Find out new information about your ancestors in these death records from the state of South Carolina, in the southeast corner of the United States. Uncover crucial details to help you with your family history research, such as parents’ names, the cemetery they were buried in, and their exact date of death.
There are more than 600,000 records for deaths reported in the state of South Carolina. While the information for each person may vary, South Carolina deaths 1915-1943 typically includes:
Discover your family members in this collection of death records from South Carolina in the first decades of the 20th century. Although South Carolina was one of the original 13 states, information about deaths in the state was not centralized until around 1915.
These detailed records can provide the essential biographical facts you need to fill in your family history and find your relatives in our other collections. You may also be able to find more information about your ancestor, or even an obituary, in our collection of local newspapers.
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If you are having trouble finding someone in the records, you can broaden your search by clicking the “name variants” box in the search bar. This will return more records with similar names, alternate spellings or the use of initials or middle names.
Try to find additional information about your ancestor in South Carolina newspapers. Death notices and obituaries were common in many local newspapers and often provide specific and valuable details.