Taylor Franklin Sasser
Rose (Brock) Sasser
JOHN ESTEP SASSER
on how "Sasser, Laurel Co, KY," was named
owned a farm and general store close to the head of
Blackwater Creek, where his grandfather, Crawford Sasser,
had settled in 1827. Here he became Postmaster and this
area was named "SASSER," Kentucky, after him.
All four of his children were born at Sasser.
has an article appearing on him in the
Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists,
Vol. IV, 1982, Broadman Press.
Also, the Feature Article entitled,
"R.E. Sasser: A Builder of Churches,"
appeared in the Indiana Baptist,
Vol. 38, No. 10, 1996.
To see our online reprint of the
"Church Builder" article and photos,
brother of Maud Muller (Estep) Sasser
The information below required years of research and
the readings of dozens of early books and manuscripts.
It is authentic as possible and can be checked.
The name was first put together in 218 b.c. when the Romans conquered
a town named ASTEPA (Where Spain now is) and changed the name of this
old Moorish town to ESTEPA.
The Royalty of Spain were of Maud Muller Estep's line.
The name Estep (minus the A) first came into use at Estepona
From France they went to England about 1066, according to America's best
The first ESTEP that has been located in America, Richard Estep,
John married Lucy Brooke, who was a daughter of an English army officer
The early Estep people were said to be far above the average intelligence
The Encyclopedia of American Biography choose the most
JOHN ESTEP SASSER,
~ Ph.D.-Mathematics ~
retired as a professor of mathematics at the University of Cincinnati,
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He also served as an Educational Consultant for
the College of Evening and Continuing Education. Before coming to the
University of Cincinnati, he taught both undergraduate and graduate
courses in mathematics education at The Ohio State University. Prior to
going to The Ohio State University, Dr. Sasser was promoted to Associate
Professor and awarded tenure at Marshall University where he was a
professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Mathematics Education.
Dr. Sasser graduated Summa cum Laude from the University of Maryland;
In 1991 Dr. Sasser received the Outstanding Achievement Award to Kentucky
Professor Sasser is a member of the Association of Computers in
On November 10, 1995, in Minsk, Belarus, Dr. Sasser was inducted into
Most recently, Professor Sasser was selected to attend the Institute for
On November 6, 1996, Dr. Sasser was presented the
His website is:
he's just plain ol'
"Cuz John Estep Sasser"
to we 'uns, and he has generously provided us
with much of the lineage information for
this "Taylor & Rose Sasser" branch.
THANKS, CUZ JOHN, FOR SHARING!
By the way, John, we kinfolk truly are
quite proud of you
for those outstanding achievements of yours!
which is based on John's genealogy works
by that name. Just clickon the title.
"NC News Observer"
Mar 7, 1998
"NC News Observer"
Sep 11, 2000
go to 13 Triangle students
... NATHAN SASSER's
to your home
... JAMIE SASSER,
of the overall
Cobb-Sasser Family Lineage Website
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