Gideon was born in Greenville, Greene Co., NY on October 12, 1839, a son of Stephen Hassell and Sarah Swartwout.
Marriage & Children
At about 1866, he married Susan Arnold and had the following known children:
- Mary Alice Hassell born at about 1867 in New York
- Sarah Ann Hassell born Aug 29, 1872 in Iowa
- John Hassell born in 1875 in Iowa
- Francis Adelbert Hassell born in 1878 in Iowa
- William Hassell born in 1880 in Iowa
He, his brother, William and his family and his widowed mother, Sarah moved to Albion, Dane Co., WI.
|Place of Birth:||Greene County|
|Date of Birth:||1840|
|Enlistment Date:||28 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Greenville, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Muster Out Date:||17 May 1865|
|Muster Out Place:||Philadelphia, PA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 23. "PO Address South Westerlo Albany Co NY"
"Severly wounded at Winchester, discharged on account of disability"
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War|
Gideon died on July 30, 1907 at Spring Creek, Norman County, Minnesota
Additional Research Notes
- Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
- Ancestry Military Databases