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Five Upton Gassaways including Gold Robber.
Posted by: Clif Gazaway (ID *****5902) Date: January 29, 2009 at 23:17:34
In Reply to: Gassaway's Placer County,Calif. by Lloyd Duffin of 599


Please order FREE DNA tests from:
smgf.org
to help determine how you are related to the Gassaway Gang of stagecoach robbers.

See my own website at:
http://gazaway.org/gazaway/uptongassaway.html
for more info about the Gasaway stage robbers
or info about Gasway DNA.

"October 29, 1864
CONVICTED --
        U.S. Gassaway, convicted of highway
        robbery, was sentenced on Wednesday
        last, for six years; U.T. Gassaway, ten;
        Charles Gassaway, three. James Shuler
        receives his sentence today."

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Mostly from:
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=kbkeeley&id=I19899

. 1 Thomas GASWAI b: 1600 in , London, England m. Anne COLLINGWOOD b: 1615 in , London, England
. . 2. Nicholas GASSAWAY m. Anne BESSON b: 1658
. . . 3. John GASSAWAY and 17. Elizabeth LAWRENCE.
. . . . 4. Nicholas GASSAWAY 1696 m. Sarah SHIPLEY 1721
. . . . . 5. Benjamin GASSAWAY 1740 m. Ruth
. . . . . . 6. Nicholas Clay GASSAWAY b:1776 MD m. Nancy HITER b: ABT 1780 in Lexington, Fayette, KY
. . . . . . . 7. William M. GASSAWAY b: ABT 1805 d: 1839
. . . . . . . 7. Col.Upton Sheridan (U.S.) GASSAWAY 1807 KY d. AFT 1880 CA m. MO Melinda WHITE
. . . . . . . . 8. Upton Sheridan GASSAWAY b: 1847 in St. Louis, independent city, Missouri, USA
. . . . . . . . 8. Upton Thaddeus GASSAWAY Mar 1840/1841 St. Louis, indep.city, MO m. Mary Catherine COY
. . . . . . . . . 9. Franklin Thad GASSAWAY (Frank PROVOST) m. Maude A. TANNER 1884 CA
. . . . . . . . . . 10. Upton Arthur GASSAWAY b: 15 Jun 1921 CA
. . . . . . . . 8. Charles William GASSAWAY 1845 d: 1903/1910 m1. Anna b: ABT 1854
. . . . . . . . . 9. Upton S. GASSAWAY b: 1872 d: AFT 1910 m. Cordelia CASTLEBERRY b: ABT 1880
. . . . . . . . (8. Charles William GASSAWAY 1845 m2. Laurilla E. TAYLOR b: Aug 1857 d: 10 May 1921)
. . . . . . . . . 9. Frank Eugene GASSAWAY b: 19 Jul 1878 d: 16 Jul 1942
. . . . . . . . (8. Charles William GASSAWAY 1845 m.3 Ruth R. NEELEY b: 1884/1885)
. . . . . . . . . 9. Maud GASSAWAY b: ABT 1879
. . . . . . . . (8. Charles William GASSAWAY 1845 m4. Mary Matilda RAGSDALE 1873 d: 16 Apr 1947)
. . . . . . . . . 9. John William GASSAWAY 5 Aug 1903 d: 14 Oct 1943 m. Sleetie b: ABT 1899
. . . . . . (6. Nicholas Clay GASSAWAY b:1776 MD m2. Susan Priest 11 January 1827)


Please respond with corrections, additions, and comments on this forum
or email me at gazaway@msn.com


Karen's (ID *****7169) message at:
http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?gang::gassaway::425.html
has a lot of info about Upton Gassaways and the Gassaway robbers of California during the Gold Rush days..

Also the following messages on GenForum Gassaway forum:

Gassaway gang in California - Karen January 22, 2005
Re: Gassaway Gang in California - Richard Faber, Jr. January 21, 2007
Gassaway's Placer County,Calif. - Lloyd Duffin March 13, 2003
Re: Gassaway's Placer County,Calif. - Karen January 20, 2005
Re: Gassaway's Placer County,Calif. - eaglescouter January 10, 2005


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