Fairfax (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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Fairfax, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1961
Website http://www.fairfaxva.gov/

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

Fairfax City is located in the Northern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and included in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The City was named for Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Fairfax City Courthouse

For additional records, see Fairfax County.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Fairfax (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
  • FindAGrave Clicking on Place Name (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1961--Fairfax was created in 1961 from Fairfax County. [2]

Fairfax (Independent City) Virginia Genealogy Resources[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

  • Deaths Within the Appler Family (Appler Family Newsletter). 1966. Vol 14. By William W. Dick, Edna May Apler Rickets Lawrence. n.p.: n.p. Online at: FamilySearch Digital Library.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia (Together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at FHL. [Includes a section on Fairfax silversmiths.]

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. https://www.fairfaxva.gov/government/historic-resources/city-history
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).