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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Lexington Parish has served [[Amherst County, Virginia]]. St. Luke's Church at Pedlar Mills belonged to Lexington Parish.<ref>Ken Dunlap, [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaamhers/docs/StLukesHistory.html "St. Luke's Church Pedlar Mills, VA,"] VAGenWeb.</ref><br>
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Lexington Parish has served [[Amherst County, Virginia]]. St. Luke's Church at Pedlar Mills belonged to Lexington Parish.<ref>Ken Dunlap, [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaamhers/docs/StLukesHistory.html "St. Luke's Church Pedlar Mills, VA,"] VAGenWeb.</ref> St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Clifford (formed 1747) also belonged to this parish.<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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Revision as of 22:26, 17 May 2011

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Lexington Parish

History

Lexington Parish has served Amherst County, Virginia. St. Luke's Church at Pedlar Mills belonged to Lexington Parish.[1] St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Clifford (formed 1747) also belonged to this parish.[2]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Cemetery

A few tombstones from Saint Lukes Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

Parish History

Parish Records

The original Lexington Parish Vestry Book, dated 1779-1880, is kept at the Library of Virginia. Microfilmed copy: FHL Film 32126

Taxation

  • 1800 -- "Amherst Co., Virginia Tax List for Lexington Parish/District - 1800," courtesy: VAGenWeb. Available online.



References

  1. Ken Dunlap, "St. Luke's Church Pedlar Mills, VA," VAGenWeb.
  2. "St. Mark, Clifford | History of St Mark, Clifford," The Episcopal Church.
  3. 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).