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Samuel Bassett and Elizabeth Jones
Samuel Bassett. [Our Basset Ancestors], [Familytree].
Born (between 1674 and 1678-S1)(about 1675)(about 1685-S2) in Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts; son of Nathaniel Bassett and Dorcas Joyce. (S1,S2).
He married Elizabeth Jones (about 1699-S1(before 1700-S2).
Samuel was named in his father's will, dated 10 Jan 1709-1710 at Yarmouth and proved 26 Jan 1709/10:
Item, I give and bequeath unto six of my children viz. Mary Mulford, Samll Bassett Hannah Covell, Joseph Bassett, Sarah Nickerson & Nathan Bassett all the remainder of my estate to be divided amongst them so that each of my sd three sons have double to each of my sd three daughters in value & my said three daughters each one a single share thereof only my will is that they provide and set up some suitable Grave Stones to my Grave after my burial. (S2).
Samuel died (before 23 February 1760-S1)(in Fegruary 1760-S2) (in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island-S1)(location unknown-S2).
Elizabeth Jones. [PC M3-24], [Familytree] .
Born in 1680; daughter of Josiah Jones and Elizabeth Berry.
She died before 1742.
CHILDREN of Samuel Bassett and Elizabeth Jones:
- Samuel Bassett. Born 7 April 1700 in North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island. He died about 1766 in Coventry, Kent County, Rhode Island.
- Joseph Bassett. Born 10 December 1702 in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island. He died before 13 July 1751.
- William Bassett. Born 17 October 1704 in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island. He died before 13 July 1751.
- Elizabeth Bassett. [Familytree]. Born on 5 March 1708 in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island. She married George VAUGHAN on (26)(27-S1) September (1736)(1737-S1) in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island.
- Hannah Bassett. Born 14 July 1710 in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island.
- Sarah Bassett. Born 22 November 1712 in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island. She died in 1756.
- Ruth Bassett. Born 25 June 1715 in East Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island. She died before 13 July 1751.
- Dorcas Bassett. Born after 1717.
- [S1]. Elliston Descendants & Connections. http://gillywoodfamily.blogspot.com/2013/03/descendant-register-of-samuel-bassett_9.html. QUOTES as sources: Burke’s Peerage; Census Transcripts; Tricia Davies ‘Hughes/Davies/Manders/Buckley’; Melissa Eder ‘Edmondson-Thomas Family’; Geo Larson ‘An Extended Family’; M.J. Wood ‘The Descendants of Robert William Elliston; NEHGR
- [S2]. Samuel Bassett (abt. 1685 - 1760). WikiTree. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Bassett-309
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