St. Peters Parish, Virginia

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== History  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
St. Peter's Parish has served [[James City County, Virginia|James City]] and [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]] counties.  
 
St. Peter's Parish has served [[James City County, Virginia|James City]] and [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]] counties.  
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==== Boundary  ====
 
==== Boundary  ====
  
A boundary change between [[James_City_County,_Virginia|James City]] and [[New_Kent_County,_Virginia|New Kent]] counties in 1767 removed St. Peter's Parish from James City County.<ref name="fred">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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A boundary change between [[James City County, Virginia|James City]] and [[New Kent County, Virginia|New Kent]] counties in 1767 removed St. Peter's Parish from James City County.<ref name="fred">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>  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
==== Church History  ====
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==== Parish History  ====
  
==== Church Records  ====
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Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne's history of St. Peter's Church, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA129&lpg=PA129 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 129-133.</ref>
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A history written in Appleton's Journal (1874) is available at [http://www.vagenweb.org/newkent/appleto1.txt VAGenWeb] - free.
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==== Parish Records  ====
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*'''1684-1786''' - Chamberlayne, C.G., ed.. ''The Vestry Book and Register of St. Peter's Parish New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia 1684-1786''. Richmond, Va.: Library Board, 1937. Available at {{FHL|109808|item|disp=FHL Collection}}; digital versions at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7469 Ancestry] ($); [http://www.vagenweb.org/newkent/vestry.html VAGenWeb] - free.
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*'''1680-1787''' - Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia. ''The Register of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Va., from 1680 to 1787.'' Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job Printer, 1904. Digital versions at [http://www.archive.org/details/parishregisterof00stpe Internet Archive] - free; [http://www.vagenweb.org/newkent/stpete_toc.html VAGenWeb] - free.
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*'''1680-1790''' - St. Peter's Parish Christenings 1680-1790. Batch {{IGI|C504901}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1685-1743, 1764''' - St. Peter's Parish Marriages 1685-1743, 1764. Batch {{IGI|M504901}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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== Websites ==
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*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=17728 St. Peter's Church], The Historical Marker Database
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 02:03, 27 March 2013

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Contents

History

St. Peter's Parish has served James City and New Kent counties.

Founded

Boundary

A boundary change between James City and New Kent counties in 1767 removed St. Peter's Parish from James City County.[1]

Resources

Parish History

Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne's history of St. Peter's Church, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[2]

A history written in Appleton's Journal (1874) is available at VAGenWeb - free.

Parish Records

  • 1684-1786 - Chamberlayne, C.G., ed.. The Vestry Book and Register of St. Peter's Parish New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia 1684-1786. Richmond, Va.: Library Board, 1937. Available at FHL Collection; digital versions at Ancestry ($); VAGenWeb - free.
  • 1680-1787 - Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia. The Register of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Va., from 1680 to 1787. Richmond, Va.: Wm. Ellis Jones, Book and Job Printer, 1904. Digital versions at Internet Archive - free; VAGenWeb - free.
  • 1680-1790 - St. Peter's Parish Christenings 1680-1790. Batch C504901 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1685-1743, 1764 - St. Peter's Parish Marriages 1685-1743, 1764. Batch M504901 at FamilySearch - free.[3]

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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), 129-133.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.