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Thomas WASSON

Male Abt 1745 - 1803  (Age ~ 58)
Person ID: I569 | Tree: Robert Mueller Family  |  Last Modified: 5 Sep 2013


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  • Name Thomas WASSON 
    Born Abt 1745 Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died May 1803 Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Parents

    Family ID: F229 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father John WASSON (ID:I578),   b. 25 Dec 1698, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1756, Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57) 
    Mother Ann (Nancy) MEANS (ID:I579),   b. Abt 1717, Fermanagh, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Mercersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56) 
    Married 26 May 1744 Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F226 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart   
    Wife Margaret (Mary) MCCLELLAND (ID:I570),   d. Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     

    1. James WASSON (ID:I571),   b. Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

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    2. William McClelland WASSON (ID:I335),   b. Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1805/6, Center TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

     

    3. John WASSON (ID:I576),   b. Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

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    4. Daniel WASSON (ID:I572),   b. 1761, Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1839 and 1843, Scrubgrass TWP, Venango County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78)

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    5. Hugh WASSON (ID:I574),   b. 1766, Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1836, Center TWP, Butler County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70)

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    6. Joseph WASSON (ID:I577),   b. 27 Oct 1785, Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1878, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92)

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    Notes 
    • From: American Revolutionary Soldiers, pg. 223
      Thomas Wason - Was a private under Captain McKinnie, 1781-82. He was of Peters Township, later "Rockdale," the Kieffer farm. His father was killed by Indians and his mother taken captive. The son James Wason went South, but Thomas lived and died here. His will was probated May 10, 1803, naming a wife Margaret; six sons, only John and James being named; a niece Mary Coleman. He was a member of the Welsh Run Presbyterian Church, and is probably buried there.
      "Penna. Arch. 5th Ser. Vol. 6, p. 289, 297, 299, 305.

      Thomas Wasson took over the John Wasson plantation buying the interest of James and Elizabeth, lived and died on his father's farm.

      From: Abstracts of Wills of Franklin County, Reg. at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Vol. B
      Thomas Wasson of Peters township; dated April 24, 1803; proved May 10, 1803; wife Margaret her horse and saddle, one cow and her bed and furniture; sons John and James the use of my plantation for seven years, they maintaining the family and keeping their mother; at the end of seven years, plantation to be sold and money divided among six sons; niece Mary Coleman;
      Exrs: Son John and Archibald Bard;
      Wit: Philip Sullivan, Robert McClelland.
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1745 - Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Daniel WASSON - 1761 - Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hugh WASSON - 1766 - Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joseph WASSON - 27 Oct 1785 - Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1803 - Peters TWP, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S32] American Revolutionary Soldiers of Franklin Co., PA, DAR 1969.
    2. [S33] Ann Wasson.
    3. [S90] Journal of Dorothy Sloan Anthony.
    4. [S31] GEDCOM file imported on 17 May 2004.