Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas (5th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax

Male 1657 - 1710  (52 years)


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  • Name Thomas (5th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax 
    Born 16 Apr 1657  Bolton Percy, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jan 1710  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Jan 1710  St. Martins in the Fields, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I37961  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 May 2022 

    Father Henry (4th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax,   b. 30 Dec 1631, Oglethorpe, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1688, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances Barwick,   b. Tolston, County York, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1684 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1652 
    Family ID F23996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Culpeper,   b. 1670, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1719, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1690  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Fairfax,   b. Jan 1692, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Thomas (6th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax,   b. 22 Oct 1693, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1781, Greenway Court, Clarke County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     3. Catherine Fairfax,   b. Jul 1695, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1716, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)  [natural]
     4. Henry Culpeper Fairfax,   b. 9 Jul 1697, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1734, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     5. Anne Fairfax,   b. 9 Jul 1698, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1706, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 9 years)  [natural]
     6. Frances Fairfax,   b. Nov 1703, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1791, Loose, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Fairfax,   b. Mar 1704, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1739, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)  [natural]
     8. Robert (7th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax,   b. 6 Nov 1706, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1793, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 11 May 2022 
    Family ID F12759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1721-1726 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 330-331
      JOHN GRIFFIN'S Patent
      MARGARET LADY CULPEPER, THOMAS LORD FAIRFAX, KATHERIN his wife and ALEXANDER CULPEPER Esqr: Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia .. to all .. whereas JOHN GRIFFIN of the County of Essex Shipwright hath repaired to the office kept by our Agents for now in the said Northern Neck and hath suggested that thereto a certain part of land situate upon Gingateague creek in the County of Richmond belonging to no one nor yet granted to any person and therefore paid the composition for 450 acres by means whereof he obtained a warrant directed to one of our Surveyors to Survey and give bounds to the same in order to obtain this present Grant which warrant being duly returned together with the Plat and bounds thereof to our said office .. Know Ye .. in consideration of the composition paid by the said JOHN GRIFFIN of Essex Shipwright for our use at the obtaining therefore said warrant I do hereby grant to him the said JOHN GRIFFIN all that part of lands situate .. upon Chingoteague Creek in the County of Richmond bounded as follows .. corner to RALPH WHITING: corner tree of JAMES MATHEWS main run of Chingateague; line of Esqr: Wormley .. now being laid out for 450 acres together with all benefits belonging Royal Mines excepted .. and the full third part of all Lead Copper Tinne and Iron Mine that
      shall be found thereon .. paying yearly .. on feast of St. Michael .. Nine shillings Sterling money .. Witness our Agent WILLIAM ffITZHUGH, GEORGE BRENT fully empowered thereto .. 11th March 1694/5.
      Will: ffitzhugh
      These presents witnesseth that JOHN GRIFFING and ELIZABETH GRIFFING now wife .. make over all the right .. unto RALPH WHITEING .. in within patten .. for valuable considerations already received and more especially for full just quantity of Eighteen thousand pounds of Tobacco ..
      Presence John Carlyle, John Griffing
      Ann x Lawrence Elizabeth x Griffing
      Recorded 1st April 1726.
      Then came SAMUEL WHARTON into Court within Patent together with the assignment from JOHN GRIFFIN and ELIZABETH his wife to RALPH WHITEING and on his motion admitted to record.

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