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November 2006

Presbyterian Cemetery, 1890, 1939 and Burial Ground of St. Paul's Church, 1945

Presbyterian Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia

Local History/Special Collections has plats of several Alexandria cemeteries in the Maps Collection, Drawer #11. The Presbyterian Cemetery was first surveyed in 1890; an addition was surveyed in 1939. Handwritten notes on the document provide birth and death information for five people. To view a larger image, click here.

The burial ground of St. Paul's Church was surveyed in 1945. A note on the document indicates that it was traced from an old blueprint. To view a portion of the plat, click here.

Note: An index to over 500 maps of Alexandria and the region dating from the early 17th century can be viewed at the Maps Collection Index.

Related Resources
  • Bethel Cemetery Records (microfilm #00251)
  • Francine W. Bromberg. "To find rest from all trouble": The Archaeology of the Quaker Burying Ground, Alexandria, Virginia
  • Burial Records of the Methodist Protestant Church, 1833-1952 (Manuscript Box #243)
  • Brian A. Conley. Guide to the Cemeteries of Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia: (draft)
  • Pamela J. Cressey. A Preliminary Historical Report: The Baptist Cemetery Association of Alexandria, Virginia, Located Near Holland Lane
  • Elizabeth R. Frain. Union Cemetery, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia: The Later Plats 1880-1995
  • Elizabeth R. Frain. Union Cemetery, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia: Plats A & B, 1784-1995
  • Ivy Hill Cemetery Company of Alexandria, Virginia. Listing of Interments and Memorializations Sequenced Alphabetically by Family Name
  • T. Michael Miller. Burials in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia, 1798-1983
  • Wesley E. Pippenger. Tombstone Inscriptions of Alexandria, Virginia
  • Trinity United Methodist (Alexandria) 1801-1913 (microfilm #00340)

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