Antrim Parish, Virginia

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Contents

History

Antrim Parish has served Halifax County, Virginia. Mount Laurel Church belonged to Antrim Parish.[1]

Rev. Charles A. Dresser, formerly Rector of Antrim Parish, is the minister who married Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd out in Illinois in 1842.[2]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

Antrim Parish reports:[4]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Vestry Books

Antrim Parish's vestry book (1751-1817) is kept at the Virginia Theological Seminary. Copies: Library of Virginia and FHL Film 30163. The records have been abstracted:

  • Chiarito, Marian Dodson. Vestry Book of Antrim Parish, Halifax County, Virginia, 1752-1817. Nathalie, Va.: Clarkton Press, 1983. FHL Book 975.5661 K2c

Select abstracts were also published in the early twentieth century:

  • Carrington, Wirt Johnson. "Extracts From First Vestry Book of Antrim Parish," The William and Mary Quarterly, Second Series, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan., 1927), pp. 61-63. FHL Book 973 H25w; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Websites

References

  1. Francis Lister Hawks, A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Journals of the Conventions in Virginia from the Commencement to the Present Time (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836), 325. Digital version at Google Books.
  2. Minister Who Married Lincoln, The Historical Marker Database
  3. 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).
  4. Francis Lister Hawks, A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Journals of the Conventions in Virginia from the Commencement to the Present Time (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836). Digital version at Google Books.

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