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Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, October 21, 2015
1. Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron Marker
Inscription.
Under this spot repose the remains
of
Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron
Son of Thomas, Fifth Lord Fairfax
and Cathrine Culpeper, his wife.
Born at Leeds Castle, County Kent, England,
October 22, 1693,
Died at his proprietary of the
Northern Neck in Virginia
December 9, 1781,
in the eighty-ninth year of his age.
He was buried in the original
Frederick Parish Church at the corner of
Loudoun (Main) and Boscawen (Water) Streets
whence his remains were removed
to this church in 1828;
where they were re-interred in 1925,
when this tablet was erected by the
vestry of Christ Church.

 
Erected 1925 by The Vestry of Christ Episcopal Church.
 
Location. 39° 11.087′ N, 78° 10.093′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker can be reached from West Boscawen Street. Touch for map. At Christ Episcopal Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 West Boscawen Street, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Little-Holiday House (a few steps from this marker); Catherine B. Conrad (about 600 feet away, measured in
Tomb of Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 14, 2010
2. Tomb of Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron
a direct line); Braddock Street Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Daniel Morgan House (about 600 feet away); A View of Winchester in 1745 - The Four Public Lots (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sheridan’s Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington’s Office (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Tomb of Lord Fairfax image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 21, 2015
3. Tomb of Lord Fairfax
Christ Protestant Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 14, 2010
4. Christ Protestant Episcopal Church
First Vestry 1744
First Church Built 1752
Present Church Built 1829
Thomas Sixth Lord Fairfax image. Click for full size.
By L D, 1901
5. Thomas Sixth Lord Fairfax

This image of Thomas, Lord Fairfax is from W.H.Snowden's 1904 Guide Book Some Historic landmarks of Virginia and Maryland..
Fairfax Plaque<br>at Christ Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 14, 2010
6. Fairfax Plaque
at Christ Episcopal Church

in Memory of
William Fairfax, Esquire
1691 — 1757
of Belvoir on the Potomac
sometime president of the Virginia Council.
and of his four Virginian sons
George William Fairfax
1725 — 1787
of Belvoir on the Potomac
and Towleston in Yorkshire.
sometime Colonel of Frederick County
and a member of the Virginia Council.
Thomas Fairfax
1726 — 1746
A midshipman in the Royal Navy who was
killed in action against a French squadron
on the Coromandel coast of India
Bryan Fairfax
Eighth Lord Fairfax of Cameron,
sometime parson of Fairfax Parish in Virginia,
William Henry Fairfax
an ensign in Bragg's (26th Foot) Regiment
of the British Army who
died of wounds suffered on the plains
of Abraham at the Battle of Quebec.

“Young man, when welcome into action remember your name.”
 
 
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