Rufus Bassett

M, #10128, b. 6 April 1757, d. 1 October 1796
Father*William Bassett (5) b. 23 Nov 1711, d. 14 Feb 1791
Mother*Lydia Smith b. 17 Aug 1714, d. 8 Mar 1770
ChartsPedigree - father Charles Harold Bassett
Bassett (paternal side) - William Bassett (1)(Immigrant 1621)
Reference5G Grf
DNAbassett* Rufus Bassett is a descendant of William Bassett of the 1621 Fortune per dna kit #9466 & 5901 - see and click on DNA Project then the Excel spreadsheet to find see the kit number. 
Birth*6 April 1757 He was born on 6 April 1757 at Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, Birth date & place from Mary Wilson Kelley. 
Military* He was in the military Bassett Rufus: b 4-6-1757 MA d p 10-1-1796 VT m Jedidah Handy Sgt MA VT - DAR Patriot Index Centennial Edition. 
Marriage*23 June 1776 He married Jedidah Handy, daughter of Zaccheus Handy and Susannah Freeman, on 23 June 1776 at Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, Basset, Rufus (dup, Bassett) and Jedidah Handy, June 23, 1776. (Bassett and Jedida Handy, P.C.R. Basset and Jedida Handy, C.R.1.)
C.R.1. = church record, First Congregational Church of Rochester
P.C.R. = Plymouth County Records.1 
Death*1 October 1796 Rufus Bassett died on 1 October 1796 at Woodstock, Windsor Co., Vermont, at age 39 Death date & place from 1978 pedigree chart by Lois Arnold Hall 2721 SE Cuvier Topeka KS found at Shelby Co IN library. However, he lived in Jay, Essex, New York, so check there for death. 
Relationships5th great-grandfather of David Lee Bassett
3rd great-grandfather of Charles Henry "Charlie" Bassett


Jedidah Handy b. 11 May 1757
Last Edited19 Jan 2014