Topic: Genealogy

Ariail-Kimball Genealogy

This collection contains genealogical information for the Ariail-Kimball and associated families including marriages, obituaries, military service, and family trees. These items are from the James and Lorraine Patterson Collection.


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UDC Applications (1913-1929)

Membership applications of the Benjamin Brockman and Hampton Lee chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy ranging from 1913-1929. Members lived in the greater Greer area. Applications contain genealogy details of date of birth and family relationships.


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Taliaferro Family Letters

This is a collection of letters set in the Revolutionary period, which mainly contains Caroline Taliferro’s correspondence. The subject of the collection all includes land records and receipts from various generations of the Taliaferro/Miller family. As a whole, the letters range from 1788-1925. Caroline Taliaferro’s correspondence ranges from 1830-1844. The land and financial records remain …


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Marlboro County Public Library Historic Documents

The Marlboro County Public Library is currently digitizing books, pamphlets and other documents related to the history of Marlboro County. Most are works by local authors which were originally published in very small editions and are no longer available for sale in a print version. As more items become digitized, they will be included here.


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Indexes of Local History and Genealogy

This collection includes indexes and finding aids for historical and genealogical information pertaining to Columbia, Richland County, and the Midlands. In addition, Local History staff maintain a guide to relevant subject indexes and finding aids available both from Richland Library as well as from other institutions focusing on local history and genealogy in the area. …


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Lincoln Farm Association South Carolina Member Cards

The Lincoln Farm Association Member Cards is a collection of over 140,000 individual and organization names who donated to build the memorial at the farmstead of Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace, which later came to be the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park. In 1905, the farmstead where Lincoln was born, just outside of Hodgenville, Kentucky, was …


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Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church records, 1819-1971

Church records for Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Pendleton, SC. Saint Paul’s is one of the oldest churches in the area and contains the burials of Mrs. John C. Calhoun, Thomas Green Clemson, and Anna Marie Calhoun Clemson.


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Woodside Family of Greenville

Collection of photographs of the Woodside family who were responsible for much of Greenville’s industrial, financial, and civic development in the early 20th century.


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Books and Pamphlets

Full-text books and pamphlets about Columbia and South Carolina from the Richland Library Local History collections.


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