Grimesley Family Cemetery

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The Grimesley/Grimsley cemetery, located in Springfield, Virginia was found to be neglected, overgrown and a dumping ground during an August 15, 2009 FCCPA survey...

Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation

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Fairfax Genealogical Society Fairfax Genealogical Society Newsletter Vol 25, Number 1, September 2009 THE OLD DOMINION CORNER Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation By Barbara Ellis “A precious one from us has...

Woodyard Family Cemetery

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The Woodyard Family Cemetery was established at the death of ex-Confederate soldier Lewis Woodyard in 1908. He died at the age of 67 and...

Davis, Lewis, Marshall and Ashford Families – Three Cemeteries

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ALL IN THE FAMILY- KISSING COUSINS Davises abound in Fairfax County. In the 1860 census, there were 22 male Davises listed as head of...

Gooding-Seaton Cleanup: Phase 1

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In the 1800s, William Gooding farmed and operated a tavern in Annandale, Virginia. In Mr. Gooding's will, he indicated that a section of his...

Fairfax/Maley/Woodyard/Jett Family Cemetery History

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There are four headstones and at least twelve additional graves marked by field stones. The Fairfax Herald reported in 1930 and 1933 that...

Fairfax/Davis/Payne/Lacy Family Cemetery: FCCPA Survey

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The cemetery is located approximately 50 feet off a road and behind a small grove of trees. There are eleven markers and an...

Parker Family Cemetery: FCCPA Survey

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The cemetery is tucked away in an undeveloped area of Fairfax County reached by Blue Topaz Lane and a dirt road. The earliest burial...

Martin Family Cemetery Rebirth

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In a 1994 survey, this cemetery was described as wooded and neglected. Today, in 2009, the cemetery is surrounded by an iron fence and...

Fox Family Cemetery History

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On a dreary day in April, a FCCPA member led interested  Oakton residents in surveying the Fox  Family cemetery. An old, deteriorating fence  surrounded...