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Col Benjamin Fassett

Col Benjamin Fassett

Birth
Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Feb 1816 (aged 58)
Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
Burial Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 22440074 · View Source
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Married (1) Bettey Dewey in 1776. Fathered Sarah, Ruth, Loan and Betsey Fassett before Bettey died July 31, 1794.

Married (2) Harriet "Hettie" Schenck August 16, 1795 in Bennington. Their progeny included Mary Dewey, Henry, and John Vanderspiegel Fassett.

Benjamin was a private and assistant commisary in the American Revolutionary War. He also served in the War of 1812, rising to the rank of Colonel. He was a member of the Vermont legislature as well as an active businessman, filling many civil and military offices.


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  • Maintained by: Maggie
  • Originally Created by: Ancestry Seeker
  • Added: 24 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22440074
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Benjamin Fassett (21 Mar 1757–11 Feb 1816), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22440074, citing Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Maggie (contributor 47014900) .