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Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  David  BASSET

  (b. abt. 1659 France   d. abt. 1707 Province of Massachusetts Bay )  

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David BASSET was born abt. 1659 in France. David BASSET was the child of ?   and   ?

David was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1682.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie MELANSON abt. 1682 in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Marie MELANSON  was born abt. 1664 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  She died 1 February 1726 She was the daughter of Charles MELANSON dit LAVERDURE and Marie DUGAS.

David BASSET died abt. 1707 in Province of Massachusetts Bay.
Details of the family tree of David appear below.
  • Origin of Surname
    BASSET
    (Fr.) A little fat man with short legs and thighs, from the French Basset.
    An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.
  • Biography
    BASSET, DAVID, Huguenot merchant active in Newfoundland and New England; fl. 1687–1701; d. 17 Aug. 1724 in the West Indies.

    Basset seems to have been an inhabitant of Acadia originally; some time before 1682 he married a Mary Laverdure, by whom he was to have six children. This woman may possibly have been the daughter of the Acadian settler Pierre Melanson dit La Verdure [see Charles Melanson*]. Basset established himself in Boston and...Read MORE...


    www.biographi.ca Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003
  • 1684 Birth of Child
    Mary BASSET was born 20 February 1684, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1687 Birth of Child
    David BASSET was born 13 September 1687, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1693 Birth of Child
    John BASSET was born 9 June 1693, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1694 Birth of Child
    Elizabeth BASSETT was born 15 July 1694, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1697 Birth of Child
    David BASSET was born 31 May 1697, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1701 Birth of Child
    Anne "Nanny" BASSET was born 8 February 1701, Boston, Massachusetts, USA


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Added: 3/31/2015 9:16:22 AM - Updated: 6/22/2020 2:11:17 PM

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