Bath Parish, Virginia

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*1742<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>
 
*1742<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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Many graves at Sapony Church are described at [http://www.vagenweb.org/dinwiddie/sapony/sapony01.htm Dinwiddie Co., GenWeb]. Includes transcripts and photographs. Some Sapony Church graves are also described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=52062&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2829&CSsr=121& Find A Grave].<br>
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Many graves at Sapony Church are described at [http://www.vagenweb.org/dinwiddie/sapony/sapony01.htm Dinwiddie Co., GenWeb]. Includes transcripts and photographs. Some Sapony Church graves are also described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=52062&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2829&CSsr=121& Find A Grave].<br>  
  
 
More than 500 graves at Butterwood Cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=49639&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2829&CSsr=21& Find A Grave].
 
More than 500 graves at Butterwood Cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=49639&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2829&CSsr=21& Find A Grave].
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Meade's 1861 history of Bath Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/468/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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Bath 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><br>
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA201 Convention of 1827] (p. 201)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA220 Convention of 1828] (p. 220)<br>
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA233 Convention of 1829] (pp. 233-234)
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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-PA259 Convention of 1831] (p. 259)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA276 Convention of 1832] (p. 276)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA326 Convention of 1835] (p. 326)
  
 
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Parish registers (1827-1897) are kept at the [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Included are a list of clergymen [1826?]-1899, baptisms 1827-1863, 1871-1897, baptisms for "coloured" persons 1826-1850, communicants 1827-1860, 1872, confirmations 1827-1862, 1873, "coloured" communicants 1832-1844, funerals 1826-1863, 1873, 1886, funerals for "colored" persons 1832-1852, marriages 1826-1890, and financial accounts 1839-1840, 1858-1863. The records have been microfilmed: {{FHL|375278|item|disp=FHL Film 30623}} and abstracted:<br>
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Colonial parish registers have been lost. Parish registers (1827-1897) are kept at the [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Included are a list of clergymen [1826?]-1899, baptisms 1827-1863, 1871-1897, baptisms for "coloured" persons 1826-1850, communicants 1827-1860, 1872, confirmations 1827-1862, 1873, "coloured" communicants 1832-1844, funerals 1826-1863, 1873, 1886, funerals for "colored" persons 1832-1852, marriages 1826-1890, and financial accounts 1839-1840, 1858-1863.  
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The records have been microfilmed: {{FHL|375278|item|disp=FHL Film 30623}} and abstracted:<br>  
  
*Cameron, John. ''Virginia Marriages in Rev. John Cameron's Register and Bath Parish Register''. Richmond, Va.: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1963. {{FHL|61912|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 A1 no. 3}}<br>
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*Cameron, John. ''Virginia Marriages in Rev. John Cameron's Register and Bath Parish Register''. Richmond, Va.: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1963. {{FHL|61912|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 A1 no. 3}}<br>  
 
*Hopkins, William Lindsay. ''Bath Parish Register (Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages) 1827-1897 of Dinwiddie County, Virginia and St. Andrews Parish Vestry Book 1732-1797 of Brunswick County, Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1989. {{FHL|506687|item|disp=FHL Book 975.55 K2hw}}<br>
 
*Hopkins, William Lindsay. ''Bath Parish Register (Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages) 1827-1897 of Dinwiddie County, Virginia and St. Andrews Parish Vestry Book 1732-1797 of Brunswick County, Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1989. {{FHL|506687|item|disp=FHL Book 975.55 K2hw}}<br>
  

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Bath Parish

Contents

History

Bath Parish has served Prince George and Dinwiddie counties. Sapony Church and Butterwood belonged to the parish.[1] Butterwood later became a Methodist Church.[2]

Founded

Resources

Cemeteries

Many graves at Sapony Church are described at Dinwiddie Co., GenWeb. Includes transcripts and photographs. Some Sapony Church graves are also described at Find A Grave.

More than 500 graves at Butterwood Cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

Ministers

  • Jarratt, Devereux and John Coleman. The Life of the Reverend Devereux Jarratt: Rector of Bath Parish, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Printed by Warner & Hanna, 1806. Digital version at Google Books (full-view).

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Bath Parish is available online.[4]

Bath Parish reports:[5]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost. Parish registers (1827-1897) are kept at the Library of Virginia. Included are a list of clergymen [1826?]-1899, baptisms 1827-1863, 1871-1897, baptisms for "coloured" persons 1826-1850, communicants 1827-1860, 1872, confirmations 1827-1862, 1873, "coloured" communicants 1832-1844, funerals 1826-1863, 1873, 1886, funerals for "colored" persons 1832-1852, marriages 1826-1890, and financial accounts 1839-1840, 1858-1863.

The records have been microfilmed: FHL Film 30623 and abstracted:

  • Cameron, John. Virginia Marriages in Rev. John Cameron's Register and Bath Parish Register. Richmond, Va.: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1963. FHL Book 975.5 A1 no. 3
  • Hopkins, William Lindsay. Bath Parish Register (Births, Deaths & Marriages) 1827-1897 of Dinwiddie County, Virginia and St. Andrews Parish Vestry Book 1732-1797 of Brunswick County, Virginia. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1989. FHL Book 975.55 K2hw


Websites

References

  1. Calder Loth, The Virginia Landmarks Register (Charlottesville, Va.: The University Press of Virginia, 1999), 144.
  2. Butterwood United Methodist Church, National Park Service.
  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. 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.
  5. *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.