Capt John Bass

Capt John Bass

Saffron Walden, Uttlesford District, Essex, England
Death 12 Sep 1716 (aged 85–86)
Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 13500132 · View Source
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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
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  • 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) .