St. Martins Parish, Virginia

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  St. Martin's Parish

History

St. Martin's Parish has served Hanover and Louisa counties. Also known as Fork Church and "The Chapel in the Forks."[1]

Founded

Boundary

Resources

Parish History

Meade's 1861 history of St. Martin's Parish is available online.[3]

Rosewell Page's history of The Fork Church, Hanover County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[4]

Parish Records

Colonial parish registers have been lost.[5]

Websites

References

  1. Fork Church Marker, 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. 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.
  4. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 188-194.
  5. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 190.