'Gason1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Gason of Ickham, Gason of Nenagh, Gason of Richmond (Killashalloe)

BIFR1976 reports that "This family is believed to be French Huguenot in origin" and mentions that John Gason of Ickham "recorded a pedigree of five generations back to another John Gason of Ickham 1589". Visitation starts with ...
John Gason of Ickham, Kent
m. _ Goulde of Suffolk
1. John Gason of Ickham
  m. Elizabeth Hales (dau of Sir James Hales of Canterbury, 'Lord Chief Justice of England' (who b c1470, d 1555))
  A. Elyas Gason of Ickham
  m. Mary Cheeke (dau of Robert Cheeke of Bludhall)
  i. John Gason
  ii. Dorothy Gason
  m1. James Hodges of London
  m2. Peter Pynder of London
  B. Afra Gason
  m. Charles Syngleton of Menleshm (Singleton of Mendlesham)
  C. Katherine Gason
  m. John Grene of Byrlingham
  D.+ other issue (dsp)
2. daughter
  m. Anthony Maye of Fordwiche
3. daughter
  m. _ Chelton of Kent



Presumably closely connected to the above family, and to Richard Gason who went to Ireland with Cromwell c1640, was ...
John Gason of Killeen, co. Tipperary (d before 1697)
m. Rachel
1. Joseph Gason 'of Killinshallow' of Ballycumine, co. Tipperary (a 1712)
  m. Dorothy Waller (dau of Richard Waller of Cully)
  A. Richard Gason of Killashalloe (now Richmond) (d 1772)
  m. (1737) Elizabeth Wybrants (dau of Rev. Peter Wybrants of Ballymachey, widow of _ Matthews)
  i. John Gason (dvp 1759)
  m. (1757) Araminta Williams
  a. John Gason of Shanbally in Nenagh, co. Tipperary (b 1758, d 1818) had issue
m1. (1781) Amy or Emma Minchin
  m2. Elizabeth
  ii. Richard Gason of Richmond (b 1743, d 1829)
  m. (1770) Alicia Crofts (dau of Wills Crofts of Churchtown by Eleanor Freeman of Ballinguile)
  a. Richard Wills Gason of Richmond, Sheriff of co. Tipperary (d 1844) had issue
  m. (15.11.1811) Anne Leslie (dau of Charles Henry Leslie of Wilton Manor by Lucia, dau of Kevan Izod of Chapel Izod (Grovebeg))
  b. Anna Maria Gason
  m. Thomas Richard Houghton of Kilmannock
  c. Ellen Gason
  m. Cunningham Greg of Ballymenoch
  iii. Samuel Gason of Arran Hill, co. Tipperary (d 1772, 4th son)
  m. (1763) Mary Alley (m2. Maunsell Andrews (son of Maunsell of Rathenny))
a. Mary Gason (dsp before 1810)
  m. (1792) Maunsell Andrews (d 02.07.1864, son of John of Ratheny)
  iv. Anne Gason
  m. (1760) Gilbert Toler
  v. Elizabeth Gason
  m. (15.11.1770) Gilbert Gibbons Ruxton (son of William of Ardee House)
  vi. Mary Gason
  m. (1784) Wills Crofts of Riverston
  vii.+ other issue - Thomas, Sarah
  B. Joseph Gason of Nenagh (d 1776, 5th son)
  m. (1751) Elizabeth Leake (dau of Oliver Leake of Loghorus (by Sarah, dau of Sir Loftus Dancer, 3rd Bart), widow of ?? Dawson)
  i. Amirald Dancer Gason (b 1758, 4th son)
  m1. (1782) Sarah Poe (dau of Richard Poe of Belleen)
  m2. (1799) Isabella Compton
  ii. Joseph Waller Gason (b 1765)
  m. (1791) Catherine Poe
  iii.+ other issue - John (b 1752, d young), Richard, Loftus
  C. Blanche Gason
  m. (1748) John Nicholson of Capanugerane
  D. Dorothy Gason
  m. (1743) George Watson of Garrykennedy
  E. Mary Gason
  m. James Cowan of Ballinruan
  F.+ other issue - Edward (d 1749), John (d 1700), Waller (d 1741), Elizabeth, Rachel
2. Charles Gason

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Kent, 1592, Gason)
(2) For lower section : BIFR1976 (Gason), BLGI1912 (Gason of Richmond)
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