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Capt John Bass

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Capt John Bass

  • Birth 1630 Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England
  • Death 12 Sep 1716 Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 13500132

John was baptized September 18,1630 at Saffron Walden, Co.Essex, England, the son of Samuel Bass and Ann Saville Bass.

On February 3,1657 he married Ruth Alden [b.1634/5-1674] when he was about 24 years of age and she was 23. Ruth was the daughter of John Alden and Priscilla Mullins Alden, and a second generation Mayflower Descendant.

He married, second, Sept 21,1675, Anne, the widow of Samuel Sturtevant. He had no children by that marriage.

Children(by first marriage): John Bass Jr, Samuel Bass, Ruth Bass Webb, Joseph Bass, Hannah Bass Adams, Mary Bass Webb Copeland Spear, Sarah Bass Thayer, and Philip Bass.

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  • Maintained by: Kevin Avery
  • Originally Created by: Barbara From Mich
  • Added: 2 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13500132
  • ParkerMoulton
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John Bass (1630–12 Sep 1716), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13500132, citing Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) .