William Bassett & Unknown Spouse(s) Family


William Bassett was married several times. Mary or Elizabeth was the mother of Joseph and Ruth. William is generally thought to be from Sandwich, Kent, England. He may have been with the group of Pilgrims who lived first in Leiden and later in Plymouth. That is still disputed. He came to Plymouth on the ship Fortune in November 1621. He was known as a master mason as well as a metal worker and gunsmith. He died in 1667. Here is a link to a Wikipedia article about William.




Family Group Sheet William Bassett


Marriage Records


Great Migration Begins Article


Town Records - Records of interactions  and land deals:


Will of William Bassett


01 - Spelling copied as is     02 - Spelling changed to modern standards


Estate Inventory


Children of William Bassett :


William     Elizabeth     Nathaniel     Sarah     Ruth     Joseph




Updated on 25 May 2020

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