Search for Ancestors in Charleston, South Carolina

1733 Map of Charleston’s Port

If you did not find your ancestors, did you try the port city of Charleston, South Carolina? This port actively received traffic from merchant ships from Europe and the Caribbean dating from the early 1600s.

Port Royal and later Charleston were among the earliest port cities to receive traffic from Europe, the West Indies and the Netherlands. The story is that three vessels…



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