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14 Wharfside StreetCharleston, SC 29401
Museum open 10am to 5pm (last entry 4:00 PM) Tuesday-Sunday. Closed Monday.
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14 Wharfside Street — Charleston, SC 29401
Oct 02, 2019
I thought you would like to know about another collection released
on FamilySearch.org containing birth registers for the city of Charleston,
South Carolina, 1901-1926. It is entitled South Carolina, Charleston County, Charleston,
Birth Registers, 1901-1926. This collection does give you the ability to find the parents of
children. Many of these parents were not enumerated on a census because they
were born after 1880.
The information that
you can expect to learn about each record includes:
Knowing the name of your ancestor helps along
with his or her birth date. Knowing where he or she is born and where the
parents are from can help you narrow down the right family especially if these
facts were different. For example, the parents might have been born on John’s
Island and the child could have been from Charleston. If you learn the residence
of the parents with this collection, that can open up a new avenue for you to
Once you feel you have a match, compare it
with records you know to be true. Use more than one or two records that you
have proven to be the same.
Remember that people
often went by nicknames or abbreviations instead of using their formal name. Search
for them using any known nicknames or common abbreviations. Maybe you will find
them that way.
For more assistance see How to Find South Carolina Birth Records.
Using the parents’
name and birth place, it is possible to find their parents. It is also possible
to find their church and cemetery. Have you had any success with this? Let us
know how on the Facebook Group.
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