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John Tyler Hassam

Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death: Cancer of Caecum, cancer of liver
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hassam and Abigail Ober Hassam
Husband of Nelly Alden Hassam
Father of Eleanor Hassam
Brother of Abby Hilton Hassam and Frederick William Hassam

Occupation: Lawyer, Author, Civil War Service -- first Lieut. Seventyfifth U. S. C. L, 1863-4
Managed by: Jessica Marie German
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About John Tyler Hassam

Harvard 1863, noted author of many genealogical books and articles.

Title Genealogies: The Hassam Family, the Hilton Family, the Cheever Family Author John Tyler Hassam Publisher Priv. print., 1896 Original from Harvard University Digitized Jan 18, 2008 Length 89 pages

12. John Tyler6 Hassam, (John,6 Jonathan,* William,3 Jonathan,3 William1) b. in Boston, Sept. 20, 1841; lawyer; graduated at Harvard College 1863; first Lieut. Seventyfifth U. S. C. L, 1863-4; admitted to the Suffolk bar 1867; member of the Mass. Historical Society, N.-E. Historic Genealogical Society, American Historical Association and other historical societies; author of many historical, genealogical and antiquarian papers. He m. in Salem, Feb. 14, 1878, Nelly Alden Batchelder, dau. of Dr. John Henry Batchelder of Salem. Child:—

i. Eleanor, b. in Boston, March 20, 1879.

Title Who's who in America, Volumes 2-4 Editors John William Leonard, Albert Nelson Marquis Publisher Marquis Who's Who, Incorporated, 1901 Original from the University of Michigan Digitized May 8, 2007

HASSAM, John Tyler, lawyer; b. Boston, Sept. 20, 1841; s. John and Abby (Hilton) H.; grad. Harvard, 1863; A. M., 1866; 1st It. 75th U. S. colored inf., Dec. 8, 1863, to Aug. 1, 1864, taking part in Red River expd'n; studied law; admitted to Suffolk bar, Dec. 13, 1867; gen. practice several yrs.; of late yrs. principally conveyancing; m. Feb. 14, 1878, Nelly Alden, d. Dr. John Henry Batchelder of Salem, Mass. Interested In hist., geneal. and antiquarian research; mem. New England Historic Geneal. Soc, Mass. Hist. Soc, Am. Hist. Assn., etc.; apptd., 1884, by Superior Court, one of comm'n to supervise indices in the Registry of Deeds, Suffolk Co. Has written many monographs and contributions on geneal. and hist, subjects; was 1st mem. of Suffolk bar to advocate Torrens system of land transfer. Address: 47 Court St., Boston.

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John Tyler Hassam's Timeline

September 20, 1841
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
March 20, 1879
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
April 22, 1903
Age 61
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Age 61
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States