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Ann Bassett[1]

Female 1777 - 1854  (76 years)

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  • Name Ann Bassett 
    Born 20 Aug 1777 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Aug 1854 
    • Daily Globe, District of Columbia, Wednesday, December 20, 1854
      Death of a Distinguished Lady

      Mrs. Ann Bayard, of Delaware, died in Philadelphia on the 10th instant, in the seventy-seventh year of her age. Her father, Richard Bassett, was the first United States Senator elected by the State of Delaware. Her husband, James A. Bayard, represented Delaware in both Houses of Congress; in 1801 he was appointed Minister to France; in 1814 he was one of the commissioners who negotiated the treaty of Ghent, and in 1815 was appointed Minister of Russia. He died the same year, Richard Bayard, a son of the deceased Mrs. Bayard, was formerly Charge to Belgium, and James A. Bayard, another son, is at present a United States senator from Delaware.

      Land Records4
      ER 309 December 17, 1816
      Ann Bayard of the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, formerly Ann Bassett, spinster, to Devereux Travers of Dorchester County, Doctor of Medicine: land devised to her by Henry Ennalls deceased, by Last Will and Testament dated July 12, 1791, called "Ennals Ferry", on Newtown Creek and Great Choptank River, on the roads from Cambridge to New Market and from Cambridge to Vienna, containing 163 acres more or less. James A. Bayard Esq. is mentioned as the late husband of the said Ann Bayard.
      Witnesses: Richard H. Bayard, Joseph Read.
      Swortn to by Joseph Reed and acknowledged by Levin H. Campbell, Attorney for Grantor, before Wm. B. Martin, Chief Judge of the Fourth Judicial District of Maryland.

      6 ER 570 April 12, 1821
      Ann Bayard of the City of Phildelphia, widow, to George Gillaspy and James A. Bayard: lands in Philadelphia, in Cecil County, Maryland and in the State of Delaware, partly inherited by Ann from her father Richard Bassett Esq., deceased, and 1000 acres in Dorchester County on Choptank River, Cordtown Road, Transquakin Road, and Newtown Creek, hereby conveyed in trust for the beneift of the estate of James A. Bayard Esq., deceased.
      Wintesses: Chas. Luken, Mary J. Worthington.

    Person ID P21  32B Arnold Bassett of Maryland
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2017 

    Father Richard Bassett,   b. 2 Apr 1745, Cecil, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1815, Dover, Kent, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Ann Ennals,   b. 1746, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Cecil, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1774 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Asheton Bayard 
    Married 11 Feb 1795 
     1. Richard Henry Bayard,   b. 26 Sep 1796,   d. 4 Mar 1868  (Age 71 years)  [Natural]
     2. James Asheton Bayard,   b. 15 Nov 1799,   d. 13 Jun 1880  (Age 80 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S-1758799062] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.