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Dr. Frederick Sasscer of Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Posted by: Blanche Simmons (ID *****9593) Date: July 08, 2011 at 13:59:26
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Reply to: Re: Roger John Sasser PG Co. MD c. 1760 by Becky Tigges of 1053

I know we don't want to discuss certain things in our family trees.

However, I am trying to get info on my family line.

A member in my family tree is believed to be the illegitmate daughter of Dr. Frederick Sasscer of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.Born before he married Rosalie Ghiselin.

I don't want to put the name here.But her mother was a butler, believed to have been a maid in the home of Dr. Sasscer.

I am trying to find out the name of the mother and the man who claimed my family merber as his own. They lived in Nottingham, Maryland.

Has any of your family members mentioned this?Or one of the sasscer men bearing a child by his maid.

Dr. Sasscer looked after this family in some ways even tho he did not claim his daughter openly.

When my family member mother died and Dr. Sasscer had also died - my family member lived with the wife of Dr. Sasscer for a while. The wife knew that this was his daughter.

Can you or anyone share some light on this?

I believe my family member is connected to this family below:. Which of the women is her mother I don't know.My family member was born about 1884. The mother could be Julia, Mary, Sarah ---I just don't know????
any information would be appreciated.

1870 United States Federal Census
about Sarah E Butler Name: Sarah E Butler
Birth Year: abt 1861
Age in 1870: 9
Birthplace: Maryland
Home in 1870: Nottingham, Prince Georges, Maryland
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Female
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Harvey Butler 48
Gracie Butler 44
Sarah Butler 24
Elizabeth Butler 22
Hezekiah Butler 18
Jas H Butler 13
Milly Butler 11
Sarah E Butler 9
John Butler 6
Mary Butler 5
Julia Butler 3


1880 United States Federal Census
about Mary M. Butler Name: Mary M. Butler
Home in 1880: Nottingham, Prince Georges, Maryland
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Birthplace: Maryland
Relation to Head of Household: Dau (Daughter)
Father's name: Harry T. Butler
Father's birthplace: Maryland
Mother's name: Mary Butler
Mother's birthplace: Maryland
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: At Home
Marital Status: Single
Race: Mu
Gender: Female
Cannot read/write:


Deaf and dumb:

Otherwise disabled:

Idiotic or insane: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Harry T. Butler 57
Mary Butler 50
Sarah A. Butler 30
Jas. H. Butler 24
Miley F. Butler 22
Jno. W. Butler 16
Mary M. Butler 15
Julia F. Butler 11

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