George Washington Wasson

Male18 December 1859–20 May 1932

Brief Life History of George Washington

When George Washington Wasson was born on 18 December 1859, in Hull, Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, Henry R Wasson, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Ann Mahalia Mewmaw, was 25. He married Alta Holland Haskins on 9 December 1888, in Hull, Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Kinderhook, Pike, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died on 20 May 1932, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hull, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Wasson
Alta Holland Haskins
Marriage: 9 December 1888
Frank Ninnis Wasson
Roy G. Wasson
Floyd Eldon Wasson
Lawrence L. Wasson
Leslie Loren Wasson
Mae Slyvia Wasson
Joseph Nelvin Wasson
Florence Lela Wasson
Earl K Wasson
John Merle Wasson
Mary R Wasson

Sources (18)

  • George Wasson in household of Henry Wasson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Geo. W. Wasson, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • George W Warson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1888Hull, Pike, Illinois, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1871: Pike, Illinois, United States

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 22

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: of Norman origin, a variant of Wason 1. This form of the surname is more common in Ireland than Britain. It has been established in the county of Antrim since the late 17th century.

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

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