Augusta Parish, Virginia

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
Augusta Parish serves [[Augusta County, Virginia]]. Located in [[Staunton, Virginia|Staunton]], it has since been renamed Trinity Church.  
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Augusta Parish serves [[Augusta County, Virginia]]. Located in [[Staunton, Virginia|Staunton]], it has since been renamed Trinity Church. Trinity Chapel also served parishioners.<ref>Francis Lister Hawks, ''A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Journals of the Conventions in Virginia from the Commencement to the Present Time'' (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836), 307. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref><br>
  
A chapel of ease, built in 1747, served parishioners in what is now Rockingham County, Virginia.<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=32106 First Church in Rockingham County], The Historical Marker Database</ref>
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A chapel of ease, built in 1747, served parishioners in what is now [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County, Virginia]].<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=32106 First Church in Rockingham County], The Historical Marker Database</ref>  
  
 
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=== Resources  ===
 
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==== Cemetery  ====
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More than 100 tombstones from Trinity Episcopal Churchyard are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1966827&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2810&CSsr=201& Find A Grave].
  
 
==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
  
==== Parish&nbsp;Records  ====
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Augusta Parish reports:<ref>Francis Lister Hawks, ''A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Journals of the Conventions in Virginia from the Commencement to the Present Time'' (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836). Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA142 Convention of 1820] (p. 142)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA147 Convention of 1821] (p. 147)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA163 Convention of 1823] (p. 163)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA171 Convention of 1824] (p. 171)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA182 Convention of 1825] (p. 182)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA232 Convention of 1829] (p. 232)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA245 Convention of 1830] (p. 245)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA258 Convention of 1831] (p. 258)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA233 Convention of 1833] (p. 292)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA307 Convention of 1834] (p. 307)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA233 Convention of 1835] (p. 326)
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===== Bibliography  =====
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*Van Devanter, J.N. ''History of the Augusta Church from 1737 to 1900''. Staunton, Va.: The Ross Printing Company, 1900. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Y13UAAAAMAAJ Google Books].
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*Ruffin, Beverley. ''Augusta Parish, Virginia, 1738-1780''. Verona, Va.: McClure Press, 1970. Available at {{FHL|63717|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5916 K2r}}.
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==== Parish Records  ====
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Colonial parish registers have been lost.
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=11782 Trinity Church Marker], The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=11782 Trinity Church Marker], The Historical Marker Database  
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=32106 First Church in Rockingham County], The Historical Marker Database
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=32106 First Church in Rockingham County], The Historical Marker Database
  

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Contents

History

Augusta Parish serves Augusta County, Virginia. Located in Staunton, it has since been renamed Trinity Church. Trinity Chapel also served parishioners.[1]

A chapel of ease, built in 1747, served parishioners in what is now Rockingham County, Virginia.[2]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

More than 100 tombstones from Trinity Episcopal Churchyard are described at Find A Grave.

Parish History

Augusta Parish reports:[4]


Bibliography
  • Van Devanter, J.N. History of the Augusta Church from 1737 to 1900. Staunton, Va.: The Ross Printing Company, 1900. Digital version at Google Books.
  • Ruffin, Beverley. Augusta Parish, Virginia, 1738-1780. Verona, Va.: McClure Press, 1970. Available at FHL Book 975.5916 K2r.

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Websites

References

  1. Francis Lister Hawks, A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Journals of the Conventions in Virginia from the Commencement to the Present Time (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836), 307. Digital version at Google Books.
  2. First Church in Rockingham County, The Historical Marker Database
  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).
  4. Francis Lister Hawks, A Narrative of Events Connected with the Rise and Progress of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Virginia: To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Journals of the Conventions in Virginia from the Commencement to the Present Time (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1836). Digital version at Google Books.