George Washington Wasson

18 December 1859–20 May 1932 (Age 72)
Hull, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life 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 9 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
1859–1932
Alta Holland Haskins
1870–1923
Marriage: 9 December 1888
Frank Ninnis Wasson
1892–1962
Ray George Wasson
1908–1915
Roy G. Wasson
1893–1915
Floyd Eldon Wasson
1896–1969
Lawrence L. Wasson
1897–1913
Leslie Loren Wasson
1897–1918
Mae Slyvia Wasson
1899–1992
Joseph Nelvin Wasson
1901–1976
Florence Lela Wasson
1903–1987
Earl Wasson
1905–
John Merle Wasson
1907–1933
Mary R Wasson
1907–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 December 1888
Hull, Pike, Illinois, United States
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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 2

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
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:1. from the Norman personal name Wasso or Wazo ( see Wass ). 2. perhaps a variant of Watson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Wasson in household of Henry Wasson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Wasson in household of Margrit Wasson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George W Wasson, "United States Census, 1930"

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