St. Lukes Parish, South Carolina

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St. Luke's Parish has served historic Granville and Beaufort counties, South Carolina. Zion Chapel of Ease belonged to St. Luke's Parish.[1] The Church of the Holy Trinity, which is now located in Jasper County, also served as a chapel of ease for St. Luke's parishioners.[2]

South Carolina's "Anglican parishes were used as election districts and had responsibility for road development, care of the poor, and education."[3]


  • 1767




Parish History

For an early history of the parish, see Chapter 25, St. Luke's Parish, pages 387-388, in:

  • Dalcho, Frederick. An Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina from the First Settlement of the Province, to the War of the Revolution; with Notices of the Present State of the Church in Each Parish and Some Account of the Early Civil History of Carolina, Never Before Published. Charleston: E. Thayer, 1820. FHL Film 22657; digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.

Parish Records



  1. Zion Chapel of Ease and Cemetery, The Historical Marker Database, accessed 17 February 2011.
  2. Church of the Holy Trinity Marker, The Historical Marker Database, 17 February 2011.
  3. "The Formation of Counties in South Carolina," at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History website, accessed 21 January 2011.