Parish register, 1820-1868

Collection:
St. Paul's Church of Augusta Collection
Title:
Parish register, 1820-1868
Saint Paul's Church, Augusta, GA, 1820-1868 Parish Register
Contributor to Resource:
St. Paul's Church (Augusta, Ga.)
Georgia. Department of Archives and History
Date of Original:
1820/1868
Subject:
Church records and registers--Georgia--Augusta
St. Paul's Church (Augusta, Ga.)
Augusta (Ga.)--History--19th century
Initiation rites--Religious aspects--Episcopal Church
Genealogy--Georgia--Augusta
Genealogy--Georgia
Marriage--Georgia--Augusta
Augusta (Ga.)--History--18th century
Vital statistics
Burial--Georgia--Augusta
Church membership--Georgia--Augusta
Slaves--Georgia--Augusta
Christian slaves--Georgia--Augusta
Slavery--Georgia--Augusta
African Americans--Social conditions--Georgia--Augusta
African Americans--Religion--Georgia--Augusta
Slaves--Social conditions--Georgia--Augusta
Slavery--Religious aspects--Christianity
Augusta (Ga.)--Race relations
Location:
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, 33.47097, -81.97484
Medium:
church records
registers (lists)
marriage records
burial records
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Saint Paul's Church, Augusta, Georgia, Parish Register 1820-1868. 336 pages. Images from a handwritten bound volume recording baptisms, marriages, confirmations, communicants, and burials performed by the clergy of Saint Paul's Church, Augusta, Georgia, between the years 1820 and 1868, with some entries dated before 1820. Baptismal record indicate names of person baptized, dates of birth and baptism, names of parents, sponsors, and officiating clergy, and place of baptism. Marriage records names of bride and groom, date and place of marriage, presence of family and friends, and names of officiating clergy. Confirmation records list names of confirmands, dates of confirmation, and name of officiating bishop. Communicant records indicate names of communicants, date of first communion, and status of communicant as active, transferred, or deceased, with occasional notations of other circumstances. Burial records list name and age of deceased, date of death, date and place of burial, officiant clergy, and occasionally cause of death. The opening pages contain a handwritten account of the early history of Saint Paul's Church. Also included, lists of subscribers and amounts subscribed and statistics related to number of baptisms, marriages, confirmations, and funerals from year to year. The parish register from 1820-1868 records marriages, baptisms, confirmations, and burials for roughly 220 enslaved persons, beginning in 1823 and ending in 1865. The enslaved persons denoted in these records were largely house servants, often mixed race, who lived on close terms with their owners. The original volume was microfilmed February 9, 1960 by Horace Mewborn for the Georgia Department of Archives and History. Original materials: JPG files from 1960 microfilm.
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:spcag_spcagc_spc14
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:spcag_spcagc_spc14
Language:
eng
Extent:
134 pages
Holding Institution:
St. Paul's Church (Augusta, Ga.)
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