Records of Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia


Vestry Book, 1745-1785, Minutes of Meetings of the Overseers of the Poor, 1788-1802, Indentures, 1749-1782

This volume is designed to make the historically important records of Dettingen Parish (established in 1744) readily available to the public and thereby stimulate interest in local history and encourage further research on the people, events and places of Prince William County, Virginia. The Preface offers a brief history of the parish which precedes the following records: Vestry Book, 1745-1785; Minutes of Meetings of the Overseers of the Poor, 1788-1802; and Indentures, 1749-1782. The Dettingen records show the operational effects of separation of church and state functions, which took place over the last quarter of the eighteenth century. The minutes of the Vestry and of the Overseers of the Poor contained in this volume are transcriptions of the original documents. The indentures are summarized. An appendix and a surname index augment this work.


Historic Dumfries Virginia, Inc.


(1976), 2007, 6x9, paper, index, 154 pp.

ISBN: 9780788444500