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Jul 23, 2018

Found on FamilySearch: Dorchester County, South Carolina Marriage Licenses, ca. 1918-1950

Sample Dorchester County Marriage License

FamilySearch has digitized 15 microfilms of marriage licenses for African Americans in Dorchester County, South Carolina for the years 1918-1950. The microfilms are part of Dorchester County, South Carolina marriage licenses,1918-1950, and can be accessed via the FamilySearch catalog here.

These records have not been indexed and are not searchable, but you can view the individual microfilms online, just as you would view them at a library. To access the individual microfilms, you can click on the camera icon to the right of the microfilm description, as in the example below:

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Sample Dorchester County Marriage License


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