Augusta Bassett

about 1829–
Maine, United States

The Life of Augusta

When Augusta Bassett was born about 1829, in Maine, United States, her father, Jonathan Bassett, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Tripp, was 37. She lived in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Bassett
1790–1874
Sarah Tripp
1792–1878
Jonathan Bassett
1813–1880
Davis T Bassett
1826–1887
Augusta Bassett
1829–
Pamela Bassett
1831–1891
Sabrina Bassett
1815–
Sarah Bassett
1817–1896
Ebenezer Bassett
1819–1889
Tamzin Jane Bassett
1822–1902
Abner BASSETT
1823–1870
Alfred Bassett
1829–1888
Alonzo Bassett
1831–1900

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 3

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from Old French basset, a diminutive of basse ‘low’, ‘short’, either a nickname for a short person or a status name for someone of humble origins.

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

Sources (1)

  • Augusta Bassett in household of Jonathan Bassett, "United States Census, 1850"

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