Hannah P Bassett

9 August 1790–1871 (Age 80)
Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Hannah P

When Hannah P Bassett was born on 9 August 1790, in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Bassett, was 31 and her mother, Mary Abigail McNeil, was 25. She died in 1871, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Bassett
1759–1854
Mary Abigail McNeil
1765–1813
Lieutenant Russell Bassett
1784–1814
Keziah Bassett
1785–1871
William Bassett
1788–1871
Hannah P Bassett
1790–1871
Ebenezer Bassett
1792–1819
Eneas Bassett
1794–1839
Samuel McNeil Bassett
1796–1886
Polly Minerva Bassett
1800–1829
Markus Bassett
1802–1824
Grace Bassett
1804–1871
Abraham Bassett
1808–1886

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 12

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1812

Age 22

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah P Bassett, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Hannah Bassett in household of James Lawton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah P Bassett, "United States Census, 1860"

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