Lord Fairfax

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John Fairfax, 11th Lord Fairfax Of Cameron
... John Contee Fairfax, eleventh Lord Fairfax, (September 18, 1830 - September 25, 1900) was born at Vaucluse (plantation), Virginia, the second son of Albert Fairfax (April 15, 1802-May 9 ... Fairfax ... They had children Caroline Snowden Fairfax, Josephine Fairfax, (who married Tunstall Smith), and Albert Fairfax who became the 12th Lord Fairfax ...
Belvoir (plantation) - History - 18th Century
... William Fairfax's 2,200-acre (8.9 km2) plantation of Belvoir Manor ... Plantation house built Fairfax's elegant new home was completed in 1741 ... artifacts found at Belvoir Manor both attest to the elegant lifestyle enjoyed by the Fairfax family ...
Denton Hall, Wharfedale - History
... for a fourth part of a knight's fee of the Archbishops of York, who continued lords paramount ... Again through marriage, in 1515 the estate passed to the Fairfax family ... At the time of Thomas Fairfax, 1st Lord Fairfax of Cameron, Denton Hall had repute as housing one of the best libraries in Yorkshire (some of which later made up a part of the Thoresby Museum ...

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