Family: Archibald Wasson / Elizabeth Smith (F11209)  [1, 2



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  • Father | Male
    Archibald Wasson

    Born  4 Aug 1773   
    Died  16 Oct 1838   
    Buried     
    Married     
    Father  Joseph Wasson | F11213 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Smith | F11213 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Smith

    Born  26 Sep 1774   
    Died     
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Child 1 | Male
    Calvin Wasson

    Born  14 Feb 1798   
    Died  1871   
    Buried    La Porte County, IN at Quaker Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Bond | F11211 
    Married  29 Jan 1820  Wayne County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + Jihiel Wasson

    Born  16 Jan 1800  NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Jun 1878  Milton, Wayne County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    La Porte County, IN at Quaker Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Lydia Bond | F11208 
    Married  29 Nov 1820  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sidney | F11212 
    Married  Aft 1853   

    Child 3 | Male
    Anselm Wasson

    Born  19 Mar 1802   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Female
    Abigail Wasson

    Born  6 Aug 1804   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    Sally Wasson

    Born  25 Sep 1806   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Female
    John Macamy Wasson

    Born  25 Apr 1810   
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Female
    Eliza Wasson

    Born  24 Jul 1812   
    Died     
    Buried     

  • Sources 
    1. [S1209] Quaker Cemetery, La Porte County, IN [http://www.dunelady.com/laporte/cemeteries/quaker.htm].
      Ref: Cemetery Records of LaPorte County, Indiana

      From the files of Dr. Mouraine R. Baker webmaster note. For years it was assumed that Emily was the wife of Taylor Bradley that was shown on the stone when it was still legible. But Mouraine offers the following correction:
      Emily Clark Bradley died Feb. 18, 1846, wife of Taylor Bradley. This should read Elizabeth Hickman Battin - the first wife. He didn't marry Emily until 1848
      Source quoted: The marriage was noted in the Village Record of West Chester, Chester Co. PA. They were married Mar. 27, 1845 at the home of her parents. Her death was also noted in that paper on Mar. 10, 1846. Taylor and Elizabeth had Mary Elizabeth Feb. 8, 1846 which likely led to Elizabeth's death. Mary was living with her father in 1870.

      LaPorte Quakers belonged to the "Whitewater Monthly Meeting" The following is from their Birth, Death & Marriage Records:
      (Contributed by: Researcher and Historian Donna Nelson)

      Wasson, Archibald - born 8-4-1773, son of Joseph & Sarah
      Elizabeth, born 9-26-1774, wife of Archibald
      Children of Archibald & Elizabeth:
      Calvin born 2-14-1798
      Jehiel born 1-16-1800
      Anselm born 3-19-1802
      Abigail born 8-6-1804
      Sally born 9-25-1806
      Macamy born 4-25-1810
      Eliza born 7-24-1812

      Wasson, Calvin - born 2-14-1798 son of Archibald & Elizabeth of Wayne Co., IN
      Married Mary, daughter of William & Charlotte Bond of Wayne Co., IN , 4-2-1818, at Middle Fork MH
      Children of Calvin & Mary:
      William born 6-20-1819
      Nathan born 3-14-1821

      Wasson, Jehial - born 1-16-1800 son of Archibald & Elizabeth of Wayne Co., IN
      Married Lydia, daughter of William & Charlotte Bond of Wayne Co., IN, 11-29-1820

    2. [S1211] History of Wayne County, Indiana, from its first settlement to the present, Andrew White Young, (1872, Robert Clarke & Co., Cincinnati, OH).
      Biographical Sketch -

      Joseph Wasson was born in England. Soon after his marriage he embarked with his wife for America. They resided for a brief period in Pennsylvania and removed to the Carolinas where they resided until they had reared a family seven sons and two daughters; a period embracing that the American Revolution in which he was a soldier. Gen. Greene who had command of the southern forces detailed a party to look after the Tories who infested that part of country. In a skirmish with them Wasson was shot one from behind a tree and disabled for life. The lodged in his loins where it remained nearly forty years when it was extracted by a skillful surgeon a few before his death in this township. After his children nearly all arrived at mature age he left North Carolina and in 1806 settled on East Fork near the Ohio state line, where now Fleming Wasson resides. His children were : (1) Archibald who married in NC, Elizabeth Smith and after about two years sojourn in Kentucky settled in 1809 near the residence of his father. His children were: Calvin who married Mary, daughter of Wm. Bond, and died in January 1871 at Plainfield Ind. Jehiel, who married first Lydia Bond, sister of Calvin's wife, second Mrs Mason and resides at Milton. Anselm, who married Ruth, daughter of Israel Clark and died at Mansfield Ind February 9, 1871. Abigail and Sarah who both died in infancy. John Macamy and Eliza who married Jonathan Moore and resides in Richmond. (2) Joseph, second son of Joseph Wasson Sen. settled in Eaton Ohio and died there. (3) David married Elizabeth, a daughter of Judge Peter Fleming, and died about 1825. His son, Fleming Wasson, resides in this township. (4) Nathaniel McCoy married Jane Strong and died in 1863. (5) John married Mary Smith in NC and died in Wayne township about the time of David's death. (6) Ezra married Jane Campbell and died in 1847 in Whitley county Ind. His son John H Wasson lives in Richmond and is agent of the Ohio Salt Company. (7) Lemuel unmarried resides in Richmond. (8) Mary married Josiah Campbell and died at Logansport about fifteen years ago. (9) Elizabeth married Jonathan Lambert and died at Union City about 1865.