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James Vass
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1770
Moray, Scotland
Death: Feb. 3, 1837
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA

Merchant, Bank of Virginia Director, Canal Commissioner, Mary Washington Monument Commissioner, Railroad Commissioner, Refuse Inspector, steamline Director, Nuisance Inspector, shipping Agent, Temperance Society organizer/officer, Director of Bible Society.
Married twice: Susannah Brooke in 1799, with whom he fathered James (Comyn) Cumming, Edmund Brooke, Douglas, and Horatio Penrose; Elizabeth Brayne Maury in September 1816, with whom he fathered Siffrein Maury, Roslyn (Comyn) Cumming, Alexander Fridge, Mildred Jane, Isabella Roberts, and Lachlan (Comyn) Cumming (later a chaplain in the C.S.A. "Stonewall Brigade").
Sadly, 2 daughters preceded him in death: Mildred Jane and Isabella Roberts, who died within 3 days of each other in 1831 during an epidemic which killed several children in Fredericksburg.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
Family links: 
  Susannah Brooke Vass (____ - 1816)*
  Elizabeth Brayne Maury Vass (1785 - 1879)*
  Douglas Vass (1805 - 1855)*
  Mildred Jane Vass (1824 - 1831)*
  Isabella Roberts Vass (1828 - 1831)*
  Lachlan Cumming Vass (1831 - 1896)*
*Calculated relationship
Fredericksburg Cemetery
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: PL
Record added: May 18, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5004890
James Vass
Added by: BigFrench
James Vass
Added by: BigFrench
James Vass
Added by: PL
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Rest in peace...
- Nahm
 Added: Nov. 14, 2010

- Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 24, 2003

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