Help Desk

Do You Need Help
  • In finding that elusive ancestor who supposedly
  • Was a life-long resident of what became or what was then Fairfax County?
  • Moved here for a few years and then headed out South or West?
  • Married here and then quickly left?
  • Served in a Fairfax County-related unit during one of America’s wars from the Revolution through World War I?
  • Bought land here but was an absentee landlord?
  • In filling in details of the life of an ancestral family?
  • Where did they live in the county?
  • In which cemetery were they buried?
  • How did they earn their keep --- farmers, shopkeepers, or…?
Consider taking your queries and
  • Emailing ( them
  • Telephoning (703-293-6227 option 6) them OR
  • Dropping by with them at the
VA Room Genealogy Help Desk
Staffed by local historians and genealogists and
OPEN in the VA Room on the 2nd and 4th weeks of the month:
            Wednesdays:  7 – 8
            Fridays: 11 – 12
            Saturdays: 1 - 2