George Wass was born about 1820/1830 in Scotland. Supposedly, he was one of three brothers who escaped from England: they were guarding the castle in England as penance for some wrong deed. One brother went to Maine (George); one to New York; and one to New Brunswick, Canada.
George married Annie Frances MacInnes. Annie was born 1828 in Aberdeen, Scotland.They had the following child: Mary Ann Wass was born 1872 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.