Fairfax County, Virginia Birth Register, 1880-1896 - Patricia B. Duncan. The Virginia Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics has records of births from 1853 to present, with the exception of the years between 1896 and June 14, 1912, when there was no law requiring them. These records are based on an act passed by the Virginia General Assembly on April 11, 1853. This is the second in a two-volume series of transcriptions of microfilm reel number 15 (1871–1896) Bureau of Vital Statistics, Births of Fairfax County. Entries are alphabetically arranged by surname and include: given name, race/sex, date of birth, place of birth, father, father's occupation, father's residence, mother, informant, any notation, page and line in register. The appendix contains a listing of additional handwritten information that appeared on each page, such as year, district, and commissioner recording the information. 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 226 pp.