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Grave has been located American Revolutionary War Soldier flag male ancestor  Joseph  BASSETT

  (b. 2 March 1731 East Greenwich, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations   d. 6 May 1803 Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA )  

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Joseph BASSETT was born 2 March 1731 in East Greenwich, Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. Joseph BASSETT was the child of Joseph BASSETT   and   Elizabeth AMES and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William BASSETT and Sarah SWEETLAND (SWETLAND) (maternal)  John AMES and Sarah WASHBURN

Joseph was a soldier in the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Phebe CUSHMAN 2 December 1756 in Bridgewater, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Phebe CUSHMAN  was born abt. 1737 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores).  She died 25 February 1796 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Jabez CUSHMAN and Sarah PADDLEFORD (PADELFORD).

Joseph BASSETT died 6 May 1803 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA.
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Prior to 1633 - New England
1633 - 1662 - Providence Plantations
1663 - 1685 - Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1790 - Crown Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
May 29, 1790 - Rhode Island becomes 13th U.S. state

  • 1731 Birth
    2 March 1731
    East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1756 Marriage / Partner
    Joseph BASSETT and Phebe CUSHMAN 2 December 1756, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
  • 1759 Birth of Child
    Phebe BASSETT was born 19 August 1759, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

  • East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA

  • East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA
  • 1796 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Phebe CUSHMAN died 25 February 1796, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
  • Joseph BASSETT
    Scotland Cemetery Bridgewater Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA
  • 1803 Death
    6 May 1803
    Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

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Added: 9/16/2016 9:31:30 AM - Updated: 9/30/2017 10:40:11 AM

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