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Genealogy Resources

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Search billions of records and discover your family's story. Search scope includes US Census, Vital Records, Millitary and Immigration Records.

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FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch shares the largest collection of genealogical and historical records in the world. 

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Hearing Horry History

Hearing Horry History is a series of oral histories recorded by Dr. Carl E. Compton, former minister of the First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach, S.C. Dr. Compton's interviews unearth a wide range of community memories. These oral histories reveal what life was like in Horry County, S.C. in the early to mid 20th century, primarily in and around Myrtle Beach.

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Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.


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Horry County GIS : Cemetery Mapping

Search for elementary locations and grave sites within Horry County, SC. Includes headstone images.



Horry County Historical Society

The mission of the Horry County Historical Society is to discover and encourage the preservation of all written records and oral traditions touching on or pertaining to the history of Horry County, South Carolina.

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SC State Library

The South Carolina State Library site lists additional resources for guiding users to other places, including state and federal agencies and your own county public library.