SC Archives Summary Guide

South Carolina Archives Summary Guide

COLLETON COUNTY

Established in 1798 from part of Charleston County and part of an earlier Colleton County

Records were evacuated to Columbia in February 1865, where fire destroyed them. Virtually no pre-1865 records survived.

 

Register of Mesne Conveyances

L 15001 Colleton County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Conveyance books
1866-1924
86.00 microfilm reels

L 15002 Colleton County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Plat books
1897-1922
1.00 microfilm reel
 

Commissioner of Locations

L 15003 Colleton County (S.C.). Commissioner of Locations.
Plat books
1802-1834
1.00 microfilm reel, 0.01 microfilm reel, and 1.00 volume
 

Clerk of Court

L 15004 Colleton County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Voter registration books
1882
1.00 volume

L 15005 Colleton County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
List of persons on the 1880 census for Colleton County
1880
0.01 cubic ft

L 15006 Colleton County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Confederate veterans' enrollment books
1902
7.00 volumes

L 15032 Colleton County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Bar dockets
1801-1834
1.00 microfilm reel and 0.33 cubic ft.

L 15035 Colleton County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Petitions to be excused from jury duty
1803-1825
0.01 cubic ft.

L 15036 Colleton County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Correspondence of the Clerk of Court
1822
0.01 cubic ft.
 

Court of Common Pleas

L 15007 Court of Common Pleas (Colleton County)
Jurors and witnesses pay stubs
1887
1.00 volume

L 15037 Court of Common Pleas (Colleton County)
Papers
1822-1833
0.16 cubic ft.

L 15038 Court of Common Pleas (Colleton County)
Civil journals
1833-1839
1.00 microfilm reel

L 15039 Court of Common Pleas (Colleton County)
Summary process dockets
1840-1849
1.00 microfilm reel 
 

Court of Equity

L 15009 Court of Equity (Colleton District)
Equity papers
1824-1861
0.33 cubic ft.

L 15033 Court of Equity (Colleton District)
Equity decrees
1861
0.16 cubic ft.
 

Probate Court

L 15010 Probate Court (Colleton County)
Estate papers
1854-1904
39.00 microfilm reels

L 15011 Probate Court (Colleton County)
Will books
1865-1972
7.00 volumes and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 15012 Probate Court (Colleton County)
Marriage books
1911-1973
4.00 microfilm reels

L 15029 Probate Court (Colleton County)
Marriage licenses
1911-1951
15.00 microfilm reels
 

Sheriff

L 15013 Colleton County (S.C.). Sheriff.
Abstracts of nulla bona executions
1920-1931
0.01 cubic ft.

L 15014 Colleton County (S.C.). Sheriff.
Abstracts of collectible tax executions
1920-1928
0.01 cubic ft.

L 15015 Colleton County (S.C.). Sheriff.
Abstracts of conveyances to the Forfeited Land Commission
1925-1930
0.01 cubic ft.

L 15016 Colleton County (S.C.). Sheriff.
Receipt books
1896-1897
0.01 cubic ft.
 

County Council

L 15017 Colleton County (S.C.). County Council.
Account books of the County Council
1906-1910
1.00 volume
 

Auditor

L 15018 Colleton County (S.C.). Auditor.
Property tax returns
1868-1883
45.21 cubic ft.

L 15019 Colleton County (S.C.). Auditor.
Tax notices for realty
1869
0.33 cubic ft.
 

Treasurer

L 15020 Colleton County (S.C.). Treasurer.
General cashbooks of the Treasurer
1869-1888
3.00 volumes

L 15021 Colleton County (S.C.). Treasurer.
Tax receipt books
1869-1889
64.00 volumes

L 15022 Colleton County (S.C.). Treasurer.
Tax executions of the Treasurer
1875-1932
5.94 cubic ft.

L 15023 Colleton County (S.C.). Treasurer.
Tax execution books of the Treasurer
ca. 1886-1887
2.00 volumes
 

Board of Education

L 15024 Colleton County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Book fee receipts for Big Gate School
1935-1936
1.00 cubic ft.

L 15025 Colleton County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Classroom registers
1932-1935
0.01 cubic ft.

L 15026 Colleton County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Textbook inventories
n.d.
0.01 cubic ft.
 

Mixed Provenance

L 15027 Papers of mixed provenance
1792-1936
13.69 cubic ft.
 


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