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Apr 30, 2018

Found on FamilySearch: St. Helenas Parish, Beaufort, South Carolina Computer Printout; Births or Christenings, 1683-1822

FamilySearch has digitized a computer printout of abstracts from the register of St. Helenas Parish Church in Beaufort, SC. You can access the microfilm in the FamilySearch catalog here.

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Antebellum church registers for South Carolina can be a treasure trove of birth, marriage and death information for enslaved ancestors and Freedmen for the period before vital records were recorded in South Carolina.

This microfilm contains printouts of abstracts from several church registers. The St. Helenas Parish register is the first item on the microfilm. Happy hunting!

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