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Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Church Point
1639
 
Church Point-1639 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Laura Troy, September 16, 2007
1. Church Point-1639 Marker
 
Inscription. Near this site Lynnhaven Parish Church was built in 1639. The church and its graveyard were the victims of erosion by the waters of the Lynnhaven River. Among gravestones found were those of Adam Thoroughgood and his wife Sarah, and her last two husbands, John Cookin and Francis Yardley.
 
Erected 1995.
 
Location. 36° 53.657′ N, 76° 6.819′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Thoroughgood Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia Beach VA 23455, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adam Thoroughgood House (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Thorowgood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lynnhaven House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Donation Church (approx. 2 miles away); The Testing of Grace Sherwood (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chesapeake Indians (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Pembroke Manor House (approx. 3.1 miles away); History of Thalia/Aunt Penny's Park (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Virginia Beach.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,180 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the grounds and named gravestones • Can you help?
 
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