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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Raleigh_Parish,_Virginia|Raleigh Parish]]''  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Raleigh Parish has served [[Amelia County, Virginia]].  
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Raleigh Parish has served [[Amelia County, Virginia]]. Huntington Church, Chinquapin Church (Paineville), Rocky Run Church, Avery's Church, Pride's Church, and Grubhill Church were all located within the bounds of Raleigh Parish.<ref name="meade" />
  
 
==== Founded  ====
 
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*1734<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>
 
*1734<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>
  
==== Boundary ====
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== Resources ==
  
== Resources ==
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==== Parish History  ====
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Meade's 1861 history of Raleigh Parish is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft#page/20/mode/2up online.]<ref name="meade">William Meade, ''Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia'', 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft Vol. I] and [http://archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft Vol. II].</ref>
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==== Parish Records ====
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Colonial parish registers do not survive.
  
==== Church History  ====
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In 1861, Meade had access to a vestry book that commenced in 1790.<ref name="meade"/>
  
==== Church Records  ====
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== Websites ==
  
Colonial parish registers do not survive.  
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*[http://www.christchurchamelia.com/ Christ Episcopal Church] (official website). Includes brief history of old Grub Hill Church.
  
== References ==
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== References ==
  
 
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[[Category:Virginia|Church]] [[Category:Amelia_County,_Virginia]]
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[[Category:Amelia_County,_Virginia]]

Latest revision as of 03:46, 23 December 2015

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Raleigh Parish

History

Raleigh Parish has served Amelia County, Virginia. Huntington Church, Chinquapin Church (Paineville), Rocky Run Church, Avery's Church, Pride's Church, and Grubhill Church were all located within the bounds of Raleigh Parish.[1]

Founded

Resources

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of Raleigh Parish is available online.[1]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

In 1861, Meade had access to a vestry book that commenced in 1790.[1]

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.
  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).