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Asenath (Sears) Wakeman (1788 - 1871)

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Asenath Wakeman formerly Sears
Born in New Yorkmap
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Wife of — married 15 Jun 1817 in Balston Spa, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Webster Co., Iowamap
Profile last modified 23 Dec 2019 | Created 27 Oct 2016
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Asenath Sears was born on 27 Sep 1788 in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA as the seventh child of Sunderland Sears and Mary Andrus. She had eleven siblings, namely: Lydia, Isaac, Reuben, William, Abram, Mary, James, Levi, Charles, Charlotte, and Melinda. She died on 18 Sep 1871. When she was 28, she married Zalmon Wakeman on 14 Jun 1817.

Zalmon Wakeman and Asenath Sears had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth Wakeman was born in 1825 in Saratoga, New York, USA. She died in 1857 (Ae 32). She married Morgan LeRoy Wood in 1846 in Lockport, Niagara, New York, USA.


  • 1870 United States Census, Mendon, Clayton, Iowa, HH #208
  • 1860 United States Census, Farmersburg Township, Clayton, Iowa, HH #989
  • New York Marriages, 1686-1980
  • Iowa State Census 1856
  • Genealogical History of the Redfield Family in the United States By John Howard

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