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== Websites  ==
== Websites  ==
{{Wikipedia|Aquia Church}} 
{{Wikipedia|Aquia Church}}   
*[http://www.aquiachurch.com/ Aquia Episcopal Church] (official site)
*[http://www.aquiachurch.com/ Aquia Episcopal Church] (official site)  
*[http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=7301 Dumfries Cemetery], The Historical Marker Database
== References  ==
== References  ==

Revision as of 18:46, 28 February 2011

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Overwharton Parish


Overwharton Parish has served Stafford and King George counties. Aquia Church (pictured to the right), was built on the site of Overwharton Parish Church.




Parish History


Parish Records

Parish Registers
  • Boogher, William F. Old Stafford County, Virginia: Overwharton Parish Register, 1720 - 1760. Washington, D.C.: Saxton Printing Co., 1899. FHL Collection; digital version at World Vital Records ($). Contains births, deaths and marriages 1720-1760.
  • O'Brien, Michael J. "Virginia, Stafford County, Overwharton Parish - Extracts from the Registers of the Protestant Episcopal Church of, from 1720 to 1758, Transcribed by Mr. Powhattan Moncure, Custodian of the Records," The Journal of the American Irish Historical Society, Vol. 12 (1913):156-161. FHL Collection; digital version at Google Books (full-view). [O'Brien attempts to identify Irish surnames in this Church of England parish register.]


Wikipedia has more about this subject: Aquia Church


  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).