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Jane Pray Bassett

Female 1822 - 1924  (101 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jane Pray Bassett was born on 21 Nov 1822 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut (daughter of John Bassett and Nancy Atwater Lee); died in 1924; was buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Godfrey, Madison, Illinois.

    Jane married Rev. Charles Wells Clapp on 16 Aug 1849. Charles (son of Russell Clapp and Louisa Strong) was born on 22 Jan 1817 in Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died on 12 Aug 1884; was buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Godfrey, Madison, Illinois. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Edward Bull Clapp was born on 14 Apr 1856 in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 6 Feb 1919 in Berkeley, Alameda, California; was buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Godfrey, Madison, Illinois.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Bassett was born on 22 Sep 1779 in of Derby, New Haven, Connecticut (son of Benjamin Bassett and Molly Hinman); died on 16 Aug 1858.

    John married Nancy Atwater Lee in Oct 1809. Nancy (daughter of Dr. Daniel Lee and Lydia Ann Eliot) was born on 30 Apr 1787 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut; died on 12 Apr 1846; was buried in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Nancy Atwater Lee was born on 30 Apr 1787 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut (daughter of Dr. Daniel Lee and Lydia Ann Eliot); died on 12 Apr 1846; was buried in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Her monumental inscription ends: "Though dead, yet shall she live."

    Children:
    1. 1. Jane Pray Bassett was born on 21 Nov 1822 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut; died in 1924; was buried in Godfrey Cemetery, Godfrey, Madison, Illinois.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Benjamin Bassett was born in 1740 in of Derby, New Haven, Connecticut (son of Samuel Bassett and Deborah Bennett); died in 1824.

    Benjamin married Molly Hinman on 29 Jul 1771 in Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut. Molly (daughter of Eleazer Hinman and Hannah Scovill) was born in 1744 in of Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Molly Hinman was born in 1744 in of Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut (daughter of Eleazer Hinman and Hannah Scovill).

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1744

    Notes:

    Also called Mary Hinman.

    Children:
    1. 2. John Bassett was born on 22 Sep 1779 in of Derby, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 16 Aug 1858.

  3. 6.  Dr. Daniel Lee was born on 5 Jul 1762 in of Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island (son of Benjamin Lee and Mary Ely).

    Notes:

    "He is said to have been the first Washington County (R.I.) physician. Previous to his time the ministers were the physicians. He died of yellow fever, contracted while visiting a patient on a vessel from a southern port. His tombstone recounts that 'He was a physician of eminence, a universal philanthropist, and a friend to the distressed. His death is greatly lamented by all who knew him.' Buried at first in Westerly, R.I., his remains were removed in 1856 to Grove street cemetery, New Haven, Conn." [Genealogy of the Descendants of John Eliot, citation details below.]

    Daniel married Lydia Ann Eliot on 4 Feb 1784 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island. Lydia (daughter of John Eliot and Lydia Atwater) was born on 22 Jun 1760; died on 17 Sep 1836. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Lydia Ann Eliot was born on 22 Jun 1760 (daughter of John Eliot and Lydia Atwater); died on 17 Sep 1836.
    Children:
    1. 3. Nancy Atwater Lee was born on 30 Apr 1787 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut; died on 12 Apr 1846; was buried in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  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]


  2. 9.  Deborah Bennett was born on 28 Feb 1696 (daughter of Thomas Bennett and Mary Booth); died in Jul 1773 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 4. Benjamin Bassett was born in 1740 in of Derby, New Haven, Connecticut; died in 1824.

  3. 10.  Eleazer Hinman was born on 17 Apr 1705 in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut (son of Capt. Titus Hinman and Mary Hawkins); died on 27 Dec 1757 in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 4 Jan 1703
    • Baptised: Apr 1705

    Notes:

    R. R. Hinman calls him "Ebenezer." He was a member of the General Assembly in 1749.

    Eleazer married Hannah Scovill about 1730. Hannah (daughter of John Scovill and Hannah Richards) was born on 19 Mar 1707 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut; died in in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Hannah Scovill was born on 19 Mar 1707 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut (daughter of John Scovill and Hannah Richards); died in in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 5. Molly Hinman was born in 1744 in of Southbury, New Haven, Connecticut.

  5. 12.  Benjamin Lee was born on 4 Sep 1712 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut (son of John Lee and Elizabeth Smith); died in Apr 1777.

    Benjamin married Mary Ely on 25 Mar 1736. Mary (daughter of Maj. Daniel Ely and Mary Ann Champlin) was born in 1714. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Mary Ely was born in 1714 (daughter of Maj. Daniel Ely and Mary Ann Champlin).
    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Lee was born on 25 May 1757.
    2. 6. Dr. Daniel Lee was born on 5 Jul 1762 in of Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.

  7. 14.  John Eliot was born on 21 Jan 1717 (son of John Eliot and Mary Wolcott); died on 27 Nov 1790 in Upper Middletown (now Cromwell), Middlesex, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    A.B. Harvard College, 1737. A merchant in New Haven, in 1760 he moved to Spencer, Massachusetts where he owned a mansion house and was much in public life. In 1770 he moved to Upper Middletown, Connecticut, where he died.

    John married Lydia Atwater on 7 Mar 1739. Lydia (daughter of Jeremiah Atwater and Lydia Rosewell) was born on 18 Oct 1715; died on 28 Jan 1776. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Lydia Atwater was born on 18 Oct 1715 (daughter of Jeremiah Atwater and Lydia Rosewell); died on 28 Jan 1776.
    Children:
    1. 7. Lydia Ann Eliot was born on 22 Jun 1760; died on 17 Sep 1836.