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Greenwood South Carolina Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


The Greenwood South Carolina Family History Center services patrons researching their genealogy living in Greenwood, Abbeville, McCormick, and Newberry Counties.  Patrons with ancestry from the area who live in any part of the country can receive help via e-mail or Facebook. On 2 March 1897, Greenwood County was created from Abbeville and Edgefield Counties.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location and Map:

Address:

  • 1417 Cokesbury Rd Greenwood SC 29648 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-864-223-0937

E-mail:

  • SC_Greenwood@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Mon 12pm-4pm
  • Wed 1pm-8pm (Closed every third Wednesday of the month)
  • Sat 11am-4pm
  • Sun 8am-9:30am and 1:30pm-4pm

A family history consultation is provided for each patron to identify useful resources and helpful training.  Also, the center is run by volunteer staff and is subject to closures. Please make an appointment to ensure someone is available to assist you: (864) 337-7931

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays: Closed the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years:



Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]


Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Greenwood County Probate index 1895-1946
  • Greenwood County Newspaper Obituaries 
  • Early Greenwood County Marriages from 1911

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Premium sites include:

19th Century British Newspapers
Newspaper Archives
Alexander Street Press (American Civil War Collections)
Ancestry.com (Family History Library Edition)
ArkivDigital Online
FindMyPast
Fold3.com
Historic Map Works (Library Edition)
Origins.net
Paper Trail, A Guide to Overland Pioneer Names and Documents
WorldVitalRecords.com

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]


  • Microfilm reader. Please bring your own digital camera to capture mircofilm images.
  • Desktop computers. You can access the Wifi at the center using your laptop or other mobile device.
  • Laser printer.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

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