The marriage records within the Virginia, Fairfax County Marriage Records Index are culled from the Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room, which contains marriage certificates from 1853 to 1957. In total, the Virginia, Fairfax County Marriage Records Index contains 18,105 individual records. For more information on the source, visit the Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room online.
Historical marriage records aren't always complete or legible, but most of the marriage records found in the Virginia, Fairfax County Marriage Records Index will feature the first and last names of the bride and groom, the date of the marriage and the marriage license number, along with what record book it came from (the record books are numbered) and the page number.
The Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room holds various types of records dating back to 1742, when Fairfax County was born, and up through the early 1900s. Marriage certificates are available beginning in 1742 up through the mid-1800s, while marriage licenses are available from 1860 to 1957. The Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room offers two marriage indexes available online, with one arranged by bride's name and the other organized by the groom's name.
The Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room also holds historical birth and death records from the 1700s and 1800s, while birth and death certificates are available from the early 1900s. In addition, the Historical Records Room acts as a repository for deed books containing local land records and old will books. Court minute books from 1749 through 1903 are also stored here along with civil chancery and law files, election records and personal property tax records. It is also home to various Civil War and Revolutionary War files, such as pension records and southern claims records.
The Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room also contains records related to African American history. Term papers or judgments are also kept here, along with information on road and transportation permits pulled as the area developed over the years since 1840.
The Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room welcomes visitors and will help individuals look up the marriage records desired. Individuals may make copies of these marriage records as well. Individuals may also request hard copies by mail or by telephone. For additional information on getting a marriage certificate, visit the following.
Fairfax Circuit Court Historical Records Room
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030