbia Chapter of SCGS

Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society

Newberry District Chapter, SCGS, Inc.

South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.

SC Genealogy (from SCIWAY)

Gathering Leaves





USGenWeb Project

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy by Andrea Davis

South Carolina Genealogy Trails

Aiken County, South Carolina

Edgefield County, South Carolina

Fairfield County, South Carolina

Lexington County, South Carolina

Newberry County, South Carolina

Orangeburg County, South Carolina

Richland County, South Carolina

Saluda County, South Carolina

Chronicling America - Historic American Newspapers

Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Lexington County Estate Search (1865-1994) and Marriage Search (1911-1987)  - UPDATED LINK!

Lexington County Estate Search (1995-Present)  - UPDATED LINK!

Lexington County Marriage License Search (1986-Present)  - UPDATED LINK!

Lexington County Library Obituary Index

Richland County Estate Inquiry  - UPDATED LINK!

Richland County Marriage License Inquiry  - UPDATED LINK!

Richland County Library Obituary Index - (Request an obituary) - UPDATED LINKS!

Richland County Library Genealogy and Local History

South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965 (from FamilySearch) - UPDATED LINK!

South Carolina Probate Records, Bound Volumes, 1671-1977 (from FamilySearch) - UPDATED LINK!

South Carolina Probate Records, Files and Loose Papers, 1732-1964 (from FamilySearch) - UPDATED LINK!

South Carolina Online Historical Newspapers

Wofford College Archives Obituary Index - The Archives maintains an index of obituaries that have appeared in the Methodist Conference newspaper, the Southern Christian Advocate, since its inception in 1837, and in its successor newspaper, the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate.  The Advocate covered South Carolina and Georgia until about 1887, and the southern part of North Carolina until about 1870.

1940 United States Census - The 1940 census records were released by the US National Archives April 2, 2012, and brought online through a partnership with Archives.com. This website allows you full access to the 1940 census images, in addition to 1940 census maps and descriptions.




Aiken County Historical Museum

Lexington County Museum

Newberry County Historical & Museum Society

South Carolina Department of Archives and History

SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum

South Carolina Railroad Museum, Inc.

South Carolina State Museum

South Carolina State Parks

Ancestral Quest - Mac & Windows
Family Tree Builder - Mac & Windows
Family Tree Maker - Mac & Windows
GEDitCOM II — New Genealogy Software for the Macintosh
Legacy Family Tree - Windows
Reunion - Mac
RootsMagic - Mac & Windows

UncleGED - Windows
UncleGED is a free GEDCOM-to-HTML conversion tool that will allow you create web pages to show off the family history data that you have collected and exported to GEDCOM files.

    The following software is from StarkEffect.com

GEDCOM Viewer (Android™ Edition) (New!) Lets you browse GEDCOM files directly on your Android-based mobile device. Put your GEDCOM files on your phone or tablet and take them with you on family visits or research trips. - Android

GEDCOM Viewer Permits you to directly browse data in GEDCOM files and export HTML in a format similar to that of GED2HTML. - Windows

GED2HTML GEDCOM to HTML translator, for producing HTML hypertext versions of genealogical data directly from GEDCOM files. - Windows

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