Re: Thomas Wadsworth (b. 1771) (m.) Jane Best (b 1820) (PA USA)
I have been working on this line. From what I have Jane was Thomas' second wife. I am trying to determine who all of his children were. I have a Mary Wadsworth b. May 27, 1807. I am trying to determine if Thomas was her father. Mary was from Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. She resided in Derry Township. I have made the assumption that Thomas may be her father since I have found him in the Derry Township Census' from 1830 to 1860. Also, I assume that she may have named her first son after her father.
Mary married Samuel Fry who was born about 1806 They had the following children...
Thomas Fry b. about 1831
Samuel H. Fry b. September 01, 1835
Margaret Fry b. May 1836
After Samuel's death Mary married William Smith b. June 11, 1772, and had the following children...
David Filmore Smith b. August 16, 1843
Daniel W. Smith b. about 1846
Harmon Smith b. about 1848
Re: Thomas Wadsworth (1770-1864) b Hartford Co, MD d Derry Twp, PA (m.) Jane Best (b 1820) (PA USA)
This is my line! As you can see, my dates are a little bit different. I have no info on Jane Best other than that she is buried in Pershing Cem, which I believe is in Bradenville, PA. Thomas Wadsworth b 1770 and died July 1864 is also buried same cem. According to my records, too, Jane was his 3rd wife. Thomas Wadsworth's parents were Thomas Wadsworth b 14 Mar 1747 in Hartford Co, MD and he m. Mary Wiley on 18 Aug 1768, nothing further known about Mary. Thomas b 1747 d 1821. The father of Thomas b 1747 was Thomas Wadsworth birthdate unkown and his mother was Rebecca Passmore. Nothing further known of these last two, but Thomas b 1770 and Jane Best had a daughter Nancy Catherine Wadsworth b 1851 in Derry Twp, PA who died in 1935.Nancy Catherine Wadsworth married Sampson P Miller b 10 Apr 1846 in Derry Twp, PA. Sampson d 1915. Sampson & Nancy both buried in Cole's Cem, Derry, Westmoreland Co, PA .They had a son named Sampson Peter Miller b 31 Mar 1889 in Derry, PA who died 1978 in Latrobe, Pa, who married Anna Florence Nickels/Nichols. These last two were my paternal grandparents, and they aAre both buried in Unity Cem, Unity Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA
Anybody who can fill in the holes on Jane Best the wife of Thomas b 1770, or Rebecca Passmore and Thomas Wadsworth, the parents of Thomas b 3/19/1747, please contact me! If you need more info on any of the people I mentioned in his down-line, I can probably help you.