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Josiah Bassett

Male 1692 - Aft 1767  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Josiah Bassett 
    Born say 1692  Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 24 Oct 1703  Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID E7E8C6F413E7A043A04CF30BE63819FB8216 
    Died Aft 1767 
    Notes 
    • 3B32. Josiah Bassett, son of Thomas and Sarah (Baldwin) Bassett, was born about 1690 in Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut. He died after 1767. He married Alice Canfield, daughter of Jeremiah and Alice (Hine) Canfield, on 25 Apr 1717 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut. Alice was born 3 May 1696 in Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut. She died before 1740.

      CHR., MARR., & DEATH: From: Nathan Grier Parke II, THE ANCESTRY OF LORENZO ACKLEY & HIS WIFE, EMMA ARABELLA BOSWORTH, Donald Lines Jacobus, ed. (Woodstock, Vermont, 1960), p. 246: (FHL Film # 1015822 item 9) "Josiah, b. [say 1692]; d. after 1767; m. at Milford, 25 Apr. 1717, Alice Canfield, bapt. 3 May 1696, dau. of Jeremiah and Alice (Hine) Canfield."

      One source indicates Josiah was born in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut. (No reference available.)

      BAPTISM of Sarah and Children: Sarah wife of Thomas Bassett was admitted to the First Church, Milford, 10 Oct. 1703, and their seven children were baptized there together on 24 Oct. 1703. [Evidently, Thomas was not admitted at this time.] [Source: Nathan Grier Parke II, THE ANCESTRY OF LORENZO ACKLEY & HIS WIFE, EMMA ARABELLA BOSWORTH, Donald Lines Jacobus, ed. (Woodstock, Vermont, 1960), pp. 246: (FHL Film # 1015822 item 9)

      LAND: Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Land records; V. 12, p. 6. Thomas Bassett's (1660) land is deeded by his children [including Josiah Bassett] to eldest son, John Bassett, on 7 Feb 1736/7. (See Thomas' notes for full record.)

      LAND: Milford, NH, CT Land Records Vol. 7 p. 249,( FHL Film #4919): Jeremiah Canfield of New Milford, New Haven, in the Colony of Connecticut, husbandman, gave seven acres of land in Milford to his daughters Jeruiah [Zerviah] Terrill, wife of Daniel Terrill, and Alice Bassett, wife of Josiah Bassett on 29 Oct 1728.

      LAND: Josiah Basset sells land to his son, Samuel Basset 8 Nov 1766 Milford Land Records, V. 13, p. 606, (FHL Film No.: 4922)
    Person ID I394  3B Thomas Bassett of Connecticut
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2012 

    Father Thomas Bassett,   b. say 1660, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1737, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Sarah Baldwin,   b. 29 Mar 1668, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1687  , , Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Canfield,   c. 3 May 1696, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1740  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1717  Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Donald L. Jacobus states that Josiah Basett and Alice Canfield were married at Milford on 25 April 1717. (CT: New Haven Co. Milford Pr. Sec. So. #2. Ackley-Bosworth Genealogy, Donald L. Jacobus, Ed., p. 246.)
    Children 
    +1. Josiah Bassett,   b. 14 Oct 1719, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Abigail Bassett,   b. 20 Mar 1722, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Samuel Bassett,   b. 1723, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1806, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Eunice Bassett,   b. 1725, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Edward Bassett,   b. 1727, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 May 2015 
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart