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County History
An act of the General Assembly of the Colony of Virginia in 1731 created Prince William County Virginia. 
It came from a part of King George Co & Stafford Co. Originally it also included a parts of Arlington Co, Alexandria City, Fairfax Co,
Fairfax City, Falls Church City, Fauquier Co, Loudon Co, Manasses City, and Manassas Park City.
The county was named after the Duke of Cumberland, Prince William Augustus - a son of King George II.

Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge - Manassas National Battlefield Park
Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge - Prince William Forest Park


Online Data




Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

County Updates
Nov 2014
Manchee and Duty obits, 1850 Postoffices

Sept 2014
Samuel Jackson Rev. War Letter

May 2014
Stith, Spence, and Thorton Obits
Scott/Tarlton Marriage

Mar 2014
1883 Pensioners

Nov 2012
William Butler Biography
Light Horse Harry Lee's Remains Removed To Virginia

Oct 2012
Cross/Greene Marriage
White/Conway Marriage

Sep 2012
Bessie L. Skinner Grigsby Obituary
Athey/Tennille Marriage
Brady/Mayhugh Marriage
Caricoe/Reid Marriage
Drake/Slaughter Marriage
Ellsworth/Bryant Marriage
Farr/Gavvett Marriage
Kebfoot/Moss Marriage
Kibler/Waylana Marriage
Leavell/Gale Marriage
Smith/emoine Marriage
Weir/Latimer Marriage

May 2012
Robert C. Alexander Obituary
George Chapman Obituary
Infant Chapman Obituary
Maria Louisa French Obituary
John Gray Obituary
George Jones Obituary
Mrs. Ann H. Merchant Obituary                                        
William Roach Obituary
James Wallace Washington Obituary
George Weadon Obituary

Apr 2012
1890 Veterans Census - Occoquan


Surrounding Counties & Independent Cities

| Charles Co, MD | Fairfax | Fauquier | Loudoun| Stafford |

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