Lexington Parish, Virginia

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A survey of the graves at St. Mark's Church was published in 1985: {{FHL|506795|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.5496 V3b}} (pages 53-55), as well as St. Luke's Church (pages 51-53).<ref>Mary Frances Boxley, ''Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, Virginia'' (Amherst, Va., 1985).</ref><br>
  
 
A few tombstones from Saint Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2215538&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2807&CSsr=81& Find A Grave].<br>  
 
A few tombstones from Saint Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2215538&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2807&CSsr=81& Find A Grave].<br>  
  
More than 50 tombstones from Saint Mark's Church Cemetery are also described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1988393&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2807&CSsr=81& Find A Grave].  
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More than 50 tombstones from Saint Mark's Church Cemetery are also described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1988393&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2807&CSsr=81& Find A Grave].
  
 
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Meade's 1861 history of Lexington Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft#page/56/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>
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Lexington 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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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA172 Convention of 1824] (p. 172)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA189 Convention of 1826] (p. 189)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA202 Convention of 1827] (p. 202)
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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-PA273 Convention of 1832] (p. 273)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA289 Convention of 1833] (p. 289)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA309 Convention of 1834] (p. 309)
  
 
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Lexington Parish

Contents

History

Lexington Parish has served Amherst County, Virginia. St. Luke's Church at Pedlar Mills belonged to Lexington Parish.[1] St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Clifford (formed 1747) also belonged to this parish.[2]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

A survey of the graves at St. Mark's Church was published in 1985: FHL Book 975.5496 V3b (pages 53-55), as well as St. Luke's Church (pages 51-53).[4]

A few tombstones from Saint Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

More than 50 tombstones from Saint Mark's Church Cemetery are also described at Find A Grave.

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Lexington Parish is available online.[5]

Lexington Parish reports:[6]

Parish Records

The original Lexington Parish Vestry Book, dated 1779-1880, is kept at the Library of Virginia. Microfilmed copy: FHL Film 32126

Taxation

  • 1800 -- "Amherst Co., Virginia Tax List for Lexington Parish/District - 1800," courtesy: VAGenWeb. Available online.

Websites

References

  1. Ken Dunlap, "St. Luke's Church Pedlar Mills, VA," VAGenWeb.
  2. "St. Mark, Clifford | History of St Mark, Clifford," The Episcopal Church.
  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. Mary Frances Boxley, Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst, Va., 1985).
  5. 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.
  6. 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.