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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[South Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pinckney District, South Carolina|Pinckney District]]''  
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''[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[South Carolina]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Pinckney_District,_South_Carolina|Pinckney District]]''  
  
== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
=== Boundary Changes  ===
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[[Pinckney_District,_South_Carolina|Pinckney District]] was created in 1791 by South Carolina from parts of [[Ninety-Six District, South Carolina|Ninety-Six District]] and [[Camden District, South Carolina|Camden District]] on previously Cherokee land. The new overarching Pinckney District was created with four subordinate counties within it:<ref name="Pinc">"A History of Pinckney District" in ''Carolana'' at http://www.carolana.com/SC/Counties/pinckney_district_sc.html (accessed 10 May 2011).</ref> (See the [http://www.carolana.com/SC/Early_Statehood/sc_statehood_1800_districts_counties_1791.html 1791 South Carolina map].)
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:*[[Chester County, South Carolina|Chester County]] created 1785
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:*[[Union County, South Carolina|Union County]] created 1785
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:*[[York County, South Carolina|York County]] created 1785
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:*[[Spartanburg County, South Carolina|Spartanburg County]] created 1791
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In 1800 South Carolina abolished all her overarching districts including [[Pinckney_District,_South_Carolina|Pinckney District]]. However, the remaining counties were often called districts as late as 1868.<ref name="Pinc" />
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For documents of people who lived in this area from 1791 to 1800, look in:
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:*papers filed in the Pinckney District Seat 1791-1800 at Pinckneyville
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:*papers filed in the early capital at [[Charleston, South Carolina]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
[http://www.mysouthcarolinagenealogy.com/sc-maps.html "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 [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.  
 
[http://www.mysouthcarolinagenealogy.com/sc-maps.html "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 [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
=== Research Guides  ===
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==== Research Guides  ====
  
 
*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0054.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Pinckney District]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
 
*''[http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/guide/CountyRecords/rg0054.htm South Carolina Archives Summary Guide: Pinckney District]'', available online, courtesy: [http://scdah.sc.gov/ South Carolina Department of Archives and History].
  
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{{South Carolina|South Carolina}}  
  
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[[Category:South_Carolina_districts]]

Revision as of 09:52, 10 May 2011

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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).