Antrim Parish, Virginia

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
Antrim Parish has served [[Halifax County, Virginia]]. Mount Laurel Church belonged to Antrim Parish.<ref>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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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Antrim Parish has served [[Halifax County, Virginia]]. Mount Laurel Church belonged to Antrim Parish.<ref>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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>  
  
 
Rev. Charles A. Dresser, formerly Rector of Antrim Parish, is the minister who married Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd out in Illinois in 1842.<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=30972 Minister Who Married Lincoln], The Historical Marker Database</ref>  
 
Rev. Charles A. Dresser, formerly Rector of Antrim Parish, is the minister who married Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd out in Illinois in 1842.<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=30972 Minister Who Married Lincoln], The Historical Marker Database</ref>  
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*1752 from [[Cumberland Parish, Virginia|Cumberland Parish]]<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>
 
*1752 from [[Cumberland Parish, Virginia|Cumberland Parish]]<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>
 
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
  
Antrim Parish reports:<ref>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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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Antrim Parish reports:<ref>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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>  
  
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA233 Convention of 1829] (p. 233)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA233 Convention of 1829] (p. 233)  
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA246 Convention of 1830] (p. 246)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA246 Convention of 1830] (p. 246)  
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA259 Convention of 1831] (p. 259)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA259 Convention of 1831] (p. 259)  
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA274 Convention of 1832] (p. 274)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA274 Convention of 1832] (p. 274)  
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA290 Convention of 1833] (p. 290)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA290 Convention of 1833] (p. 290)  
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA306 Convention of 1834] (p. 306)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA306 Convention of 1834] (p. 306)  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA325 Convention of 1835] (pp. 325-326)
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA325 Convention of 1835] (pp. 325-326)
  
 
==== Parish Records  ====
 
==== Parish Records  ====
  
Colonial parish registers have been lost.
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Colonial parish registers have been lost.  
  
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
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*Carrington, Wirt Johnson. "Extracts From First Vestry Book of Antrim Parish,"&nbsp;''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Second Series, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan., 1927), pp. 61-63. {{FHL|248629|item|disp=FHL Book 973 H25w}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1921320 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Carrington, Wirt Johnson. "Extracts From First Vestry Book of Antrim Parish,"&nbsp;''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Second Series, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan., 1927), pp. 61-63. {{FHL|248629|item|disp=FHL Book 973 H25w}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1921320 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=30972 Minister Who Married Lincoln], The Historical&nbsp;Marker Database
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=30972 Minister Who Married Lincoln], The Historical&nbsp;Marker Database

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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

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.