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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*1778 from [[Amherst Parish, Virginia|Amherst Parish]]<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>
 
*1778 from [[Amherst Parish, Virginia|Amherst Parish]]<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  ==
 
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==== Cemetery  ====
 
==== Cemetery  ====
  
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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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>  
  
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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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].  
  
 
==== Parish History  ====
 
==== Parish History  ====
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*'''1800''' -- "Amherst Co., Virginia Tax List for Lexington Parish/District - 1800," courtesy: VAGenWeb. Available [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaamhers/tax/Amherst_tax_1800.html online].
 
*'''1800''' -- "Amherst Co., Virginia Tax List for Lexington Parish/District - 1800," courtesy: VAGenWeb. Available [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaamhers/tax/Amherst_tax_1800.html online].
  
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== Websites ==
 
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*[http://stmarkclifford.dioswva.org/index.html St Marks Episcopal Church, Est. 1747], The Episcopal Church
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 22:29, 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.

Websites

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).