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Thomas Bassett

Male 1801 - 1881  (79 years)


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  • Name Thomas Bassett 
    Born 13 Apr 1801  
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Mar 1881   Redding Center, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Thomas Bassett, possibly the son Elijah Bassett, son of Joel4,Thomas3-2,Thomas 1 of Fairfield, Ct., was born 13 Apr 1801 (HCVR). He died 7 Mar 1881 (HCVR, #415, Redding, Cem. 7, p.58). He married Hannah Drew. She was born 26 Feb 1805 (HCVR). She died 21 Aug 1866 (HCVR). They are both buried in Redding.
      New information shows Thomas to be the son of Abiah Shepard. Abiah Shepard, daughter of John and Rhoda (Wheeler) Shepard, was baptized 21 Apr 1817. Her will, dated 16 Mar 1817, proved 30 Jun 1817, names only her natural son Thomas Bassett.
      (HCVR - Hale Collection CT VR deaths/cemetery inscriptions/obituaries)

      1840 Census of Danbury, Connecticut
      Thomas Bassett 120001-101001

      1850 Federal Census of Redding, Fairfield Connecticut (16 Aug 1850)
      Thomas Bassett 49 M Newton, Connecticut
      Hanna 45 F Newton, Connecticut
      Mary E. 15 F Danbury, Connecticut
      Ezra B. 12 M Danbury, Connecticut
      Hanford M. 10 M Danbury, Connecticut
      Sarah N. 5 M Danbury, Connecticut

      1860 Federal Census of Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut (12 Jul 1860)
      Thos. Bassett 59 M Connecticut Shoemaker 100 ---
      Hannah 55 F Connecticut
      Ezra B. 22 M Connecticut Farmer
      Hanford N. 19 M Connecticut Farmer
      Mary E. 20 F Connecticut Milliner
      Sarah M. 15 F Connecticut

      1870 Federal Census of Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut (21 Jun 1870)
      Thomas Bassett 70 M Connecticut 250 ---
      Mary E. 34 F Connecticut Milliner
      Sarah M. 25 F Connecticut Keeps House

      1880 Federal Census of Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut
      Thomas Bassett 80 M CT CT CT Head Shoemaker
      Mary 45 F CT CT CT Daughter Dressmaker
      Ezra 42 M CT CT CT Son At home
      Sarah 35 F CT CT CT Daughter Keeping House

    Person ID P7  85B Thomas Bassett of Redding, Connecticut
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2013 

    Family Hannah Drew 
    Children 
    +1. Wheeler Shepherd Bassett,   b. 8 Oct 1832 , Redding Center, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1904 , Redding Center, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Natural]
     2. Mary E. Bassett,   b. About 1835, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     3. Ezra Bassett,   b. About 1838, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     4. Hanford N. Bassett,   b. 1 Sep 1840 , Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1927  (Age 86 years)  [Natural]
     5. Sarah N. Bassett,   b. About 1845, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart