St. Georges Parish, Accomack, Virginia

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== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
[Blank] Parish has served [[ County, Virginia]].  
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St. George's Parish has served [[Accomack County, Virginia]]. It is located in Pungoteague.<br>
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
  
*<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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*1762<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>
  
==== Boundary ====
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==== Boundary ====
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
==== Church History ====
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==== Cemetery ====
  
==== Church Records  ====
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A survey of the graves at St. Georges Church was published in 1992.<ref>Jean Merritt Mihalyka and Faye Downing Wilson, ''Graven Stones: Inscriptions from Lower Accomack County, Virginia, Including Liberty and Parksley Cemeteries'' (Bowie, Md.: Heritage books, Inc., 1992).</ref> It is available online at [http://easternshorestuff.com/cemeteryproject/pungo/pungo.htm Eastern Shore Stuff]. {{FHL|548377|item|disp=FHL Book 975.516 V3m 1992}}.<br>
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==== Parish History  ====
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The Parishes in Accomac County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA304&lpg=PA304 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 304-309.</ref>
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St. George 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-PA142 Convention of 1820] (p. 142)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA235 Convention of 1829] (p. 235)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA258 Convention of 1831] (p. 258)
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==== Parish Records  ====
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===== Overseers of the Poor  =====
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*Surname index to [http://www.petersrow.com/ Meetings of the Overseers of the Poor for Accomack &amp; St. George's Parish September 1787-1819], courtesy: [http://www.petersrow.com/ Petersrow Publishers].
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===== Parish Registers =====
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Colonial parish registers do not survive.
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===== Vestry Books  =====
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The original St. George's Parish vestry books (1763-1787) are kept at the [[Library of Virginia|Library of Virginia]]. Copies: {{FHL|259369|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 33853}}. Abstracts:
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*Walczyk, Gail M. ''St. George's Parish, Accomack County, Vestry Book 1763-1787''. Coram, N.Y.: Peter's Row, 1998. {{FHL|830591|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.516 K2w}};&nbsp;[http://www.petersrow.com/ Free online surname index], courtesy: [http://www.petersrow.com/ Petersrow Publishers].
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== Websites ==
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*[http://stgeorgesesva.org/index.html St George's Parish on the Eastern Shore of Virginia] (official site)
  
 
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Revision as of 20:37, 9 January 2012

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Contents

History

St. George's Parish has served Accomack County, Virginia. It is located in Pungoteague.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

A survey of the graves at St. Georges Church was published in 1992.[2] It is available online at Eastern Shore Stuff. FHL Book 975.516 V3m 1992.

Parish History

The Parishes in Accomac County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[3]

St. George Parish reports:[4]

Parish Records

Overseers of the Poor
Parish Registers

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

Vestry Books

The original St. George's Parish vestry books (1763-1787) are kept at the Library of Virginia. Copies: FHL Film 33853. Abstracts:

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. Jean Merritt Mihalyka and Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones: Inscriptions from Lower Accomack County, Virginia, Including Liberty and Parksley Cemeteries (Bowie, Md.: Heritage books, Inc., 1992).
  3. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 304-309.
  4. 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.