William Marion Heaslet Sr

1740–4 January 1819 (Age 79)
Shippensburg, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1762Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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    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 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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    Sources (2)

    • William Hasslit, "Pennsylvania, Marriages, 1709-1940"
    • William Marion Heaslet, "Find A Grave Index"

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