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Burwell Bassett
Birth: Mar. 18, 1764
Death: Feb. 26, 1841

US Congressman. Elected to represent Virginia's 8th, 12th, 13th, and 22nd Districts in the United States House of Representatives, as well as At-Large, serving from 1805 to 1813, 1815 to 1819, and 1821 to 1829. A nephew by marriage to George Washington, he also served as a Member of the Virginia State House of Delegates from 1787 to 1789, and 1819 to 1821, and as a Member of the Virginia State Senate from 1794 to 1805. He died after falling off the horse he was riding. (bio by: K) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Anna Marie Dandridge Bassett (1739 - 1777)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Claiborne Bassett*
 
 Sibling:
  Burwell Bassett (1764 - 1841)
  Frances Bassett Lear (1767 - 1796)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eltham Plantation
Eltham
New Kent County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Feb 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10511851

I'm sorry you left us so tragically, Burwell. Rest in Peace. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Apr. 17, 2012

- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 17, 2012
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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