Welcome to the website of the Fairfax Genealogical Society (FxGS)! The Society provides education and training for family history researchers in the Fairfax County, Virginia, area. Although based in Fairfax, many of our members are not native to the area, so our research endeavors are not restricted to local genealogy. Indeed our interests are national and international in scope, as may be reflected in the breadth of our varied Special Interest Groups (SIGs). We invite you to join us for our next program and, of course, we would love for you to consider membership in our Society.
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Spring Fair Registration Now Available

Registration for the FxGS Spring Fair to be held on March 18 featuring Judy Russell is now available! For more information, visit the Spring Fair page here.

March 2023 Newsletter Now Available

The March 2023 issues of the FxGS newsletter are now available in the Member's section.
Among many great articles, the March issue features an update on the FxGS scanning project at the National Archives, a summary of the Fairfax County photograph collection at the Virginia Room at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, and information on the Chancery Records available in Virginia.

If you have research, a story, a trip report, or a photograph that you'd like to share with your fellow members, please email newsletter@fxgs.org.

Meeting Recordings Status

The recordings of our May 2022 membership and education meetings are the most recent available to watch. These sessions and their associated handouts are available on the Member's Only section of the website. After you log in, select the Video Library page. Fall 2022 sessions will be available in March.
As a reminder, archived recordings are only available to FxGS members as an exclusive benefit of membership. The videos should not be shared or posted.

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Fairfax Genealogical Society (ID #: 52-1382196) is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. As such, your donation may be deductible for federal income tax purposes in accordance with IRS rules and regulations. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.
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Fairfax Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2290
Merrifield, Virginia

Upcoming Events
April 3, 2023
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Family History Writing SIG
We invite you to join us for the FxGS Family History Writing SIG online Zoom meeting on Monday night April 3rd from 7:00 pm ...

April 18, 2023
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Mount Vernon GS: An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
Jewish Genealogy encompasses many different groups, migration patterns, languages, and countries of origin. It also encompasses a different calendar. Until recently, there have been few ...

April 19, 2023
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Mid-Atlantic SIG
Contact SIG Leader Don Coram at coram_mirmirani@verizon.net for more information or to join the Mid-Atlantic Special Interest Group!

April 20, 2023
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
America’s Earliest-Known Civil Rights Sit-in
April Membership Meeting: 20 April 2023, 7:30-9:00 p.m. Researching and Writing About Local History: Samuel Wilbert Tucker: The Story of a Civil Rights Trailblazer ...

April 22, 2023
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Brownies and Brick Walls
April Education Meeting: 22 April 2023, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. In-Person at the Dunn Loring Fire Hall and on Zoom. Brownies and Brick Walls, with ...