for Douglas County, Georgia
Surname: Lasseter, Lassiter
Bible record of Benjamin Lasseter of old Campbell County and Carroll County,
Benjamin Lasseter son of Tobias Lasseter and Sally his wife was born December
Elizabeth Hill first wife of Benjamin Lasseter was born Feb. 17, 1785.
Divine Embry second wife of Benjamin Lasseter was born Sept. 20, 1786.
Elizabeth Lasseter first wife of B.L. departed this life July 14, 1852.
Divine Lasseter second wife of B.L. departed this life December 10th, 1862.
Benjamin Lasseter departed this life August 23rd, 1869.
Benjamin Lasseter was married to Elizabeth Hill his first wife May 5, 1801.
Benjamin Lasseter was married to Divine Embry his second wife Feb. 19,
Sallie Lassetter married Bassett Northern.
Maria Lassetter married Wesley Camp.
Hannah Lassetter married Ben Watkins.
Ferraby Lassetter married William Boone.
Nancy Lassetter married Jesse Boone.
Polly Lassetter married William Hendon.
Elizabeth Lassetter married Lindsey Holland.
William Lassetter married Parthena Brown.
James Lassetter married Amanda Laster.
Benj. Lassetter married Celia Goolsby.
Cheedle Lassetter married Martha Mullens.
Sally Lasseter eldest daughter of Benjamin Lasseter and Elizabeth his wife
was born August 9, 1803.
Maria Lasseter second daughter of B.L. and Elizabeth his wife was born
June 30th, 1805.
Pherabee Lasseter third daughter of B.L. and Elizabeth his wife was born
Feb. 3rd, 1807.
Hannah Lasseter fourth daughter of B.L. and Elizabeth his wife was born
March 10th, 1809.
Sally Northern eldest daughter of B.L. and Elizabeth his wife died January
Maria Camp, second daughter of B.&E. Lassetter died May 5th, 1893, the
widow of Hon. Wesley Camp of Campbell Co., Ga.
Hannah Watkins, fourth daughter of B.L. & Elizabeth his wife departed this
Polly Lasseter fifth daughter of B.L. and Elizabeth his wife was born Feb.
Nancy Lasseter sixth daughter of B.L. and Elizabeth his wife was born Feb.
John H. Lasseter first son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter was born
May 10, 1815.
James H. Lasseter second son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter was born
Oct. 11, 1817.
John H. Lasseter son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter departed this life
Sept. 17th, 1836.
James H. Lasseter second son of Benjamin & Elizbeth Lasseter departed this
life (next line) 1864.
William Lasseter third son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter Laset (sic)
was born March 6th, 1820.
Benjamin H. Lasseter fourth son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter was
born Aug. 1st, 1822.
Elizabeth Lasseter seventh daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter
was born Nov. 16th, 1826.
Cheadle C. Lassetter fifth son of Benjamin Lasseter and Elizabeth his wife
was born Nov. 14th, 1826.
William Lasseter third son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter died Feb.
Elizabeth Holland, seventh daughter of Benjamin and Elizabeth Lasseter
died November the 2nd, 1855.
It appears from the above and foregoing record that Benjamin Lasseter has
had born unto him by his wife Elizabeth 12 children, 8 of which are now
in life. He also asserts that he has had 182 grand and great grand children
born. 142 is now alive. October 10th, 1857.
(Following noted attached, signed "B.N." ~ apparently Benjamin Lasseter's
son-in-law Bassett Northern:)
Benjamin Lassetter departed this life Aug. 23rd 1869, at the residence
of his son on Snake Creek, Carroll County, Georgia, in the 91st year of
his age, leaving an immense generation of six children and two hundred
and twenty grand and great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild
to mourn his loss. He outlived six of his own children and seventy four
grand and great grandchildren, making his descendants at the time of his
death amount to the astounding number of three hundred and seven and all
the offspring of his first wife. He lived sixty years a constant member
of the Baptist Church and most of the time a deacon. He was an affectionate
husband, a kind indulgent father, a humane master, a worthy citizen, an
esteemed neighbor and one of the noblest works of God, an honest man. Born
1778 in North Carolina.)
(Photocopies of the above document were sent to this writer in 1980 by
Carole Harper of Palmetto, Ga. This writer is a descendant of Sally Lasseter
and Bassett Northern. The name is the above document is spelled both "Lasseter"
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