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Fairfax County, Virginia Genealogy

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*Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. ''Virginia's Colonial Soldiers''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=47143&disp=Virginia%27s+colonial+soldiers FHL]. [Identifies some Fairfax Parish and Fairfax County militia officers, soldier enlistments, and veterans; see place name index.]
*Boogher, William F. ''Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources.'' Washington: n.p., 1903. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=73108&disp=Gleanings+of+Virginia+history FHL]; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=X1s_AAAAYAAJ Google Books]. [Includes a chapter titled "Legislative Enactments connecting the preceding historic sketch [French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War] with the adjudication of the resulting accounts that follow; with the list of officers, soldiers and civilians entitled to compensation for military and other services rendered." For Fairfax County, see p. 76-79.]
*Crozier, William Armstrong. ''Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776''. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1954. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=72797&disp=Virginia+colonial+militia%2C+1651%2D1776 FHL]; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4596&o_xid=8910&o_lid=8910 Ancestry] ($). [Identifies some Fairfax County militia officers and soldiers; see place name index.]
*Mayo, Sandra. "Fairfax and Prince William Counties in the French and Indian War," ''Northern Virginia Heritage'', Vol. 9, No. 1 (Feb. 1987). Digital version at [http://www.historicprincewilliam.org/fiwar.html Historic Prince William].
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes will of a resident of Fairfax County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
 
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*Grundset, Eric G. *"Fairfax County Genealogy," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter,'' Vol. 10, No. 3 (May-Jun. 1984):1-2. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=137581&disp=Newsletter+%28Virginia+Genealogical+Soci FHL]; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org/oldnewsl.htm Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
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