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Marcus Tully Peake Bassett

Male 1834 - 1886  (52 years)


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  • Name Marcus Tully Peake Bassett 
    Born 19 Aug 1834  Andes, Delaware County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Sep 1886  Halsey, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried UNKNOWN  Pine Grove Cemetery, near Halsey, Linn County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1880 Federal Census of Smolan, Saline County, Kansas
      M.T. Bassett 45 M NY MA CT Head Farmer
      Nancy J. 32 F TN TN TN Wife Keeping House
      Lovisa E. 11 F TN NY TN Daughter At Home
      John Sepky 18 M BO BO BO Other Farmer
      (BO Bohemia)


      HISTORY OF THE STATE OF KANSAS (1883 by A.T. Andrea

      M.T. Bassett, farmer, Section 19, Walnut Township, P.O. Salina, was
      born in Andes, Delaware Co., N.Y., August 19, 1834. When quite young he was
      taken by his parents to Branch County, Mich., where he was reared and
      educated. After completing his studies he learned the carpenter's trade, which
      he followed for five years. In 1857 he came to Kansas and engaged in various
      pursuits, until the breaking out of the Rebellion, when he enlisted in Company
      B, Second Colorado Cavalry. Was discharged at Leavenworth, Kas., in December,
      1864. For two years he was engaged in trade with the Indians. Came to this
      county in 1866, and is the owner of 500 acres of fine farm land. He was
      married in this county, February 1, 1872, to Miss Jane Irwin, who was born in
      Jefferson County, Tenn., October 14, 1847. They have one child--Louie E. Mr.
      Bassett is a Democrat.
    Person ID I06733  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2011 

    Father John Bassett,   b. 20 Mar 1792/93, Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1874, Batavia Township, Branch County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Cynthia Melissa Benjamin,   b. 30 Sep 1793, Columbis, Connecticut or New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1858, Batavia Township, Branch County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 19 Mar 1816  Hamden, Delaware County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Jane Irwin,   b. 14 Oct 1847, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1872 
    Children 
     1. Mary Louise Elizabeth Ann Burchell Bassett,   b. 4 Jan 1869, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Deceased  [Natural]
    Family ID F02988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Family Bible.