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A few tombstones from Saint Lukes Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2215538&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2807&CSsr=81& Find A Grave].
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A few tombstones from Saint Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2215538&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2807&CSsr=81& Find A Grave].<br>
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More than 50 tombstones from Saint Mark's Church Cemetery are also described at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1988393&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2807&CSsr=81& Find A Grave].
  
 
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==== Parish History  ====

Revision as of 22:28, 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 Luke's Episcopal Church Cemetery are described at Find A Grave.

More than 50 tombstones from Saint Mark's Church Cemetery are also 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).