William Marion Heaslet Sr

1740–1819 (Age 79)
Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Marion

William Marion Heaslet Sr was born in 1740, in Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States as the son of Joseph Heaslet and Mary. He married Margaret Mary Clark on 6 April 1762, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 4 January 1819, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79.

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William Marion Heaslet Sr
Margaret Mary Clark
Marriage: 6 April 1762
Elizabeth Heaslet
Martha Heaslett
Rachel Haslet
Mary Heaslett
William Marion Heaslet Jr
Benjamin Clark Heaslet , Sr.
George Washington Heaslett

Spouse and Children

6 April 1762
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Heaslet






World Events (6)


Age 36

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 36

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 41

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Oxfordshire, Warwickshire called Haseley, Heasley in the Isle of Wight, or North Heasley in North Molton, Devon, all named with Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’. The surname is now found predominantly in northern Ireland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • William Marion Heaslet, "Find A Grave Index"

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