Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1725/12/11 Born on the Mason family plantation in Fairfax County, Virginia.
1748/00/00 George Mason elected vestryman Member The Falls Church Falls Church
1750/04/04 Ann Eilbeck marries George Mason. It is believed Anne and George will live at her parents home until the completion of Gunston Hall. Groom Araby, Mason Springs Mason's Springs
1755/00/00 Construction begins on Gunston Hall for Ann and George Mason. Architect Gunston Hall Mason Neck
1766/06/06 To London Merchants - We do not deny the supreme Authority of Great Britain over her Colonys, but it is a Power which a wise Legislature will exercise with extreme Tenderness and Caution. - Mason Author Gunston Hall Mason Neck
1769/05/00 George Mason drafts resolutions asserting that only the governor and the provincial legislature have the right to lay taxes in Virginia. Patriot American Revolution - From Protest to Revolt
1773/04/27 George Mason mourns the loss of his wife, Ann E Mason, at her memorial service in Pohick Church. Widow Pohick Church Lorton
1776/06/12 Virginia Declaration of Rights adopted Principal author Virginia Declaration of Rights Colonial Williamsburg Williamsburg Fifth Virginia Convention
1777/01/13 George Mason, George Wythe, Edmund Pendleton, Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Ludwell Lee meet to outline the Statute of Virginia for Religious Liberty. Author Rising Sun Tavern Fredericksburg, VA
1781/05/31 George Mason writes Pearson Chapman: The rapid march of the enemy obliges me to ... beg the favour of you to permit all the things I send to be put in your dwelling house for safety until I can carry them up to my son William's house at (Araby). Life Mount Aventine Chapman State Park
1792/10/07 George Mason dies at home Died Gunston Hall Mason Neck

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Author 1766/06/06
Virginia Declaration of Rights Principal author Constitutional document 1776/06/12

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