Scott County Records

Marriage Certificates and License Application Returns, 1836-1925
These documents were submitted to the Scott County Recorder as proof that a marriage occurred; may include names of the bride’s and groom’s parents, witnesses, and clergy.
Call Number: SC MICROFILM 977.769 MARRIAGE

Mortality Census, 1850-1880
Please note: Some Scott County townships did not exist when the 1850 and 1860 censuses were taken.
Call Number: SC MICROFILM 977.7 CEN

Probate Packets, 1844-1956
Case packets of District Court documents recording the distribution of a deceased person’s estate to the heirs or creditors and the care of dependents. Documents typically included are wills, bonds, petitions, accounts, inventories, administrations, orders, decrees, and distributions.
Call Number: SC MICROFILM 977.769 PRO

Probate Packets, 1851-1890
Case packets from both the Circuit and District Courts.
Call Number: SC MICROFILM 977.769 PRO

Tax Records, 1890
Property owners’ names and descriptions of their taxable property. Intended as an alternative to the 1890 US Census records that were destroyed by fire.
Call Number: SC MICROFILM 977.769 TAX

Divorce Cases, 1839- (Series 1-9)
Data entry in progress.
Call Number: SC MICROFILM 977.769 DIVORCE