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William Bassett, II

Male 1624 - 1670  (46 years)


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  • Name William Bassett 
    Suffix II 
    Born 1624  Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 1670  Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William Bassett I
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      William Bassett II Mary Rainsfo
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      William Elizabeth Elder Edward Mary
      Bassett Raynesford

      William Bassett, son of William and Elizabeth Bassett, was born in
      Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1624. He was one of the early settlers of Sandwich,
      and lived there until his death. He was licensed in 1659 to set up an
      'ordinary', and to draw wines and spiritous liquors. He was Collector a
      Constable at Sandwich in 1657; Deputy to the General Court at Plymou
      1662; member of military company under Capt. Myles Standish in 1643. William
      Bassett and William Bassett Jr. were on the rolls of males between the ages of
      16 and 60 able to perform military duty in Aug. of 1643 at Duxbury. He was one
      of the few in the colony called Mr. He married about 1652, Mary Rainsford, who
      was born in Boston on 1 Jun 1632, the daughter of Elder Edward and Mary
      Raynesford. He died 10 Jun 1670 at Sandwich, Massachusetts. His children were
      minors and Mr. Winslow and Mr. Hinckley were chosen as guardians - both of
      whom later became governors of the colony.
      His widow married Lieut. James Percival in June of 1671, who came from
      Virginia about 1670 to Sandwich. They had three children. He died in 1692.
      Mary, twice widowed, died 12 Apr 1694 at Falmouth, Massachusetts.

      The date of William II's death was either 29 May 1670 or 10 June 1670.
    Person ID I00007  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2011 

    Father William Bassett, I,   d. 1667, Bridgewater, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Elizabeth,   d. Bef 1650 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F00013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Raynesford,   b. 1 Jun 1632, Boston, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1694, Falmouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1652 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Bassett,   b. 21 Nov 1654, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1692  (Age < 37 years)  [Natural]
    +2. William Bassett, III,   b. 1656, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1721, Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. John Bassett,   b. 1658, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased  [Natural]
     4. Thomas Bassett,   b. 1659, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased  [Natural]
    +5. Sarah Bassett,   b. 1662, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased  [Natural]
     6. Richard Bassett,   b. 1665, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased  [Natural]
    +7. Nathan Bassett,   b. 1667, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1743, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F00017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart