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Fairfax County, Virginia Genealogy

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==== Newspapers ====
 
===== Indexes =====
[http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/newsindex/ Fairfax County Historical Newspaper Index] (1785-2000 nonconsecutive) index only - Free; includes:<br>
*''The Rambler, Washington Star'' (1912-1928)<br>
*''Reston Times'' (1965-1973; 1975-January 6, 1977; 1978; 1980-1983; 1985; and 2000)
 
===== Scanned Newspapers =====
Indexed images of the [http://research.history.org/DigitalLibrary/BrowseVG.cfm Virginia Gazette ](1736-1780) are available online through the [http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/ Colonial Williamsburg ]website. In addition, Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in this source and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: [http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/ The Geography of Slavery in Virginia]. These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.
*'''1784-1915''' - ''Obituary Notices from the Alexandria Gazette, 1784-1915''. Rev. ed. Willow Bend Books. *'''1916-1946''' - [http://www.alexandria.lib.va.us/lhsc_genealogy_resources/obits/obits.html Obituary Index to the Alexandria Gazette, 1916-1946] is available online, courtesy: [http://www.alexandria.lib.va.us/ Alexandria Library, Local History/Special Collections]. *'''1927-1928''' - Lane, Estelle. "News of Interest to Colored Readers," ''Alexandria Gazette''. 1927-1928 is available online, courtesy: [http://www.alexandria.lib.va.us/ Alexandria Library, Local History/Special Collections].*'''2002-present''' - ''Springfield Connection'' (Springfield, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
*'''2002-present''' - ''Reston Connection'' (Reston, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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