Boone County, Kentucky Relatives

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  • ID: I506500802
  • Name: George CASON
  • Given Name: George
  • Surname: Cason
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1580 in Ireland
  • Death: 10 Dec 1607 in Jamestown, James City Co., VA
  • Note:
    There were 3 Cassen (Cason) listed as permanent settlers at Jamestown in
    1607. George, Thomas and William. I have seen the IGI site at Family
    Search and someone has George listed as the father of Thomas Sr. born
    1604 in London then Thomas Jr. and on down to John father of Edward. I
    would like to know who sent the information in and what are the
    documented facts to support this lineage. George was born in 1580 in
    Ireland then to London and off to Jamestown where he was tortured and
    killed by the Indians in 1635. I would like to hear from anyone with
    information on this intresting issue. My line goes back as far as John
    Cason father of Edward who married Joanna Butcher abt 1727 in Virginia.

    "December 1607: Rebellion at Jamestown, colonists under George Kendall
    conspired to over through the council. Kendall
    was discovered and shot.

    December 10, 1607: Smith leads expedition up the Chickahominy River in
    search of food. Smith captured by
    Opechancanough of the Powhatan Indians. A second member of the expedition
    is captured. George Cason, he is tortured by
    the Indians, his fingers and toes are cut off flaying him from his scalp
    downward before setting him afire."

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      1. Has Children Thomas I CASON b: 1604 in London, England
      2. Has No Children William CASON b: Abt. 1606
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