Ancestors of William Gass

 

Generation No. 1

1. William Gass, born May 07, 1834 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died Aft. March 1881 in Carlisle?. He was the son of 2. Thomas Gass and 3. Martha Irving. He married (1) Janet Downie December 04, 1857 in Heathinghall Parish Church of Scotland, Annan, Dumfriesshire. He married (2) Eliza Cant? Aft. 1877 in Cumberland, England.

More About William Gass:

Fact 1: General Labourer

Fact 4: 1861, census Bonshawside, Annan

Fact 6: 1881, census Barley Stack Lane, Rickergate, Carlisle, Cumberland, England

Children of William Gass and Janet Downie are:

  • i. Jane Gass, born February 04, 1858 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married John Cant.

    More About Jane Gass:

    Fact 6: 1881, census 23 Union Street, Botchergate, Carlisle, Cumberland, England

    More About John Cant:

    Fact 1: General Labourer

    ii. Thomas Gass, born June 01, 1860 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Thomas Gass:

    Fact 1: Carter

    Fact 6: 1881, census living Father's+ sisterJane's m. in law Sarah Cant 61 Union St, Carlisle

    iii. Martha Gass, born January 02, 1862 in Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died Abt. 1870.

    iv. Henrietta Gass, born February 22, 1863 in Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire.

    More About Henrietta Gass:

    Fact 1: 1881, Cotton Weaver

    Fact 6: 1881, census as Annie Gass Barley Stack Lane, Rickergate, Cumberland

    v. John Gass, born March 02, 1865 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died 1895 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About John Gass:

    Fact 6: 1881, census Living with sister Jane Gass (Cant) 23 Union St, Botchergate, Cumberland

    vi. Charles Gass, born February 27, 1867 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    vii. Margaret Agnes Gass, born July 23, 1871 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England; married Adam Stewart July 15, 1888 in St James' Church, Carlisle, Cumberland.

    viii. Martha Gass, born 1872 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England.

    ix. William Gass, born 1874 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England.

    x. Mary Gass, born 1876 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England.

  • Child of William Gass and Eliza Cant? is:

  • i. Edward Gass, born 1878 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England.
  • Generation No. 2

    2. Thomas Gass1,2, born October 04, 1792 in Scotsfield Farm, Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died December 19, 1863 in Murray Street, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. He was the son of 4. John Gass and 5. Margery Nelson. He married 3. Martha Irving November 22, 1825 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    3. Martha Irving, born 1799 in Seafield, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died February 04, 1892 in Pool's or Topping's Court, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of 6. Mathew Irving and 7. Margaret Pool.

    More About Thomas Gass:

    Fact 1: Farmer and Horsebreeder, Carter

    Cause of Death: Dropsy for a long time

    Children of Thomas Gass and Martha Irving are:

  • i. John Gass, born August 25, 1826 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died Aft. 1872 in At Sea?, off England or Scotland?; married Jane Rae May 27, 1853 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About John Gass:

    Fact 1: Merchant seamen coastal trade

    More About Jane Rae:

    Cause of Death: Scroficulous abscesses in various parts of body

    ii. Margaret Gass, born November 21, 1827 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died Abt. 1886; married (1) Graham; married (2) William Welsh June 02, 1885 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Margaret Gass:

    Fact 2: 1841, census Servant and Grandniece to Mathew Pool, Toppinghall Farm, Annan

    Fact 4: 1861, census servant to Agnes Bogie, Annan

    Fact 6: 1881, census servant to George Hamilton, Ardendee, Kirkcudbright

    iii. Mathew Pool Gass, born August 1829 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died September 24, 1896 in 10 Murray Street, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married Janet Richardson November 21, 1853 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Mathew Pool Gass:

    Fact 1: Carter

    Fact 6: 1881, census Murrayfield Cottages, Annan

    Cause of Death: Pneumonia (5 days) and Pleurisy

    iv. Henrietta Pool Gass, born September 08, 1831 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died 1924 in Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; married (1) Unknown; married (2) John William Smith Abt. 1856 in Australia; married (3) Alexander Lennox July 29, 1887 in Ednam Street, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Henrietta Pool Gass:

    Fact 1: 1853, Sailed to Australia in RED JACKET

    Fact 2: Abt. 1860, Struck gold with husband

    1 v. William Gass, born May 07, 1834 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died Aft. March 1881 in Carlisle?; married (1) Janet Downie December 04, 1857 in Heathinghall Parish Church of Scotland, Annan, Dumfriesshire; married (2) Eliza Cant? Aft. 1877 in Cumberland, England.

    vi. Mary Irving Gass, born August 07, 1836 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married Richard Gilbertson June 01, 1857 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Richard Gilbertson:

    Fact 1: General Labourer

    vii. Jane Gass, born April 05, 1838 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died 1884 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married John Welsh May 30, 1859 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About John Welsh:

    Fact 1: Railway Porter then Mason's labourer

    viii. James Irving Gass, born February 07, 1841 in Lodge Wynd, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died Aft. May 1897; married Isabella Sewell December 15, 1862 in Chapelknowe, Half Morton, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About James Irving Gass:

    Fact 1: Master Blacksmith

    Fact 6: 1881, census Causewayhead, Low Holme, Cumberland, England

    More About Isabella Sewell:

    Fact 1: Daughter of James Sewell and Sarah Elliot

  • Generation No. 3

    4. John Gass3, born Abt. October 1733 in Williamwood Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died January 1821 in Morningside Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. He was the son of 8. Nichol Gass and 9. Jean Wightman. He married 5. Margery Nelson4.

    5. Margery Nelson5, born Abt. 1756 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died October 23, 1840 in Howgillbridge by Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    Notes for John Gass:

    John Gass(1733-1821) was buried beside his parents Nichol(as) Gass(1689-1746) and Jean Wightman(1798-1786) and with his wife Margerie Nelson(1756-1840). Along with John's son Thomas(1792-1863) they are all mentioned on the same gravestone inscription. Nearby is William Gass(1666-1749 and Janet Thomson(177?-1743) of Butterdales who are likely to be the parents of Nichol Gass although the given age for Janet Thomson who died aged 66 in 1743 makes that look unlikely although she could be a second wife of William?.....R Wilson

    More About John Gass:

    Fact 1: Farmer and horsebreeder at Scotsfield, Grainhead, Prestondam, Morningside

    Fact 2: 1770, Farmed with brothers William and Thomas at Scotsfield, K-F, Dumfr.

    Fact 3: 1773, William sailed to New York and lived Greene County , NY state

    Fact 4: Burial stone Dornock Chuchyard Dumfriesshire

    Fact 5: 1808, Moved To Prestondam Farm , Annan

    Fact 6: Abt. 1816, Moved To Morningside Farm, Annan/Kirkpatrick F

    Children of John Gass and Margery Nelson are:

  • i. Jean Gass, born 1780 in Scotsfield Farm, Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    ii. William Gass, born April 10, 1782 in Scotsfield Farm, Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died November 22, 1857 in New Brunswick, Canada6; married Jane Irving June 02, 1812 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland7.

    More About William Gass:

    Fact 2: Sailed to Canada about 1815

    Fact 3: August 28, 1828, Land Grant 200 acres St Patrick, Charlotte Co, NB, Canada

    iii. Mary Gass, born August 18, 1784 in Scotsfield Farm, Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died November 10, 1869 in home of daughter Jane at Townhead, Penpont, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married William? Little..

    2 iv. Thomas Gass, born October 04, 1792 in Scotsfield Farm, Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died December 19, 1863 in Murray Street, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married Martha Irving November 22, 1825 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    v. Janet Gass, born June 01, 1795 in Creca Hall? or Geaickhaighn? Farm, Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died January 16, 1886 in Howgill near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Sotland; married Robert Thomson 1817 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Robert Thomson:

    Fact 1: Master Tailor

    Fact 2: Son of Adam Thomson and Janet Carlyle

    Fact 4: 1861, census Howgill, Annan

    vi. Isabella Gass, born July 24, 1797 in Granhead, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died May 04, 1882 in Townhead, Penpont, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Isabella Gass:

    Fact 6: 1881, census Townhead, Penpont

    vii. George Gass, born July 1801 in Grainhead, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died July 21, 1847 in Howgillbridge by Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About George Gass:

    Fact 1: Agricultural Labourer

  • 6. Mathew Irving, born 1777 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died July 28, 1866 in Pool's or Topping's Court, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. He was the son of 12. John Irving and 13. Ann Irving. He married 7. Margaret Pool February 05, 1798 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    7. Margaret Pool, born March 19, 1777 in Howes Farm, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died May 05, 1858 in Pool's or Topping's Court, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of 14. Mathew Pool and 15. Margaret Pool.

    Notes for Mathew Irving:

    The burial stone of Mathew Irving and Margaret Pool is in the churchyard of Dornock Church to the North west of the church. The memorial inscription reads

    Erected to the memory of James Irving Mariner Son of Mathew Irving Captain of the sloop THOMAS died 15 February 1841 aged 22 years. Also William Irving his son who died in infancy and Margaret Pool his wife died 5 May 1858 aged 81 years. Also Mathew Irving died 28 July 1866 in his 90th year. Also Captain Mathew Irving their son died 12 Radnor Drive, Liscard, Cheshire on February 1902 aged 87 years. Also Agnes Grey his wife who died 6 February 1901 aged 88 years.

    More About Mathew Irving:

    Fact 1: Sea captain-- Master of the sloop THOMAS

    Fact 2: Burial stone in Dornock Churchyard, Dumfriesshire

    Fact 3: 1801, census Seafield Annan

    Fact 4: 1811, census Seafield Annan

    Fact 5: 1821, census Edmond? Ednam? Street, Annan

    Fact 7: 1851, census wife Margaret at Ednam Street, Annan

    Fact 8: 1861, census courtyard off Ednam Street, Annan

    More About Margaret Pool:

    Fact 1: Burial stone Dornock churchyard,Dumfriesshire

    Fact 5: 1851, census living with grandson George Beaton at Ednam Street, Annan

    Cause of Death: Natural decay

    Children of Mathew Irving and Margaret Pool are:

  • 3 i. Martha Irving, born 1799 in Seafield, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died February 04, 1892 in Pool's or Topping's Court, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married Thomas Gass November 22, 1825 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    ii. Henrietta Irving, born 1800 in Seafield, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; married George? Beaton..

    iii. Margaret Irving, born Abt. 1805 in Seafield, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    iv. George Irving, born Abt. 1808 in Seafield, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    v. Mathew Irving, born April 04, 1815 in Seafield, Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died February 14, 1902 in Radnor Drive, Liscard, Chesshire, England; married Agnes Gray June 25, 1839 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    More About Mathew Irving:

    Fact 1: Sea Captain

    Fact 2: Died at the home of his niece Mary Carruthers (nee Gott

    Fact 3: Birthdate from Mariners registers ticket source Sheryn Carruthers

    vi. James Irving, born 1818 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died February 15, 1841 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    vii. William Irving, born 1820 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

  • Endnotes

    1. r wilson, burial stone in Dornock churchyard near Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

    2. civil registers, G R O Edinburgh, Scotland: Gravestone inscription Dalton Churchyard as read by Robbie Wilson.

    3. From burial stone in Dornock churchyard near Annan, Dumfriesshire,Scotland Recorded on Death certificate of son Thomas Gass 1863 both as read by Robbie Wilson

    4. From burial stone in Dornock churchyard near Annan, Dumfriesshire, ScotlandRecorded on Death Certificate of Son Thomas Gass 1863 GRO Edinburgh as read by Robbie Wilson

    5. From burial stone in Dornock churchyard near Annan, Dumfriesshire, ScotlandRecorded on Death Certificate of Son Thomas Gass 1863 GRO Edinburgh as read by Robbie Wilson

    6. Brøderbund WFT Vol. 8, Ed. 1, Tree #1580, Date of Import: Dec 14, 1998

    7. Brøderbund WFT Vol. 8, Ed. 1, Tree #1580, Date of Import: Dec 14, 1998