St. Georges Parish, Spotsylvania, Virginia

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In 1892, the Ladies' Cemetery Guild of St. George's Church identified 164 graves.<ref>"History," ''St. George's Episcopal Church, Fredericksburg, Virginia,'' http://www.stgeorgesepiscopal.net/about_us/history/, accessed 12 January 2012.</ref>  
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In 1892, the Ladies' Cemetery Guild of St. George's Church published a survey of the graves. Their book is available online at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/FH36/id/32821 Family History Archives].<ref>"History," ''St. George's Episcopal Church, Fredericksburg, Virginia,'' http://www.stgeorgesepiscopal.net/about_us/history/, accessed 12 January 2012.</ref>  
  
 
WPA made a survey of the graves at St George's Church in 1936. It is available at the Rappahannock Library in Fredericksburg.<ref>Margaret C. Klein, ''Tombstone Inscriptions of Spotsylvania County, Virginia'' (Palm Coast, Fla.: M.C. Klein, 1983), 68.</ref>  
 
WPA made a survey of the graves at St George's Church in 1936. It is available at the Rappahannock Library in Fredericksburg.<ref>Margaret C. Klein, ''Tombstone Inscriptions of Spotsylvania County, Virginia'' (Palm Coast, Fla.: M.C. Klein, 1983), 68.</ref>  
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The noted genealogist George Harrison Sanford King transcribed the tombstones in 1940: {{FHL|302143|item|disp=FHL Film 850092 Item 1}}.<br>
  
 
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fredericksburg/cemeteries/stgeorge.txt The USGenWeb Archives], available online, includes transcripts of many graves found there in a 1999/2000 survey.
 
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/fredericksburg/cemeteries/stgeorge.txt The USGenWeb Archives], available online, includes transcripts of many graves found there in a 1999/2000 survey.

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Contents

History

St. George's Parish has served Essex and Spotsylvania counties.

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

In 1892, the Ladies' Cemetery Guild of St. George's Church published a survey of the graves. Their book is available online at Family History Archives.[2]

WPA made a survey of the graves at St George's Church in 1936. It is available at the Rappahannock Library in Fredericksburg.[3]

The noted genealogist George Harrison Sanford King transcribed the tombstones in 1940: FHL Film 850092 Item 1.

The USGenWeb Archives, available online, includes transcripts of many graves found there in a 1999/2000 survey.

Parish History

  • Slaughter, Philip and R.A. Brock. History of St. George's Parish in the County of Spotsylvania, and Diocese of Virginia: With a Biography of the Author and a Continuation, Embracing the History of St. George's and Trinity Churches to the Present Time. Richmond, Va.: J.W. Randolph & English, 1890. Digital version at Google Books; 1998 reprint: FHL Collection.

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

Vestry Books

The original St. George's Parish Vestry Books (1727-1843) are kept at the Library of Virginia.

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St. George's

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. "History," St. George's Episcopal Church, Fredericksburg, Virginia, http://www.stgeorgesepiscopal.net/about_us/history/, accessed 12 January 2012.
  3. Margaret C. Klein, Tombstone Inscriptions of Spotsylvania County, Virginia (Palm Coast, Fla.: M.C. Klein, 1983), 68.