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Re: Parishes of James City Co VA
Posted by: Fran Florence Date: June 04, 2001 at 03:18:29
In Reply to: Re: Parishes of James City Co VA by June Hunter of 288

From Bruton Parish Churchyard, a Guide with Map, on page 74 is the entry:
Mural Tablets East Wall, Bell Tower
The Bell in the tower is engraved "The Gift of James Tarpley to Bruton Parish 1761>" In 1766 it Celebrated The Repeal of the Stamp Act. On May the 15th 1776 it Celebrated the passing of a Resolution by The House of Burgesses to establish a State Constitution and Declaration of Rights and to instruct the Virginia Delegates in Congress to offer a Resollution to declare the United Colonies free and independent States. In 1783 it Celebrated the Ratification of The Treaty of Peace Between the United States and Great Britain. Since no mention of James Tarpley's gravesite is given in the book listing "all gravesites," he evidently is not buried at Bruton Parish. There was some illegible printing in 1979 when headstones were transcribed.


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