Raleigh Parish, Amelia County, Virginia Genealogy
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.
Founded[edit | edit source]
Resources[edit | edit source]
Parish History[edit | edit source]
Parish Records[edit | edit source]
Colonial parish registers do not survive.
In 1861, Meade had access to a vestry book that commenced in 1790.
Websites[edit | edit source]
- Christ Episcopal Church (official website). Includes brief history of old Grub Hill Church.
References[edit | edit source]
- 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.
- 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).