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George Mason, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pershore on Avon, Vale of Evesham, Worcester , England
Death: Died in Stafford County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Accokeek, Stafford, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Mason and Ann Mason
Husband of Mary Mason; Frances Norgrave Mason Mason and Mary Mason
Father of George Mason II; Sarah Elizabeth James; William or perhaps Benjamin Mason; Richard Mason; John Mason, I and 2 others
Brother of William B. Mason and Thomas MASON

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About George "The Cavalier" Mason

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MASON, GEORGE, (1629-1686) Came from England to Norfolk Co. about 1651

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GEORGE6 MASON I (ANN5 FRENCH, DENNIS4, EDWARD3, ROBERT2, ROBERT1) was born June 05, 1629 in PERSHORE, WORCESTERSHIRE, ENGLAND, and died cir 1686 in STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA. He married (1) MARY FRENCH. She was born cir 1630, and died cir 1706. He married (2) ELIZABETH ______. He married (3) FRANCES NORGRAVE Bet. 1664 - 1686 in STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA. She died cir 1693 in SUDLEY SPRING, PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA. Notes for GEORGE MASON I: Col. George Mason was a native of Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England, and came to Virginia about 1651. He was Sheriff of Stafford in 1659 and member of the House of Burgesses in1676, and a Colonel of Militia. ARMS: Per fesse embattled azure and argent on the embattlement a dove, wings expanded argent, beaked and legged gules; in base three fleurs de lis of the last, two and one. CREST: A talbot passant reguardant, argent, eared sable, holding in the mouth a hart's horn or. MOTTO: Pro Republica Semper. "Virginia Heraldira, Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor", (with genealogical notes of the families), edited by William Armstrong Crozier, F.R.S., F.G.S.A., Second Edition, Southern Book Company, Baltimore, 1953. _________________________________________________________________ More About GEORGE MASON I: Baptism: June 10, 1629, BAPTIZED AT HOLY CROSS CHURCH, PERSHORE, Descendants of ROBERT FRENCH I 4 ENGLAND. Birth location: cir June 05, 1629, PERTHSHORE, COUNTY OF WORCESTER, ENGLAND Burial: cir 1686, ACCOKEEK, STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA Emigration: ESCAPED TO VIRGINIA AFTER DEFEAT AT WORCHESTER IN 1651. Military service: COLONEL, OFFICER OF A TROOP OF HORSE IN ARMY OF CHARLES II. Notation 1: LEFT ALL POSSESSIONS IN ENGLAND. Notation 2: MAY HAVE DIED IN PASBYANZY, VIRGINIA Notation 3: THE IMMIGRANT SETTLED AT DOEG'S NECK, STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA. Offices: MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, COLONEL OF ARMY OF CHARLES I. Residence: CAME FROM STAFFORD COUNTY, ENGLAND TO VIRGINIA IN 1651. More About GEORGE MASON and FRANCES NORGRAVE: Marriage: Bet. 1664 - 1686, STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Children of GEORGE MASON and MARY FRENCH are: 8. i. SARAH F.7 MASON, b. cir 1670, STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA.

ii. MARY MASON.
iii. ELIZABETH MASON.

9. iv. COL. GEORGE MASON II, b. cir 1660, ACCOKEEK PLANTATION, STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA; d. January 1715/16, DOEG'S NECK PLANTATION, STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA

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George "The Cavalier" Mason's Timeline

1629
June 5, 1629
Pershore on Avon, Vale of Evesham, Worcester , England
June 10, 1629
Abbey Church, Holy Cross, Pershore, Worcester Co., England
1635
1635
Age 5
1651
1651
Age 21
Virginia
1658
1658
Age 28
Accochokeek Creek, Dogue's Neck Plantation, Stafford , Virginia
1660
1660
Age 30
1665
1665
Age 35
Accokeek, Stafford Co., VA
1670
1670
Age 40