Littleton Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Littleton Parish has served [[Cumberland County, Virginia|Cumberland]] and [[Powhatan County, Virginia|Powhatan]] counties.
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Littleton Parish has served [[Cumberland County, Virginia|Cumberland]] and [[Powhatan County, Virginia|Powhatan]] counties. Tar Wallett Church, Ca-Ira Church, and another church near Cartersville fell within the boundaries of this parish.<ref name="meade"/>
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
  
 
*1772 from [[St. James Southam Parish, Virginia|St. James Southam 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>
 
*1772 from [[St. James Southam Parish, Virginia|St. James Southam 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  ==
  
==== Church History  ====
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==== Parish History  ====
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Meade's 1861 history of Littleton Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft#page/34/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>
  
==== Church Records  ====
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==== Parish Records  ====
  
 
Marriages (1841-1873), baptisms (1840-1874), confirmations (1841-1847, 1872), and funerals (1841-1873) have been abstracted: {{FHL|722593|item|disp=FHL Film 850108 Item 4}}.<br>
 
Marriages (1841-1873), baptisms (1840-1874), confirmations (1841-1847, 1872), and funerals (1841-1873) have been abstracted: {{FHL|722593|item|disp=FHL Film 850108 Item 4}}.<br>

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Contents

History

Littleton Parish has served Cumberland and Powhatan counties. Tar Wallett Church, Ca-Ira Church, and another church near Cartersville fell within the boundaries of this parish.[1]

Founded

Resources

Parish History

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

Parish Records

Marriages (1841-1873), baptisms (1840-1874), confirmations (1841-1847, 1872), and funerals (1841-1873) have been abstracted: FHL Film 850108 Item 4.

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).