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Free Genealogy Biography of William, John, and George Hagan,
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William, John, and George Hagan

John, son of John (1) Hagan, the emigrant, was born in Fayette county, died there August 7, 1863. He was a cripple, and after leaving school spent his life engaged in merchandising in Uniontown and elsewhere. He had a clothing store in Uniontown, 1857 to 1862, but before locating there he had a dry goods and general store in Brownsville and Geneva, Fayette county, and Waynesburg, Greene county. In 1862 he returned to the old home in Smithfield, Fayette county, where he resided until death.

He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian church, as was his first wife. He took little part in public affairs, but voted with the Democratic party.

He married (first) Abigail Watson, born 1832, died February, 1854, daughter of Benjamin and Lydia (Sutton) Watson, of English descent. He married (second) Hannah Linton, of Masontown, Pennsylvania.

Children by first wife: 1. Margaret, died in infancy.

2. William, died December, 1907. He was an officer of the civil war, serving in the Sixteenth Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry, 161st Regiment. He located in Wheeling, West Virginia, where he followed his occupation of painter; married and left issue.

3. John, enlisted in the three months' service, re-enlisted in the One Hundred and First Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 101st Regiment, and was killed at Plymouth, North Carolina, in 1863. He was unmarried.

4. Eliza J., married Robert Jaquett, of Uniontown, whom she survives.

5. George, died in the state of Washington, in January, 1908. He was a private of the Sixteenth Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry, 161st Regiment, enlisting in 1862 and serving until the close of the war; he also served in the regular army of the United States, 1867 to 1870, then went to the northwest, where he died.

6. Mary Ann, married Joseph Province, a riverman of Geneva, Pennsylvania; both deceased. 7. Isaac Newton. 8. Laura Ellen, married Robert Fuller, of Uniontown, superintendent of a gas plant.

Source: Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, John W. Jordan, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1912.

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