Difference between revisions of "Amherst Parish, Virginia"

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Amherst Parish serves [[Amherst County, Virginia]]. St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Clifford (formed 1747) belonged to this parish until 1778.<ref>[http://stmarkclifford.dioswva.org/Our%20Church/history-of-st-mark-clifford.html "St. Mark, Clifford | History of St Mark, Clifford,"] The Episcopal Church.</ref><br>  
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Amherst Parish serves [[Amherst County, Virginia]]. St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Clifford (formed 1747) belonged to this parish until 1778 when [[Lexington_Parish,_Virginia|Lexington Parish]] was established.<ref>[http://stmarkclifford.dioswva.org/Our%20Church/history-of-st-mark-clifford.html "St. Mark, Clifford | History of St Mark, Clifford,"] The Episcopal Church.</ref><br>  
  
 
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*1761<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>
 
*1761<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  ==

Revision as of 00:57, 14 January 2012

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History

Amherst Parish serves Amherst County, Virginia. St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Clifford (formed 1747) belonged to this parish until 1778 when Lexington Parish was established.[1]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemeteries

More than 50 tombstones from Saint Mark's Church Cemetery are also described at Find A Grave.

Parish History

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

Websites

References

  1. "St. Mark, Clifford | History of St Mark, Clifford," The Episcopal Church.
  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).