Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Masons in:
 • Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery
 • Alexandria
 • Alexandria City
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
James Murray Mason
Birth: Nov. 3, 1798
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1871
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA

United States Representative from Virginia, 1837-1839; United States Senator from Virginia, 1847-1861; expelled from the Senate in 1861 for support of the Confederacy; appointed Confederate States Commissioner to Great Britain and France, 1861; captured aboard the British mail steamer "Trent" in 1861 and confined to Fort Warren in Boston; released in 1862, he represented the Confederate States in London until 1865. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Mason (1766 - 1849)
  Anna Maria Murray Mason (1776 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Margretta Chew Mason (1798 - 1874)
 
 Children:
  Eliza Oswald Mason (____ - 1885)*
  Anna Maria Mason Ambler (1825 - 1863)*
  Virginia Mason (1833 - 1920)*
  Eliza Ida Oswald Mason (1836 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  John T Mason (1797 - 1859)*
  James Murray Mason (1798 - 1871)
  Sarah Maria Mason Cooper (1800 - 1890)*
  Virginia Mason (1802 - 1838)*
  Murray Mason (1808 - 1875)*
  Anna Maria Mason Lee (1811 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.80186, -77.05683
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6868189
James Murray Mason
Added by: The Mystery Man
 
James Murray Mason
Added by: Thomas J Fraser
 
James Murray Mason
Added by: Thomas J Fraser
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

I had come across some very interesting correspondence in the OR's concerning the United States State Department and the HMS Trent. There is so much more to this story of the Trent Affair than most know! May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 28, 2016

- Haworth P. Bromley
 Added: May. 21, 2015

- BigFrench
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
There are 30 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.5 after 19 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service