A Bibliography for Orangeburgh Researchers

Essential References

Clark, Murtie June. Colonial Soldiers of the South, 1732-1774. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1983.

Of interest are the pay rosters for Col. John Chevillet's Battalion of the South Carolina Militia.

Out of Print (some copies available for sale online).

Clark, Murtie June. Loyalists in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1981.

Of interest are the pay rosters for the Orangeburgh Militia, 1780-1782.

Out of Print (some copies available for sale online).

Culler, Daniel Marchant. Orangeburgh District, 1768 - 1868, History and Records. Spartenburg, SC: The Reprint Company, 1995.

Out of Print (some copies available for sale online).

Faust, Albert Bernhardt and Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh. Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies: Two Volumes in One. Reprint. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing co., Inc., 1968, 2007.

Many early Orangeburgh settlers are mentioned in this book.

Haigler, Anne Martin. The Church Records of Saint Matthews Lutheran Church Orangeburg County South Carolina and "The Red Church". Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1985.

Out of Print.

Holcomb, Brent H. Petitions for land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume I:1734/5-1748. Columbia, SC: SCMAR, 1996.

Holcomb, Brent H. Petitions for land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume II:1748-1752. Columbia, SC: SCMAR, 1997.

Holcomb, Brent H. Petitions for land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume III:1752-1753. Columbia, SC: SCMAR, 1997.

Holcomb, Brent H. Petitions for land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume IV:1754-1756. Columbia, SC: SCMAR, 1998.

Holcomb, Brent H. Petitions for land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume V:1757-1765. Columbia, SC: SCMAR, 1998.

Holcomb, Brent H. Petitions for land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume VI:1734/5-1748. Columbia, SC: SCMAR, 1996.

Holcomb, Brent H. Petitions for land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume VII:1734/5-1748. Columbia, SC: SCMAR, 1996.

Salley, A. S., Jr.. The History of Orangeburg County, South Carolina, From its First Settlement to the Close of the Revolutionary War. Reprint. Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1994. (Original publication: Orangeburg, SC: R. Lewis Berry, 1898).

Out of Print. The complete book (and others) by Salley is on-line at Google Books.

For a new translation of the "Giessendanner Record" see The Book of Record.

Cemetery Books

Orangeburg County Historical Society. Cemeteries in the Village of Orangeburg, South Carolina. Orangeburg, SC: February 1998.

Orangeburg County Historical Society. Sunnyside Cemetery and Hebrew Cemetery, Orangeburg, South Carolina. Orangeburg, SC: February 1999.

Orangeburg County Historical Society. Cemeteries in North Western Orangeburg County South Carolina - SECTION I-A (Livingston, Neeses, North, and Woodford areas). Orangeburg, SC: June 2001.

Orangeburg County Historical Society. Cemeteries in South Western Orangeburg County South Carolina - SECTION I-B (Neeses, Norway and Springfield areas). Orangeburg, SC: June, 2001.

Orangeburg County Historical Society. Orangeburg County Cemeteries - SECTION II-B (Bowman, Branchville, and Rowesville areas). Orangeburg, SC: August 2002.

Orangeburg County Historical Society. Orangeburg County Cemeteries - SECTION III (Elloree area, West of Holly Hill, including Providence Community, Northeast of the City of Orangeburg, and the Santee area of Orangeburg County). Orangeburg, SC: August 2002.

Orangeburg County Historical Society. Orangeburg County Cemeteries - SECTION IV (Eastern Orangeburg County, including Eutawville, Holly Hill, and Vance). Orangeburg, SC: February 1999.

 
The above cemetery books available from: The Orangeburg County Historical Society, PO Box 1881, Orangeburg, SC 29116-1881.

Roland, Debbie Ulmer. Cemeteries of Families of Amelia Township and Calhoun County South Carolina, Volume 1. Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Company, 1999.

Available from the Calhoun County Museum, 313 Butler St, St Matthews, SC 29135. Email: calmus@oburg.net

General History

Bernheim, Gotthardt Dellmann. The History of the German Settlements and of the Lutheran Church in North and South Carolina. Philadelphia, 1872.

Out of Print. The complete book is on-line at Google Books. An on-line copy from Heritage Quest Online may be available through your local library.

Salley, Marion. The Writings of Marion Salley. Orangeburg, SC: The Orangenurg County Historical and Genealogical Society, 1970.

Available from: The Orangeburg County Historical Society, PO Box 1881, Orangeburg, SC 29116-1881.

Family Histories

Culler, Emily. The Simmons Family of Orangeburg and Charleston South Carolina. Orangeburg County Library: Manuscript, 1970.

Wannamaker, J. Skottowe. The Wannamaker, Salley, Mackay, and Bellinger Families. Reprint Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Company, 1999. (Original publication: Charleston, SC: Walker Evans and Cogswell Co., 1937).

May be available from the Calhoun County Museum, 313 Butler St, St Matthews, SC 29135. Email: calmus@oburg.net

Haigler, Anne Martin and Henry E. Haigler. Haigler Cousins: 1752 - 1990. Kokomo, IN: Selby Publishing, 1991.

Hays, Louise Frederick. The Rumph and Frederick Families. Privately Published - Limited Edition, 1942.

The A. S. Salley Archives has a copy. An on-line copy from Heritage Quest Online may be available through your local library.

German Language Reference

Bentz, Edna M.. If I Can You Can: Decipher Germanic records. San Diego, CA, 1999.

Smith, Kenneth L.. German Church Books: Beyond the Basics. Rockport, ME: Picton Press, July 1999.

Thode, Ernest. German English Genealogical Dictionary. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2000.