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Colonel Cornelius Bassett

Male 1722 - 1778  (56 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Bassett 
    Title Colonel 
    Born 1722  Chilmark, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 1778 
    Notes 
    • Cornelius and Lydia resided in Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts.
      Cornelius was a distinguished person in civil and military affairs, being Colonel
      of the militia 1757-1762 and deputy sheriff in 1768. He was selectman from
      1767-1773, and was licensed as innholder from 1761-1773.
      Inventory from his estate amounted to 2228-3-3.
    Person ID I00572  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2011 

    Father Samuel Bassett,   b. 4 Feb 1692/93, Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1770, Probably Chilmark, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Martha Pease,   b. 12 Jan 1695/96,   d. 30 Nov 1774  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F00099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Norton,   b. 21 Jun 1726,   d. 22 Oct 1813, Edgartown, Duke's County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1746 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Bassett,   b. 13 Jan 1746/47, Chilmark, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1818, Rushville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Natural]
    +2. Samuel Bassett,   b. 18 Mar 1748/49, Chilmark, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1823, Greenwich, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Natural]
    +3. Ebenezer Bassett,   b. 1752,   d. Deceased, Andes, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
    +4. John Bassett,   b. 1 Sep 1753, Chilmark, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1826, Easton, Washington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Natural]
    +5. Martha Bassett,   b. Sep 1756,   d. 21 Nov 1790, Chilmark, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)  [Natural]
     6. Mary Bassett,   d. Deceased  [Natural]
     7. Lydia Bassett,   d. Deceased  [Natural]
    +8. Norton Bassett,   b. 22 May 1770, Chilmark, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852  (Age 81 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F00324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart