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Descendants of

"Tom"
Thomas E. Sasser


and
Alice(Jones)Sasser
Georgianne Burnett-Sasser
Bertha Sasser-Cox
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Thomas E. "Tom" Sasser
son of
Wallace & Eliza(Williams) Sasser
grandson of
Jesse &Nancy(Gilbert) Sasser
b: 02 Feb 1875 Laurel Co, KY
d: 09 Feb 1965
buried: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Knox Co, KY



~ ~ ~ ~ ~ TOM'S SPOUSES ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Alice Jones

m: date unknown
b: 1878
d: 07 Mar 1954
buried:
Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Knox Co, KY

Georgieanne Burnett-Sasser

m: never married Tom
daughter of
Steve&Ellen(Burnett-Hammons)Burnett
b: May 1880 Knox Co, KY
buried:
Cobb Cemetery, Knox Co, KY
Bertha Sasser-Cox

m: never married Tom
daughter of
John&Annie(Burnett)Sasser
granddaughter of
Eli&Mary(Tuttle)Sasser
g-granddaughter of
Adin&Betsy(Waggoner)Sasser
b: 1901
d: 1987

Alice was the teacher

at Bull Creek School, in
Knox Co, KY. To see a
1910 school group-photo

CLICK HERE

Georgeianne was also
known as "Annie."
Her 1st husband was

John Henry Sasser.
Annie and John-Henry
are Bertha's parents.
Clickon John-Henry
for his and Annie's
List of Descendants.

Bertha's g-grandfather,
Adin, is a brother to
Tom's grandfather, Jesse.
Bertha & Tom are
3rd cousins-once removed.
Bertha's 1st husband was
William E. Cox.
Clickon John/Annie to find
Bertha's & William's
List of Descendants.
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SOURCE OF LINEAGES:
Lists compiled from information provided
by assorted relatives and descendants of
Thomas E. "Tom" Sasser






Tom's & Alice's
List of Descendants



Willie Jones Sasser

(1) William Jones "Willie" Sasser
(Tom's & Alice's only child)
b: 28 Aug 1902
d: 02 Apr 1918
buried: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Knox Co, KY

Epitath reads:
"Thy memory shall ever be a morning star to heaven."











Tom's & Annie's
List of Descendants


Just below the following commentary and chart are the
Lists of Descendants for Tom's & Annie's sons, Lawton and Tom-Eric.

COMMENTARY
Besides Lawton and Tom-Eric being half-brothers
to the John-Henry &Annie(Burnett) Sasser siblings,
their g-grandfather, Jesse Sasser, is a brother
to the those siblings' g-grandfather, Adin Sasser; therefore,
Lawton and Tom-Eric are also those siblings' 3rd cousins.
Lawton and Tom-Eric have multiple relationships with H.C. Sasser,
who is the son of their half-sister, Bertha.
They are H.C.'s half-brothers, half-uncles, and 4th cousins-once removed.

RELATIONSHIPS CHART
Brothers
Adin
Adin's Descendants:
Jesse
Jesse's Descendants:
1st cousins EliWallace
2nd cousins John HenryTom
3rd cousins Bertha H.C. --(Tom's & Bertha's son)
Lawton --(Tom's & Annie's son)
Tom-Eric --(Tom's & Annie's son)
4th cousins H.C. --(Bertha's & Tom's son) x

Tom's & Annie's Descendants:
  • (1) Lawton Sasser
    m: OLLIE JONES
    daughter of John &Fannie(Cobb) Jones
    granddaughter of Abe &Sally(Moore) Cobb
    b: 10 Jun 1915
    d: 08 May 1988
    PHOTO ON RIGHT > > > > > > > >
    On the left is Lawton Sasser;
    on the right is his half-brother H.C. Sasser.

    ~Photo provided by Janice (Cox) Thompson
    < < < < < < < < PHOTO ON LEFT
    back row, left-to-right:
    Ollie (Jones) Sasser,
    Ollie's sister Mary (Jones) Frazier,
    Mary's daughter Phyllis Frazier.
    In front of Ollie is her daughter
    Linda Mae Sasser.
    front row, left-to-right:
    Ollie's son Lawton Sasser, Jr.,
    Mary's son Johnny Frazier.

    ~Photo provided by Shirley (Sasser) Akers~
  • (2) Thomas Eric Sasser, Jr.
    b: 25 Apr 1916
    d: 23 Jan 1923
    buried: Cobb Cemetery, Knox Co, KY










    Tom's & Bertha's
    List of Descendants


  • (1) Henry Clay "H.C." Sasser
    (Tom's & Bertha's only child)
    b: 05 May 1919 Knox Co, KY
    d: 23 Oct 2003 Lexington, KY
    buried: Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Lily, KY
    m: GENEVA SASSER, in 1944, in London, KY
    daughter of Sam Frank &Nancy(Gray) Sasser
    granddaughter of Joseph &Martha(Day)Sasser
    g-granddaughter of Dixon &Sally(Tuttle)Sasser
    PHOTO ON RIGHT > > > > > > > >
    On the right is H.C. Sasser;
    on the left is his half-brother Lawton Sasser.

    ~Photo provided by Janice (Cox) Thompson
    < < < < < < < < PHOTO ON LEFT
    On the left is
    Geneva (Sasser) Sasser.
    In the center is H.C.'s & Geneva's daughter,
    Baby Beverly Sasser.
    On the right is
    Mary Ellen(Black) Cobb
    Mary Ellen's connection to this family
    is that she was the 2nd wife of
    Daniel "Boone" Cobb.
    Boone's 1st wife was Nannie(Sasser-Gilbert)Cobb,
    sister of H.C.'s mother, Bertha(Sasser)Cox.
    This photo was provided by Boone's & Mary Ellen's son, Danny Cobb.
    Danny is a half-brother to Boone's & Nannie's children, who are
    half/1st cousins and half/4th cousins-once remvoved to H.C.,
    and are 4th cousins-once removed to Geneva.






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