Newport Parish, Virginia

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The graves at St. Luke's Church Cemetery are transcribed and mapped at the church [http://www.historicstlukes.org/Cemetery.htm website].  
 
The graves at St. Luke's Church Cemetery are transcribed and mapped at the church [http://www.historicstlukes.org/Cemetery.htm website].  
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*Barger, Virginia A. ''Tombstones in St. Luke's Church Cemetery, Isle of Wight County, Virginia''. Newport News, Virginia: Mrs. R.V. Barger, 1970. Available at {{FHL|62009|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
  
 
==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
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R.S. Thomas's history of The Old Brick Church (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA50&lpg=PA50 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 50-54.</ref>
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*Thomas, R.S. ''The Old Brick Church near Smithfield, Virginia: Built in 1632''. 1892? {{FHL|641922|item|disp=FHL Book 975.554 K2s}}.<br>
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*Hayden, E. Virginia. ''A Sketch of "The Old Brick Church": Isle of Wight County, Virginia''. 1925. 1954 reprint available at {{FHL|641597|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [St. Luke's Parish Church]
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*''Historic St. Luke's Restoration, Smithfield, Virginia''. 1953? {{FHL|641607|item|disp=FHL Film 1440650 Item 17}}.<br>
  
 
==== Parish Records  ====
 
==== Parish Records  ====
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===== Parish Registers  =====
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Entries from Newport Parish Register that survive have been published by Boddie in:
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*Boddie, John Bennett. ''Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia:&nbsp;A History of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, During the Seventeenth Century, Including Abstracts of the County Records''. Chicago: Chicago Law Print. Co., 1938. Available at {{FHL|110892|title-id|disp=FHL}} [3 copies]; digital versions at  {{FSbook|95323}}  and  [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=25644 Ancestry] ($) and .
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Marriages in 1785 and 1786 have been published:
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*''Isle of Wight County, Virginia Records. Births 1716-1755, Marriages 1785-1786 Solemnized by The Reverend William Hubard in Newport Parish.'' Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. FHL Book 975.554 V2i.
  
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
 
===== Vestry Books  =====
  
The original Newport Parish Vestry Book, dated 1724-1772, is kept at the [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Abstracts:  
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The original Newport Parish Vestry Book, dated 1724-1772, is kept at the [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. FamilySearch has scanned these records and made them available for free {{RecordSearch|2034267|online}}. Microfilm copy: {{FHL|373964|title-id|disp=FHL Collection}}. Abstracts:  
  
 
*Hopkins, William Lindsay. ''Suffolk Parish Vestry Book, 1749-1784, Nansemond County, Virginia, and Newport Parish Vestry Book, 1724-1772, Isle of Wight County, Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1988. Available at {{FHL|650344|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
 
*Hopkins, William Lindsay. ''Suffolk Parish Vestry Book, 1749-1784, Nansemond County, Virginia, and Newport Parish Vestry Book, 1724-1772, Isle of Wight County, Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1988. Available at {{FHL|650344|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*[http://www.historicstlukes.org/ Historic St. Luke's Church] (official website). Includes&nbsp;history, photographs, and cemetery transcripts.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.historicstlukes.org/ Historic St. Luke's Church] (official website). Includes&nbsp;history, photographs, and cemetery transcripts.&nbsp;  
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=2675 St. Luke's Church], The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=2675 St. Luke's Church], The Historical Marker Database
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=3957 St. Luke's Church], (another description), The Historical Marker Database
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 16:10, 18 December 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Newport Parish

Contents

History

Newport Parish has served Isle of Wight County, Virginia. It was also known as Old Brick Church. It is located in Smithfield, Virginia. It is currently known as St. Luke's Church.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

The graves at St. Luke's Church Cemetery are transcribed and mapped at the church website.

See also:

  • Barger, Virginia A. Tombstones in St. Luke's Church Cemetery, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Newport News, Virginia: Mrs. R.V. Barger, 1970. Available at FHL.

Parish History

R.S. Thomas's history of The Old Brick Church (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[2]

  • Thomas, R.S. The Old Brick Church near Smithfield, Virginia: Built in 1632. 1892? FHL Book 975.554 K2s.
  • Hayden, E. Virginia. A Sketch of "The Old Brick Church": Isle of Wight County, Virginia. 1925. 1954 reprint available at FHL. [St. Luke's Parish Church]
  • Historic St. Luke's Restoration, Smithfield, Virginia. 1953? FHL Film 1440650 Item 17.

Parish Records

Parish Registers

Entries from Newport Parish Register that survive have been published by Boddie in:

  • Boddie, John Bennett. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia: A History of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, During the Seventeenth Century, Including Abstracts of the County Records. Chicago: Chicago Law Print. Co., 1938. Available at FHL [3 copies]; digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online and Ancestry ($) and .

Marriages in 1785 and 1786 have been published:

  • Isle of Wight County, Virginia Records. Births 1716-1755, Marriages 1785-1786 Solemnized by The Reverend William Hubard in Newport Parish. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. FHL Book 975.554 V2i.
Vestry Books

The original Newport Parish Vestry Book, dated 1724-1772, is kept at the Library of Virginia. FamilySearch has scanned these records and made them available for free online. Microfilm copy: FHL Collection. Abstracts:

  • Hopkins, William Lindsay. Suffolk Parish Vestry Book, 1749-1784, Nansemond County, Virginia, and Newport Parish Vestry Book, 1724-1772, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Richmond, Va.: W.L. Hopkins, 1988. Available at FHL.

Websites

References

  1. 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).
  2. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 50-54.