William Henry Fairfax
Facts and Events
||William Henry Fairfax
Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
- E-495: William H'y Fairfax son of William Fairfax Esq., 600 acres in Prince William County on Chatten's (Cattin's) Run and Goose Creek. Surv. by Mr. John Warner. Adj. Mr. Landon Carter, Mr. Burgess's North Cobler Tract. Manor of Leeds, land of Charles Taylor, now Col. Turner's . 4 Aug. 1742. [Plat included with Deed]. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1694-1742, Vol. 1, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 145].
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Acquisition of Land from Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys:
- Bryan Fairfax & William Henry Fairfax, 29 Sept. 1747 - 27 Nov. 1747; 1,500 acres in the great fork of the Rappahannock River below Devil's run & Mountain Run, Muddy Run Mt.; adj. Doctr. Thomas Houseing, Robt. Green, John Derrit & Butler & land pat. by Lewis Davis Yancy. Plat shows adj. Jno. Aull, Robt. Green (now Martain Aull's land), Robert Green (now Richd. Tutt's land). Chain Carriers - Alexr. McQueen & Wm. Tutt. Pilots - Lewis Davis Yancy & James Tutt. Surv. George Hume. [Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Orange & Augusta Counties, with Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754, Volume One, Peggy Smomo Joyner, pg. 4].