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=== Historical Facts  ===
=== Historical Facts  ===

Revision as of 19:19, 29 January 2015

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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:[1] (See the 1791 South Carolina map.)

In 1800 South Carolina abolished all her overarching districts including Pinckney District. However, the remaining counties were often called districts as late as 1868.[1]

For documents of people who lived in this area from 1791 to 1800, look in:

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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "A History of Pinckney District" in Carolana at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/pinckney_district_sc.html (accessed 10 May 2011).