Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Mason

Male 1766 - 1849  (82 years)


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  • Name John Mason 
    Born 4 Apr 1766  Gunston Hall Plantation, Fairfax County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Mar 1849  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Christ Church Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20350  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father George IV Mason,   b. 11 Dec 1725, Doeg's Neck Plantation, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1792, Gunston Hall Plantation, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Eilbeck,   b. 4 Apr 1734, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1773, Gunston Hall Plantation, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Apr 1750  Mattawoman Plantation, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Maria Murray,   b. 13 Oct 1776, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1857, Clermont, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1797  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Virginia Mason,   b. 12 Oct 1802, Gunston Hall Plantation, Fairfax County, Virginia. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1838, Georgetown, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
     2. Anna Maria 'Nannie' Mason,   b. 25 Feb 1811, Clermont, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Alexandria, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F13388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • not in GF Eibeck Will
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      Contributed by Shirley Middleton Moller

      Sarah Edgar Eilbeck died bef 18 Dec 1780 in Charles County, MD.

      Charles County, Wills AF 7.582
      Sarah Eilbeck's Will
      I, Sarah Eilbeck of CC, widow, am of sound mind, memory,
      and understanding.
      To my grandson William Mason when he arrives at age 21 or
      marries, all my lands in CC. If he dies underage and
      unmarried, then I give my lands to my grandson,
      Thompson Mason when he arrives at age 21 or marries. If
      William and Thompson both die underage and unmarried, I
      give my lands to my grandson, John Mason, when he
      arrives at age 21 or marries. If my 3 grandchildren all
      die underage and unmarried, I give my lands to my
      grandson, Thomas Mason.
      To my grandson William Mason the following 14 Negro slaves
      and their increase, viz, Ben, Penrith, Frank, Will,
      Peer, Clem, Jack, Bess, Doll, Milly, Nell, Kate,
      Henry, Beck [the last 4 mentiond being the daus
      of Bess]. Also my horses, cattle, sheep, and hogs,
      and all the plantation utensils & tools of husbandry at
      my dwelling plantation and Pomonkey Quarter. Also, 5 of
      my best beds with the furniture belonging to them and
      the rest of my household and kitchen furniture not
      herein otherwise specifically disposed of, except the
      remainder of my beds & the furniture belonging to them.
      To my grndson George Mason my diamond ring.
      To my grndson Thomas Mason 25£sterling money and a gold watch.
      To my grandson John Mason the Negro boy named Tom, the son of Bess.
      To my grandson Thomas Mason the Negro boy named James, the son of Moll.
      To my granddaughter, Anne Eilbeck Mason a Negro woman named
      Arecasa, and her son Nace. Also my tea chest with silver cannisters.
      To my granddaughter, Sarah Mason a Negro woman named Jenny,
      and her 3 children, Sue, Robin, & Jesse. Also my
      gold watch and my emerald ring set round with Sparks.
      To my granddaughter Mary Mason a Negro woman named Moll &
      her son Billy. Also my stone ring set round with Sparks.
      To my granddaughter, Elizabeth Mason a Negro woman named China
      & her daughter Patt. Also a Negro girl named Hannah, [the dau of Moll].
      Also 2 plain rings.
      To each of my sd granddaughters, Ann, Sarah, Mary, &
      Elizabeth 100£sterling [over and above the money by
      me heretofore lodged in their father's hands] out of
      the debts due me or the money I mah have at my death,
      to be paid to them when they reach age 21. If any of my
      granddaughters dies underage and unmarried, then the
      money hereby bequeathed to her shall be equally divided
      between such of my sd granddaugters as shall live to
      the age of 21 years, or marry.
      To my son-in-law Colo George Mason the rest of my estate.
      Executor: my son-in-law, Colo George Mason. I order that no
      security shall be required of my executor, other than his
      own bond for the administration, and that no appraisement
      shall be made of my estate, but only an inventory taken.
      Signed Feb 7, 1775 Sarah Eilbeck.
      Wit: Thos Thornton, Anne her mark M.Catee, Danl Jenifer
      Probated on Dec 18, 1780 by the oath of Colo George Mason,
      Esq., and witness Anne McCatee. George Mason, Jr, the Heir
      at Law, is beyond sea and therefore not present.

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