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Joseph Bassett

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Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
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Son of William Bassett, of Plymouth and Elizabeth Bassett
Husband of Mary Bassett and Martha Bassett
Father of Mary Jennings; Lydia BASSETT Whittemore (Twin); Ruth BASSET Whittemore (twin); Elizabeth Bassett; Jane Bassett and 4 others
Brother of William Bassett, of Sandwich; Elizabeth Burgess; Sarah White; Nathaniel Bassett and Ruth Sprague

Occupation: Blacksmith
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About Joseph Bassett

Joseph Bassett, son of William and Elizabeth Bassett, was born in 1635. Joseph settled in Bridgewater and died there in 1712. He married (1) Mary Lapham, daughter of Thomas and Mary (Tilden) Lapham, in 1658. (Joseph's mother-in-law, Mary (Tilden) Lapham, later married his father, William Bassett.) Mary was born around 1641 in Scituate, Massachusetts. She died in 1676 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

Joseph married (2) Martha Hobart on 16 Oct of 1677. She was the daughter of Edmund Hobart of Hingham. After Joseph's death, his widow moved to Norton, where her sons were living, and died there 14 Mar 1717.

Joseph was constable of Bridgewater in 1669, selectman in 1670, and surveyor of highways in 1670, 1671, 1674, 1679, and 1680. He was a blacksmith like his father and brothers.

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Joseph Bassett's Timeline

1632
1632
Plymouth, Massachusetts
1658
1658
Age 26
Massachusetts, United States
1664
1664
Age 32
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1670
June 13, 1670
Age 38
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1671
1671
Age 39
Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Mass.
1671
Age 39
Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Mass.
1672
1672
Age 40
Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Mass.
1673
1673
Age 41
Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Mass.
1676
1676
Age 44
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1678
1678
Age 46
Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA, USA