Frederick Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Frederick Parish has served [[Frederick County, Virginia]].  
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Frederick Parish has served [[Frederick County, Virginia|Frederick]] and [[Clarke County, Virginia|Clarke]] counties.
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Frederick Parish was organized in 1744. It was renamed in 1866.<ref>"Frederick Parish And Its Divisions," ''Proceedings of The Clarke County Historical Association,'' Vol. XIV (1956-1957):16-26; digital version at [http://www.clarkehistory.org/publications/CCHA_Proceedings_Vol_14_(1956-1957).pdf Clarke History].</ref>
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The Old Chapel is now located within the bounds of [[Clarke County, Virginia|Clarke County]].<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=1852 Old Chapel], The Historical Marker Database.</ref>
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
  
*1738<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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*1738 or 1744<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>
  
 
==== Boundary  ====
 
==== Boundary  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
*Colonial parish register
 
*Colonial parish register
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemetery ====
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*Brown, Stuart E., Lorraine F. Myers and Eileen M. Chappel. ''Biographical and Genealogical Record of Persons Buried at Old Chapel''. Berryville, Va., 1987.
  
 
==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
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*Chambers, Benjamin Duvall. ''Old Chapel and the Parish in Clarke County, Virginia:&nbsp;A History from the Founding of Frederick Parish, 1738 to the Centenary of Christ Church, Millwood, 1932''. Washington: unknown, 1932. {{FHL|145157|item}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10564 Ancestry] ($).
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*"Frederick Parish And Its Divisions," ''Proceedings of The Clarke County Historical Association,'' Vol. XIV (1956-1957):16-26; digital version at [http://www.clarkehistory.org/publications/CCHA_Proceedings_Vol_14_(1956-1957).pdf Clarke History].
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*Hughes, Charles Randolph et al. ''Old Chapel, Clarke County, Virginia''. Berryville, Va.: The Blue Ridge Press, 1906. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchapelclarkec00hughes Internet Archive]; {{FHL|129805|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 564365 Item 3}}
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*Meade, Everard Kidder. "Frederick Parish, Virginia, 1744-1780, Its Churches, Chapels, Ministers and Vestries," ''Proceedings of the Clarke County Historical Association'', '''Part I''': Vol. 5 (1945):18-38 ({{FHL|59875|item}} 975.598/B1 C4c v. 5 ([1945]); digital version at [http://www.clarkehistory.org/publications/CCHA_Proceedings_Vol_05_(1945).pdf Clarke History]); '''Part II''': Vol. 6 (1946):24-46 ({{FHL|59875|item}} 975.598/B1 C4c v.&nbsp;6 ([1946]); digital version at [http://www.clarkehistory.org/publications/CCHA_Proceedings_Vol_06_(1946).pdf Clarke History]). See also "Appendix I: Legislative Record of Frederick Parish," in Vol. 6 (1946):47-49.
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**Reviewed by G. MacLaren Brydon in ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 56, No. 1 (Jan., 1948), pp. 102-104. Review: {{FHL|16216|item}}; digital version of review at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
  
 
==== Parish Records  ====
 
==== Parish Records  ====
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===== Parish Registers  =====
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A register of baptisms, marriages, and burials cannot be found for Frederick Parish.<ref>Victor S. Dunn, "Frederick Parish, Frederick County, Virginia Vestry Book, 1764-1818 (Overseers of Poor)," ''Magazine of Virginia Genealogy,'' Vol. 43, No. 3 (Aug. 2005):179.</ref>
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===== Vestry Books  =====
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Vestry books, dating from 1764 to 1818, are kept at the [[Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia Library|Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia Library]], near Alexandria, Va. The [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]] has a photocopy, which FHL has microfilmed: {{FHL|213621|item}} 31331. Noted Virginia genealogist Victor S. Dunn published abstracts of the records in Volumes 43 to 48+ of the ''Magazine of Virginia Genealogy''. Indexes may be found at the back of each volume:
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*Dunn, Victor S. "Frederick Parish, Frederick County, Virginia Vestry Book, 1764-1818 (Overseers of Poor)," ''Magazine of Virginia Genealogy'', Vol. 43, No. 3 (Aug. 2005), 179-198; Vol. 43, No. 4 (Nov. 2005):281-290; Vol. 44, No. 1 (Feb. 2006):23-44; Vol. 44, No. 2 (May 2006):119-130; Vol. 44, No. 3 (Aug. 2006):241-260; Vol. 45, No. 1 (Feb. 2007):32-38; Vol. 45, No. 2 (May 2007):156-166; Vol. 45, No. 3 (Aug. 2007):215-222; Vol. 46, No. 1 (Feb. 2008):51-60; Vol. 46, No. 3 (Aug. 2008):222-230; Vol. 46, No. 4 (Nov. 2008):309-319; Vol. 47, No. 4 (Nov. 2009):310-318; Vol. 48, No. 1 (Feb. 2010):71-79; Vol. 48, No. 2 (May 2010):141-150; Vol. 48, No. 3 (Aug. 2010):235-246.
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== Websites ==
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=1852 Old Chapel], The Historical Marker Database
  
 
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Contents

History

Frederick Parish has served Frederick and Clarke counties.

Frederick Parish was organized in 1744. It was renamed in 1866.[1]

The Old Chapel is now located within the bounds of Clarke County.[2]

Founded

  • 1738 or 1744[3]

Boundary

Record Loss

  • Colonial parish register

Resources

Cemetery

  • Brown, Stuart E., Lorraine F. Myers and Eileen M. Chappel. Biographical and Genealogical Record of Persons Buried at Old Chapel. Berryville, Va., 1987.

Parish History

  • Chambers, Benjamin Duvall. Old Chapel and the Parish in Clarke County, Virginia: A History from the Founding of Frederick Parish, 1738 to the Centenary of Christ Church, Millwood, 1932. Washington: unknown, 1932. FHL Collection; digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • "Frederick Parish And Its Divisions," Proceedings of The Clarke County Historical Association, Vol. XIV (1956-1957):16-26; digital version at Clarke History.
  • Hughes, Charles Randolph et al. Old Chapel, Clarke County, Virginia. Berryville, Va.: The Blue Ridge Press, 1906. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Film 564365 Item 3
  • Meade, Everard Kidder. "Frederick Parish, Virginia, 1744-1780, Its Churches, Chapels, Ministers and Vestries," Proceedings of the Clarke County Historical Association, Part I: Vol. 5 (1945):18-38 (FHL Collection 975.598/B1 C4c v. 5 ([1945]); digital version at Clarke History); Part II: Vol. 6 (1946):24-46 (FHL Collection 975.598/B1 C4c v. 6 ([1946]); digital version at Clarke History). See also "Appendix I: Legislative Record of Frederick Parish," in Vol. 6 (1946):47-49.
    • Reviewed by G. MacLaren Brydon in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 56, No. 1 (Jan., 1948), pp. 102-104. Review: FHL Collection; digital version of review at JSTOR ($).

Parish Records

Parish Registers

A register of baptisms, marriages, and burials cannot be found for Frederick Parish.[4]

Vestry Books

Vestry books, dating from 1764 to 1818, are kept at the Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia Library, near Alexandria, Va. The Library of Virginia has a photocopy, which FHL has microfilmed: FHL Collection 31331. Noted Virginia genealogist Victor S. Dunn published abstracts of the records in Volumes 43 to 48+ of the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy. Indexes may be found at the back of each volume:

  • Dunn, Victor S. "Frederick Parish, Frederick County, Virginia Vestry Book, 1764-1818 (Overseers of Poor)," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 43, No. 3 (Aug. 2005), 179-198; Vol. 43, No. 4 (Nov. 2005):281-290; Vol. 44, No. 1 (Feb. 2006):23-44; Vol. 44, No. 2 (May 2006):119-130; Vol. 44, No. 3 (Aug. 2006):241-260; Vol. 45, No. 1 (Feb. 2007):32-38; Vol. 45, No. 2 (May 2007):156-166; Vol. 45, No. 3 (Aug. 2007):215-222; Vol. 46, No. 1 (Feb. 2008):51-60; Vol. 46, No. 3 (Aug. 2008):222-230; Vol. 46, No. 4 (Nov. 2008):309-319; Vol. 47, No. 4 (Nov. 2009):310-318; Vol. 48, No. 1 (Feb. 2010):71-79; Vol. 48, No. 2 (May 2010):141-150; Vol. 48, No. 3 (Aug. 2010):235-246.

Websites

References

  1. "Frederick Parish And Its Divisions," Proceedings of The Clarke County Historical Association, Vol. XIV (1956-1957):16-26; digital version at Clarke History.
  2. Old Chapel, 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. Victor S. Dunn, "Frederick Parish, Frederick County, Virginia Vestry Book, 1764-1818 (Overseers of Poor)," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 43, No. 3 (Aug. 2005):179.