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  • Elizabeth Tey (b. - 1493)
    Elizabeth Bassett, daughter of Robert Bassett, Lord Mayor of London in 1475-6, married William Tey. notes from Bob Wolfe's genealogy 1486-93 In the Court of Chancery, plaintiff Oliver Caston, of ...
  • Robert Bassett (b. - 1486)
    Robert Bassett, son of Robert Bassett, Lord Mayor of London in 1475-6, married Elizabeth, who married John Barell next. Their children included Thomas. notes from Notes for Robert Bassett 1486-93...
  • Thomas Bassett (b. - 1493)
    Robert Bassett, son of Robert Bassett, Lord Mayor of London in 1475-6, married Elizabeth, who married John Barell next. Their children included Thomas. notes from Notes for Robert Bassett 1486-93...
  • Sir Robert Bassett, Lord Mayor of London (b. - 1484)
    "Robert Bassett, Lord mayor of London, 1475-6" died "between 11 May and 27 July 1484." Robert Bassett was a Member of Parliament for London in 1460, an Alderman of London from 1461 to 1484, Sheriff o...
  • Elizabeth Smith (1699 - 1781)
    Dau of Nathan & Mary (Huckins) Bassett. Married Thomas Smith.

Many Bassetts in the United States can trace their ancestry to one of five early Bassett immigrants who arrived in New England during the seventeenth century. Little is known of the origins of these five early New England families. The immigrants were:

  1. William Bassett of Plymouth, Massachusetts, who arrived on the Fortune in 1621
  2. William Bassett of Lynn, Massachusetts, who arrived on the Abigail in 1635
  3. John Bassett of New Haven, Connecticut, who died there in 1652
  4. William Bassett of New Haven, Connecticut, who died there in 1684
  5. Thomas Bassett of Fairfield, Connecticut, who arrived on the Christian in 1635.

In addition to these New England Bassetts, many Bassetts in the South descend from Thomas Bassett of Virginia, who arrived on the Truelove in 1635, or from Francis Bassett, first seen in records in 1772 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, who later settled in Barnwell County, South Carolina.

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