John Basset

10 March 1735–28 June 1783
Lavernock, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Basset was christened on 10 March 1735, in Lavernock, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Basset, was 27 and his mother, Mary William, was 24. He married Margaret Nicholas on 17 May 1770, in Sully, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He was buried in Sully, Glamorgan, Wales.

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John Basset
Margaret Nicholas
Marriage: 17 May 1770
Mary Basset (Twin)
Margaret Basset (Twin)
Jane Basset
Ann Basset
Hannah Basset; ( Triplet)
Rachel Basset; ( Triplet)
John Basset

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1770Sully, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
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    Name Meaning

    French: from a diminutive of Old French bas(se) ‘short, of low stature’ (see Bas ).English: variant of Bassett , a cognate of 1 above.In some cases also an altered form of French Besset (see Bessette 2). Compare Bassette 1.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (21)

    • John Basset in entry for John, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
    • Glamorgan Parish Record Collection - Marriage Index pre 1837
    • John Basset, "Wales Deaths and Burials, 1586-1885"

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