Augusta Parish, Virginia

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Augusta Parish

History

Augusta Parish serves Augusta County, Virginia. Located in Staunton, it has since been renamed Trinity Church.

A chapel of ease, built in 1747, served parishioners in what is now Rockingham County, Virginia.[1]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

More than 100 tombstones from Trinity Episcopal Churchyard are described at Find A Grave.

Parish History

Augusta Parish reports:[3]

Bibliography
  • Ruffin, Beverly. Augusta Parish, Virginia, 1738-1780. Verona, Va.: McClure Press, 1970.

Parish Records

Websites

References

  1. First Church in Rockingham County, 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. 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.