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County History
Established by the British Colonial Government of Virginia, Stafford County was created in 1663 from an area that was previously part of Alexandria (City), Arlington Co, Fairfax Co, Prince William Co and Westmoreland County.  It was named after Staffordshire England.  Marlborough Point was where Pocahontas the Indian Princess was kidnapped.  She was taken to Henricus (Henrico Town).  She married an English Settler named John Rolfe in April of 1614 and converted to Christianity.  Ferry Farm is where George Washington spent much of his childhood.  Stafford Iron Works furnished arms for the American Soldiers during the Revolutionary War.  Stafford County is today considered part of the Metropolitan area of Washington D.C.

Aquia Church, Aquia Park - Belmont - Brent Family Cemetery - Chatham Manor - Ferry Farm


Online Data


Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

County Updates
Sept 2014

John Hill Obit, Gatewood bio

Apr 2014
1883 Pensioners

Sept 2013
Bronaugh Obit
Ford Bio

Oct 2012
Beach/Smith Marriage
1899 Veteran's Census - Acquia Township
1899 Veteran's Census - Hartwood

Jun 2012
Evans - Homes Marriage
Tolson - Hickerson Marriage
Hoffman - Hefflin Marriage
Little - Fitzhugh Marriage
Hull - Moncure Marriage
Aquia Church History

Dec 2011
Gerard Alexander Biography
St. Paul's Church 


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