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 John Sowash, Sr

John Sowash, Sr

Birth
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Dec 1827 (aged 64–65)
Burial Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 13692100 · View Source
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John Sowash, Sr., son of Henry and Anna Esther (Schneider) Sowash

John Sowash, Sr. was born in Rockland Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, about 1765. According to History of Westmoreland County he was born in Maryland.

He married Catherine Thomas in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. the daughter of Garret/Gearhardt and Mary Magdalene Thomas'

He was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, a lieutenant in the militia. In church connections, he was a Methodist.

He and Catherine Sowash were the parents of 15 children, of whom three died young. Those attaining maturity were: Garrett, John, Joseph, David, Jacob, George, Elizabeth, Catherine, Sarah, Ann, Hannah, and Rachel."



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In memory of John Sowash who departed this life Dec. 5h, 1827, in the 62d year of his age


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  • Maintained by: Richard Soash
  • Originally Created by: Beulah
  • Added: 21 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13692100
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Sowash, Sr (1762–5 Dec 1827), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13692100, citing Brush Creek Cemetery, Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Richard Soash (contributor 47678170) .