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Families covered: Fairfax of Cameron, Fairfax of Denton, Fairfax of Tolston (Toulston), Fairfax in Virginia

Sir William Fairfax of Steeton, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 31.10.1558)
m. (1518) Isabel Thwaits (dau of Thomas Thwaits or Thwayts of Denton Castle)
1. Sir Thomas Fairfax of Denton and Nunappleton, Sheriff of Yorkshire (b 1521, d 28.01.1599-1600, 2nd son)
  m. Dorothy Gale (d 02.01.1595-6, dau of George Gale of Acomb Grange, widow of John Rokesby of Sandall)
  A. Sir Thomas Fairfax of Denton, 1st Lord Fairfax of Cameron (b 1560, d 02.05.1640)
  m. (1582) Ellen Aske (d 23.08.1620, dau of Robert Aske of Aughton)
  i. Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord of Cameron (b 29.03.1584, d 13.03.1647-8)
  m1. (1607) Mary Sheffield (bur 04.06.1619, dau of Edmund Sheffield, 1st Earl of Mulgrave)
a. Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord of Cameron (b 17.01.1611-2, d 12.11.1671, C-I-C of Parliamentary army)
  m. (20.06.1637) Anne Vere (d 16.10.1665, dau of Horatio de Vere, Lord Tilbury)
  (1) Mary Fairfax (b 13.07.1638, d 20.10.1704)
  m. (15.09.1657) George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (b 30.01.1627-8, dsp 16.04.1687)
(2) Elizabeth Fairfax (bpt 06.04.1640, d 1642)
  b. Ellen Fairfax (b 10.02.1611-2, d 17.03.1671)
  m. Sir William Selby of Twizell
  c. Frances Fairfax (b 13.12.1612, d 04.05.1649)
  m. Sir Thomas Widdrington of Cheesburn Grange (b c1600, d 13.05.1614, Speaker of the House of Commons)
  d. Elizabeth Fairfax (b 04.02.1613-4)
  m. (30.03.1646) Sir William Craven of Lenchwick (d 12.10.1655)
  e. Mary Fairfax (b 04.05.1616, bur 21.12.1678)
  m. (24.05.1638) Henry Arthington of Arthington
f. Dorothy Fairfax (b 04.06.1617, d 07.06.1687)
  m. Richard Hutton (bpt 05.04.1613, d 08.04.1648)
  g.+ other issue - Charles (b 22.03.1614-5, d Marston Moor 07.07.1644), John (b 31.05.1619, d 07.06.1619), Ursula (b 29.09.1609, d 06.07.1628)
  m2. (16.10.1646) Rhoda Chapman (b c1616, bur 11.10.1686, dau of Thomas Chapman of London)
j. Ursula Fairfax (b 02.1647-8, d 25.07.1702)
  m. (1669) William Cartwright of Aynho (b 1634, d 17.04.1676)
  ii. Henry Fairfax of Oglethorpe (b 14.01.1587-8, d 06.04.1665, minister, 4th son)
  m1. (27.09.1623) Katherine Dukenfield (d 24.12.1623, dau of Richard Dukenfield of Dukenfield)
  m2. (04.02.1626) Mary Cholmley (b 04.02.1603, d 08.01.1650, dau of Sir Henry Cholmley of Roxby)
a. Thomas Fairfax (b 07.03.1627-8, d 28.04.1640)
  b. Henry Fairfax, 4th Lord of Cameron (b 20.12.1631, bur 16.04.1688)
  m. Frances Barwick (d 14.02.1683-4, dau of Sir Robert Barwick of Toulston by Ursula, dau of Walter Strickland of Boynton)
  (1) Thomas Fairfax, 5th Lord of Cameron (b 16.04.1657, d 06.01.1709-10)
  m. (c1685) Catherine Colepeper (d before 23.06.1719, dau of Thomas Colepeper, 2nd Lord of Thoresway)
  (A) Thomas Fairfax of Greenway Court (Virginia, 6th Lord of Cameron (b 1690, d unm 12.03.1782)
  (B) Robert Fairfax of Leeds Castle, 7th Lord of Cameron (b 1707, d 15.07.1793)
  m1. (25.04.1741) Martha Collins (d 17.09.1743, dau of Anthony Collins of Baddow)
  (i) son (b c1743, d 1747)
  m2. (18.07.1749) Dorothy Best (d 21.05.1750, dau of Mawdistley Best of Boxley)
  (C) Margaret Fairfax (dsp 30.03.1755)
  m. (15.11.1725) David Wilkins (minister)
  (D) Frances Fairfax (b 1703, d 13.12.1791)
  m. Denny Martin, later Fairfax of Leeds Castle
  (E)+ other issue (d unm) - Henry Colepeper (d 14.10.1734), Katherine (b 1695, d 04.08.1716), Mary (b 1705, d 09.1739)
(2) Henry Fairfax of Tolston (or Toulston) (b 20.04.1659, d 1708)
  m. (17.09.1684) Anne Harrison (dau of Richard Harrison of South Cave)
  (A) Henry Fairfax of Tolston (bpt 15.09.1685, d unm 22.11.1759)
  (B) William Fairfax, Governor of the Bahamas (bpt 30.10.1691, d 03.09.1757, to Virginia in USA, 4th son)
  m1. (27.03.1723) Sarah Walker (d 18.01.1731, dau of Major Thomas Walker)
  (i) George William Fairfax of Tolston (b 1724, dsp 03.04.1787)
  m. (17.12.1748) Sarah Cary (d 02.11.1711, dau of Col. Wilson Cary of Ceelys, Virginia)
  (ii) Thomas Fairfax (d unm 26.06.1746)
  (iii) Anne Nancy Fairfax (b c1728, d 14.03.1761)
  m1. (19.07.1743) Lawrence Washington (d 26.07.1752, brother of President George W.)
  m2. George Lee of Virginia
  (iv) Sarah Fairfax
  m. John Carlyle of Alexandria, Virginia (Major)
  m2. (28.10.1731) Deborah Gedney (dau of Col. Bartholomew Gedney)
(v) Bryan Fairfax, 8th Lord of Cameron (b 1737, d 08.1802)
  m1. (1759) Elizabeth Cary (d 1788, dau of Col. Wilson Cary of Ceelys, Virginia)
  (a) William Fairfax (d infant)
  (b) Thomas Fairfax, 9th Lord of Cameron (b 1762, d 21.04.1846) had issue
  m1. (11.1795) Mary Aylett (dsp 30.04.1796)
  m2. (02.02.1798) Louisa Washington (dsp 28.04.1798, dau of Warner Washington)
  m3. (31.12.1800) Margaret Herbert (d 07.03.1858, dau of William Herbert)
  (c) Ferdinando Fairfax of Shannon Hill (b 1766, d 24.09.1820) had issue
  m. (c1795) Elizabeth Blair Cary (d 19.01.1822, dau of Col. Wilson Miles Cary of Ceelys)
  (d) Elizabeth Fairfax
  m. Rev. David Griffith
  m2. Jane / Jenny Dennison
  (e) Anne Fairfax
  m. Charles Catlett
(vi) William Henry Fairfax (d unm Quebec 1759)
  (vii) Hannah Fairfax
  m. Warner Washington (b 22.09.1722)
  (C) Dorothy Fairfax (bpt 16.05.1689)
  m. (1731) Henry Chapman of Thirsk
  (D)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 13.03.1687, d infant), Richard (bpt 31.07.1690, bur 29.10.1690), Brian in Wetherby (a 1730), Barwick (b 1695, d 1700), John (b 1699, d infant), Anne (bpt 11.07.1693, d unm)
  (3) Dorothy Fairfax (b 30.12.1655, d 14.01.1744/5)
  m1. Robert Stapleton of Wighill (dsp 1675)
  m2. Bennet Sherard (d 1711)
  (4) Frances Fairfax (b 02.04.1663, bur 22.07.1723)
  m. (26.10.1686) Nicholas Rymer (minister)
  (5) Anne Fairfax (bpt 27.04.1670, d 03.06.1699)
  m. (02.09.1690) Ralph Carr of Cocken
  (6)+ other issue - Bryan (b 02.04.1665, d 14.10.1666), Barwick of Tadcaster (b 18.09.1667, d before 01.07.1734), Mary (b 29.07.1653, bur 07.05.1654), Ursula (b 03.05.1661, d 1668), Mary (bpt 08.10.1673, d unm 24.09.1716)
c. Bryan Fairfax (b 06.10.1633, d 20.09.1711)
  m. (22.04.1675) Charlotte Cary (d 14.11.1709, dau of Sir Edmund Cary)
  (1)+ 5 sons
  d. Ellen Fairfax (b 09.03.1628-9, d 20.07.1630)
  iii. Charles Fairfax of Minsington or Mensington, Governor of Hull (b 05.03.1595-6, d 22.12.1673, 7th son)
  m. Mary Brerehay (bur 21.10.1657, dau of John Brerehay of Scow Hall & Menston)
  The following comes from Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1666, 'Fairfax of Mensington').
a. Thomas Fairfax 'of Menston' (b c1628, a 04.1666)
  m1. Eleanor Hinchcliffe (dau of James Hinchcliffe of Kirkstall Abby)
  (1) Eleanor Fairfax (b 06-7.1666)
  It appears that Thomas also married ...
  m2. Dorothy Carleill (b c1638, d 1728, dau of Robert Carleill of Kingston-upon-Hull)
  b. Eleanor Fairfax
  m. George Smithson of Moulton
  c.+ other issue - Charles (d young), William (d unm), Bryan (d infant), John (b 1634-5, a 1666), Henry (b 1634-5, a 1666), Ferdinando of London (d unm, grocer), Peregrine (b 1643-4, a 1666), Charles (b 1644-5, a 1666), Mary, Dorothy, Elizabeth
  iv. Dorothy Fairfax (b 13.07.1590, d 09.03.1655-6)
  m. (15.02.1608) Sir William Constable of Flamborough, Bart (dsp 15.06.1655)
  v. Anne Fairfax (b 08.10.1600, d 19.08.1624)
  m. (before 10.1621) George Wentworth of Wolley (b c1600, d 18.10.1660)
vi.+ other issue - Charles (b 08.04.1586, d infant), Henry (b 08.04.1586, d infant), William (b 10.05.1593, d unm Frankenthal 13.10.1621), Thomas (b 04.08.1594, d unm 04.07.1621), John (b 29.10.1597, d unm Frankenthal 13.10.1621), Peregrine (b 31.05.1599, d unm Mouslach 09.1621), Mary (b 16.05.1588, d infant)
  B. Ursula Fairfax
  m1. Sir Henry Belasyse, 1st Bart of Belasyse
  m2. William Mallory
  C. Christian Fairfax
  m. John Aske
  D.+ other issue - Ferdinand, Sir Charles (d Ostend, Colonel), Edward of Newhall, Anne, Elizabeth
2. Henry Fairfax (4th son)
  m. Dorothy Aske (dau of Robert Aske of Aughton)
A.+ issue - Gabriel of Street House, Francis
3. Gabriel Fairfax of Steeton
  m. Elizabeth Aske (dau of Robert Aske of Aughton)
4. Anne (Agnes) Fairfax
  m1. Sir Henry Everyngham of Byrkyn (Everingham of Birkin)
  m2. Edmond Eltoft of Farnhill (b c1517, d 1587)
5. Mary Fairfax
  m. Robert Rockley of Rockley
6. Ursula Fairfax
  m. Raff Vavasour (d before 05.1611, son of Sir William of Haselwood)
7. Brydget Fairfax
  m. Cotton Gargrave (son/heir of Sir Thomas of Kynsley)
8. Suzan Fairfax
  m1. Christhopher Carruthers
  m2. Thomas Burgh of Hill
  m3. Robert Bullock
9.+ other issue - Francis (dsp), Edward (d young)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Fairfax), TSP (Fairfax) with a little input from Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, Fairfax)
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