Elizabeth City Parish, Virginia

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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
Elizabeth City Parish has served [[Elizabeth City County, Virginia|Elizabeth City]] and [[Warwick, Virginia|Warwick]] counties. It was renamed St. John's after the Civil War.
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Elizabeth City Parish has served [[Elizabeth City County, Virginia|Elizabeth City]] and [[Warwick, Virginia|Warwick]] counties. In the early 1600s, it was first known as [[Kecoughtan_Parish,_Virginia|Kecoughtan Parish]]. After two centuries of being called Elizabeth City Parish, it was renamed St. John's after the Civil War.  
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
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== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
{{Wikipedia|St. John's Episcopal Church (Hampton, Virginia)}}
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*[http://www.stjohnshampton.org St. John's Episcopal Church, Hampton, VA] (official website)
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{{Wikipedia|St. John's Episcopal Church (Hampton, Virginia)}}  
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33903 First Church at Kecoughtan Marker], The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33847 St. John's Church Marker], The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.stjohnshampton.org St. John's Episcopal Church, Hampton, VA] (official website)  
*[http://www.hmdb.org/Marker.asp?Marker=33858 St. John's Church Marker], (another description) The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33903 First Church at Kecoughtan Marker], The Historical Marker Database  
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33899 Third Church at Kecoughtan Marker, Notable Burials in the Churchyard], The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33847 St. John's Church Marker], The Historical Marker Database  
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/Marker.asp?Marker=33858 St. John's Church Marker], (another description) The Historical Marker Database  
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33899 Third Church at Kecoughtan Marker, Notable Burials in the Churchyard], The Historical Marker Database  
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33895 Third Elizabeth City Parish Church], The Historical Marker Database
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=33895 Third Elizabeth City Parish Church], The Historical Marker Database
  

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Contents

History

Elizabeth City Parish has served Elizabeth City and Warwick counties. In the early 1600s, it was first known as Kecoughtan Parish. After two centuries of being called Elizabeth City Parish, it was renamed St. John's after the Civil War.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

Parish Records

Websites

References

  1. 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).