Truro Parish, Virginia

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
Truro Parish has served [[Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William]], [[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]] and [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]] counties. Pohick Church fell within the bounds of Truro Parish.<ref>Wikipedia Contributors, "Pohick Church," ''Wikipedia,'' accessed 1 February 2011.</ref>  
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Truro Parish has served [[Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William]], [[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]] and [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]] counties. Pohick Church fell within the bounds of Truro Parish.<ref>Wikipedia Contributors, "Pohick Church," ''Wikipedia,'' accessed 1 February 2011.</ref> The Falls Church fell within the bounds of Truro Parish for a time during the eighteenth century, before it became a part of [[Fairfax Parish, Virginia|Fairfax Parish]].<ref>[http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/registers/Cities/FallsChurch/110-0001_Falls_Church_1970_Final_Nomination.pdf "The Falls Church,"] in ''National Register of Historic Places Inventory,'' p. 8, accessed 17 February 2011.</ref>
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==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
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[[Image:Pohickentrance.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
 
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==== Genealogy ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
 
*Liddle, Chester A. and Patricia H. Osisek. ''Families of Pohick Church, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia''. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1991. {{FHL|453483|title-id|disp=FHL Collection}} has original edition and two supplements.
 
*Liddle, Chester A. and Patricia H. Osisek. ''Families of Pohick Church, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia''. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1991. {{FHL|453483|title-id|disp=FHL Collection}} has original edition and two supplements.
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===== Vestry Books  =====
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
  
Digital images of the original Truro Parish Colonial Vestry Book (1732-1785) and the Proceedings of the Overseers of the Poor (1787-1802) are available [http://www.pohick.org/vestrybook.html online], courtesy: [http://www.pohick.org/ Truro Church] website.
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Digital images of the original Truro Parish Colonial Vestry Book (1732-1785) and the Proceedings of the Overseers of the Poor (1787-1802) are available [http://www.pohick.org/vestrybook.html online], courtesy: [http://www.pohick.org/ Truro Church] website.  
  
These records have also been abstracted and indexed:
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These records have also been abstracted and indexed:  
  
 
*Truro Parish and Pohick Church. ''Minutes of the Vestry, Truro Parish, Virginia, 1732-1785''. Lorton, Va.: Pohick Church; Annandale, Va.: Baptie Studios, c1974. Available at {{FHL|423305|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
 
*Truro Parish and Pohick Church. ''Minutes of the Vestry, Truro Parish, Virginia, 1732-1785''. Lorton, Va.: Pohick Church; Annandale, Va.: Baptie Studios, c1974. Available at {{FHL|423305|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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{{Wikipedia|Pohick Church}}  
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*[http://www.pohick.org/ Pohick Church] (official website)
 
*[http://www.pohick.org/ Pohick Church] (official website)
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  

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Contents

History

Truro Parish has served Prince William, Loudoun and Fairfax counties. Pohick Church fell within the bounds of Truro Parish.[1] The Falls Church fell within the bounds of Truro Parish for a time during the eighteenth century, before it became a part of Fairfax Parish.[2]


Founded

Boundary

Resources

Pohickentrance.jpg

Genealogy

  • Liddle, Chester A. and Patricia H. Osisek. Families of Pohick Church, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1991. FHL Collection has original edition and two supplements.

Parish History

  • Hopkins, Margaret Lail and Nancy Hopkins Phillips. The Anglican Parishes of Loudoun County, Virginia, Truro, Cameron, and Shelburne, 1736-1805. Lovettsville, Virginia: Willow Bend Books, 1997. Available at FHL. Free Lookups Available!
  • Slaughter, Philip and Edward Lewis Goodwin. History of Truro Parish in Virginia. Philadelphia, PA: George W. Jacobs, 1907. Available at FHL. Digital versions available at Ancestry ($); Family History Archives; Google Books (full-view); and World Vital Records ($).

Parish Records

Vestry Books

Digital images of the original Truro Parish Colonial Vestry Book (1732-1785) and the Proceedings of the Overseers of the Poor (1787-1802) are available online, courtesy: Truro Church website.

These records have also been abstracted and indexed:

  • Truro Parish and Pohick Church. Minutes of the Vestry, Truro Parish, Virginia, 1732-1785. Lorton, Va.: Pohick Church; Annandale, Va.: Baptie Studios, c1974. Available at FHL.

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Pohick Church

References

  1. Wikipedia Contributors, "Pohick Church," Wikipedia, accessed 1 February 2011.
  2. "The Falls Church," in National Register of Historic Places Inventory, p. 8, accessed 17 February 2011.
  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).