Fredericksville Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Fredericksville Parish has served [[Louisa County, Virginia|Louisa]] and [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle]] counties.  
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Fredericksville Parish has served [[Louisa County, Virginia|Louisa]] and [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle]] counties. "An old mountain chapel (where Walker's Church afterward stood)," Lower Church (aka Trinity Church), Middle Church, and a church sometimes called Buckmountain Church belonged to this parish.<ref name="meade"/>
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
  
 
*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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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
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Meade's 1861 history of Fredericksville Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft#page/40/mode/2up online.]<ref name="meade">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>
  
 
Fredericksville 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>  
 
Fredericksville 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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Colonial parish registers have been lost.  
 
Colonial parish registers have been lost.  
  
Marriages from 1782 to 1785 and some with no dates have been abstracted: {{FHL|722593|item|disp=FHL Film 850108 Item 4}}.<br>
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Marriages from 1782 to 1785 and some with no dates have been abstracted: {{FHL|722593|item|disp=FHL Film 850108 Item 4}}.<br>  
  
 
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===== Vestry Books  =====

Revision as of 21:17, 3 July 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Fredericksville Parish

Contents

History

Fredericksville Parish has served Louisa and Albemarle counties. "An old mountain chapel (where Walker's Church afterward stood)," Lower Church (aka Trinity Church), Middle Church, and a church sometimes called Buckmountain Church belonged to this parish.[1]

Founded

Resources

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Fredericksville Parish is available online.[1]

Fredericksville Parish reports:[3]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Marriages from 1782 to 1785 and some with no dates have been abstracted: FHL Film 850108 Item 4.

Vestry Books
  • Davis, Rosalie Edith Rogers. Fredericksville Parish Vestry Book, 1742-1787. 2 vols. Manchester, Mo.: R.E. Davis, 1978, 1981. FHL Book 975.54 K2d

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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.
  2. 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).
  3. 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.