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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

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Rev. Edward C. McGuire, Twelfth St. George’s Rector At St George’s: Oct, 1813 to Oct, 1858 (his death

By Trip Wiggins Rev. Edward C. McGuire Born: 26 Jul 1793/Winchester/ Died: 8 Oct 1858/Fredericksburg, VA Burial: St. George’s Churchyard Twelfth St. George’s Rector At St George’s: Oct, 1813 to Oct, 1858 (his death) Married Judith Carter Lewis b. 4 Oct 1816/Fredericksburg, VA/d. 26 Mar 1882/VA (she was in his first confirmation class) married on […]

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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.

5. Rev. Edward McGuire

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

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6. Tom Faulkner confronts the Vestry on race

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

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