Fauquier County was named for Francis Fauquier, lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1758 to 1768. It was formed in 1759 from Prince William County. The county seat is Warrenton. United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall was born in this county. Col. John Singleton Mosby and his 43d Battalion Partisan Rangers were active here during the Civil War.
Geographic Location: Fauquier County
Physical Description of Location: 14300-14376 Catlett Road (Virginia 28), Nokesville, VA 20181. Marker is on right when traveling south on Virginia 28, about .2 miles south of intersection with Fauquier Drive (State Route 605).
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