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John Thomson Mason (9 Mar. 1844-21 June 1901)

John Thomson Mason Rowland was born in Detroit, MI, the son of Major Isaac S. Rowland (d. 1850) and Catharine Armistead (Mason) Rowland (1818-1884). Mrs. Rowland was the descendant of  a brother of George Mason of Gunston Hall, for whom George Mason University … Continue reading

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Fairfax family (Fairfax Co., VA)

Albert, Henry, and Orlando Fairfax were brothers who each attended the University of Virginia. They were sons of Thomas, 9th Lord Fairfax (1762-1846) and his third wife (m. 1801), Margaret Herbert (1783-1858). The father, as well as the sons, were … Continue reading

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