NARRATIVES OF COLLETON COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA
Orig. pub. Brunswick, GA 1962. Reprinted 1984, 1996 from 1969 revised ed. Print on Demand Edition 2009. x, 156 pp., index + illus. Item #42
Colleton, one of the three early counties of South Carolina, has always occupied a unique place among people interested in the history of the state, but information about Colleton County is not easy to find. This history includes discussions of the origins of the county, first settlements, early churches, land grants, baronies, early schools, statutes pertaining to Colleton, eminent men of the county, Revolutionary battles, leading families, origins and founders of Walterboro, the Civil War, anecdotes about families and prominent people, important dates, buildings, customs, early institutions, newspapers, and rivers and ferries. Among the surnames in the index are quite a few entries for Ackerman, Anderson, Bellinger, Campbell, Colleton, DuBose, Fishburne, Fripp, Glover, Hayne, Henderson, Jackson, Jones, Klein, Lowndes, Miles, Peurifoy, Pringle, Rivers, Sanders, Skirving, Smith, Stokes, Walter, Webb, Williams, Wilsell, and Youngblood.