Lexington Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Lexington Parish has served [[Amherst County, Virginia]].  
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Lexington Parish has served [[Amherst County, Virginia]]. St. Luke's Church at Pedlar Mills belonged to Lexington Parish.<ref>Ken Dunlap, [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaamhers/docs/StLukesHistory.html "St. Luke's Church Pedlar Mills, VA,"] VAGenWeb.</ref><br>
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
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*1778 from [[Amherst Parish, Virginia|Amherst Parish]]<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>
 
*1778 from [[Amherst Parish, Virginia|Amherst Parish]]<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  ==

Revision as of 22:22, 17 May 2011

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Contents

History

Lexington Parish has served Amherst County, Virginia. St. Luke's Church at Pedlar Mills belonged to Lexington Parish.[1]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

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.



References

  1. Ken Dunlap, "St. Luke's Church Pedlar Mills, VA," VAGenWeb.
  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).