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Fairfax County, Virginia Genealogy

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County CourthouseEdit

HistoryEdit

Parent CountyEdit

1742--Fairfax County was created 6 May 1742 from Prince William County. County seat: Fairfax [1]

Boundary ChangesEdit

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Places/LocalitiesEdit

Populated PlacesEdit

Communities: Belle Haven . Burgundy Village . Engleside . Franconia . Groveton . Hayfield . Huntington . Hybla Valley . Kingstowne . Mount Vernon . Virginia Hills . Waynewood . Wilton Woods

Neighboring CountiesEdit

ResourcesEdit

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CourtEdit

Searches of Fairfax County Court Orders should begin with the Fairfax County History Commission and Edith Moore Sprouse's A Surname and Subject Index of the Minute and Order Books of the County Court, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1749-1800 [1802], A Surname and Subject Index of the Minute and Order Books of the Courts, Fairfax County, Virginia, Part IV, 1807-1829, and Fairfax County, Va. Court Records, 1835-1860. They also created A Cumulative Subject Index to the Court Order Books of Fairfax County, Virginia, 1749-1802.

Indexes (1803-1963) and images (1803-1913) to Fairfax County, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index. These records, which were often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.

LandEdit

Local HistoriesEdit

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NewspapersEdit

ProbateEdit

TaxationEdit

Vital RecordsEdit

Societies and LibrariesEdit

WebsitesEdit

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).