Greenville County Historical Records is a “collaboration between Greenville County Government and the Greenville County Library System. The Digital Collection is a gateway to historical records consisting of Deeds, Probate Estate Papers, and District Court Records.”

Council Commissioners:

  • Minute Books – 1873-1912

Court of Common Pleas:

  • Calendars – 1874-1936

  • Index to Judgments – 1800-1925 This index contains Washington District and Greenville District! County Judgment Rolls with no distinction made between the papers of the two districts. The Washington District papers are not grouped together but are sporadically interfiled with a portion of the Greenville District papers and cannot be arranged as a separate series without destroying the office filing order.

Court of General Sessions:

  • Contingent Dockets – 1845-1882

  • Dockets – 1919-1931

Probate Court:

  • Account Books – 1896-1905

  • Estate Records – beginning in 1805

  • Guardian and Trustees Account Book – 1865-1878

  • Index to Estate Papers – 1787-1976

  • Marriage License – 1927-1995

  • Miscellaneous Administration and Guardianship Bond Books – 1837-1905

  • Returns – 1817-1824

  • Will Books – 1820-1907

Register of Deeds:

  • Index to Conveyances – 1787-1913

  • Plat Books – 1801-1912

  • Real Estate Mortgage Books – 1887-1901

  • Warrant for Surveys – 1868-1880

Sheriff’s Office:

  • Execution Books – 1866-1923

  • Jail Books – 1914-1936

  • Sale Books – 1848-1856

  • Writ

    Books – 1901-1909

“Greenville County plans to continue its efforts at providing historical records online. Plans for future collections include: Sheriff’s Records – Jail Books, Writ Book, Sale Book; Council Commissioners – Minute Books; Probate Court – Account Book, Will Books; Court of General Sessions – General Sessions Index/Docket records.”

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