SC Archives Summary Guide

South Carolina Archives Summary Guide

SUMTER COUNTY

Formed in 1798 from Claremont, Clarendon, and Salem counties, which had been formed from Camden District

Sumter suffered a major loss of probate records and deeds, on 27 November 1801, when fire destroyed the residence of Sumter District Clerk of Court John Horan, in Stateburg. This fire also consumed the records of Clarendon, Claremont, and Salem counties.

 

Register of Mesne Conveyances

L 43001 Sumter County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Conveyance books
1801-1926, 1948-1949
110.00 microfilm reels and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43002 Sumter County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Master's conveyance books
1900-1921
3.00 microfilm reels

L 43003 Sumter County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Plat books
1802-1949
12.00 microfilm reels

L 43004 Sumter County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Real estate mortgage books
1948-1951
3.00 microfilm reels and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43005 Sumter County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Charter books
1951
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43087 Sumter County (S.C.). Register of Mesne Conveyances.
Abstracts of conveyance books
1802-1852
26.00 volumes and 0.01 volume
 

Commissioner of Locations

L 43006 Sumter County (S.C.). Commissioner of Locations.
Plat books
1802-1881
1.00 microfilm reel, 0.01 microfilm reel, and 0.01 cubic ft.

L 43007 Sumter County (S.C.). Commissioner of Locations.
Plat books (copies)
1802-1841
1.00 microfilm reel and 0.01 microfilm reel
 

Clerk of Court

L 43008 Sumter County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Voter registration books
1895
1.00 volume

L 43009 Sumter County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Record of military discharges
1918-1953
5.00 microfilm reels

L 43010 Sumter County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Record of estrays
1840-1845
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43088 Sumter County (S.C.). Clerk of Court.
Inventory of the records in the office of the Secretary of State (Charleston)
1820
0.01 cubic ft.
 

Court of Common Pleas

L 43011 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Civil journals
1810-1953
1.00 microfilm reel, 0.01 microfilm reel, and 9.00 volumes

L 43012 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Rough civil journals
1821-1840
3.00 volumes

L 43013 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Judgment rolls (fragments)
1843-1853
0.16 cubic ft.

L 43014 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Pleadings and judgments
1802-1952
5.00 microfilm reels and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43015 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Taxation of costs books
1829-1833
1.00 volume

L 43016 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Abstracts of decrees in summary process
1825-1856
3.00 volumes

L 43017 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Equity records (general index)
1869-1872
1.00 microfilm reel

L 43018 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Equity report books
1869-1952
3.00 microfilm reels and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43086 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Equity bills
1869-1872
2.00 microfilm reels

L 43089 Court of Common Pleas (Sumter County)
Equity petitions
1869-1871
1.00 microfilm reel
 

Court of Equity

L 43019 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Equity minutes
1817-1822
1.00 microfilm reel and 1.00 volume

L 43020 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Guardian, trustee, and committee account books
1813-1839
1.00 microfilm reel and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43021 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Equity records (general index)
1817-1868
1.00 microfilm reel and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43022 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Equity bills
1816-1868
72.00 microfilm reels, 0.01 microfilm reel, and 0.01 cubic ft.

L 43024 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Equity petitions
1817-1868
8.00 microfilm reels and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43025 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Equity report books
1817-1858
0.01 microfilm reel and 0.01 volume

L 43027 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Equity decree books
1828-1833
1.00 volume

L 43028 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Writs of injunction
1818-1826
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43029 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Writs of ne exeat
1817-1835
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43030 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Fieri facias executions
1817-1840
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43032 Court of Equity (Sumter District)
Annual reports of the Commissioner in Equity
1817-1841
1.00 microfilm reel and 0.01 microfilm reel
 

Master

L 43031 Sumter County (S.C.). Master.
Guardian, trustee, and committee accounts
1817-1840
1.00 microfilm reel and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43033 Sumter County (S.C.). Master.
Sales books of the Master
1875-1950
2.00 microfilm reels and 0.01 microfilm reel
 

Court of Ordinary

L 43035 Court of Ordinary (Sumter District)
Estate record books
1836-1849
0.01 microfilm reel and 2.00 volumes

L 43038 Court of Ordinary (Sumter District)
Administration and guardian bonds books
1840-1867
2.00 volumes

L 43041 Court of Ordinary (Sumter District)
Inventories and appraisements books
1811-1836
7.00 volumes

L 43045 Court of Ordinary (Sumter District)
Guardianship record books
1835-1839
1.00 volume

L 43052 Court of Ordinary (Sumter District)
Sales books of the Court of Ordinary
1817-1836
2.00 volumes

L 43054 Court of Ordinary (Sumter District)
Papers relating to estates contested in the courts
1842
0.33 cubic ft.
 

Probate Court

L 43034 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Estate papers
1800-1900
27.00 cubic ft., 1.00 volume, 50.00 microfilm reels, and 0.01 microfilm reel

L 43036 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Will books
1800-1963
6.00 microfilm reels, 0.01 microfilm reel, and 11.00 volumes

L 43039 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Administration bond books
1816-1908
6.00 volumes and 0.01 volume

L 43040 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Administration bonds with will annexed books
1875-1934
1.00 volume and 0.01 volume

L 43042 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Inventories, appraisements, and sales books
1840-1953
3.00 microfilm reels, 0.01 microfilm reel, and 5.00 volumes

L 43043 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Petitions and bonds for appointments of guardians, trustees, and committees
ca. 1813-1915
3.00 cubic ft.

L 43044 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Guardianships, committeeships, lunacy inquiries, and industrial school commitments (index)
1816-1948
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43046 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Guardianship record books
1869-1902
3.00 volumes

L 43047 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Guardian, trustee, and committee bond books
1885-1902
1.00 volume

L 43048 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Real estate books
1836-1900
0.01 microfilm reel and 3.00 volumes

L 43049 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Returns books
1816-1916
7.00 volumes

L 43050 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Lands devised books
1883-1955
2.00 microfilm reels

L 43051 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Journals of the Probate Court
1816-1902
4.00 volumes

L 43053 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Derelict estate account books
1841-1902
2.00 volumes

L 43055 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Letterbooks
1907-1908
1.00 volume

L 43090 Probate Court (Sumter County)
Marriage licenses
1911-1950
28.00 microfilm reels
 

Court of General Sessions

L 43056 Court of General Sessions (Sumter County)
Criminal journals
1827-1853
2.00 volumes

L 43057 Court of General Sessions (Sumter County)
Criminal dockets
1840-1857
1.00 microfilm reel and 1.00 volume
 

Magistrates Court

L 43058 Magistrates Court (Sumter County)
Criminal dockets
1852-1884
2.00 volumes

L 43059 Magistrates Court (Sumter County)
Record of estrays
1854-1867
0.01 volume
 

Court of Magistrates and Freeholders

L 43061 Court of Magistrates and Freeholders (Sumter District)
Dockets of the Court of Magistrates and Freeholders
1853-1865
0.01 volume
 

Sheriff

L 43062 Sumter County (S.C.). Sheriff.
Memoranda of sales
1821-1823
0.33 cubic ft.
 

Board of Honor

L 43063 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Honor.
Minutes of the Board of Honor
1901-1919
1.00 volume

L 43064 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Honor.
Confederate pension rolls
1901-1920
1.00 volume
 

County Council

L 43065 Sumter County (S.C.). County Council.
Code of ordinances
1985-1996
0.33 cubic ft.

L 43066 Sumter County (S.C.). County Council.
General ledgers of the County Council
1868-1878
1.00 volume

L 43067 Sumter County (S.C.). County Council.
Claims against the county
1878-1893
2.00 volumes

L 43068 Sumter County (S.C.). County Council.
Letterbooks
1879-1904
1.00 volume and 0.01 volume
 

Treasurer

L 43069 Sumter County (S.C.). Treasurer.
Treasurer's tax duplicate books, School District 17 (City of Sumter)
1960
0.01 microfilm reel
 

Board of Control

L 43082 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Control.
Minutes of the Board of Control
1893-1907
1.00 volume
 

Board of Education

L 43070 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Minutes of the Board of Education
1907-1977
4.00 volumes

L 43071 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Rough minutes of the Board of Education
1951-1957
1.00 volume

L 43072 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Teachers' certification record books
1870-1952
6.00 volumes

L 43073 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
List of the graduates of the Washington Street Graded School
1891-1907
1.00 microfilm reel

L 43074 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Scrapbooks of graduates of Sumter High School
1908-1952
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43075 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
General cashbooks of the Superintendent
1887-1893
2.00 volumes

L 43076 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Audit reports of School District No. 17 (City of Sumter, S.C.)
1975-1977
2.00 volumes

L 43077 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Applications for state aid for School District No. 17 (City of Sumter, S.C.)
1932-1960
0.33 cubic ft.

L 43078 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Superintendent's correspondence
1918-1924
8.00 cubic ft.

L 43079 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Budgets for School District No. 17 (City of Sumter, S.C.)
1948-1968
0.33 cubic ft.

L 43080 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Budgets for School Districts No. 1, No. 17, and No. 34
1948-1949
0.01 cubic ft.

L 43081 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Superintendent's account files
1920-1921
0.01 cubic ft.

L 43091 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
Teachers' certification renewal record (City of Sumter)
1929-1945
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43092 Sumter County (S.C.). Board of Education.
List of library accessions for City of Sumter schools
ca. 1945-1948
0.01 microfilm reel
 

Uncertain Provenance

L 43060 Papers
1852-1853
0.33 cubic ft.

L 43083 Stuckey, Albert B., Attorney of Sumter County, S.C.
Journals of Albert B. Stuckey
1896-1919
1.00 volume

L 43084 Sumterville Academical Society (Sumter County, S.C.)
Constitution and amendments of the Sumterville Academical Society
1837-1839
0.01 microfilm reel

L 43085 Sumterville Academical Society (Sumter County, S.C.)
Minutes of the Sumterville Academical Society
1837-1867
1.00 microfilm reel


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