St. Johns Parish, Virginia

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
St. John's Parish has served [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]], [[King and Queen County, Virginia|King and Queen]], and [[King William County, Virginia|King William]] counties. It was formed from part of [[Stratton Major Parish, Virginia|Stratton Major Parish]]. 
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St. John's Parish has served [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]], [[King and Queen County, Virginia|King and Queen]], and [[King William County, Virginia|King William]] counties. It was formed from part of [[Stratton Major Parish, Virginia|Stratton Major Parish]].   
  
 
Church services are no longer held at the old building, which has been renovated, but it is available for hire for special events.<ref>[http://www.stjohnswp.org/oldstjohns/ Historic St. John's Church], accessed 26 February 2011.</ref>  
 
Church services are no longer held at the old building, which has been renovated, but it is available for hire for special events.<ref>[http://www.stjohnswp.org/oldstjohns/ Historic St. John's Church], accessed 26 February 2011.</ref>  
  
Church services are held in the new building.
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Church services are held in the new building.  
  
 
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==== Boundary  ====
 
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"An Act for dividing St. John's Parish, in the County of King-William" (1720) culled from Colonial Office sources at the National Archives in London, is published in:
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*Chamberlayne, Churchill G. "Seven Parish Acts Heretofore Unpublished," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. 1938):106-118. {{FHL|248629|item|disp=FHL Book 973 H25w}}; digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1919749 JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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==== Parish History  ====
 
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==== Parish&nbsp;Records ====
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Colonial parish registers do not survive.
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
*[http://stjohnswp.org/ St. John's Episcopal Church] (official website)
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*[http://stjohnswp.org/ St. John's Episcopal Church] (official website)  
 
*[http://www.stjohnswp.org/oldstjohns/ Historic St. John's Church]. Includes photographs and history of the old building.  
 
*[http://www.stjohnswp.org/oldstjohns/ Historic St. John's Church]. Includes photographs and history of the old building.  
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=25844 St. John's Church], The Historical Marker Database. Includes photographs and brief history.
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=25844 St. John's Church], The Historical Marker Database. Includes photographs and brief history.

Revision as of 23:38, 24 September 2011

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Contents

History

St. John's Parish has served New Kent, King and Queen, and King William counties. It was formed from part of Stratton Major Parish

Church services are no longer held at the old building, which has been renovated, but it is available for hire for special events.[1]

Church services are held in the new building.

Founded

Boundary

"An Act for dividing St. John's Parish, in the County of King-William" (1720) culled from Colonial Office sources at the National Archives in London, is published in:

  • Chamberlayne, Churchill G. "Seven Parish Acts Heretofore Unpublished," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan. 1938):106-118. FHL Book 973 H25w; digital version at JSTOR ($).

Resources

Parish History

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

Websites

References

  1. Historic St. John's Church, accessed 26 February 2011.
  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).