Yorkhampton Parish, Virginia

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Yorkhampton_Parish,_Virginia|Yorkhampton Parish]]'' [[Image:Gracechurchyorktownva.jpg|right|300px]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Yorkhampton Parish has served [[York County, Virginia]] and [[James City County, Virginia]]. Formerly known as [[Charles River Parish, Virginia|Charles River Parish]].<br>  
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Yorkhampton Parish has served [[York County, Virginia]] and [[James City County, Virginia]]. Formerly known as [[Charles River Parish, Virginia|Charles River Parish]]. Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown is part of this parish.<br>  
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
==== Founded  ====
  
 
*1707<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>
 
*1707<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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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemetery<br>  ====
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A survey of the graves at Grace Episcopal Church was published ~1993: {{FHL|688697|item|disp=FHL Book 975.542 V3f}} (pages 96 to 99).<br>
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A website dedicated to [http://www.carolshouse.com/cemeteryrecords/grace/ Grace Church Cemetery] includes gravestone transcripts and photographs. Many famous figures from American history are buried here. The Church's [http://www.gracechurchyorktown.org/cemetery website] includes a map showing the locations of the noted graves.
  
 
==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
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Meade's 1861 history of the two parishes of York-Hampton is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/202/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>
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Mary D. Micou's history of The Colonial Churches of York County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by [http://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA240&lpg=PA240 Google Books].<ref>''Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia'' (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 240-246.</ref>
  
 
==== Parish Records  ====
 
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*''Parish Register, 1648-1800''. MSS., [[Library of Virginia]]. Copy: {{FHL|376116|item|disp=FHL Film 30819}}.<br>
 
*''Parish Register, 1648-1800''. MSS., [[Library of Virginia]]. Copy: {{FHL|376116|item|disp=FHL Film 30819}}.<br>
  
==== Tax Records<br> ====
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==== Tax Records<br> ====
  
 
*'''[1763]''' ''York County, Virginia Records: Tithables 1763 (York-Hampton Parish), Marriages 1772-1792''. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. {{FHL|1453047|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5423 V2y}}<br>
 
*'''[1763]''' ''York County, Virginia Records: Tithables 1763 (York-Hampton Parish), Marriages 1772-1792''. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. {{FHL|1453047|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5423 V2y}}<br>
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.gracechurchyorktown.org/ Grace Episcopal Church in the historic village of Yorktown, Virginia] (official website). Includes parish history, list of rectors, and a cemetery map showing the location of famous graves.
  
 
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Contents

History

Yorkhampton Parish has served York County, Virginia and James City County, Virginia. Formerly known as Charles River Parish. Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown is part of this parish.

Founded

Resources

Cemetery

A survey of the graves at Grace Episcopal Church was published ~1993: FHL Book 975.542 V3f (pages 96 to 99).

A website dedicated to Grace Church Cemetery includes gravestone transcripts and photographs. Many famous figures from American history are buried here. The Church's website includes a map showing the locations of the noted graves.

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of the two parishes of York-Hampton is available online.[2]

Mary D. Micou's history of The Colonial Churches of York County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[3]

Parish Records

Tax Records

  • [1763] York County, Virginia Records: Tithables 1763 (York-Hampton Parish), Marriages 1772-1792. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. FHL Book 975.5423 V2y

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. 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.
  3. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 240-246.