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Colonel George Mason, III

Male 1690 - 1735  (45 years)


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  • Name George Mason 
    Title Colonel 
    Suffix III 
    Born 1690  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 05 Mar 1735  [1
    Person ID I7869  Stewart
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2021 

    Father Colonel George Mason, II,   b. 1660, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1716, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Fowke,   b. 1667, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1701, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 1688  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Mary, m. her cos., Col. George Mason. [3]
    Family ID F2505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Miss Thompson,   b. Chapawomsie, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F2737  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Thompson,   d. 13 Nov 1762  [4
    Children 
     1. George Mason
     2. Ann Eilbeck Mason
     3. William Mason
     4. Thomson Mason
     5. Mary Mason
     6. Sarah Mason
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F2738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Author of the Virginia Bill of Rights. [3]
    • Col. George, 1690-1735; drowned; married (I.) — Thomson, of Chapawomsie, d.s.p.(died sine prole, without issue); (II.) 17?? Anne, daughter of Stevens Thomson, "Hollin's Hall," County Stafford, England, son of Sir William Thomson, Knt, Alderman of London, 1661; Commissioner for H.M. Customs, 1673, and M.P., 1671. Had 11. George, 12. Mary, married Samuel Selden, of Selvington, and had Mary, married Mann Page. 13. Thomson. [5]

    Died:
    • Drowned in the Potomac River, 5 Mar 1735/6 [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S200] The Mason Web, https://gunstonhall.org/wp-content/uploads/masonweb/p2.htm.

    2. [S174] Early Colonial Settlers of Virginia and Maryland.
      Early Colonial Settlers of Virginia and Maryland

    3. [S106] Virginia Genealogies, Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden, (Baltimore Southern Book Company, 1959), G959.5 H414v., 156.

    4. [S202] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia, Virginia M. Meyer (1974-1981), John Frederick Dorman, F.A.S.G. (1981-1987), (Order of First Families of Virginia, 1607-1624/5, 3rd Edition 1987), 614.

    5. [S106] Virginia Genealogies, Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden, (Baltimore Southern Book Company, 1959), G959.5 H414v., 110.


  

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