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Sarah Bassett Bassett
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1747
Chilmark
Dukes County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1818
Rushville
Yates County
New York, USA

SARAH BASSETT was born on January 13, 1746/47 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts, and died on February 2, 1818 in Rushville, Yates County, New York. She was the daughter and eldest child of Cornelius Bassett (1722-1778) and his wife Lydia Norton (1726-1813).

Sarah married FORTUNATUS BASSETT, her first cousin once removed, on February 9, 1769 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts, son of WILLIAM BASSETT and his wife ANNA MAYHEW. Fortunatus was born in 1742 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts, and died on December 27, 1778 aboard the privateer Brig General Arnold in Plymouth Harbor, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Children of SARAH BASSETT and FORTUNATUS BASSETT are:

i. WILLIAM BASSETT, b. July 11, 1772, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts; d. February 11, 1862, Rushville, Yates County, New York; m. ANNA BLAIR, 1796, Augusta (now town of Potter), Ontario (later Yates) County, New York; b. April 5, 1776, Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts; d. February 5, 1846, Rushville, Yates County, New York.

ii. FORTUNATUS BASSETT, b. June 30, 1775, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts; d. August 1819, Hamilton County, Ohio; m. SYBIL BACON, Bef. October 21, 1802, probably Lowville, Oneida (later Lewis) County, New York; b. April 17, 1784, Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts; d. September 20, 1815, Rushville, Yates County, New York.

iii. CORNELIUS BASSETT, b. October 6, 1778, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts; d. November 9, 1853, Spring Creek, Warren County, Pennsylvania; m. ELIZABETH HOLLAND SAWYER, Abt. 1803; b. October 13, 1784, Stafford Township, Tolland County, Connecticut; d. Aft. 1850.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelius Bassett (1722 - 1778)
  Lydia Norton Bassett (1726 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Fortunatus Bassett (1742 - 1778)
 
 Children:
  William Bassett (1772 - 1862)*
  Fortunatus Bassett (1775 - 1819)*
  Cornelius Bassett (1778 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: slate stone, inscription broken off
 
Burial:
French Cemetery
Rushville
Yates County
New York, USA
 
Created by: John R.
Record added: Dec 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45810480
Sarah <i>Bassett</i> Bassett
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For my 6G Grandmother.
- Jarilyn
 Added: Mar. 30, 2014
Remembering great great great grandmothr Sarah Bassett Bassett
- Pam
 Added: Jan. 14, 2011

- John R.
 Added: Dec. 26, 2009
 
 
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