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Sarah White (Bassett)

Also Known As: "Sarah White"
Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Marshfield, Plymouth, MA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Bassett, of the Plymouth Colony and Elizabeth Bassett
Wife of Peregrine White, "Mayflower" Passenger
Mother of Daniel Peregrine White; Infant White; Jonathan Bassett White; Peregrine White, Jr.; Sarah Young and 4 others
Sister of William Bassett, of Sandwich; Elizabeth Burgess; Nathaniel Bassett; Joseph Bassett and Ruth Sprague

Occupation: Entered New World on the Fortune, Nov. 10, 1621
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About Sarah White

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

Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
August 19, 1649
Age 21
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Age 22
Age 23
June 4, 1658
Age 30
Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Age 33
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA