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This is a photo of the Oliver/Thompson Family Cemetery in Great Falls, Virginia. James Oliver bought 633 acres of land from Eli Offutt for $2,303.75 on September 29, 1836. He then requested that 1/2 acre of this land, land that he designated to his…

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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…

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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 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…

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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,…

The headstone of Elizabeth Willcoxon (DeNeale) or Betsey. Wife of Capt. Rezen Willcoxen. The headstone reads, "Betsey Willcoxon departed this life the 26 of September 1845 in the 64 year of her age."

The headstone of Albert T. Willcoxon, son of Rezen Willcoxon and Elizabeth Betsey Deneale. Though he wanted to expand the cemetery it fell into disuse shortly after he was buried there. His wife Mary was buried in Fairfax City Cemetery.
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