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Frederick Alfred Bassett

Male 1868 - 1951  (83 years)


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  • Name Frederick Alfred Bassett 
    Born 1868  Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 6 Jul 1868  Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID E16D6B60E95FA14B95F48936C574A42B9D96 
    Died 12 Dec 1951  Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Dec 1951  Union Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Groom name: Fred Bassett
      Groom race or color (on document):
      Groom age: 21 years
      Groom birth year: 1868
      Groom birth place: Fond Du Lac Wis
      Bride name: Nellie Maclellan
      Bride race or color (on document):
      Bride age: 20 years
      Bride birth year: 1869
      Bride birth place: Houghton, Mich.
      Marriage type: License
      Marriage date: 16 Aug 1889
      Marriage place: Houghton, Michigan
      Father of groom name: Israel Bassett
      Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925

      Groom name: Fred Bassett
      Groom race or color (on document):
      Groom age: 23 years
      Groom birth year: 1868
      Groom birth place: Wisconsin
      Bride name: Martha Francis
      Bride race or color (on document):
      Bride age: 19 years
      Bride birth year: 1872
      Bride birth place: Ishpeming, Michigan
      Marriage type:
      Marriage date: 10 Jan 1891
      Marriage place: Iron Mountain, Menominee, Michigan
      Father of groom name: Israel Bassett
      Mother of groom name: Julia Snow
      Father of bride name: John Frances
      Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925

      1900 Federal Census of Ward 8, Butte, Silver Bow County, MT (5 Jun 1900)
      Fred Bassette 31 M Jul WI CF CF Head ???
      Martha F 1872 MI EN EN Wife
      Clara 7 F WI WI MI Daughter
      Neal 4 M MN WI MI Son
      Martha 3 F MI WI MI Daughter
      (Married 9 years, 5 children, 3 living)

      1910 Federal Census of Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan
      Fred Bassett 40 M WI CF FR Head Harness Maker Shop
      Martha 36 F MN EN EN Wife
      Clara 16 F WI WI MN Daughter
      Neil 15 M MN WI MN Son Dray Odd Jobs
      Martha 12 F MI WI MN Daughter
      James 10 M MI WI MN Son
      George 6 M MI WI MN Son
      Fred 4 M MI WI MN Son
      Thomas 6/12 M MI WI MN Son
      (Married 19 years, 9 children, 7 living)
      (228 Kearsage Street)

      1920 Federal Census of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI (8 Jan 1920)
      Fred Bassett 52 M WI CF WI Head Express Driver own business
      Martha 47 F MI EN EN Wife
      Fred 14 M WI WI MI Son
      Tom 10 M WI WI MI Son
      Lilly 8 F WI WI MI Daughter

      1930 Federal Census of 743 13th Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI
      Neil Bassett 35 M MN WI WI Head
      Edna M. 34 F WI GM WI Wife
      Florence 6 F WI MN WI Daughter
      Elenor 4 F WI MN WI Daughter
      (Married at 28 & 27)

      Source Unknown
      Thursday, December 13, 1951
      Frederic Bassett

      Frederick A. Bassett, 83, a former harnessmaker, died Wednesday at his home after a short illness. For the last 10 years he had lived with a son, Neil, at 2131 N. 13th st.
      Mr. Bassett started as a harness-maker when he was 16 years old and stayed in the business until he was 55. He worked in Fond du Lac, Wis.; Calumet, Mich., and for old Milwaukee leather companies. Before he retired in 1940, he operated a sawdust distributing company for several years.
      A native of Fond du Lac, Mr. Bassett came to Milwaukee 40 years ago. He formerly lived at 2033 N. 12th st., where he still had a workshop where he would do occational leather work.
      Surviving, in addition to Neil Bassett, are three other sons, James and Fred, Milwaukee, and Thomas, Los Angeles; two daughters, Mrs. Clara Stanaway, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Martha Morgan, Laurium, Mich.; a brother, George, San Diego, Calif., and two sisters, Mrs. Juliette La Vallee and Mrs. Clara Chamberlain, both of Fond du Lac.
      Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Powondra funeral home, 2024 N. 12th st. Burial will be in Union cemetery. The body will be at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Saturday.

      Bassett: Frederic A., Dec. 12, 1951, residence, 2033 N. 12th st., aged 83 years, beloved father of Mrs. Clara Stanaway, Neil, Mrs .Martha Morgan of Laurium, Mich.; James, Fred and Thomas of Los Angeles, Calif., also survived by 4 daughters-in-law, 1 son-in-law, 17 grandchildrdn, 15 great-grandchildren; 1 brother George Bassett, San Diego, Calif.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Julia La Valle and Mrs. Clara Chamberlain of Don du Lac, Wis.; brother-in-law of Mrs. Lucy Bassett of Fond du Lac, Wis.; Mrs. mary Bassett of Los Angeles, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs John Constantine of Spokane, Wash. and Mrs. George Francis of Ishpeming, Mich.; other relatives and friends. Services Mon., Dec. 17, at 1:30 p.m., from Powondra Funeral Home, 2024 N. 12th st. Interment Union, IN STATE SAT. AFTER 7 P.M.
    Person ID I3556  14B Jean Besset of Quebec
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2014 

    Father Israel Bassett,   b. 23 Aug 1837, Marieville, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Julia Snow 
    Married 1860  Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha 
    Children 
     1. Clara Bassett,   b. Abt 1894, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Neil Bassett,   b. Abt 1895, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Martha Bassett,   b. Abt 1898, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James William Bassett,   b. 9 Jul 1899, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1981  (Age 82 years)
     5. Baby Bassett,   d. Bef 1910
    +6. George Bassett,   b. Abt 1904, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Living
     8. Baby Bassett,   d. Bef 1910
     9. Thomas Clayton Bassett,   b. 3 Nov 1909, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1959, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Family ID F1349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart