Sarah White (Bassett) (c.1630 - 1711) MP

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Nicknames: "Sarah White"
Birthplace: Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Managed by: Thomas Edward Shirley
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About Sarah White (Bassett)

Died 22 January 1710/11.

Siblings: William born 1624, Elizabeth born 1626, Nathaniel born 1628, Ruth born 1633, and Joseph born 1635.

1661, June 10- Sarah's older sister Elizabeth secured the first recorded divorce in the Colony. Her husband Thomas Burgess, Jr. had not been faithful having eloped with Lydia Gaunt to Newport, RI where they reared a family. Elizabeth and Thomas had been married for 13 years and had lived in Sandwich, MA. She was awarded one third of his property and 40 shillings of bed and bedding "that are at William Bassetts (her father)."

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Sarah White's Timeline

1630
1630
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1646
December 24, 1646
Age 16
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1647
December 24, 1647
Age 17
Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1648
March 6, 1648
Age 18

At the 6 March 1648/9 court Peregrine White and Sara his wife, both of Marshfield, were presented for fornication before marriage.

1649
November 1, 1649
Age 19
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1651
1651
Age 21
1658
June 4, 1658
Age 28
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1661
1661
Age 31
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
1663
October, 1663
Age 33
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1667
1667
Age 37
Marshfield, Plymouth, MA