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Judge Amos Fassett
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1752
Bedford
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1810
Enosburg
Franklin County
Vermont, USA

Born to Capt. John Fassett and Mary Woolley of Bennington, VT. A soldier of the Revolution with his brothers, Col. Benjamin Fassett and Capt. John Fassett. According to Soldiers And Sailors of The Revolutionary War, Fassett, Amos. Return of sentences by a court martial, Brig. St. Clair, President, appearing in a general order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 16, 1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book; said Fassett charged with mutiny, fonnd guilty and ordered to receive 39 lashes on bare back. Along with his brother Capt. John Fassett this incident occured, probably were wrongly accused since they were men of impeccable character and went on to be outstanding citizens and served their country well. State Of Vermont. In Council Bennington 19 December 1781. "I do therefore by & with the advice of a number of my Council appoint Amos Fassett and Noah Chittenden to Act in that Office until Col. Brownson shall return and Attend said business or until this order shall be revoked in due form." Signed Thomas Chittenden, Governor. The first proprietors' meeting was held at the house of Jonathan Robinson, at Bennington, Vt., July 1, 1783, pursuant to a warning published in the Massachusetts Gazette. At this meeting John Fassett was chosen moderator, and Joseph Safford, clerk. It was voted to lay out the first division of lots, and Amos Fassett was appointed surveyor for that purpose. After this, adjourned meetings were held on August 28, March 26, and May 13, 1784. At this latter meeting it was voted to adjourn until the 2d day of September, 1784, to meet at the house of Amos Fassett, in Cambridge, at ten o'clock, A. M. The records show that proprietors' meetings continued to be held up to April 21, 1785, when, with the record of a vote to adjourn until June 10th, following, the records cease. On the 25th of October, 1785, the appointments were made as follows (see Governor and Council, vol. III, p.91): page 134 HISTORY OF ADDISON COUNTY. Judges of the County Court, John Strong, esq., chief judge; Ira Allen, Gamaliel Painter, William Brush and Amos Fassett, esq., side judges; Hon. John Strong, esq., judge probate; Noah Chittenden, esq., sheriff; and October 3, the Governor and Council. The first Deed on record bears date April 1, 1797, by Amos FASSETT, to Benjamin FASSETT -- executed at Bennington, from which town several families emigrated to Enosburgh, in that and the few following years. Proprietors' first meeting: at the house of Joseph BAKER, Esq. in Bakersfield, Sept. 8, 1795, at which time, "Chose Jedediah HYDE, Stephen HOUSE, Samuel D. SHELDON, Levi HOUSE, Amos FASSETT, Joseph BAKER and Martin D. FOLLETT, a committee to allot said township at their discretion, after they have reviewed said township thoroughly:" Amos Fassett built the first saw and grist-mills in 1802. He was married to Anna Lawrence in Bennington, VT in 1773 whereby they had 12 children. His death was listed in North Star Newspaper- Danville, Caledonia, VT as 3/3/1810.









 
 
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 Parents:
  John Fassett (1720 - 1794)
  Mary Woolley Fassett (1720 - 1782)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Lawrence Fassett (1755 - 1813)
 
 Children:
  Aurelia Fassett Powell (1791 - 1875)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Fassett (1743 - 1803)*
  Jonathan Fassett (1745 - 1825)*
  Nathan Fassett (1749 - 1821)*
  Amos Fassett (1752 - 1810)
  Hannah Fassett House (1761 - 1826)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enosburgh Center Cemetery
Enosburg Center
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Douglas Robinson
Record added: Jun 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92804070
Judge Amos Fassett
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