COLUMBIA, SC 29224
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The South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc. is a non-profit organization. The aims of the Society are to raise the standards of genealogical research and to promote the preservation of records of the Colony and State of South Carolina.
Welcome to the official web page of the South Carolina Genealogical Society. We are here to provide you with helpful information on the SCGS, as well as provide you with links to information on our individual chapters, other genealogical web sites, research, histories, publications, and much more.
If you wish to contribute genealogical information to our site, with family trees, bible records, diaries, cemetery surveys, county histories, or general information on research in the State of South Carolina, please, feel free to do so. All information made available to our site will belong to the submitter and will be marked copyright in the submitter's name. We hope you enjoy our site and find our information useful.
Membership in the Society is through one of the affiliated chapters. Upon application to the chapter of one's choice and acceptance by that chapter, a membership number is assigned by the State Treasurer. Dues are payable for the calendar year beginning January 1. Membership entitles members to receive only those official periodicals of the Society published subsequent to receipt of member's dues by the Society Treasurer. Two classifications of membership are available: (1) Individual membership - one person at one address; (2) Family membership - two persons at the same address. State dues are included in the Chapter dues. Membership in any Chapter entitles a member to join another Chapter by paying that Chapter's dues only (Associate membership).
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South Carolina Genealogical Society 44th Annual Summer Workshop
July 15 & 16, 2016 at the South Carolina Archives and History Center,
Columbia, SC. For a registration form and itinerary, click here.
The South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc. does
Excerpt from Volume 2 Number 1 of The Carolina Herald
A staff member of
the late Tri-centennial Commission remarked that South Carolinians
There are lots of things that I
wished I had asked my grandparents.
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