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  1. Robert Wasson: Birth: 30 JAN 1783.

  2. Dorothy Wasson: Birth: 8 NOV 1790. Death: BEF 1818

  3. John D. Wasson: Birth: 16 OCT 1792. Death: 1872

  4. Eleanor Wasson: Birth: 2 JAN 1795. Death: 27 APR 1871

  5. Mary Wasson: Birth: 30 DEC 1796.

  6. James Wasson: Birth: 3 MAR 1799. Death: 21 DEC 1879

  7. George Wasson: Birth: 31 MAR 1801. Death: 12 APR 1852

  8. Nancy Wasson: Birth: 13 SEP 1804. Death: 14 JUN 1851

  9. Susannah Wasson: Birth: 26 NOV 1806. Death: 14 SEP 1880

  10. Thomas Wasson: Birth: 8 OCT 1808. Death: 1869

  11. Jacob D. Wasson: Birth: 18 NOV 1810. Death: 12 SEP 1896

  12. William Wasson: Birth: 27 AUG 1812. Death: 31 JUL 1876


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a. Note:   NI133752
Note:   James Wasson joined the Fifth Company, Second Regiment (Schenectady Distric-Albany County), New York State Militia,. This company was commanded by his uncle Captain Thomas Wasson; his first lieutenant was his first cousin, John Little; and his second lieutenant was his great uncle, John Thornton. (The Wassons, Littles, and Thorntons were all families of Scotch-Irish ancestory who had little live and no loyalty towards the Hanoverian-England King, George III) The regiment was commanded by Colonel Abraham Wemples, and was part of the Albany County Militia Brigade commanded by General Abraham Ten Broeck. James Wasson fought at the Battle of Bemis Heights on October 7, 1777, during the Saratoga Campaign, and was present at the surrender, on October 17, 1777, of General "Gentleman Johnny" Burgoyne and his entire British army. In 1770, James Wasson joined the Eighth Company of the Fifth New York Continental Regiment. The company was commanded by Captain John E. Hamtramck (later the founder and namesake of Hamtramck, Michigan); the regimental commander was Colonel Lewis Dubois. The regiment was part of the New York Continental Brigade commanded by General James Clinton. They served under General John Sullivan during his campaing against the Iroquois Indian Nation, and fought at the Battle of Newtown on August 29, 1779. For his service, James Wasson received a 400 acre grant of land at Sterling, New York; and was granted a Federal Invalid pension from 1820 to 1848; his pension file number being 43,241


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