RECENT CEMETERY CLEAN-UPS

In the Spring of 2016, Ned Foster, with the help of the Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation Association and others listed below, began cleaning up and contemplating what had happened to this now forlorn cemetery. ...

In early 2015, members of FCCPA met a Trammell descendant in Vienna.  By using old maps and neighbors descriptions, we were able to locate the Israel Trammell Family Cemetery situated at the intersection of...

LATEST VETERAN HONOR ROLL

Born August 14, 1839 Died October 4, 1861 Place of Birth: Savannah, Georgia Buried: Place uncertain How Died: Cause uncertain Military Service: Confederacy Military Rank Held: Private Unit: Kershaw’s 2nd South...

James Philip Trammell (Phillip) Born March 31, 1843 Died September 18, 1912 Place of birth: near Frying Pan Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, VA How died: Paralysis at his...

Robert Wiley Born August 16, 1840 Died February 12, 1932 Place of birth: near Lorton, Fairfax County, Virginia Place of Death: Fairfax City, Virginia Buried: Fairfax City Cemetery How Died:...

To commemorate the Civil War Sesquicentennial and honor the memories of our veterans, FCCPA has compiled a database of veterans buried or memorialized in...

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UPCOMING FCCPA EVENTS

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Apr
21
Sat
Finding Your Loved Ones – Beyond Ancestry.com Workshop @ City of Fairfax Regional Library
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration is Required

Morning presentations include:
National Archives Genealogical Resources
Virginia Room Genealogical Resources
How to find a “Lost” Cemetery
What to do and look for when visiting a cemetery
Iconography

Afternoon opportunities:
Guided tours of the Virginia Room and Rare Book Room
Receiving assistance with family research
Independent research time

Please note:
Beginning at 8:30 AM, before the library opens to the public at 10:00 AM, attendees may enter the library at the G2 parking garage level. Coffee will be provided. The workshop begins at 9:00 AM. Lunch will be on your own. There are several nearby eateries.

Registration is required. It opens on March 24. Register through Library Events at Fairfax County Public Libraries. www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library Need assistance? Call 703-293-6227 x6. Questions?? Contact Laura Wickstead. Laura.wickstead@fairfaxcounty.gov

Presented by the Fairfax County Cemetery Preservation Association and the Virginia Room of the Fairfax County Public Library.

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