Elizabeth River Parish, Virginia

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Elizabeth River Parish has served [[New Norfolk County, Virginia|New Norfolk]], [[Upper Norfolk County, Virginia|Upper Norfolk]], [[Lower Norfolk County, Virginia|Lower Norfolk]], and [[Norfolk County, Virginia|Norfolk]] counties. St. Paul's Church in Norfolk was originally a chapel of ease in Elizabeth River Parish.  
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Elizabeth River Parish has served [[New Norfolk County, Virginia|New Norfolk]], [[Upper Norfolk County, Virginia|Upper Norfolk]], [[Lower Norfolk County, Virginia|Lower Norfolk]], and [[Norfolk County, Virginia|Norfolk]] counties. These jurisdictions are now extinct and the parish church, known as St. Paul's, is situated in the Independent City of [[Norfolk,_Virginia|Norfolk]]. St. Paul's Church in Norfolk was originally a chapel of ease in Elizabeth River Parish.  
  
 
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Contents

History

Elizabeth River Parish has served New Norfolk, Upper Norfolk, Lower Norfolk, and Norfolk counties. These jurisdictions are now extinct and the parish church, known as St. Paul's, is situated in the Independent City of Norfolk. St. Paul's Church in Norfolk was originally a chapel of ease in Elizabeth River Parish.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

St. Paul's tombstones are transcribed and indexed in Dey's history.

Parish History

Dey's history includes a history of parish, description of the church, tombstone inscriptions, and a list of vestrymen:

  • Dey, Calvert R. St. Paul's Church 1832, Originally the Borough Church 1739, Elizabeth River Parish, Norfolk, Virginia. Norfolk, Va.: Altar Guild of St. Paul's Church, 1934. FHL Book 975.5521 K2d

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).