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John Minos WASSON

Male 1824 - 1912  (Age 88)
Person ID: I703 | Tree: Robert Mueller Family  |  Last Modified: 2 Sep 2003


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  • Name John Minos WASSON 
    Born 15 Jul 1824 Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jul 1912 Woodford County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    Parents

    Family ID: F262 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father 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) 
    Mother Sarah HEARNE (ID:I657),   b. 13 Apr 1790, Pleasant Grove, Sussex County, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1864, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74) 
    Married 29 Jan 1817 Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F284 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart   
    Wife Mary Fannie HOLTON (ID:I704),   b. Aug 1826, Bracken County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1904, Oldham County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77) 
    Married 30 Jul 1845

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    Notes 
    • From: Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 5th ed, 1887, Woodford Co.
      Kentucky Biographies - JOHN M. WASSON, 4671, Woodford Co. - Posted by Sandi Gorin 7/28/2000 - Rootsweb - sgorin@glasgow-ky.com

      JOHN M. WASSON, A Native of Bourbon County, Ky., was born July 15, 1824, and is the second son and fifth child of Joseph and Sarah (Hearne) Wasson, natives of Pennsylvania and Delaware. He is Scotch on his father's side and English on his mother's. He was reared on the farm until sixteen, when he became a clerk in Leesburg, Ky. In 1845 he engaged in the mercantile business on his own account, and continued until 1859, when he removed to Versailles, Woodford County, and engaged in the dry goods business with J. L. Taylor. In 1863 he engaged in the grocery business with Louis Subblett, and since 1878 he and son (C. E. Wasson) have been engaged in the grocery business at Versailles. July 30, 1845, he married Mary F. Holton, of Bracken County, Ky., and had born to him seven children, of whom five are living: Charles E., Louella, D. Edgar, Dell Eva and Claude A. He, his wife and children are members of the Christian Church.
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jul 1824 - Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1912 - Woodford County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

    1. [S105] Family Search.
    2. [S185] 1850 Census of Harrison Co., District No. 2, Kentucky.
      Aug. 30, 1850, Pg. 157, (Image 79), Dwelling 630, Visit 636; John M. Wasson, age 26, Occ: Merchant, Value RE $1000.; Mary F., age 24; Charles E., age 4; Laura E., age 1. Also: James F. Breck, age 18, Occ: Clerk. All born in Kentucky.
    3. [S186] 1870 Census of Woodford Co., Versailles Twp., Kentucky.
      June 7, 1870; pg. 526; (Image 150); Dwelling 181, Visit 181; John M. Wasson, age 45, Occ: Grocery Keeper, Value RE$3500., Value PE$5000., Mary, age 43, Occ: Keeping House; Louella, age 21; Dell Eva, age 13, At School; De Ed, age 11, At School; Claud, age 9; Also: Eliza Laoue, age 35; Carrie Laoue, age 10, At School. All born in Kentucky.
    4. [S187] 1880 Census of Woodford Co., Versailles Twp., Kentucky.
      June 7, 1880; Sheet 19, SD4, ED199; Pg. 410C, (Image 19); Dwelling 186, Visit 205; John M. Wasson, age 55, Occ: Grocerieman; Wife: Mary F., age 54, Occ: Keeping House; Dau. Dell Eva, age 23, At Home; Son: Claud A., age 19, Occ: Fruit Store. All born in Kentucky.
    5. [S188] 1900 Census of Woodford Co., Versailles City, Kentucky.
      June 7, 1900; Election Precinct 6; Page 166A, Sheet 9, SD7th; ED82, (Image 17); Main Street, Dwelling 159, Visit 197; John M. Wasson, b. July 1824, age 73, m.54; Occ: Grocer, Rents House; Wife: Mary, b. Aug. 1826, age 73, m.54; 7 children, 4 living; Dau. Eva, b. Mar. 1857, age 43, Single. All born in Kentucky.
    6. [S31] GEDCOM file imported on 17 May 2004.
    7. [S182] Kentucky Death Index - 1911-2000.
      John M. Wasson, Vol. 47, Cert. 18587, Death Date: July 31, 1912, Age: 88; Death Place: Woodford.