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Francis B Bassett
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1821
Lowville
Lewis County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1902
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA

Francis B Bassett married Mary Catherine Boyer on July 9, 1846. They had five children - Sarah(1847-1928), James (1849-1923), Jerome (1851-1940), Jason (1858-1946) and Nancy (1861-1942). Francis was the son of Barachiah Bassett and Nancy Butler.
Francis worked for many years as a tinner. Then in 1846, he decided to move "west" to find new opportunities and headed to Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin where he purchased a farm. He farmed there for 20 years, and then made the decision to move west again to Minnesota. He went to Verona Township in Faribault County, Minnesota and eventually acquired over 300 acres of land and had what was called a model farm. He also had valueable real estate in California. 
 
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 Parents:
  Barachiah Bassett (1781 - 1859)
  Nancy Butler Bassett (____ - 1845)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Catherine Boyer Bassett (1825 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  James Edwin Bassett (1849 - 1923)*
  Jerome Francis Bassett (1851 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jedidiah Merry Bassett Case (1809 - 1873)*
  Cynthia Bassett Ripley (1815 - 1901)*
  Frances "Elizabeth" Bassett Frost (1819 - 1884)*
  Francis B Bassett (1821 - 1902)
  Adelia M Bassett Cole (1823 - 1898)*
  Julia Abigail Bassett (1826 - 1853)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Winnebago
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Roger Ripley
Record added: Nov 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80627788
Francis B Bassett
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