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James Gassaway II (abt. 1757 - abt. 1839)

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James Gassaway II
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Died about in Shelby, Shelby County, Alabama, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Feb 2011
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James was born in 1757. He was the son of James Gassaway I. He passed away in 1839.[1]


  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), James Gassaway, 1839; Burial, , , ,, ; citing record ID 85961338, Find a Grave,
  • "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), James Gassaway, Mar 1779; citing Mar 1779, Virginia, United States, citing NARA microfilm publication M246. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, 1980. FHL microfilm 830,374.
  • "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 15 December 2018), James Gassaway, 04 Sep 1835; citing Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, NARA microfilm publication T718 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1962), roll 10; FHL microfilm 1,319,390.

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On 18 Oct 2018 at 01:43 GMT Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts wrote:

Gassaway-248 and Gassaway-37 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth/death dates -- a merge has also been proposed for his mother. Please make sure that merge is completed before this one.



On 18 Oct 2018 at 01:42 GMT Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts wrote:

Gazzaway-20 and Gassaway-37 appear to represent the same person because: Same birthdate -- documented last name is spelled with "SS" rather than "ZZ."

On 17 Oct 2018 at 15:25 GMT Deidra Odom wrote:

Gassaway-302 and Gassaway-37 appear to represent the same person because: Same Person

James is 17 degrees from Amy Gilpin, 16 degrees from Joshua Slocum and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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