St. Annes Parish, Albemarle County, Virginia Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

St. Anne's Parish has served Albemarle County, Virginia Genealogy. Old Ballenger Church, now a ruin, and The Forge Church fell within the bounds of this parish.[1]

Founded[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

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

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

Vestry Books[edit | edit source]

The original St. Anne's Parish Vestry Book, dated 1772-1785, is kept at the Library of Virginia.

Grundset, Eric G. "'Lord have mercy upon the Poor,' The Vestry Book of St. Anne's Parish, Albemarle County, 1772-1785," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 52, No. 1 (Feb. 2014):10-30.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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).