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Guide to Fauquier County, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.


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Fauquier County, Virginia
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Boundary map of Fauquier County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Fauquier County
Location in the state of Virginia
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Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1758
County Seat Warrenton
Courthouse
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County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

Fauquier County is located in the Northern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and included in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. The County was named for Francis Fauquier, Lieutenant Governor of the Colony of Virginia from 1758 to 1768[1].

Fauquier County Virginia Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Fauquier County Courthouse
40 Culpeper Street
Warrenton, Virginia 22186
Phone: 540-347-8610
Clerk Circuit Court has birth records from 1853-1896, Death records 1853-1896 and 1912-1917, Marriage, land and probate records from 1759, Divorce Records from 1975 and military discharge records from 1944[2]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[3]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1853 1759 1853 1975 1759 1759 1810
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1912.
General compliance year is unknown.

Fauquier County Virginia History[edit | edit source]

Lt. Gov. Francis Fauquier (1703-1768)

The county is named after Virginia Lieutenant-Governor Francis Fauquier (1703-1768).

Learn more.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1758 Fauquier County was created 14 September 1758 from Prince William County.
County seat: Warrenton

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • Lost censuses: 1790, 1800, 1890

Fauquier County Virginia Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Fauquier County Virginia Genealogy Resources[edit | edit source]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Compiled genealogies are a good place to start research for this area, see Fauquier County, Virginia Genealogy.

If you are researching families who lived in Fauquier County, Virginia between the 1750s and 1780s, the Sparacios' book indexes are a great time saver. The indexes are available for free online.

African American[edit | edit source]

In 1860, Fauquier County had the largest slave population in the state (10,455 slaves).[4]

  • 1850 Fauquier County, Virginia, Slave Schedule. 2003. By Patricia B. Duncan. Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books, Heritage Books. Available at FHL.
  • Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County Newsletter. 1992-2000. Midland, Virginia : Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County, Virginia. Available at FHL.
  • Fauquier County, Virginia, Register of Free Negroes 1817-1865. 1993. By Karen King Ibrahim, Karen Hughes White, Courtney Gaskins, and Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County. Virginia : K.K. Ibrahim, K.H. White, C. Gaskins. Available at FHL.
  • Fauquier County Personal Property Tax List 1786-1819. By Paul Heinegg. Online at: Free African Americans.
  • Fauquier Register of Free Negroes, 1817-1865. By Paul Heinegg. Free African Americans.
  • Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872.
  • Local Sources for African-American Family Historians: Using County Court Records and Census Returns. 1993. By Joan W. Peters. Broad Run, Virginia : J.W. Peters. Available at FHL.

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

  • Peters, Joan W. Local Sources for African-American Family Historians: Using County Court Records and Census Returns. Broad Run, Va.: J.W. Peters, 1993. FHL.

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Images of the Virginia Historical Society's family Bible collection have been digitized:

  • [Keith] Family Bible [Records, 1802-1922] of William Jones and Mary Isham Keith. FHL.
  • [Kemper] Kemper: Bible Records, 1769-1945. Microfilmed in 1977: FHL.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
VAGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
VAGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Virginia Gravestones
Billion Graves
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

• Along with a chronological history of Warrenton, sections group people according to their interests and careers: horse owners and trainers, volunteers, town merchants, fire department, restaurants, government, educators, construction, and other occupations. 118 Pages, Bibliography, Index, Paper, 1999. Details at Warrenton Cemetery

Census[edit | edit source]

For tips on accessing Fauquier County, Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: Virginia Census.

Census Records Fauquier County

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1790 17,892
1800 21,329 19.2%
1810 22,689 6.4%
1820 23,103 1.8%
1830 26,086 12.9%
1840 21,897 −16.1%
1850 20,868 −4.7%
1860 21,706 4.0%
1870 19,690 −9.3%
1880 22,993 16.8%
1890 22,590 −1.8%
1900 23,374 3.5%
1910 22,526 −3.6%
1920 21,869 −2.9%
1930 21,071 −3.6%
1940 21,039 −0.2%
1950 21,248 1.0%
1960 24,066 13.3%
1970 26,375 9.6%
1980 35,889 36.1%
1990 48,741 35.8%
2000 55,139 13.1%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1820 Manufacturers Census

  • 1820 Manufacturers Census. Northern Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 2, No. 3 (Jul. 1997):125-126. FHL. [Includes Fairfax, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties.]

1890 Veterans Census

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):

  1. Back Lick (1782).
  2. Brent Town (1773).
  3. Broad Run (1762). Church minutes (1762-1872) have been published: FHL Book 975.5275 K2m[5]; see also Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 26, No. 4 (Nov. 1988) available at Ancestry ($). Edwards identifies a few early members and states some members of this congregation migrated to Pittsylvania County in Materials Towards a History of the Baptists... (1772).
  4. Carter's Run (1768).[6] The mother church. Edwards published a membership list dated 1742 in Materials Towards a History of the Baptists... (1772), 89-90. A history was published: Virginia Baptist Register, Issue 2 (1963).
  5. Goose Creek (1775), near Upperville, Va.[7] Records from 1775 to 1842 have been published: Northern Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 9 (2004): FHL Book 975.52 D25n v. 8-9 (2003-2004).
  6. Goose Creek (1799), Farrowsville, Va.
  7. Long Branch (1786), near Halfway, Va. A history, which includes church minutes and membership lists (1807-1868) has been published: FHL Book 975.5275 K2g.[8]
  8. Manor (by 1771).[9] Edwards published a membership list dated 1771 in Materials Towards a History of the Baptists... (1772), 39.
  9. Mill Creek (1772).
  10. Thumb Run (1772), near Orlean, Va. Notes (1810) have been published: Northern Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 5 (2000): FHL Book 975.52 D25n v. 5-7 (2000-2002).
  11. Upper Carter's Run (1784). A history has been published: Virginia Baptist Register, Issue 29 (1990).

The 10,000 name petition (dated 16 October 1776) has been digitized at the Library of Congress website. It was signed by people from all over Virginia who wanted an end to persecution of Baptists by the Established Church. Baptists and Baptist sympathizers alike signed the petition. To find your ancestor in this record, first check Hall's transcription in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy (Vols. 35-38, with annotations in Vol. 39), which is available online at Ancestry ($). It is also available in book form at the Family History Library: FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 35-39. Then proceed to the Library of Congress website to see the original images.

Fauquier County fell within the bounds of the Culpeper Association and the Ketocton Association.

  • Hoppin, C.A. The Baptists of Fauquier County. Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jul. 1920):329-330. FHL Book 973 B2t 1967 v. 2 (1920-1921). Religious petition (perhaps dated 1775). Includes list of names of Baptists.
  • Kemper, Charles E. The Baptists in Fauquier County, 1770-1771: Extracts from Peter Hitt's Account Book. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 35, No. 4 (Oct. 1927):390-392. Available at JSTOR ($).
Church of England[edit | edit source]
Lutheran[edit | edit source]
  • W.P. Huddle, Margaret G. Davis, Hebron Lutheran Church, and Mt. Nebo Lutheran Church. History of the Hebron Lutheran Church, Madison County, Virginia, 1717 to 1907. New Market, Va.: Henkel & Company, 1908. Available at FHL. [Germantown settlers belonged to this congregation.]
Presbyterian[edit | edit source]
  • Gott, John K., Daughters of the American Revolution. Washington-Lewis Chapter (Virginia), and Marshall Presbyterian Church (Marshall, Virginia). Abstracts of the Second Session Book of the Marshall Presbyterian Church, Marshall, Fauquier County, Virginia. MSS., 1957, available at FHL. [This church was organized in 1849 under the name Salem Presbyterian Church.]

Court[edit | edit source]

Minute Books Fauquier County, Virginia - Abstracts of Minute Books FQ. MB 01-93 1759-1761 FQ. MB 02-93 1761-1762 FQ. MB 03-93 1762-1763 FQ.MB 04-95 1763-1766 FQ.MB 05-95 1764-1766 The Antient Press
Chancery Court

  • Indexed images of Fauquier County, Virginia Chancery Records 1759-1919 are available online through Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.

County Court

Fauquier County, Virginia Court of Records 1776-1782 - John K. Gott. Copies of the Minute Books are available on microfilm at the Fauquier County Public Library, Warrenton, or the Virginia State Library, Richmond. The original books are in various stages of deterioration and not available for public use. 1993, 180 pp. surname index, paper. Publisher's bookstore: Heritage Books ($).

Dumfries District Court and Superior Court of Law

  • Dumfries District Court Order Books, 1793-1817. Original records, Prince William County Courthouse, Manassas, Va.; available on microfilm at FHL. [Dumfries District Court encompassed Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.]

Loose Papers

  • Peters, Joan W. "Researching the Fauquier County Clerk's Loose Papers," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Aug. 2001):1-4. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.

Superior Court of Chancery

The Superior Court of Chancery of Fredericksburg (1802-1831) had jurisdiction over certain Fauquier County court cases. An index has been compiled:

  • Indexes of Court Records in the Clerk's Office, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1782-1904. Original records, Fredericksburg City Courthouse, Fredericksburg, Va., microfilmed reproduction available at FHL. [Indexes the following records: District Court law book v. 8, 1782-1792; District Court law books 1790-1793, v. A-F 1789-1811; Superior Court of Law law order books v. G-H 1812-1831; Superior Court of Chancery chancery order books 1814-1831; Hustings Court orders v. A-O 1782-1871; Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery law order books v. A-E 1831-1875; Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery chancery order books v. A-D 1831-1872; Circuit Court chancery order books v. A2, B-C 1875-1904; Fredericksburg District Court (1789-1808) had jurisdiction over the following counties: Spotsylvania (including Fredericksburg), Caroline, King George, Stafford, Orange, and Culpeper; Superior Court of Chancery (1802-1831) had jurisdiction over the following localities: city of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fairfax, Lancaster, Northumberland, Madison, King George, Orange, Prince William, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Essex, and Westmoreland.]

DNA[edit | edit source]

DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Fauquier County, Virginia residents. Attempts have not been made to verify the lineages of those tested.

  • [Barton] Multiple descendants of David Barton, b. c1730 Stafford County, Virginia, resident of Fauquier County, Virginia. Y-DNA Tests, FTDNA (labelled Lineage I, The Virginia Branch (provides IDs of David's descendants' samples). Genetic signatures available online, courtesy: The Barton DNA Project, World Families Network.
  • [Barton] Descendant of Kimber Barton, b. 1746 Bucks County, Pennsylvania, resident of Fauquier County, Virginia. (labelled F-22, Lineage VIII). Genetic signatures available online, courtesy: The Barton DNA Project, World Families Network.
  • [Carter] Descendants of Isaac Carter, born about 1773, died abt 1850 Fauquier County, Virginia, Y-DNA 67 markers tested. Results at Carter Y-DNA Project.
  • [Fletcher] Multiple descendants of Moses Fletcher, b. c1725, d. aft. 1797 Fauquier County, Virginia. Y-DNA 12, 25, and 37 Marker Tests, FTDNA. Genetic signatures available online, courtesy: The Fletcher DNA Project.
  • [Harrison] Descendant of Burr Harrison, b. 1637 St. Margaret's Parish, Westminster, Middlesex, England, d. 1697 Westmoreland County, Virginia. Y-DNA 37 Marker Test, FTDNA (labelled H-63, Lineage 22). Genetic signature available online, courtesy: The Harrison DNA Project, World Families Network. [Ancestor of many Harrison families of Northern Neck and neighboring counties, including: Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford.]
  • [Waddell] Descendant of John Waddell, b. c1724, d. of Fauquier County, Virginia. Y-DNA Test, FTDNA (not clearly identified, contact interested researchers listed on Patriarch page for more information.) Genetic signature available online, courtesy: The Waddell DNA Project, World Families Network.

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes in Fauquier and Loudoun Counties, Virginia
Joynes Funeral Home
phone 540-347-3331
29 N. Third St.
Warrenton, VA 20188
established since 1938

Moser Funeral Home, Inc.
phone 540-347-3431
233 Broadview Ave.
Warrenton, VA 20188
established since 1836

Colonial Funeral Home of Leesburg Inc.
(formerly Muse & Reed)
phone 703-777-1414
201 Edwards Ferry Rd., N.E.
Leesburg, VA 20176
established since 1877

Loudoun Funeral Chapel
phone 703-777-6000 or 1-800-761-5057
158 Catoctin Circle, S.E.
Leesburg, VA

Royston Funeral Homes, Inc.
phone 540-687-5400 Middleburg, VA
phone 540-364-1731 Marshall, VA

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

More than 325 genealogies have been published about Fauquier County families. To view a list, visit Fauquier County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies.

Historic Residences[edit | edit source]

  • Gott, John K. Flint Hill Farm: A History, George Washington's Tract on Chattins Run. Rectortown, Fauquier County, Virginia. Athens, Georgia: New Papyrus Pub. Co., 2004. Available at FHL.
  • United States. Work Projects Administration (Virginia). Old Homes and Families of Fauquier County, Virginia: (The W.P.A. Records). Compiled in 1930s. Berryville, Virginia: Virginia Book Co., 1978. Available at FHL.
John Marshall Chief Justice
John Marshall born in Fauquier County, Virginia
John Marshall - Who Served Here?

Immigration[edit | edit source]

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes will of a resident of Fauquier County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
  • Holtzclaw, B.C. and Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia. Ancestry and Descendants of the Nassau-Siegen Immigrants to Virginia, 1714-1750. Harrisonburg, Virginia: Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia, 1964. Available at FHL.
  • List of imported servants and transported convicts from Europe who served labor terms in Colonial Brunswick County are online at: Immigrant Servants Database.*During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 6 British aliens, many of whom had families, living in Fauquier County.[10]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Early settlers maps are available for Fauquier County. Cartographer plots the locations of pioneer tracts. The Family History Library has copies: FHL Map 975.52 E7p and FHL Map 975.5275 E7s.

Fairfax Grant

Grants and Patents

Land Causes

  • Joyner, Peggy Shomo. Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys Dunmore, Shenandoah, Culpeper, Prince William, FAUQUIER Stafford Counties 1710-1780. Volume III. 197 pages.
  • Sparacio, Ruth Trickey, Sam Sparacio, and Dumfries, Va. District Court. Abstracts of Land Causes, Prince William County, Virginia. [1789-1793] 2 vols. 1992. McLean, VA : Antient Press. Available at FHL.
  • Wilson, Donald L. Prince William County Land Causes. [1789-1793] The Newsletter of the Prince William County Genealogical Society, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Aug. 1984):5-7; Vol. 3, No. 7 (Jan. 1985):3-6; Vol. 3, No. 10 (Apr. 1985):6-7; Vol. 3, No. 12 (Jun. 1985):6-7; Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jul. 1985):4-6; Vol. 4, No. 2 (Aug. 1985):3-4; Vol. 4, No. 3 (Sep. 1985):5-7; Vol. 4, No. 7 (Jan. 1986):4-6; Vol. 4, No. 9 (Mar. 1986):3-4; Vol. 4, No. 10 (Apr. 1986):5-7; Vol. 4, No. 12 (Jun. 1986):5-7; Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jul. 1986):5-7; Vol. 5, No. 3 (Sep. 1986):6-9; Vol. 5, No. 6 (Dec. 1986):5-6; Vol. 5, No. 10 (Apr. 1987):5-7. Available at FHL.
  • Deeds
  • Gott, John K. Fauquier County, Virginia Deed Abstracts 1778-1785. Abstracts of all the docucments found in the first six deed books. It includes a wide variety of records such as leases, bonds, contracts of sale such as leases, bonds, contracts of sale, mortgages, agreements and deeds. Each abstract gives the names of all grantors and grantees, and any other individuals mentioned. 1992, index, paper, G578
  • Fauquier County, Virginia Deed Book No. 9 1785-1787
  • Fauquier County, Virginia Deed Book No. 10 1788-1792"
  • TLC Genealogy

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

  • A History of Marshall (formerly Salem) Fauquier, Virginia. 1959. By John K. Gott. Middleburg,VA : Middleburg Press. Online at: Hathitrust.
  • An Old Timer in Warrenton and Fauquier County, Virginia. 1955. By M. Louise Evans and Charles F. Knox. Warrenton, Virginia : Virginia Pub. Available at FHL.
  • Boyhood Memories of Fauquier. c1979, 1980. By P.A.L. Smith and A. Maxim Coppage. Owensboro, Kentucky : McDowell Publications. Available at FHL.
  • Fairfax, Fauquier, and Prince William County, VA Records. By George W. Glass. n.p. : n.p. Online at: FamilySearch Digital Library.
  • Fauquier County: Postcard History Series. c2010. By Matthew C. Benson. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Publishing. Online at: Google Books.
  • Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1959. c1959. By Fauquier County American Bicentennial Commission. Warrenton, Virginia : Fauquier County Bicentennial Committee. Includes two lists of early marriage bonds and soldiers in the Revolution.
  • Fauquier County, Virginia: Historical Notes. 1914. By Fauquier County (VA) Board of Trade and Harry Connelly Groome. Warrenton, VA : Board of Trade. Online at: Google Books, Internet Archive, FHL.
  • Fauquier County, Virginia, Historical Notes: Published as a Supplement to the Map of Fauquier County. 1914. By Harry Connelly Groome. Warrenton, Virginia : Board of Trade. Online at: FamilySearch Books Online, Hathitrust, Google Books.
  • Fauquier County, Virginia, Records. By George W. Glass. n.p. : n.p. Online at: FamilySearch Books Online.
  • Fauquier During the Proprietorship: A Chronicle of the Colonization and Organization of a Northern Neck County. 1927. By Harry Connelly Groome. Richmond, VA : Old Dominion Press. Available at FHL US/CAN Book 975.5275 H2g 1969; online at Ancestry ($).
  • Fauquier Heritage and Preservation News: A Publication of the Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Foundation Inc. Marshall, Virginia : Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Foundation, Inc., 2002-present. Available at FHL.
  • Flint Hill Farm A History: George WAshington's Tract on Chattins Run, Rectortown, Fauquier County, Virginia. 2004. By John K. Gott. n.p. : New Papyrus Publishing.
  • Germanna, Outpost of Adventure, 1714-1956. 1989. By John W. Wayland, Charles Herbert Huffman, and Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia. Culpeper, Virginia : Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies. Available at FHL.
  • Germantown Revived. 1962. By Woodford B. Hackley, B.C. Holtzclaw, and Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia. Harrisonburg, Virginia : Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia. Available at FHL.
  • High In Old Virginia's Piedmont: A History of Marshall. 1987. By John K. Gott. Marshall National Bank & Trust Company : (formerly Salem), Fauquier County, Virginia. pp.216.
  • Historical Collections of Virginia : Containing a Collection of the Most Interesting Facts, Tradition, Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes, etc. Relating to its History and Antiquities, Together with Geographical and Statistical Description, to which is Appended an Historical and Descriptive Sketch of the District of Columbia. 1847. By Henry Howe. Charleston, South Caroline : W.R. Babcock. Online at: FamilySearch Books Online, Google Books.
  • Old Homes and Families of Fauquier County, Virginia. 1978. By Cheryl Hepner. n.p. : Berryville, Virginia. (the W.P.A. records)
  • The Foothills of the Blue Ridge in Fauquier County, Virginia. 1974. By Clara S. McCarty. Warrenton, Va : Fauquier Democrat. WLU Rare F232.F3.
  • The Diary of Court House Square: Warrenton, Virginia U.S.A. From Early Times Through 1986, with 1987-1995 Reflections. By Lee Moffett. Revised Edition - The history set forth in this valuable text begins in the 1600s with the region's native inhabitants and European settlers, and chronicles events through the recents years - a gold mine of information about Court House Square in Warrenton, Virginia.
  • The Dixon Valley Its First 250 Years. By John K. Russell Gott, T. Triplett.
  • The Story of Germanna Descendants in Reunion at Siegen Forest, Virginia. 1957- 1972? By Charles Herbert Huffman and Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia. Harrisonburg, Virginia : Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia. Available at FHL.
  • The Women of the Debatable Land. c1912. By Alexander Hunter. Washington, DC : Cobden Publishing Co. Online at: Hathitrust, Google Books, Internet Archive.
  • The Year of Anguish Fauquier County, Virginia 1861-1865. c1965. By John K. Ramey Gott, Emily G.
  • Train Whistles and Hunting Horns: The History of the Plains, Virginia. 1994. pp 106. By John K. Gott and Anne Evans.
  • Virginia's First German Colony. 1961. By Elizabeth Chapman Denny Vann, Margaret Collins Denny Dixon. Richmond, VA : n.p. Online at: FamilySearch Books Online, Hathitrust, FHL.
  • Water Powered Mills of Fauquier County, Virginia. By Lee Moffett. n.p. : n.p. Online at: FamilySearch Books Online.

Maps[edit | edit source]

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  • A New and Accurate Map of the County of Fauquier, Virginia 1776. By Eugene M. Scheel. Falls Church, Virginia : Fauquier Historical Society, n.d. Available at FHL.
  • Bertrand Ewell's Survey of the Fauquier-Prince William Boundary Line April 14, 1759. Available at online. Includes names of residents.
  • Fauquier County, Commonwealth of Virginia. 1985. By Eugene M. Scheel. n.p.: Fauquier National Bank and E.M. Scheel. Available at FHL. Features include "old roads, mills, stores, plantations, churches, ruins, cemeteries, battles, historic sites, early stream names and boundaries."[11]
  • Fauquier County, Virginia, Historical Notes: Published as a Supplement to the Map of Fauquier County. 1914. By Harry Connelly Groome. Warrenton, Virginia : n.p. Available at FHL, Hathitrust.
  • Historical Map of the Northern Portion of Fauquier County and a Part of Loudoun County, Virginia. 1953; reprint, 198-?. By Meade Palmer and B. Curtis Chappelear. Original edition available at FHL; 1980s reprint at FHL.
  • Maps and Notes Of Upper Fauquier County, Virginia. 1954. By B. Curtis Chappelear, Esq. Warrenton, Virginia : The Warrenton Antiquarian Society.
  • Virginia, Old Stafford County, Established 1664. Concord, California : Tackitt Photographic, n.d. Available at FHL. Old Stafford County originally covered the area of the counties of Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford.

Migration[edit | edit source]

  • Some Delinquent Taxpayers 1787-1790. By Robert Y. Clay. The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1975):190-194. FHL 975.5 B2vg; CD available at: New England Ancestors ($). These records often identify migrants who left the county and their intended destinations. Fauquier County's 1787 Delinquent List appears on pp. 124-126.

Military[edit | edit source]

General
[edit | edit source]
  • Military Records, Certificates of Service, Discharge, Heirs, Pensions, Declarations and Schedules: From the Fauquier County, Virginia Court Minute Books, 1784-1840. 1999. By Joan W. Peters. Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books. Available at FHL.
  • Military Records, Patriotic Service, Public Service Claims: From the Fauquier County, Virginia Court Minute Books 1759-1784. 1999. By Joan W. Peters. Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books. Available at FHL.
  • Military Records, Pensions Applications, Heirs, At Law and Civil War Military Records: From Fauquier County, Virginia Court Minute Books 1840-1904. 1999. By Joan W. Peters. Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books. Available at FHL.
  • Neglected & Forgotten: Fauquier County, Virginia, French & Indiana War, Revolutionary War, & War of 1812 Veterans; Muster Rolls, Pension Lists, Declarations & Certificates, Land Warrants, Heirs at Law, Court Martials, from the Military Record Series of the Fauquier County, Virginia, Clerks Loose Papers, 1759-1825. 2004. By Joan W. Peters. Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books. Available at FHL.
French and Indian War[edit | edit source]
  • Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources. 2007. By William F. Boogher. Baltimore MD : Genealogical Pub. Co. Online at: Google Books; At various libraries (WorldCat). 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 Fauquier County, see p. 108.
  • Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776. 1954. By William Armstrong Crozier. Baltimore : Southern Book Co. Online at: Internet Archive, Hathitrust, Ancestry ($); At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Virginia's Colonial Soldiers. 1988. By Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck. Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Publishing Co. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5 M2bL.
Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Fauquier County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Fauquier County supplied soldiers for the:

- 3rd Virginia Regiment
- 10th Virginia Regiment

Additional resources:

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census. 1841. Washington : Blair and Rives. Online at: Internet Archive, Google Books; At various libraries (WorldCat). See Virginia, Eastern District, Fauquier County on page 130.
  • Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1959. 1959. By Fauquier County Bicentennial Committee. Warrenton, Virginia : Fauquier County Bicentennial Committee. Available at FHL. Includes two lists of early marriage bonds and soldiers in the Revolution.
  • Fauquier County in the Revolution. 1997. By Thomas Triplett Russell and John K. Gott. Westminster, Maryland : Heritage Books. Available at FHL.
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur. Online at: Ancestry ($). Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.
  • Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War. 1913. By J.T. McAllister. Hot Springs, VA : McAllister Pub. Co. Online at: Internet Archive
  • Virginia Publick Claims By Janice L. Abercrombie. Athens, GA : Iberian
  • Wringing Northern Virginians Out of Final Pension Payment Vouchers, 1818-1864. By Alycon Trubey Pierce. Northern Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Apr. 1997):73-77. Available at FHL. Identifies married daughters and granddaughters of Revolutionary War Pensioners, and other persons mentioned in these records. Pierce abstracted entries for residents of Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.
War of 1812[edit | edit source]

War of 1812 in Virginia

Fort Meigs Ohio War of 1812 Battlefield - Fauquier Men Fought and Died here

Library of Virginia resources, War of 1812

Fauquier County men served in the 44th and 85th Regiments.[12]

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... 1883. Washington, D.C : Government Printing Office. Online at: Internet Archive, Google Books. See Vol. 5, Virginia, Fauquier County, p. 79. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.
Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Fauquier County, Virginia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Fauquier County, Virginia Genealogy:

- 4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
- 6th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company H (The Wise Dragoons).[13]
- 7th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Ashby's) (Confederate). Company A (Fauquier Mountain Rangers) was presumably from Fauquier County.[14]
- 8th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company B (Piedmont Rifles) and Company K (Scott's Company).[15]
- 11th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate).[16]
- 49th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company A (Flint Hill Rifles) (Markham Guards) and Company H (Fauquier Guards).[17]
- 60th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (3rd Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate). Company F (The James River Rifles).[18]

Records and histories are available, including:

Civil War Battles[edit | edit source]

The following Civil War battles were fought in Fauquier County.

Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: 1861 and 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865

Miscellaneous Records[edit | edit source]

Naturalization[edit | edit source]

Virginia Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Virginia Newspapers Project identifies local Fauquier County, Virginia Genealogy newspapers.

Indexed images of the Virginia Gazette (1736-1780) are available online through the 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: The Geography of Slavery in Virginia. These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.

  • 1817-1820 Palladium of Liberty (Warrenton, Va.) at Genealogy Bank ($).
  • 1907-present Fauquier Democrat (now Fauquier Times) Newspaper Index, 1907 to present, is available online.

Current issues of the Fauquier Times-Democrat are online.

  • 2001-present The Fredericksburg Free Lance Star carries many articles about people from Fauquier: 2001 to present, see: Fredericksburg site.

Historical issues of the Fredricksburg newspapers can be searched online.

Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • Directory of Fauquier Professional Men in 1851. (Attorneys, Physicians, and Hotel Keepers) The Newsletter of the Prince William County Genealogical Society, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jul. 1984). Available at FHL. Taken from the Fauquier Democrat - Special section for the Bicentennial Thursday, April 30, 1959, page E-8.
  • The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. 1952. By George Barton Cutten. Richmond, Virginia : The Dietz Press, Incorporated. Online at: Hathitrust; At various libraries (WorldCat). Includes a section on Warrenton silversmiths.
  • Warrenton Directory, 1844-1847. (Attorneys, Physicians, Dentists, Druggists, and Merchants) The Newsletter of the Prince William County Genealogical Society, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jul. 1984). Available at FHL. Taken from the Fauquier Democrat special section for the Bicentennial Thursday, April 30, 1959, page E-8.
  • Water Powered Mills of Fauquier County, Virginia. 1972. By Lee Moffett. Warrenton, Virginia: M.J. Moffett.

Private Papers[edit | edit source]

  • Edmonds - Journals of Amanda Virginia Edmonds: Lass of the Mosby Confederacy, 1859-1867. 1984. By Amanda Virginia Edmonds Chappelear and Nancy Chappelear Baird. Delaplane, Virginia : N.C. Baird. Available at FHL.
  • Ficklin - Collection of Papers from Culpeper Co., VA: Dealing with the Payne, Tull, Stewart, Ficklin and Related Families, 1848-1859. Original documents, includes papers from Fauquier County, available at FHL.
  • Howison - Journal of Mary Jackson Howison, 1858-1870. 1985. By Mary Jackson Howison Laws. Lamesa, Texas : M.G. Beckham. Available at FHL.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Local Court

  • 1759-83 Abstracts of Wills available at Virginia Pioneers ($)
  • Abstracts of Fauquier County Virginia, Wills Inventories and Accounts 1759-1800. 1999. By John K. Gott. Baltimore, Maryland : Clearfield. Online at: Ancestry ($).
  • Abstracts of Wills, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1800. 2001. By Junie Estelle Stewart King. Available at FHL. Online at: Ancestry($).
  • Fauquier County, Virginia Guardian Bonds, 1759-1871. 1989. By John K. Gott. Abstracted from the Original Bonds, Where Extant and from the Minute Books Otherwise. The abstracts include names of guardinas, orphans deceased parents of orphans, value of the estates of the wards, securities, witnesses, etc.
  • Local Records and Genealogy A Primer for Family Historians. By Joan Peters. Broad Run, Virginia : Albemarle Press.
  • Oklahoma Genealogical Records. By Eunice Byram Roberts. D.A.R. Library : Washington, D.C. Available at FHL. Includes a few Maddux wills from Fauquier County, Virginia.

London Courts

  • North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. 2007. By Peter Wilson Coldham. Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Publishing Co. FHL BRITISH Book 942 P27c 2007. Includes will of a resident of Fauquier County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.

Online Probate Records

Taxation[edit | edit source]

How can Virginia tax lists help me?

  • 1751 - A List of Taxpayers for Hamilton Parish, 1751. The Newsletter of the Prince William County Genealogical Society, Vol. 10, No. 6 (Dec. 1991):43-45. Available at FHL. Taken from the Account Book of Captain John Crump, Sheriff of Prince William County. "The original book was presented to the Fauquier Historical Society in 1922, by Col. Malcolm H. Crump, Bowling Green, Kentucky," but has since been misplaced.
  • 1759 - Fauquier County, Virginia, Tax List of 1759. 1998? By TLC Genealogy. Miami, Florida : TLC Genealogy. Available at FHL.
  • 1759 - Tithables List, 1759. Northern Virginia Genealogy. Vol. 2, No. 2 (Apr. 1997). Available at FHL.
  • 1759-1782 - The Tax Man Cometh: Land and Property in Colonial Fauquier County, Virginia: Tax List from the Fauquier County Court Clerk's Loose Papers, 1759-1782. 1999. By Joan W. Peters. Westminster, Maryland : Willow Bend Books. Available at FHL.
  • 1759-1783 - Fauquier Families, 1759-1799. 1994, 2001. By John P. Alcock. 2 vols. Athens, Georgia : Iberian Pub. Co. Available at FHL. Vol. 1. Comprehensive indexed abstracts of tax and tithable lists. Vol. 2 contains tithable and personal property tax lists 1759-1783.
  • 1759-1842 - The Francis Surname Extracted from the Fauquier County, Virginia Minute (Order) Books, 1759-1842. n.p. : n.p. Online at: FamilySearch Digital Library.
  • 1759-1800 - Abstracts of Wills, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1800. 2001. Digital book available at Ancestry($).
  • 1777 - Tenants of the Manor of Leeds, Fauquier County - 1777. By Junie Estelle Stewart King.
  • 1782-1796 - Images of the Fauquier County Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1796 - Binns Genealogy ($)
  • 1782-1850 - Fauquier County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1850. Available at FHL.
  • 1782 - Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. 1940; 1978. By Augusta B. Fothergill and John Mark Naugle. Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Online at: FamilySearch Digital Library; FHL.
  • 1782 - Tax List, 1782,Genealogical Reference Builders Newsletter. Vol. 12, No. 1 (1982). Online at: FamilySearch Digital Library.
  • 1783 - Personal Property (or Land) Tax List, 1783. Online at: Revolutionary War Service.
  • 1783-1791 - Fauquier County, Virginia Land Tax Books - 1783-1791. 1997. By Ruth Trickey Sparacio and Sam Sparacio. 2 vols. McLean, Virginia : Antient Press. Available at FHL.
  • 1785-1786 - Interust Warrants, 1785-86. Genealogical Tips, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Aug. 1967). Available at FHL.
  • 1786-1819 - Fauquier County Personal Property Tax List 1786-1819. By Paul Heinegg. Online at: [Free African Americans.
  • 1787 - The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 & 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 & Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle & Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's Licenses Were Issued. c1987. By Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florene Speakman Love. Springfield, Virginia : Genealogical Books in Print. FHL; At various libraries (WorldCat). Fauquier County is included in Vol. 1.
  • 1787 - Some Delinquent Taxpayers 1787-1790. By Robert Y. Clay. The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1975):190-194. FHL 975.5 B2vg; CD available at: New England Ancestors ($). These records often identify migrants who left the county and their intended destinations. Fauquier County's 1787 Delinquent List appears on pp. 124-126.
  • 1790, 1799 - Images of the 1790 and 1799 Personal Property Tax Lists of Fauquier County, Virginia - Binns Genealogy.
  • 1800 - Fauquier County, Virginia, 1800 Tax List. The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Jul. 1976); Vol. 20, No. 4 (Oct. 1976); Vol. 21, No. 1 (Jan. 1977); Vol. 21, No. 2 (Apr. 1977); Vol. 21, No. 3 (Jul. 1977); Vol. 21, No. 4 (Oct. 1977). FHL 975.5 B2vg; CD available at: New England Ancestors ($).
  • 1815 - 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). c1997. By Roger D. Ward. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co. FHL 975 E4w. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • 1853 Fauquier County, Virginia Tax List, 1853. Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County. Vol. 1, No. 2 (Jan. 1993). Available at FHL.
  • Tithes and Personal Property Taxes of Free Negroes. 1996. Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County - Annual Publication. Issue 1. Available at FHL.
  • Deed Book 9, Taxables. 1963. Genealogical Tips. Vol. 1, No. 1. Available at FHL.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Indexes to Fauquier County, Virginia Genealogy births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records

Birth[edit | edit source]

The birth registers of Fauquier County, Virginia have been published multiple times:

  • 1853-1860 Fauquier County Birth Index 1853-1860. Batch C868800 at FamilySearch.[25]
  • 1853-1896 Buck, Dee Ann Shipp. Fauquier County, Virginia, Birth Registry, 1853-1896. Fairfax, Virginia: D.A. Buck, 1996. Available at FHL.
  • 1853-1896 Duncan, Patricia B. Fauquier County, Virginia Birth Register, 1853-1896. 2 vols. Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2008. Available at FHL.
  • 1853-1896 Peters, Joan W. Abstracts of Fauquier County, Virginia Birth Records 1853 - 1896. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989. Available at FHL.
  • 1912-1913 Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913 at FamilySearch — index and images

Microfilmed reproductions of the original records are also available at the Family History Library:

  • Fauquier County, Virginia Birth and Death Registers, 1853-1896. Original records. Available at FHL.
Marriage[edit | edit source]
  • 1660-1800 Virginia Marriages 1660-1800 (Ancestry) ($).
  • 1660-1959 Virginia, United States Marriages at FindMyPast — index $
  • 1740-1850 Virginia Marriages 1740-1850 (Ancestry) ($).
  • 1759-1790s Crozier, William Armstrong. Early Virginia Marriages. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1953. Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library. Includes Fauquier County marriages 1759-1790s.
  • 1759-1786 Early Fauquier County Marriage Bonds (The USGenWeb Archives).
  • 1759-1790 Marriage Bonds in Fauquier County. The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 4 (Apr. 1904):256-258. Digital version at JSTOR - free.
  • 1759-1820 Fauquier County Marriage Index 1759-1820. Batch M868796 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1759-1854 Chappelear, Nancy and John K. Gott. Early Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Bonds, 1759-1854. Washington, D.C.: N. Chappelear and J.K. Gott, 1965. FHL.
  • 1759-1854 Gott, John K. Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Bonds (1759-1854) and Marriage Returns (1785-1848). 1989. FHL.
  • 1759-1800 King, Junie Estelle Stewart, Abstracts of Wills, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1800. 2001. FHL. Digital versions at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).
  • 1759-1854 Ricks, Joel. Fauquier County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds 1759 to 1854. 1939. FHL.
  • 1820-1849 Fauquier County Marriage Index 1820-1849. Batch M868798 at FamilySearch
  • 1849-1853 Fauquier County Marriage Index 1849-1853. Batch M868795 at FamilySearch
  • 1854-1906 Fauquier County Marriage Index 1854-1906. Batch M868797 at FamilySearch
  • 1854-1896 Buck, Dee Ann Shipp. Fauquier County, Virginia, Marriages [1854-1896]. 2 vols. Fairfax, Va.: D.A. Buck, 1996. FHL.
  • 1936-1988 Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988 at FamilySearch — index and images
  • Fauquier County, Virginia Marriage Returns (not Bonds). 1965. By Mildred S. Ames. Brigham City, UT : n.p. Online at: FamilySearch Digital Library
  • Fauquier County Bicentennial Committee. Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1959. Warrenton, Virginia: Fauquier County Bicentennial Committee, 1959. FHL. Includes two lists of early marriage bonds and soldiers in the Revolution.
  • An Index to Fauquier County, Virginia Will and Administration, 1744-1920/5. 1986. By Mildred Ames. Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Part of The O'Bannon Genealogist. Transcript of marriage records from Fauquier County covering November 1759 to 8 March 1766. Online at: FamilySearch Digital Library.
Divorce[edit | edit source]

Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1831.

Death[edit | edit source]

Fauquier County, Virginia Genealogy deaths are online in the Library of Virginia's Death Index of Virginia, 1853-1896, sponsored by The Virginia Genealogical Society. The death registers of Fauquier County, Virginia have also been published:

  • 1853-1896 Fauquier County Death Index 1853-1896. Batch B868800 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1853-1896 Buck, Dee Ann Shipp. Fauquier County, Virginia, Death Registry, 1853-1896. Fairfax, Virginia: D.A. Buck, 2001. Available at FHL.
  • 1853-1896 Duncan, Patricia B. Fauquier County, Virginia, Death Register, 1853-1896. Westminster, Maryland: Willow Bend Books, 1998. Available at FHL.
  • 1912-1987 Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987 at FamilySearch — index and images

Microfilmed reproductions of the original records are also available at the Family History Library:

  • Fauquier County, Virginia Birth and Death Registers, 1853-1896. Original records. Available at FHL Film 31637.
Vital Record Substitutes[edit | edit source]

The Virginia Historical Society's Marriage and Obituary Index, 1736-1820 (newspaper abstracts) is available at FamilySearch. Images of the original index cards are browseable, arranged alphabetically by surname.


Fauquier County Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Virginia Room, Fauquier County Public Library, has many local resources and some online indexes.

Fauquier Historical Society

John K. Gott Library, operated by the Fauquier Heritage and Preservation Foundation, has many local and regional resources.

Prince William County, Virginia Library

Southern Fauquier Historical Society, Inc

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Fauquier County Virginia Genealogy Websites[edit | edit source]

Fauquier County Virginia Genealogy References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.fauquiertourism.com/about-fauquier
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fauquier County, Virginia. Page 713 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fauquier County, Virginia . Page 710-723 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 715-720.
  4. Ninth Census of the United States: Statistics of Population, Tables I to VIII Inclusive (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1872), 70. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Book 973 X2pcu.
  5. Broad Run Baptist Church (Fauquier County, Virginia). "Minutes of the Broad Run Baptist Church near Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia 1762 - 1872," Genealogical Record, Vol. 7, No. 3 (Sep. 1965) to Vol. 9, No. 4 (Dec. 1967). Houston, Texas: Houston Genealogical Forum, 1965-1967. Available at FHL Book 975.5275 K2m.
  6. Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia (Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 229-230, 386-387. Digital version at Google Books.
  7. Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1959 (Warrenton, Va.: Fauquier County Bicentennial Committee, 1959), 87-88. FHL Book 975.5275 H2f.
  8. John K. Gott, Wayland F. Dunaway, C. Wirt Trainham and Long Branch Baptist Church, History of Long Branch Baptist Church, Fauquier County, Virginia: from Centennial History by Rev. Wayland F Dunaway and Sesquicentennial History by Rev. C. Wirt Trainham (Richmond, Va.: Williams Printing Co., 1967). FHL Book 975.5275 K2g.
  9. Morgan Edwards, Materials Towards a History of the Baptists in the Provinces of Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia (1772). Digitized by SCDL Collections - free.
  10. Kenneth Scott, British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979), 320-333. FHL Book 973 W4s; digital version at Ancestry ($).
  11. "Historic Prince William Sponsors New Historic Map by Eugene Scheel," The Newsletter of the Prince William County Genealogical Society, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Aug. 1991):10.
  12. Stuart Lee Butler, A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812. (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 82. FHL Book 975.5 M2bs.
  13. Michael P. Musick, 6th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1990). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 66.
  14. Richard L. Armstrong, 7th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1992). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 88.
  15. John E. Divine, 8th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1983). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 6.
  16. Robert T. Bell, 11th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1985). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 20.
  17. Richard B. Kleese, 49th Virginia Infantry (Appomattox, Va.: H.E. Howard, 2002). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 138.
  18. J.L. Scott, 60th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). FHL book 975.5 M2vr v. 130.
  19. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
  20. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012).
  21. Heritage Preservation Services,Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  22. Heritage Preservation Services,Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012)
  23. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 16 August 2012).
  24. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August 2012).
  25. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.
    • 1853-1896 Fauquier County Birth Index 1853-1896. Batch C868799 at FamilySearch.