Petsworth Parish, Virginia

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The Virginia State Library discussed Petsworth Church Cemetery in a survey of Gloucester County graves published in 1959, but did not mention any legible gravestones.<ref>''Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties in Tidewater Virginia through 1865'' (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1959), 118.</ref> {{FHL|388829|item|disp=FHL Book 975.53 V3e}}.<br>  
 
The Virginia State Library discussed Petsworth Church Cemetery in a survey of Gloucester County graves published in 1959, but did not mention any legible gravestones.<ref>''Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties in Tidewater Virginia through 1865'' (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1959), 118.</ref> {{FHL|388829|item|disp=FHL Book 975.53 V3e}}.<br>  
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Meade's 1861 history of Petsworth Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/320/mode/2up online.]<ref>William Meade, ''Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia'', 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft Vol. I] and [http://archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft Vol. II].</ref>
  
 
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Petsworth Parish

Contents

History

Petsworth Parish has served Gloucester County, Virginia. The parish church was called Poplar Spring Church.[1] 

Founded

Resources

Cemetery

Several of the old graves at the parish cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

The Virginia State Library discussed Petsworth Church Cemetery in a survey of Gloucester County graves published in 1959, but did not mention any legible gravestones.[3] FHL Book 975.53 V3e.

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Petsworth Parish is available online.[4]

Parish Records

Parish registers do not survive.

Vestry Books

Websites

References

  1. Poplar Spring Church, The Historical Marker Database
  2. 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).
  3. Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties in Tidewater Virginia through 1865 (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1959), 118.
  4. William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.