**Availability of these change often.

1. The Cemetery Surveys of Old Sumter District (all ring-bound, softcover)

Volume I Sumter County, 453 pages $55.00 + $5.00 S&H
Volume II Clarendon County, 604 pages ***OUT OF PRINT – See Item #2 below***
Volume III Lee County, 434 pages $48.00 + $5.00 S&H ***SOLD OUT 

2. Clarendon County Cemeteries

© 2008, by Ken and Dee Lowder Schmidt, published 2008, 595 pages, softcover $50.00 + $6.00 S&H 

3. Survey of Sumter County (City) Cemetery

By Ken Schmidt, Bobby Thigpen & Bobby Hall. July, 2006. 540 pages, softcover $35.00 + $6.00 S&H

4. Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery

© 1999, Sumter, South Carolina by Dee and Ken Schmidt. 170 pages, softcover $18.00 + $4.00 S&H

5. Echoes of Shiloh: Episcopal Church of Ascension, Hagood, SC

(Includes cemetery survey), 90 pages, softcover $20.00 + $4.00 S&H 

6. The Register of Session Minutes of Midway Presbyterian Church

Clarendon County, SC, 1801-1902 $21.00 + $4.00 S&H ***SOLD OUT

7. Session Minutes & Registers of Brewington Presbyterian Church

Clarendon County, SC, 1811-1927 $21.00 + $4.00 S&H ***SOLD OUT

8. History of the First Baptist Church, Sumter, SC 1938-2000

By Jackie Hughes, 375 pages, indexed, softcover $30.00 + $5.00 S&H

9. South Carolina Postcards Book, Volume #10, Sumter County

Published by The Sumter County Genealogical Society (Arcadia Press), 128 pages, softcover $20.00 **reduced $15.00+ $3.50 S&H

10. A History of Sumter, Recalled with Post Cards

By W.A. “Bubba” McElveen. At least 110 color and black and white photographs/postcards. 58 pages, softcover $25.00 + $3.50 S&H**SOLD OUT

11. A Look Back: Volume 1

By “Mayor Bubba” W.A. McElveen, Jr. A book of Sumter photographs and histories as published in The Item, softcover, 8×11 inches, 120 pages $12.00 + $3.50 S&H

12. Historical Sketches of Sumter County: Its Birth and Growth

By Cassie Nicholes, 546 pages, pub. 1975, hardbound $40.00 + $6.00 S&H **Purchase Limit, Two Per Person or organization

13. Historical Sketches of Sumter County: Volume II

By Cassie Nicholes, 672 pages, published 1981, hardbound $30.00 + $6.00 S&H  ****Purchase Limit, Two Per Person or organization

14. Shadows of the Past: An Illustrated History of Clarendon County, SC

By Sylvia H. Clark, Ph.D., hardbound $40.00 + $6.00 S&H

15. Sketches of Planters, Plantations, and Living Along the Great Road, Saint Mark’s Parish 1700-2000

By Charles Broadwell, Revised 2016, 276 pages with photographs (present day Hwy 261), softcover $40.00 + $5.00 S&H

16. Sketches of Planters, Preachers, Hunters and Villains of the Upper Sumter District

By Charles Broadwell. 186 pages with photographs and maps, softcover. Starts where author’s first book (above) ended $35.00 + $5.00 S&H

17. Sumter Area Lineage Chart Book, Volume I

Compiled by Jackie Hughes, softcover, coil bound, 402 pages $35.00 + $5.00 S&H ***SOLD OUT

18. Sumter Area Lineage Chart Book, Volume II

Compiled by Jackie Hughes, softcover, coil bound, 308 pages $30.00 + $5.00 S&H

19. Michael Gibbons of South Carolina and His Descendants

By Laura Gibbons Hersperger, 816 pages, hardbound $40.00 + $7.00 S&H ***SOLD OUT

20. Descendants of Edward Calloway Vandiver and Margaret Amelia Welch

Franklin County, Georgia – Atkinson, 115 pages $18.00 + $3.75 S&H

21. Ladson Family of South Carolina & Georgia

By Henry Gordon Fishburne, 1995, 185 pages, hardbound $28.00 + $3.50 S&H

22. Mark Brewster of Hull, England & Allied Families in America Including Atkey, Carpenter, Dare, Fowler,        Hiscock, Hewitt, Potter

By Marcus V. Brewster, 336 pages, indexed, hardbound $25.00 + $4.00 S&H

23. Thomas Sumter

A Biography by Anne King Gregorie, published 1931, reprinted 2000, 313 pages, hardcover $20.00 + $4.00 S&H 

24. Random Recollections of a Long Life, 1896 – 1987

By F. Kinloch Bull, Sr., 94 pages, softcover $20.00 + $5.00 S&H ***SOLD OUT

25. Nathalie DeLage Sumter: A Dedicated Life of Faith

1984, by Sister M. Ignatia Gavaghan, O. L. M., 67 pages, softcover $23.00 + $3.50 S&H ***SOLD OUT

26. Company H Holcomb Legion Infantry Regiment, SC Volunteers, CSA

By H.S. Boozer, 80 pages, softcover $12.00 + $3.50 S&H

27. The Epps Connection

By Kathy Dodge Loyd, published 2004, 442 pages, bound softcover $45.00 + $5.50 S&H***SOLD OUT

28. Lee’s Nobel Soldier: Lt. Gen. Richard Heron Anderson

By Joseph Canty Elliott, 1999 reprint, 172 pages, hardbound $30.00 + $4.00 S&H

29. DeLormes of South Carolina, Some Brittons, Haynsworth and a few Doves

By Cecil Brux DeLorme, 2011, hardcover, 588 pages $35.00 + $5.00 S&H

30. Life on the Old Plantation in Ante-Bellum Days

By Rev. I.E. Lowery, published in 1911, a reprint, 63 pages, softcover $15.00 + $3.50 S&H

31. Wheeler Family Stories & Tall Tales of South Carolina

By Barron wheeler, published 2011, 107 pages, softcover $20.00 + $3.50 S&H

32. 1878 McLaurin Map of Sumter County

18″ x 20,” heavyweight paper, suitable for framing $6.50 + $3.00 S&H

33. 1821/1825 Sumter District Map

(Mills Atlas), 18″ x 20,” heavyweight paper, suitable for framing $6.50 + $3.00 S&H

34. 1773 Map of the Province of South Carolina

A COPY, About 23″ x 30″ $7.00 + $3.00 S&H

35. Cowasee Basin: The Green Heart of South Carolina

By John Cely, 2012. A beautiful, 112 page, 10″ x 11,” hardcover book of history & photographs covering the Congaree, Wateree & Santee River basin areas. Western Sumter County is a major portion of this book $35.00 + $5.00 S&H

36. St. Lawrence Cemetery Survey (Catholic)

Compiled by Ken Schmidt, updated June 2012, indexed, 24 page spiral bound softcover. Brief cemetery history included.  $15.00 + $3.50 S&H

37. The Illustrated Recollections of Potter’s Raid, April 5-21, 1865

Compiled and edited by Allan D. Thigpen. This is a 662 page bound, paperback reproduction of the hugely popular 1998 book “Potter’s Raid”. Indexed, reprint 2017 $40.00 + $5.00 S&H **SALE $35.00 (Apr-May 2021

38. History of Sumter County SC

By Annie King Gregory, softcover  is 553 pages.  $40.00 + $5.00  S&H

39. Stateburg and Its People

By Thomas D Sumter and some old Stateburg homes and the Church of the Holy Cross by John R Sumter.  3rd edition.  Spiral bound 6×9 inch book.  Reprint 2015. $25.00 + $5.00  S&H

40. Early History of Sumter Churches

By  Thomas McAlpin Stubbs.  Illustrated by Elizabeth White.  This 32 pages 8×11 inch spiral bound is an interesting collection of twenty of our earliest churches (1757 St. Mark’s Parish) with lovely pen amd ink drawings by renowned artist Elizabeth White. Reprint 2015.  $13.00 + $2.50  S&H

41. The Past Blows By on the Road to Poinsett Park

By Josie Platt Parler. This spiral bound 36 pg booklet is a romantic view of the old Back Country Road inhabitants and plantations that flourished in the area.  The author describes the footprint of those who came before us over the past two centuries.  Reprint 2015. $15.00 + $2.50  S&H

42. The Singleton Family of Sumter County – A Story of Divorce, Mayhem, Greed and Destruction

By Charles Broadwell. Mr. Broadwell has provided the curious genealogist with an inside look at the trials and tribulations of the well known Singleton family of Stateburg SC.  Spriral bound 147 pages published 2013.  $35.00 + $5.00  S&H

43. Reflections II

By the Fortnighly Club, 1977-1994. Published 1994, softcover, 385  pages.  Reprint 2013.  $25.00 + $4.50  S&H

44. Reflections III

By the Fortnighly Club, 1994-2004. Published 2005, softcover, 480  pages.  Reprint 2013. $30.00 + $4.50  S&H

45. And Were The Glory of Their Times “Cavalry” Men Who Died for South Carolina History of Sumter              County SC

By Herbert O “Bing” Chambers, III. Hardcover, 967 pages. Published 2015.  $75.00 + $10.00  S&H

46. And Were The Glory of Their Times “Artillery” Men Who Died for South Carolina History of Sumter             County SC

By Herbert O “Bing” Chambers, III. Hardcover, 820 pages. Published 2014.  $75.00 + $10.00  S&H

47. A Brief History of the Town of Pinewood South Carolina, “Essays of Pinewood, SC

Materials collected and assembled by C.L. Griffin Sr. 2nd Print 2018.  A laminated spiral bound book, 151 pages. $15.00 + $4.00  S&H

48. A Lady of the High Hill, Natalie Delage Sumter

By Thomas Tisdale.  A hardcover, 188 pages. Published 2001.   $25.00 + $5.00  S&H