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Patrick Fassett

Birthplace: Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Billerica, MA, USA
Place of Burial: Billerica, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Fassett
Husband of Sarah Fasset and Sarah Reyley
Father of Josiah Fasset; John Fassett; Joseph Fassett; Sarah Fassett; Samuel Fassett and 6 others

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About Patrick Fassett

Patrick Fassett and his wife Sarah came from Rock fassett Castle, Ireland and settled in Lexington Mass. There is a tradition that the ancestors of the family were refugees who fled from scotland to excape religious persecution and that the Fassett was assumed to conceal their identity. the original name being Macpherson. The proper English pronunciation of the name Fassett gives the broad sound to the a, and in England as well in this country, some brances of the family spell the name Fawcett or Fossett, as being less liable to mispronunciation. The final consonant is often written single.

Patrick, after living in charlestown, Malden went pioneering in moving to Billerica, MA. Actually Billerica, Bedford, Westford, Concord, Lexington, Cambridge Farms and Woburn were very close together. His children settled near him; Joseph in Cambridge Farms, Samual in Westford, MA and Dr. John in Bedford, MA. Dr. John and samuel were town treasurers. Fassett: a numberous family here in the early years. They were of Scotch origin. In the south Tax List for 1748 Peter Fassett, John Fassett, Benjamin Fassett; North list, Josiah Fassett

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Patrick Fassett's Timeline

Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
October 3, 1670
Age 42
October 2, 1672
Age 44
March 1, 1673
Age 45
December 29, 1677
Age 49
May 7, 1679
Age 51
Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
February 15, 1680
Age 52
March 31, 1683
Age 55
August 25, 1685
Age 57