Rev. John Kercheval Mason, 17th Rector at St. George’s 1883-1890
By Trip Wiggins Born: 3 Dec 1847/”Westview” in Brunswick Co., VA Married: 19 Nov 1879/Alexandria, VA to Claudia Hamilton Norton (5 kids) Died: 18 Dec 1910/Louisville, KY; Burial: Alexandria, VA/St. Paul’s Church 17th St. George’s Rector At St. George’s May 15, 1883 – Dec. 1, 1890
Rev. Alfred Magill Randolph 13th St. George’s Rector At St George’s: Oct. 1858 – Nov. 1862
By Trip Wiggins b. 31 Aug 1836/The Meadows (Eastern View), Fauquier Co., VA d. 6 Apr 1918/Norfolk, VA (lived there for 25 years – seat for the Southern Va Diocese) 13th St. George’s Rector At St George’s: Oct. 1858 – Nov. 1862 Assistant Rector summer 1858 “acting” Rector Oct 1858 until ordained priest in 1860
Getting Started in St. George's History - 6 essential resources
Selections from several categories of our history.
McGuire served all 3 churches over the course of 45 years. He is probably the most influential of all our rectors in all phases of ministry from preaching, teaching, and outreach. Trip Wiggins, our archivist, wrote this for a Sunday school class and has been teaching classes for years
Faulkner served St. George's for 30 years from 1946-1976. During these years racial policies were paramount, especially 1954, in the year of Brown vs. Board of Education, Faulkner was challenged by the Vestry on the role of Blacks in our service. He was able to move St. George's toward racial justice that other rectors would further