Fauquier County was named for Francis Fauquier, the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia from 1758 to 1768. It was created from Prince William County in 1759. The county seat is Warrenton.
Among some of the earliest settlers were: John Adams, John Alan, Francis Ash, Carr Bailey, Peter Beach, William Blackwell, Thomas Boggs, John Bronaugh, William Brooks, Thomas Bullitt, John Catlett, John Chilton, John Combs, Littleton Cook, John Coppedge, Peter Cornwell, Morgan Darnall, Abraham Dodson, Elizabeth Etherington, Edward Feagin, John Finnie, George Foote, John Glasscock, Samuel Brigsby, Richard Hall, John Harrison, Peter Hitt, Jacob Holtzclaw, Thomas Jackman, Augustine Jennings, Jeffrey Johnson, William Kirk, Michael Luttrell, Robert Mathis, Joseph Mentor, Simon Miller, John Morehad, Benjamin Newell, Bryan O'Bannon, Peter Pearce, William Pickett, Henry Rector, James Rennolds, William Seaton, William Settle, Edward Twentymen, Tillman Weaver, and Minor Winn.
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Abstracts of Wills of Fauquier County 1759 to 1783
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