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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
Russell Parish has served [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford]], [[Campbell County, Virginia|Campbell]], and [[Franklin County, Virginia|Franklin]] counties.  
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Russell Parish has served [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford]], [[Campbell County, Virginia|Campbell]], and [[Franklin County, Virginia|Franklin]] counties. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Bedford County, established about 1824, belonged to this parish.<ref>John Frederick Dorman, "Review of ''St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Bedford County, Forest, Virginia ...,''" ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 28, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1984):57. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&
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Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 28 (1984)}}</ref><br>
  
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*1754 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>
 
*1754 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  ===
 
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===== Parish History  =====
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==== Cemetery ====
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See Patterson in [[Russell Parish, Virginia#Parish Records|Parish Records]].
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==== Parish History  ====
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Meade's 1861 history of Russell Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft#page/16/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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*Blunt, Ruth Homes. "The Little Anglican Church on the Hill," ''Lynchburg Historical Society'', Vol. 7, No. 1 (1969). Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].
  
 
==== Parish Records  ====
 
==== Parish Records  ====
  
Colonial parish registers do not survive.  
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Colonial parish registers do not survive. For later registers, see:<br>
  
===== Petitions  =====
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*Patterson, Helen Strange. ''St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Bedford County, Forest, Virginia, Historical Records & Registers from 1824 to 1915; Cemetery Records from 1824 to 1980''. Forest, Va.: Historical Records Committee, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1983. {{FHL|135740|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5675 K2p}}.<br>
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==== Petitions  ====
  
 
*Four religious petitions (dated 1774, 1778, 1779, 1782) concerning Church of England issues from residents of Russell Parish, Bedford County, Virginia are available online in [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/petitions/ Early Virginia Religious Petitions], courtesy: [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html The Library of Congress: American Memory].
 
*Four religious petitions (dated 1774, 1778, 1779, 1782) concerning Church of England issues from residents of Russell Parish, Bedford County, Virginia are available online in [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/petitions/ Early Virginia Religious Petitions], courtesy: [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html The Library of Congress: American Memory].
  
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[[Category:Virginia|Church]] [[Category:Bedford_County,_Virginia]] [[Category:Campbell_County,_Virginia]] [[Category:Franklin_County,_Virginia]]
 
[[Category:Virginia|Church]] [[Category:Bedford_County,_Virginia]] [[Category:Campbell_County,_Virginia]] [[Category:Franklin_County,_Virginia]]

Latest revision as of 19:17, 12 April 2014

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Contents

History

Russell Parish has served Bedford, Campbell, and Franklin counties. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Bedford County, established about 1824, belonged to this parish.[1]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

See Patterson in Parish Records.

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Russell Parish is available online.[3]

  • Blunt, Ruth Homes. "The Little Anglican Church on the Hill," Lynchburg Historical Society, Vol. 7, No. 1 (1969). Available at Virginia Historical Society.

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers do not survive. For later registers, see:

  • Patterson, Helen Strange. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Bedford County, Forest, Virginia, Historical Records & Registers from 1824 to 1915; Cemetery Records from 1824 to 1980. Forest, Va.: Historical Records Committee, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1983. FHL Book 975.5675 K2p.

Petitions

References

  1. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Bedford County, Forest, Virginia ...," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 28, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1984):57. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098& Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 28 (1984)
  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. 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.



 

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