links – Genealogy

Databases

Heritage Quest
This database provides research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

Heritage Quest Training Videos
Youtube training videos on how to use HeritageQuest.

Local

Horry County Historical Society
Horry County online historical, cemetery and genealogical records.

Independent Republic Quarterly (IRQ) Online Index
The IRQ is a local history and genealogy periodical published by the Horry County Historical Society. This index cites the subject entry’s volume, section, and page number to the volumes housed at Conway Library.

Independent Republic Quarterly Image Index
Lists the IRQ volume, section and page number for each image published in volumes 1-43.

Horry County Government
Contact information for Register of Deeds, Probate, and Clerk of Court. (Click on “Departments.”)

Horry County Tombstone Inscriptions
Cemetery records, hosted by the Horry County Tombstone Transcription Project.

Rootsweb Horry County
Horry County family history and genealogy message board.

Horry District Map
1825 Robert Mills map of Horry District.

Horry County Map – 1895
1895 map of Horry County.

National Register of Historic Places – Horry County
Horry County historic buildings listed in the National Register.

Ancestry.com Horry County Genealogy Forum
Connect with others researching Horry County genealogy.

SCIway.net – Horry County
Various online genealogy records.

State

South Carolina Obituary Resources
Hosted by the South Carolina State Library, this is a clearinghouse of contact information regarding the availability and fees associated with obituary services throughout our state.

South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Index of genealogy resources, some available online.

South Carolina Historical Society
Private repository of South Carolina history from pre-colonization to the present.

Low Country Plantations
History of the plantations of South Carolina low country.

South Carolina Genealogy Forum
Searchable forum to discuss South Carolina ancestors with other enthusiasts.

South Carolina Resources on Rootsweb
Comprehensive coverage of South Carolina genealogy resources.

South Carolina Resources at Cyndi’s List
Cyndi’s list of South Carolina genealogy resources.

General

Cyndi’s List
Don’t miss this site. The most comprehensive collection of genealogy links on the web.

Rootsweb
Connects people so that they can share genealogical research. Includes downloadable forms, helpful tutorials on how to conduct family research.

FamilySearch.org
Hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the site gives free access to genealogy records from around the world.

Ancestry.com
Search billions of records to find your ancestors. Some free information, otherwise fee-based.

Everton’s Publishers
Offers the latest in online and digital research technology, searchable databases, and the content of the vast Everton Genealogical Library. Fee-based.

AfriGeneas
Resources to search African-American genealogy.

Christine’s Genealogy
A wealth of African-American resources for genealogy.

Freedman’s Bureau
African-American history and genealogy records online.

American Indian Genealogy Help Center
Online guide to Native American genealogy.

American Indian Resource Directory
Tribal directory for federally recognized tribes in the United States.

Find a Grave
Searchable database of graves worldwide.

National Genealogical Society
Non-profit organization founded in 1903, the premier national society for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced family historian.

National Archives
The family history/genealogy resources from the National Archives.

Family Tree DNA
Family Tree DNA is the world leader in genetic genealogy.