St. Martins Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
St. Martin's Parish has served [[County, Virginia]].  
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St. Martin's Parish has served [[Hanover County, Virginia|Hanover]] and [[Louisa County, Virginia|Louisa]] counties. Also known as Fork Church and "The Chapel in the Forks."<ref>[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=21922 Fork Church Marker], The Historical Marker Database.</ref>
  
 
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==== 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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*1726<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  ====
 
==== Boundary  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
==== Church History  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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Rosewell Page's history of The Fork Church, Hanover County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 188-194.</ref>
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==== Parish Records  ====
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Colonial parish registers have been lost.<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 190.</ref>
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.theforkchurch.org/ The Fork Church St. Martin's Parish] (official site). History, photographs, cemetery information.
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=21922 Fork Church], The Historical Marker Database
  
 
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Revision as of 23:22, 5 July 2011

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Contents

History

St. Martin's Parish has served Hanover and Louisa counties. Also known as Fork Church and "The Chapel in the Forks."[1]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

Rosewell Page's history of The Fork Church, Hanover County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[3]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.[4]

Websites

References

  1. Fork Church Marker, The Historical Marker Database.
  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).
  3. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 188-194.
  4. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 190.