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Berkeley County was formed in 1882 from Charleston County. The county was named for Sir William Berkeley and Lord John Berkeley, each were Lords Proprietors of the Carolina Colony. The county was first named in 1682, but became a part of the Charleston District in 1769 and did not regain County status until 1882. The first county seat was Mount Pleasant until 1895, when the county seat was moved to Monck’s Corner. There were once rice plantations in the area where Lake Moultrie is now. Some famous residents were Revolutionary War figures Francis “Swamp Fox” Marion and William Moultrie.

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Berkeley County Historical Society
P.O. Box 504
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Berkeley County Courthouse
223 N. Live Oak Drive
County Courthouse
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Berkeley County Huguenot Society of South Carolina

Census

1790 Census images for the entire state

1790 Federal Census transcription

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries of Berkeley County

Cemetery Transcriptions

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Berkeley County, SC Forum for Queries

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Todd Boyce on “Thomas Ashby, Son of 2nd Cassique Quenby”

Any information on my ancester Thomas Ashby, b. 1680 Liestershire England, or his first mife Elizebeth Le Jau would be must helpfull.
Images , stories, Marriage or death records. Anything really.
Thomas shows up in upper Virginia around 1706.
No one in my family even knew about this South Carolina history.
We are about to place a S.A.R. Revolution war plaque on his son (Stephen Ashby) grave
site and I am searching this history to prepare presentation and fill in my Family about South Carolina connection.




ernest m prine on “surname prine”

Looking for info on the prine familiy, from Ravenel,walterboro,and lived around berekely co and dorchester co, fathers name was zernie prine,grandfather was allen prine.allen prine married lottie driggers and they had two sons,zernie and edward prine.

ernest prine
ra1snake@yahoo.com




darlene on “Henry Alexander Hyrne b. 1837″

Looking for information on Henry A. Hyrne b. 1837 m. Flora Anne Maree. His father was William H. Hyrne, but can’t find who William’s father and mother were. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Cities and towns of Berkeley County:

Alvin
Bethera
Bonneau
Cainhoy
Charleston
College Park
Cordesville
Cross
Daniel Island
Goose Creek
Hanahan
Huger
Jamestown
Ladson
Moncks Corner (County Seat)
North Charleston
Oakley
Pineville
Pinopolis
Russellville
Saint Stephen
Shulerville
Wando

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Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office finds missing woman – Live 5 News

Berkeley County Sheriff's Office finds missing woman
Live 5 News
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) – The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office says authorities have found a missing 71-year-old woman safe and sound. Authorities had been looking for Gladis Callum who was last seen on College Park Road on Friday. Copyright …

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Man fatally struck by train in Berkeley County ruled a suicide – The State


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Man fatally struck by train in Berkeley County ruled a suicide
The State
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC — The death of a Goose Creek man, fatally struck by a train Sunday night, has been ruled a suicide, according to Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury. Authorities with the Goose Creek Police Department responded to a collision …
Indictment paperwork shows Berkeley County deputy sold 2 gunsABC NEWS 4
Man fatally struck by train in Goose Creek, authorities sayCharleston Post Courier

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Berkeley Co. Google complex evacuated after bomb threat – Live 5 News

Berkeley Co. Google complex evacuated after bomb threat
Live 5 News
The Google Data Center in Berkeley County was evacuated after receiving a bomb threat Thursday morning, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office. Dan Moon with the sheriff's office says all the buildings at the Google Data Center had been

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Officials: Berkeley County schools off lockdown – Live 5 News

Officials: Berkeley County schools off lockdown
Live 5 News
More >>. BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -. A spokeswoman for the Berkeley County School District says Berkeley Elementary and Berkeley High Schools were placed on lockdown because of a suspicious person in the surrounding area Friday morning.
Man shot in knee while trying to help friendABC NEWS 4

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Former Berkeley Co. sheriff’s deputy indicted on federal weapons – Live5News … – Live 5 News

Former Berkeley Co. sheriff's deputy indicted on federal weapons – Live5News
Live 5 News
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) – A former Berkeley County sheriff's deputy was indicted in federal court on Monday on federal weapons charges. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles announced that 60-year-old Tony Allen Riley of Goose Creek was charged in a two …
Sheriff's deputy arrested on weapons chargesWCBD

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Berkeley County resumes spraying for mosquitoes – Live 5 News

Berkeley County resumes spraying for mosquitoes
Live 5 News
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) – Berkeley County officials say crews are resuming spraying to control adult mosquitoes in the county. According to officials, the warmer temperatures combined with the recent rains have led to an increase in mosquito …

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