William Hassam (1752 - d.)

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Immediate Family

About William Hassam

William Hassam, master mariner, was born 11 August 1752; he died 9 April 1833. His intention to marry Elizabeth, daughter of Ambrose Allen, was published 22 July 1775, but he was seized by a press-gang shortly after and served nearly five years on board a British frigate during the greater part of the revolutionary war. He then succeeded, with a number of others, in making his escape. The banns were published the second time 29 April 1780, and they were married 15 May 1780.

Marriage and Children

  1. Elizabeth Allen Hassam (died 10 February 1833). Their children, all born in Manchester, were:
    1. William Hassam (4 May 1781 - 1803), lost at sea.
    2. Jonathan Hassam (23 May 1784 - 14 January 1859)
    3. Betsey Hassam (11 October 1786 - 4 October 1859) married Benjamin Leach on 4 November 1810
    4. Nancy Hassam (10 November 1788 - 5 April 1871) married (1) Jacob Cheever on 26 November 1812; (2) Samuel Cheever on 10 October 1819

Sources

  • Hassam, John T. The Hassam Family. [The Hilton Family. The Cheever Family]. Boston: [D. Clapp & Son, Printers], 1896. Print and [ttp://books.google.com/books?id=LE8UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA23-IA16&lpg=PA23-IA16&dq=Nancy+Hassam+1788&source=bl&ots=o6VodjbSmT&sig=Npj9ckL7ZrVlAuK-dHFu2XYlbR0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=_QhkUpbKJOKligKGr4GgBw&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=Nancy%20Hassam%201788&f=false web]
  • "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/9HKZ-57V : accessed 2013-12-07), entry for Nancy Hassam, submitted by saallen2742753.
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William Hassam's Timeline

1752
August 11, 1752
1784
May 23, 1784
Age 31
Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1788
November 10, 1788
Age 36
Manchester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
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