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Mary Bassett (Tilden)

Also Known As: "Mary (Tilden) Lapham Bassett"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Tenterdent, Kent, England
Death: March 28, 1690 (79)
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Elder Nathaniel Tilden and Lydia Hatherly
Wife of Thomas Lapham, Sr. and William Bassett, of the Plymouth Colony
Mother of Elizabeth Studley; Mary Bassett; Thomas Lapham; Lydia Bates; Rebecca Washburn and 1 other
Sister of Thomas Tilden; Sarah Sutton; Deacon Joseph Tilden; Stephen Tilden; Nathaniel Tilden and 6 others

Managed by: Ron Earl Thienes
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About Mary Bassett


Find A Grave Memorial# 59677541

Mary Tilden was the daughter of Nathaniel Tilden and Lydia Huckstep, She married twice:

  1. Thomas Lapham - married on 17 Mar 1637
  2. William Bassett - married Mary after 1 Oct 1651,

Timothy Hatherly (Mary's stepfather) noted that Mary was a "widow" when he witnessed Thomas's will on 1 Oct 1651.

Mary's first husband, Thomas Lapham, died on 15 Jun 1648. Thomas was a servant of Nathaniel Tilden, Mary's father. Mary was pregnant with her son Joseph Lapham when her first husband Thomas Lapham died. After the death of her husband, Mary married William Bassett, a passenger on the Fortune, 1621. William Bassett was the widower of Elizabeth ___________.

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Mary Bassett's Timeline

May 20, 1610
Tenterdent, Kent, England
May 6, 1638
Age 27
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
June 17, 1639
Age 29
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Age 32
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
March 15, 1645
Age 34
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Age 34
Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
September 24, 1648
Age 38
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
March 28, 1690
Age 79
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts