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Reuben Ellis Fassett
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1835
Death: Mar. 7, 1916

Source: Ancestry.com Family Trees and US Census Reports

Birth: 19 Nov 1835 - Cameron, Steuben, New York, USA
Death: 8 Mar 1916 - Clarksville, Butler, Iowa, USA
Father: Abner Fassett (1812-1887)
Mother: Ursula Patterson (1808-1864)
Spouse: Polly Philinda Taylor (1843-1883) - Married 1862
Children: Daniel Elsworth (1863-1948)
Nellie Nora (1865-1935)
Ellis Clinton (1870-1934)
Grant Eugene (1872-1956)
Rose Viola (1878-1897)

1850 United States Federal Census - Home in 1850 : Erwin, Steuben, New York; Abner Fasset (37), Ursula Fasset (38); Child: Reuben Fasset (14).

1860 United States Federal Census - Home in 1860: Genoa, DeKalb, Illinois; Post Office: Ney. Household: Abner Fassett (48), Ursula Fassett (52); Reuben Fassett (25); Anna Turner (14).

1870 United States Federal Census - Home in 1870: Fremont, Butler, Iowa; Household: Reuben E Fassett (34), Polly F Fassett (27); Children: Daniel E Fassett (7), Nelly N Fassett (5), Ellis C Fassett (1/12); Phlander L Taylor (17), Harriet Taylor (19).

1880 United States Federal Census - Home in 1880: Butler, Butler, Iowa; Spouse's Name: Polly C. Fassett; Father's birthplace: New Hampshire; Mother's birthplace: Vermont; Occupation: Farmer; Household: Reuben E. Fassett (45), Polly C. Fassett (37); Daniel E. Fassett (16), Nellie N. Fassett (15), Ellis C. Fassett (10), Grant E. Fassett (8), Rose V. Fassett (1); Mary Fairweather (30) schoolteacher.

1885 Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 - Marital Status: Widowed; Residence County: Butler, Locality: Butler; Household Members: R E Fassett (49); Nillie Fassett (25), Ellis Fassett(14), Grant Fassett (12), Rasa Fassett (6).

1900 United States Federal Census - Home in 1900: Polk, Bremer, Iowa; Birth Date: Nov 1837, Birthplace: Ohio ?, Marital Status: Widowed. Household: Grant E Fossett (28), Nettie Fossett (33), Iva V Fossett (4), Florence Brown (14), Reuben E Fassett (62).

1910 United States Federal Census - 1836, b. New York; Father's Birth Place: New Hampshire, Mother's Birth Place:
Vermont. Home in 1910: Sterling, Polk, Wisconsin. Marital Status: Widowed. Race: White. Household: Ruben E Fassett (74).


Obituary (reportedy from Plainfield Newspaper - Pamela Rosser)
"In younger days Reuben worked in lumber woods, sawmills and rafting on the river until 1856, the he farmed till 1896. He lived with his son, Grant till 1915 then with his daughter Nellie until his death. Never sick a day in his life until February 22, 1916. His sickness last two weeks, his eyesight was good and he wrote a letter to his sister-in-law one week before his illness without aid of glasses. Funeral services were held Friday at 1pm at the Antioch Church with Rev. Baker of M.E. church of Linden, Waterloo, Iowa officioting. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery, east of Clarksville, Butler County, Iowa."

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Polly Philinda Taylor Fassett (1843 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel Ellsworth Fassett (1863 - 1948)*
  Nellie Nora Fassett Riden (1865 - 1935)*
  Ellis C. Fassett (1870 - 1934)*
  Grant E Fassett (1872 - 1956)*
  Rosa Fassett Bishop (1878 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Antioch Cemetery
Clarksville
Butler County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Hooked On Family
Record added: Oct 06, 2011
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Reuben Ellis Fassett
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Reuben Ellis Fassett
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- Judy Strid Taylor
 Added: Oct. 14, 2012
 
 
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