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Kecoughtan Parish, Elizabeth City County, Virginia Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Kecoughtan Parish served Elizabeth City County, Virginia in the seventeenth century. In 1619, it was renamed Elizabeth City Parish, Virginia.[1]

Founded[edit | edit source]

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemetery[edit | edit source]

No memorials to those who were buried at the site of the First Church of Kecoughtan survive.[2]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial parish registers have been lost.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. Barry W. Miles, Cemeteries of the City of Hampton, Virginia. Formerly Elizabeth City County (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 1999), 1.