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South Carolina Slaveholders: Genealogy and Records, A Through M

T

he search for enslaved ancestors requires research in the records of slaveholding families. In order to identify records of interest, you must first examine the genealogy of slaveholding families.

Researching a slaveholder's genealogy can be a time-consuming task, but fortunately, there are many genealogies for South Carolina slaveholders online. Here, we provide links to online genealogies of South Carolina slaveholders.

We also provide links to online records for SC slaveholders on Fold3.com. The records linked here were indexed by volunteers in the Restore the Ancestors Project. They are the work of many hearts and many hands. We thank and cherish the volunteers who have worked so hard to make these records searchable in a free collection.

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Alston - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

John Alston: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 6, No. 3 (Jul., 1905), pp. 114-116. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575103

Ball - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Slaves at the Hyde Park Plantation of John Ball, Charleston, SC, 1852 Indexed by Sheri Fenley

Barnwell - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Barnwell of South Carolina: The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan., 1901), pp. 46-88. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574942

Baynard - Click to Expand

Blake - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Blake of South Carolina: The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 1, No. 2 (Apr., 1900), pp. 153-166. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574908

Bonneau - Click to Expand

Brewton - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Col. Miles Brewton and Some of His Descendants: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 2, No. 2 (Apr., 1901), pp. 128-152. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574951

Broughton - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

4 Generations of Slaves on Motte and Broughton Plantations, Berkeley, SC Indexed by Felicia R. Mathis

Bull - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Bull Family of South Carolina: The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jan., 1900), pp. 76-90. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574894

Plantation Records:

Slaves in the Estate of William Stephen Bull, Beaufort, SC, 1823 Indexed by Alana

Butler - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Butlers of South Carolina: Theodore D. Jervey The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 4, No. 4 (Oct., 1903), pp. 296-311. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575042

Calhoun - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Calhoun Family of South Carolina: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr., 1906), pp. 81-98. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575129

Cantey - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Cantey Family: Joseph S. Ames The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct., 1910), pp. 203-258. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575281

Capers - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Captain William Capers and Some of His Descendants: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 2, No. 4 (Oct., 1901), pp. 273-298. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574968

Colcock - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Capt. John Colcock and Some of His Descendants: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 3, No. 4 (Oct., 1902), pp. 216-241. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575005

Colleton - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Colleton Family in South Carolina: The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 1, No. 4 (Oct., 1900), pp. 325-341. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574930

Cuthbert - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Barnwell of South Carolina: The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan., 1901), pp. 46-88. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574942

Plantation Records:

537 Slaves on 6 Plantations of James Cuthbert, Beaufort District, SC, 1838 Indexed by Sandra J. Taliaferro

Dubose - Click to Expand

Edings - Click to Expand

Elliott - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Records from the Elliott-Rowand Bible. Accompanied by an Account of the First Thomas Elliott and of Some of His Descendants: Mabel L. Webber The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan., 1910), pp. 57-71. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575259

Fenwick - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

An Account of the Tattnall and Fenwick Families in South Carolina: D. E. Huger Smith The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan., 1913), pp. 3-19. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575354

Fraser - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Fraser Family Memoranda: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jan., 1904), pp. 56-58. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575052

Gadsden - Click to Expand

Gibbes - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Robert Gibbes, Governor of South Carolina, and Some of His Descendants: Henry S. Holmes The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr., 1911), pp. 78-105. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575298

Plantation Records:

   

Grimball - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

 
  • Grimball of Edisto Island: Mabel L. Webber The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jan., 1922), pp. 1-7. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569573
  • Grimball of Edisto Island (Continued): Mabel L. Webber The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 23, No. 2 (Apr., 1922), pp. 39-45. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569579
 

Plantation Records:

   

Harleston - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Harlestons: Theodore D. Jervey The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 3, No. 3 (Jul., 1902), pp. 150-173. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574994

Hasell - Click to Expand

Hayne - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Hayne Family: Theodore D. Jervey The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jul., 1904), pp. 168-188. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575072

Hext - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Hugh Hext and Some of His Descendants: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan., 1905), pp. 29-40. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575089

Heyward - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

 
  • The Descendants of Col. , of South Carolina: Barnwell Rhett Heyward The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr., 1903), pp. 108-189. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575023
  • The Descendants of Col. William Rhett, of South Carolina (Continued): Barnwell Rhett Heyward The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr., 1903), pp. 108-189. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575023
 

Plantation Records:

1,648 Slaves in the Estate of Nathaniel Heyward, Charleston, SC, 1851 Indexed by Aaron Dorsey

Hume - Click to Expand

Hutson - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Hutson Family of South Carolina: William Maine Hutson The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 9, No. 3 (Jul., 1908), pp. 127-140. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575199

Hyrne - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Hyrne Family: Mabel L. Webber The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 22, No. 4 (Oct., 1921), pp. 101-118. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569567

Izard - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Izard of South Carolina: The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 2, No. 3 (Jul., 1901), pp. 205-240. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27574958

Jenkins - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

 
  • Descendants of John Jenkins, of St. John's Colleton: Mabel L. Webber The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 20, No. 4 (Oct., 1919), pp. 223-251. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569499
  • The Early Generations of the Seabrook Family: Mabel L. Webber The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 17, No. 1 (Jan., 1916), pp. 14-25. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569381
  • Early Generations of the Seabrook Family (Continued): Mabel L. Webber The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 17, No. 2 (Apr., 1916), pp. 58-72. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27569389
 

Plantation Records:

   

Jervey - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

The Jervey Family of South Carolina: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan., 1906), pp. 31-46. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575122

La Roche - Click to Expand

Legare - Click to Expand

Loocock - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Slaves in the Estate of Aaron Loocock, Richland and Charleston, SC, 1794 Indexed by Karen Meadows-Rogers

Lucas - Click to Expand

Mackie - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

African Children in the Estate of James Mackie, Charleston, SC, 1806 Indexed by Khalisa Jacobs

Manigault - Click to Expand

Marion - Click to Expand

Marshall - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

227 Slaves in the Estate of John T. Marshall, Charleston, SC, 1860 Indexed by Cheryl Palmer

Martin - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Slaves in the Estate of Robert Martin, Barnwell District, 1853 Indexed by Sheri Fenley

Mathewes - Click to Expand

Mathews - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Slaves at Hickory Hill Plantation of Edith Mathews, Charleston, SC, 1796 Indexed by Felicia R. Mathis

McCants - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Slaves at Snee Farm Plantation, Charleston, SC, 1859 Indexed by Alana

McKewn - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Slaves in the Estate of Mary McKewn, Oak Hill Plantation, Charleston, 1853 Indexed by Sandra Taliaferro

McUen - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Sale of 106 Slaves in the Estate of Anne Middleton McUen, SC, 1851 Indexed by Karen Meadows-Rogers

Milland - Click to Expand

Plantation Records:

Slaves in the Estate of William Milland, Charleston, SC, 1860 Indexed by Cheryl Palmer

Mitchell - Click to Expand

Morris - Click to Expand

Morton - Click to Expand

Genealogy:

Governor Joseph Morton and Some of His Descendants: A. S. Salley, Jr. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine Vol. 5, No. 2 (Apr., 1904), pp. 108-116. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575063

Motte - Click to Expand

Murray - Click to Expand

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