Ware Parish, Virginia

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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ware_Parish,_Virginia|Ware Parish]]'' [[Image:Warechurch.jpg|thumb|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Ware_Parish,_Virginia|Ware Parish]]'' [[Image:Warechurch.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Warechurch.jpg]]  
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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*abt 1652<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>
 
*abt 1652<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  ====
 
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
[[Image:Warechurchentrance.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
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[[Image:Warechurchentrance.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Warechurchentrance.jpg]]  
  
 
==== Cemetery  ====
 
==== Cemetery  ====
  
The Virginia State Library published a survey of the graves at Ware Church Cemetery in 1959.<ref>''Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties in Tidewater Virginia through 1865'' (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1959).</ref> {{FHL|388829|item|disp=FHL Book 975.53 V3e}} (pages 70 to 92).<br>
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The Virginia State Library published a survey of the graves at Ware Church Cemetery in 1959.<ref>''Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties in Tidewater Virginia through 1865'' (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1959).</ref> {{FHL|388829|item|disp=FHL Book 975.53 V3e}} (pages 70 to 92).<br>  
  
More than 600 graves at the parish cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=641547&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2838&CSsr=101& Find A Grave].
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More than 600 graves at the parish cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=641547&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2838&CSsr=101& Find A Grave].  
  
 
==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
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Meade's 1861 history of Ware Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/328/mode/2up online.]<ref>William Meade, ''Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia'', 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft Vol. I] and [http://archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft Vol. II].</ref>
  
 
*Jones, Spotswood Hunnicutt. ''The World of Ware Parish in Gloucester County, Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, 1991. ISBN 0-87517-063-3. Library of Congress Number: 91-91176
 
*Jones, Spotswood Hunnicutt. ''The World of Ware Parish in Gloucester County, Virginia''. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, 1991. ISBN 0-87517-063-3. Library of Congress Number: 91-91176
  
Rev. William Byrd Lee's history of Ware Church, Gloucester County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA216&lpg=PA216 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 216-229.</ref>
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Rev. William Byrd Lee's history of Ware Church, Gloucester County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA216&lpg=PA216 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 216-229.</ref>  
  
 
Abingdon and Ware 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>  
 
Abingdon and Ware 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-PA306 Convention of 1834] (p. 306)
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=2p89AAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA306 Convention of 1834] (p. 306)
  
==== Parish Records ====
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==== Parish Records ====
  
Colonial parish registers have been lost.
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Colonial parish registers have been lost.  
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=30110 Ware Church], The Historical Marker Database
 
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=30110 Ware Church], The Historical Marker Database

Revision as of 02:28, 3 July 2013

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Contents

History

Ware Parish has served Gloucester County, Virginia.

Founded

Resources

Warechurchentrance.jpg

Cemetery

The Virginia State Library published a survey of the graves at Ware Church Cemetery in 1959.[2] FHL Book 975.53 V3e (pages 70 to 92).

More than 600 graves at the parish cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Ware Parish is available online.[3]

  • Jones, Spotswood Hunnicutt. The World of Ware Parish in Gloucester County, Virginia. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, 1991. ISBN 0-87517-063-3. Library of Congress Number: 91-91176

Rev. William Byrd Lee's history of Ware Church, Gloucester County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[4]

Abingdon and Ware Parish reports:[5]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

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. Epitaphs of Gloucester and Mathews Counties in Tidewater Virginia through 1865 (Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Library, 1959).
  3. William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.
  4. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 216-229.
  5. 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.