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Rev. James Marye, Jr. (1731-1780)

Published Date - March 06,2021  Chronology -

By Trip Wiggins Rev. James Marye, Jr. 8 Sept 1731, at Manakin Town, Goochland Co., Va. – abt. Oct 1780, at Fredericksburg, Va. Fifth St. George’s Rector At St. George’s: Jan. 26, 1768 – Abt. Oct, 1780* *Died while rector    With the death of James Marye, Sr., the vestry didn’t have to look far […]

The Steeple View of 1888 in 2020

Published Date - November 10,2020  Chronology - 1888

Erik F. Nelson Transportation Administrator City Archivist/Records Manager accompanied Lily C. Eghtessad who is doing a study of the Chatham Bridge to the steeple to get a contemporary view of the Chatham Bridge. Discoveries ensued

The Extended Washington Family

Published Date - June 07,2020  Chronology - 1731

Washington was connected to St. George’s  not through membership. His home was not in Fredericksburg but Stafford.  However, he was connected to St. George’s through his family and some documented visits  to the Church. Among its 18th century vestrymen were Charles Washington, Fielding Lewis, Charles Lewis, Lewis Willis, George Thornton, Francis Thornton, and John Lewis, […]

The Front Steps

Published Date - March 09,2020  Chronology - 1849

The steps for the 1849 church were made of Aquia Sandstone mined in Stafford County. Fifty years earlier building material for the White House and U.S. Capitol. Its flaws led to it disuse. The church faced a substantial cost in 2011 to repair inherent issues within the stone as well as improper repairs. Tidewater Restoration […]

“What Happened to Riches Filched from Fredericksburg”- John Banks

Published Date - February 19,2020  Chronology - 1862

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Celebrating the Holy Eucharist – Remembering the Paschal Mystery

Published Date - November 09,2019  Chronology - 1991

“I’m going to be talking with you now about what happens in our worship, especially in our eucharistic worship”

John Pearce, obituary, Oct. 20, 2019

Published Date - October 23,2019  Chronology - 2019

John Newton Pearce, 84, died Monday, October 14, 2019. His funeral was at St. George’s on Oct 21

Accessibility Ramps from 2006 to 2018

Published Date - May 24,2019  Chronology - 2006

St. Georges became involved in 2006 in creating disability ramps in the context of the Lutheran Episcopal Covenant of 1997. Then over a decade later this same concept was pushed by a third party with a larger workforce and goals in mind and became SAWS of Virginia and launched at St. George’s

George Washington re-enactment Memorial Service, Dec. 12, 1999

Published Date - May 19,2019  Chronology - 1999

On December 15, 1799, George Washington died of a throat infection at his home in Mount Vernon. This is a re-enactment service 200 years later at St. George’s.

Oral History, Elizabeth Roberson, 2017

Published Date - January 16,2019  Chronology - 2017

The interview was done for 300th anniversary celebration of St. George’s parish. This is an oral history with Elizabeth Roberson who was secretary at St. George’s Episcopal Church, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1959 – 1996.

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