Accomack Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
Abingdon Parish serves [[Accomack County, Virginia]].  
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Accomack Parish has served [[Accomack County, Virginia]]. The Parish Church is called Emmanuel Episcopal Church.<br>
  
 
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*1663<ref>Freddie Spradlin, [http://vagenweb.org/parishes.htm "Parishes of Virginia,"] VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; [http://vagenweb.org/hening/''Hening's Statutes at Large;''] Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., ''The Hornbook of Virginia History'' (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).</ref>
 
*1663<ref>Freddie Spradlin, [http://vagenweb.org/parishes.htm "Parishes of Virginia,"] VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; [http://vagenweb.org/hening/''Hening's Statutes at Large;''] Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., ''The Hornbook of Virginia History'' (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).</ref>
  
==== Boundary ====
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=== Resources ===
  
== Resources ==
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==== Cemetery ====
  
==== Church History  ====
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A page has been created for Emmanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2263877&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2803&CSsr=41& Find A Grave], but only a few tombstones are described.
  
==== Church Records  ====
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==== Census  ====
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*Rellihan, Robert E. [http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/accomack/census/1810/1810cenb.txt Accomack County, VA - 1810 U.S. Census - Accomack Parish], available online, courtesy: USGenWeb Archives.
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==== Parish History  ====
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The Parishes in Accomac County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA304&lpg=PA304 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 304-309.</ref>
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==== Parish Records  ====
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Colonial parish registers have been lost.
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===== Overseers of the Poor  =====
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*Walczyk, Gail M. ''New&nbsp;Meetings of the Overseers of the Poor for Accomack &amp; St. Georges Parish, September 1787-1819''. Coram, N.Y.: Peter's Row, 2003. {{FHL|1257688|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.516 P3w}}
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===== Vestry Books  =====
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The original Accomack Parish vestry books are kept at the [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Copies (years 1723-1784): {{FHL|332868|item|disp=FHL Film 30107 Item 4}}
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.emmanuelchurchjb.com/ Welcome to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Jenkins Bridge, Virginia, Accomack Parish] (official site)
  
 
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Revision as of 17:46, 11 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Accomack Parish

Contents

History

Accomack Parish has served Accomack County, Virginia. The Parish Church is called Emmanuel Episcopal Church.

Founded

Resources

Cemetery

A page has been created for Emmanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery at Find A Grave, but only a few tombstones are described.

Census

Parish History

The Parishes in Accomac County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[2]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Overseers of the Poor
  • Walczyk, Gail M. New Meetings of the Overseers of the Poor for Accomack & St. Georges Parish, September 1787-1819. Coram, N.Y.: Peter's Row, 2003. FHL Book 975.516 P3w
Vestry Books

The original Accomack Parish vestry books are kept at the Library of Virginia. Copies (years 1723-1784): FHL Film 30107 Item 4

Websites

References

  1. Freddie Spradlin, "Parishes of Virginia," VAGenWeb, accessed 29 January 2011; Hening's Statutes at Large; Emily J. Salmon and Edward D.C. Campbell Jr., The Hornbook of Virginia History (Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994).
  2. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 304-309.