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St. Annes Parish, Essex Genealogy and Caroline, Virginia

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History[edit | edit source]

St. Anne's Parish has served Essex and Caroline counties. The parish church is called Vauter's Church.

Founded[edit | edit source]

Boundary[edit | edit source]

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Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Meade's 1861 history of St. Anne's Parish is available online.[2]

P.S. Hunter's history of Vauter's Church, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia (1907) has been digitized by Google Books.[3]

"Vauter's Church, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County," Tidewater Virginia Families, Vol. 1, No. 4 (Feb./Mar. 1993):187-190.

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Colonial parish registers do not survive.

Vestry Books[edit | edit source]

The original St. Anne's Vestry Book, dated 1787-1857, is kept at the Library of Virginia.

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), 162-166.