The Darlington Flag Newsletter
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SC: DEATH CERTIFICATES
(Caucasian) 1921-1925, compiled
by James C. Pigg...This is the second installment in this valuable series by
Chesterfield researcher and publisher, James C. Pigg. As most S.C. genealogical
researchers soon realize, death certificates did not begin in this state until 1915.
This is certainly a handicap, but researchers continuously seek ways around this
problem. Pigg’s most recent book takes a different approach by using the information
available in S.C. death certificates to the fullest advantage. Each Caucasian death
certificate has been examined and abstracted in this publication. All genealogical
information has been extracted and presented. This information includes: name of
the deceased person, township, certificate number, age at death, date of birth, place
of birth, parents name (including mother’s maiden name, if given), place of parents’
birth, marital status, date of death, cause of death, place of burial, and the informant’s
name. A sample abstract is given below:
Odom, Gilliam C.- Cole Hill. 11843, aged about 90 years, born in SC, married, a farmer, son of Needham Cassidy of SC and a Odom of SC, died August 31, 1922, of old age, and is buried at Bear Creek Cemetery.
This would certainly be a valuable additional for Chesterfield researchers who do not have ready access to the death certificate records of South Carolina. Published by Chesterfield County, SC Genealogical Services. 113 pages, soft cover, index. Price: $20.00 plus $4.00 shipping for first book and $1.50 for each additional book.
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