Some South Carolina Room Resources



Free Resources

Anderson County Government

Anderson Independent-Mail

City Directories of South Carolina, 1859-1922

DAR Genealogical Research System

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of South Carolina

Sandlapper: the Magazine of South Carolina archive from SC State Library’s Digital Collections

South Carolina Death Index, 1915-1962

South Carolina Department of Archives & History Online Records Index

South Carolina Department of Corrections Inmate Search

South Carolina Digital Library

South Carolina Digital Newspapers via the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America project

South Carolina Encyclopedia

Topographic Maps of South Carolina, 1888-1975

2015 South Carolina Airport Directory and Pilot’s Guide

Legal Resources

Anderson County Code of Ordinances

City of Anderson Code of Ordinances

South Carolina Case Records Search

South Carolina Code of Laws

South Carolina Legislative Manual


Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers … from the State of South Carolina
Confederate Historian

Deeds 1790 – 1900


  • Pendleton Messenger, 1807-1851
  • The Anderson Daily Mail, 1900-1971
  • The Anderson Independent, 1929-1981
  • The Anderson Independent-Mail, 1982-present
  • The Keowee Courier, 1915-1925

Obituaries indexed from the Anderson Independent cover the following years: 1950-1953

Obituaries indexed from the Anderson Independent-Mail cover the following years:  2011-2015

South Carolina Death Index, 1915-1949

US Census Records for Anderson County


Wills 1790 – 1900

Will Transcripts for South Carolina

World War II KIA (killed in action) obituaries index. The deaths were taken from the Anderson Independent and cover the period Dec. 1941-June 1945.



R. M. Smith, The Book of the Dead

Anderson County Cemetery Surveys, Vol. 1-8

Oconee County Cemetery Surveys, Vol. 1 & 2

Pickens County Cemetery Surveys, Vol. 1-3

James Harper, The Anderson Intelligencer … births, deaths, marriages, and genealogical miscellany specifically for Anderson County … Afro-Americans. (1882-1900)

Roster of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865

The Official Records of Union and Confederate Armies and Navies – War of the Rebellion

City Directories

Family and church histories


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