Huguenots of colonial South Carolina
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Huguenots of colonial South Carolina by Arthur Henry Hirsch

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English



  • South Carolina,
  • South Carolina.


  • Huguenots -- South Carolina.,
  • South Carolina -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur Henry Hirsch.
SeriesDuke University publications
LC ClassificationsF280.H8 H6
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6710587M
LC Control Number28002222

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Although there may have been a few scattered French Huguenots who settled in South Carolina earlier, the first group to arrive came in and was the forerunner of many others. This well-written volume provides some historical background to their emigration and detailed discussions of their settlements at Charleston, Santee, St. Thomas, St. Dennis, the Orange Quarter, St. 3/5(1). (Many other references in the book.)HUGUENOTS OF COLONIAL SOUTH CAROLINA H. p. 19 Part of the colony went to the Trent River, in North Carolina, but the Rev. PHILIPPE DE RICHEBOURG, formerly a Roman Catholic, associate-pastor of the Anglicized Huguenot Church, in whose favor the adjudication of the Governor and Council was given. The Lords Proprietors originally intended to draw Huguenots to South Carolina to develop silk, wine, and olive oil production, while peopling their colony without weakening the mother country. Between and the proprietors had six French promotional pamphlets published in cities, such as London, The Hague, and Geneva, where large. Description. Professor Hirsch has written the classic account of the Huguenot settlement of South Carolina, which commenced in Genealogists will want to consult the work because it identifies all important Huguenot settlements in colonial South Carolina as well as eminent pioneers or families, such as Hector Berenger de Beaufain, George Baudoin, Chabociere, .

French Santee, A Huguenot Settlement in Colonial South Carolina. French Santee, A Huguenot Settlement in Colonial South Carolina is an in-depth study of the Huguenot settlement on the Santee River in South Carolina with biographical sketches of the more than French and Swiss Protestant families who lived there.. Fleeing terrible persecution in France, a large . Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Huguenots of Colonial South Carolina (Southern Classics) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Get this from a library! The Huguenots of colonial South Carolina. [Arthur Henry Hirsch] -- Although there may have been a few scattered French Huguenots who settled in South Carolina earlier, the first group to arrive came in and was . Huguenots of colonial South Carolina. [Arthur H Hirsch] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur H Hirsch. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

Church records and histories are critical to research in South Carolina because of the lack of civil vital records prior to During the colonial period, the Church of England, with 25 parishes by , was the official church of South Carolina. In addition, many South Carolinians were Lutherans, Huguenots, and Quakers. Between the American Revolution and the year , . From New Babylon to Eden: The Huguenots and their Migration to Colonial South Carolina. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, ). The Huguenots had their beginnings in Charleston in In a second church was built along the Cooper River. Both of these structures fell victim to fire, but they were rebuilt.   Hirsch (), who taught history at Ohio Wesleyan U. and the U. of Michigan, reveals how the Huguenot communities and churches throughout the state were founded and how the first-generation Huguenots integrated into the religious, political, and socio-economic fabric of early South Carolina.3/5(1). Huguenots (/ ˈ h juː ɡ ə n ɒ t s / HEW-gə-nots, also UK: /-n oʊ z /-⁠nohz, French:) were a religious group of French Protestants.. Huguenots were French Protestants who held to the Reformed, or Calvinist, tradition of Protestantism. The term has its origin in earlyth-century was frequently used in reference to those of the Reformed Church of France from the time of the.