Norborne Parish, Virginia

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History[edit | edit source]

Norborne Parish has served Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy and Jefferson County, West Virginia Genealogy. It was also known as St. George's Chapel.[1]  Trinity Episcopal Church is located within the parish.

Founded[edit | edit source]

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

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

  • Barnhart, William J. Old Norborne Parish (1744-1816). Orlando, Fla.: James D. Ballew, 1980. FHL Book 975.497 K2b
  • Minghini, Lorraine and Thomas E. Van Metre. History of Trinity Episcopal Church and Norborne Parish. Martinsburg, 1956.

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

The original parish registers (1832-1900), vestry minutes (1817-1921), and account books (1865-1892) are kept at Trinity Episcopal Church. Microfilm copies online at: FHL Films 222107-222108

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "St. George's Chapel Ruins," Washington Heritage Trail, accessed 15 February 2011.
  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.