Adam Kasson

about 1765–30 August 1856 (Age 91)
Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Adam

When Adam Kasson was born about 1765, in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Archibald Kasson, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Parke, was 23. He married Margaret Gallup on 29 December 1791, in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 30 August 1856, in Colesville, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Adam Kasson
1765–1856
Margaret Gallup
1768–1856
Marriage: 29 December 1791
Thomas Kasson
1798–1870
Isaac Kasson
1800–1877
Elisha Kasson
1802–1885
BenAdam Kasson
1807–

Spouse and Children

    Male1765–1856Male

    Margaret Gallup

    Female1768–1856Female

MARRIAGE
29 December 1791
Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States
children

(4)

    Thomas Kasson

    Male1798–1870Male

    Isaac Kasson

    Male1800–1877Male

    Male1802–1885Male

    BenAdam Kasson

    Male1807–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 11

New York is the 11th state.
1789

Age 24

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of the Hungarian habitational name Kászon, from a place so named, also the name of the river on which it stands, from Slavic kvasn ‘sour’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Adam Casson in household of Thomas Casson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adam Kasson in household of Thomas Kasson, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Adam Kasson in entry for Margaret Gallup, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

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