Darlington County

Pictured is a home in Hartsville, South Carolina. Summerford Farms in Darlington, County (below). Darlington County was formed in 1785. The county seat is situated in Darlington. It was originally part of the Cheraw District, and later (1888) part of it was given for Florence County and again in (1902) to Lee County. Traditionally, Welsh, Scotch-Irish, and Englishmen farmed this land and ultimately planted cotton. Some early settlers were : David Rogerson Williams (1776-1830), Governor and scientific experimenter, James Lide Coker (1837-1918), Moses Scott, Absalom Gallaway and David R. Coker (1870-1938).

Records Available to Members of South Carolina Pioneers

Indexes to Probate Records
Darlington County Will Book 1 (1785-1797); Digital Images of Transcripts Darlington County Will Book 2 (1798-1812); Digital Images of Transcripts Darlington County Wills, Book 3 (1813); digital images of transcripts

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