Index to Wills of Charleston County, South Carolina, 1671-1868
By: Charleston Free Library, Pub. 1950, reprinted 2021, 328 pages, soft cover, ISBN #978-1-63914-029-9. Until 1782, South Carolina had only one probate court in the entire state and it was located in Charleston. So, until 1782, if you wanted to record your Will, you had to travel to Charleston to have it recorded. The Wills in this book are entered in alphabetical order with approximately 10,000 names of testators with the identifying page number and volume of the original record.