Petsworth Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Petsworth Parish has served [[Gloucester County, Virginia]]. The parish church was called Poplar Spring Church.<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=2974 Poplar Spring Church], The Historical Marker Database</ref>&nbsp;
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Petsworth Parish has served [[Gloucester County, Virginia]]. The parish church was called Poplar Spring Church.<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=2974 Poplar Spring Church], The Historical Marker Database</ref>&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
  
 
*abt 1652<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>
 
*abt 1652<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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Several of the old graves at the parish cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2332073&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2838&CSsr=61& Find A Grave].  
 
Several of the old graves at the parish cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2332073&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2838&CSsr=61& Find A Grave].  
  
==== Parish History  ====
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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>
  
 
==== Parish Records  ====
 
==== Parish Records  ====
  
Parish registers do not survive.
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Parish registers do not survive.  
  
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
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*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''The Vestry Book of Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1677-1793'' Richmond [Virginia]: Library Board, Division of Purchase and Printing, 1933. {{FHL|106748|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.532 K2c}} and {{FHL|106748|title-id|disp=US/CAN Film 1425712 Item 7}}; Reprint {{FHL|454934|title-id|disp=US/CAN Book 975.532 K2c 1979}}. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Ez6_pr0qUiEC Google Books] and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348453_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1933 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''The Vestry Book of Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1677-1793'' Richmond [Virginia]: Library Board, Division of Purchase and Printing, 1933. {{FHL|106748|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.532 K2c}} and {{FHL|106748|title-id|disp=US/CAN Film 1425712 Item 7}}; Reprint {{FHL|454934|title-id|disp=US/CAN Book 975.532 K2c 1979}}. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Ez6_pr0qUiEC Google Books] and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348453_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1933 World Vital Records] ($).
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=2974 Poplar Spring Church], The Historical Marker Database
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=2974 Poplar Spring Church], The Historical Marker Database

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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 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.

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