Darlington District, S.C.
CD ROM- DARLINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. CEMETERY SURVEY, VOLUME ONE, compiled by members of the Old Darlington District Chapter, South Carolina Genealogical Society. Through the advent of technology, and the dedicated efforts of E. Frank Melton (the ODDC Web Master), Volume One of the Old Darlington District, S.C. Cemetery Survey is now available on CD ROM. Each page of the original publication has been scanned and is linked to an every name index. Over 125 family, church, and community cemeteries are available in this survey, with nearly 16,000 entries. A short history or description of each cemetery is provided as well as its location on a Darlington County map. Surveys of now destroyed cemeteries are also included. The communities of Antioch (Byrdtown), Centerville, Clyde, Dovesville, Hartsville, Kelleytown, Mechanicsville, New Market, Pine Ridge, Roblynís Neck, and Society Hill are included in this survey. This CD ROM may be searched in three convenient ways: by family name, by cemetery, or by viewing the entire book, page by page. To search by family name, just use the edit > find function and type in the surname you desire to find, the surname (if listed) will be highlighted. A click on the appropriate name will take you to the page for that particular surname, every entry with that surname will appear. Family name search may also be preformed by scrolling down the alphabetical list of surnames, then click the surname. To search by cemetery, simply scroll down the alphabetical list of cemeteries (or use the edit function as described above) and click on the link. The first page of that particular cemetery survey will appear with each page of the cemetery survey appearing in succession. The last way to access the information on this CD is to view the entire 386 pages successively. With each option, the page the reference appears on may be printed, or if you like, the entire cemetery survey (or any part thereof) may be printed from the CD ROM. This format is ideal for both armchair genealogists and for those on the go with a laptop computer. System Requirements: Explorer 5.0 or higher is recommended and a computer with a CD reader and a minimum of 64 Mb of RAM (128 Mb of RAM recommended. Price- $ 26.00 plus $4.00 shipping. Order from: Old Darlington District Chapter, SCGS, P.O. Box 175, Hartsville, SC 29551-0175.
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