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Fairfax family in Fairfax County a brief history by Kenton Kilmer

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Published by Published by the Fairfax County Office of Comprehensive Planning under the direction of the County Board of Supervisors in cooperation with the County History Commission : available from Fairfax County Administrative Services in Fairfax, Va .
Written in English



  • Fairfax County (Va.)


  • Fairfax family.,
  • Fairfax County (Va.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 116-119.

Statementby Kenton Kilmer and Donald Sweig ; editor, Nan Netherton.
ContributionsSweig, Donald, joint author.
LC ClassificationsCS71 .F167 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5196710M
LC Control Number75018984

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Early Origins of the Fairfax family. The surname Fairfax was first found in Northumberland where the name was derived from the Anglo Saxon words foegr and feax which collectively meant "fair-haired." "The true ancient family of Fairfax is supposed to be of Saxon origin, and to have been seated at Torcester in Northumberland a the period of the Conquest.".   The following resource provides personalized book recommendations from library staff. My Perfect Read: My Perfect Read is a new readers advisory service featuring library staff from all over the county. Find an advisor that reads the same types of books as you and they can help you find more great : Steve Walker. Fairfax Family Practice is a proud member of Privia Medical Group. The best doctors in our community have joined together to form Privia Medical Group (PMG), a multi-specialty, high-performance medical group that puts patients first. Our physicians are united by the mission of providing better, more coordinated care for their patients. By Patricia Hall, Fairfax Family Fun Spring has sprung, and this week we celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day. In , these celebrations take an ironic turn, as much of what we can do is limited to online activities, when the idea of both holidays is .

Edward Ross Fairfax, the youngest child of John and Sarah Fairfax, was born in Sydney and like his two brothers entered the family business, was appointed a partner of John Fairfax and Sons, publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Sydney Mail. He married Catherine, née ted members: Lady Mary Fairfax, . Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) Family Life Education (FLE) curriculum is taught in grades K Lessons include age-appropriate instruction in family living and community relationships, abstinence education, the value of postponing sexual activity, the benefits of adoption as a positive choice in the event of an unwanted pregnancy, and human sexuality . The Fairfaxes were a long established Yorkshire Catholic family who owned extensive land and property in the county. Their principal residence was Gilling Castle, 20 miles north of York. Charles Gregory Fairfax, ninth Viscount of Emley (), who commissioned the re-modelling of Fairfax House, inherited his title and estates in upon the death of . Names of Families in Fairfax County, Virginia Court Genealogy, Wills, Estates, Election Records Fairfax County was formed in from the northern part of Prince William County. It was named for Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron (), proprietor of the .