William Marion Heaslet Sr

Male1740–4 January 1819

Brief Life History of William Marion

When William Marion Heaslet Sr was born in 1740, in Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Heaslet, was 20 and his mother, Mary Ann McCracken, was 27. 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 Heaslet
Mary Heaslet
William Marion Heaslet Jr
Benjamin Clark Heaslet Sr
Rachel Heaslet
George Washington Heaslet

Sources (4)

  • William Haslett, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
  • William Marion Heaslet, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Haslett in entry for Mary Clarke, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1762Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries 1750: Cumberland, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States


    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Haseley (Warwickshire), Great or Little Haseley (Oxfordshire), or North Heasley in North Molton (Devon). The placenames derive from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    Irish (Down and Louth): variant of Hazlett .

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

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