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Union Troops Tavern 1861.jpg
Union Soldiers pose in front of the Willcoxon Tavern in downtown Fairfax.

Picture of the historic Blenheim Estate located at 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA. Once owned by Rezen Willcoxon, and his son Albert T. Willcoxon. It has been established as a historic center due to the numerous poems, drawings, and other written…

1860 census.jpg
A number of photographs of pages from the 1860 census. They list details regarding the Willcoxon Estate including, birth and death notes, genealogical information, crops grown on the estate, livestock and slaves.

Headstone of Richard R. Farr. Husband of Margaret Conn Willcoxon Farr. He died at the age of 41. The headstone reads, "In Memory Of Richard R. Farr, Born March 7th 1804. Died Sept 17th 1845. O where this silent marble weeps. A Friend, a Husband, a…

Headstone of Capt. Rezen Willcoxon. He built the original house on the Blenheim property in Fairfax, Virginia which burned down in the 1850's. It was rebuilt by his son Albert and remains standing today. Rezen owned about 1000 acres of land in…

Margaret Willcoxon.jpg
The headstone of Margaret Conn Willcoxon. Mother of Capt. Rezen Willcoxon. This is the oldest grave in the Willcoxon-Farr Cemetery. The headstone reads, "Margaret Willcoxon. Departed this life the 6th day of July, 1832 in the 93 year of her age."…

The headstone of Margaret Conn Willcoxon Farr at the Willcoxon-Farr Cemetery. The daughter of Rezen Willcoxon and Elizabeth Betsey DeNeale. She was born in 1820 and died in 1904. Her headstone reads, "In Memory of Margaret Conn Willcoxon wife of…

Grave Markers.jpg
Many grave markers can be found showing the possible locations of the graves of Union soldiers buried in the Willcoxon-Farr Cemetery. The main house on the Blenheim property in Fairfax, VA was used as a reserve hospital during the Civil War.

A look at the cemetery facing East

A view of the Willcoxon-Farr Cemetery facing the North East. It is located at 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA. There are seven members and four generations of the Willcoxon family buried here including, Capt. Rezen Willcoxon, Albert T. Willcoxon,…
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