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Samuel Bassett

Male 1692 - 1764  (71 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Samuel Bassett was born on 28 Nov 1692 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut (son of Robert Bassett and Elizabeth Riggs); died on 15 Sep 1764 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Came to Derby in 1716-17 to occupy the farm given to him by his father. Held many responsible offices, but his death dates is unknown.

    Samuel married Deborah Bennett on 5 Jan 1719 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut. Deborah (daughter of Thomas Bennett and Mary Booth) was born on 28 Feb 1696; died in Jul 1773 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Benjamin Bassett was born in 1740 in of Derby, New Haven, Connecticut; died in 1824.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert Bassett (son of Robert Bassett and Mary); died on 5 Aug 1710 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 5 Aug 1720, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Sergeant of the Stratford train band.

    Robert married Elizabeth Riggs about 1687. Elizabeth (daughter of Samuel Riggs and Sarah Baldwin) was born on 13 Jun 1668 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut; died before 2 Oct 1758. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Riggs was born on 13 Jun 1668 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut (daughter of Samuel Riggs and Sarah Baldwin); died before 2 Oct 1758.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 13 Jan 1668, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut

    Children:
    1. 1. Samuel Bassett was born on 28 Nov 1692 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut; died on 15 Sep 1764 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Bassett (son of John Bassett and Margery); died about 1670.

    Notes:

    In New Haven in 1643, shoemaker and town drummer.

    Robert married Mary. Mary died in 1651 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary died in 1651 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 2. Robert Bassett died on 5 Aug 1710 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  Samuel Riggs was born about 1642 (son of Edward Riggs and Elizabeth); died in 1734 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Derby, New Haven, Connecticut
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1640
    • Alternate death: Between 13 Nov 1734 and 2 May 1738, Derby, New Haven, Connecticut

    Samuel married Sarah Baldwin on 14 Jun 1667 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut. Sarah (daughter of Richard Baldwin and Elizabeth Alsop) was born on 1 Apr 1649; died on 14 May 1712 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Sarah Baldwin was born on 1 Apr 1649 (daughter of Richard Baldwin and Elizabeth Alsop); died on 14 May 1712 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1 Apr 1649, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: 14 May 1714, Derby, New Haven, Connecticut

    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Riggs was born on 13 Jun 1668 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut; died before 2 Oct 1758.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Bassett died in Feb 1653 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    In New Haven by 1647.

    John married Margery. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Margery
    Children:
    1. 4. Robert Bassett died about 1670.

  3. 12.  Edward Riggs was born before 17 Oct 1619 (son of Edward Riggs and Elizabeth Holmes); died between 1 Jan 1670 and 26 Jan 1670 in Newark, Essex, New Jersey.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 17 Oct 1619, All Saints, Nazeing, Essex, England

    Edward married Elizabeth on 5 Apr 1635 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Elizabeth died after 1672. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Elizabeth died after 1672.

    Notes:

    Not Elizabeth Roosa, as suggested by Donald Lines Jacobus, who was unaware of the 1619 baptismal record of the younger Edward Riggs, which would make a marriage to Elizabeth Roosa impossible. Elizabeth Roosa was instead the second wife of the elder Edward Riggs.

    Children:
    1. 6. Samuel Riggs was born about 1642; died in 1734 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut.

  5. 14.  Richard Baldwin was born before 25 Aug 1622 (son of Sylvester Baldwin and Sarah); died on 23 Jul 1665 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 25 Aug 1622, Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England

    Notes:

    Town clerk of Milford; deputy for Milford to the Connecticut general court, 1662-64.

    Richard married Elizabeth Alsop after 5 Feb 1643 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut. Elizabeth (daughter of John Alsop and Temperance Gilbert) was born in in Derbyshire, England; died in Jul 1688 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Elizabeth Alsop was born in in Derbyshire, England (daughter of John Alsop and Temperance Gilbert); died in Jul 1688 in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut

    Notes:

    One of DDB's five proven "gateway ancestors."

    Children:
    1. 7. Sarah Baldwin was born on 1 Apr 1649; died on 14 May 1712 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut.