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Raleigh Parish, Amelia County, Virginia Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Raleigh Parish has served Amelia County, Virginia. Huntington Church, Chinquapin Church (Paineville), Rocky Run Church, Avery's Church, Pride's Church, and Grubhill Church were all located within the bounds of Raleigh Parish.[1]

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

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

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

In 1861, Meade had access to a vestry book that commenced in 1790.[1]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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.
  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).