Yorkhampton Parish, Virginia

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History[edit | edit source]

Yorkhampton Parish has served York County, Virginia Genealogy and James City County, Virginia Genealogy. Formerly known as Charles River Parish. Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown is part of this parish.

Founded[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

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A survey of the graves at Grace Episcopal Church was published ~1993: FHL Book 975.542 V3f (pages 96 to 99).

A website dedicated to Grace Church Cemetery includes gravestone transcripts and photographs. Many famous figures from American history are buried here. The Church's website includes a map showing the locations of the noted graves.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Meade's 1861 history of the two parishes of York-Hampton is available online.[2]

Mary D. Micou's history of The Colonial Churches of York County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[3]

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records
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  • [1763] York County, Virginia Records: Tithables 1763 (York-Hampton Parish), Marriages 1772-1792. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. FHL Book 975.5423 V2y

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 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).
  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.
  3. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Southern Churchman Co., 1907), 240-246.