John A Sangston
Hon John A. Sangston was the son of taverner James Sangston and Elizabeth Sparks of Masontown, Fayette County, born in 1803. He was sheriff of Fayette County, 1829 – 1832; pursued Merchandising; and was elected to the Senate of Pennsylvania, serving from 1834 to 1838. He died near Walnut Hill in 1858. The Senator married Rebecca McClelland of Uniontown.