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
Mary Abigail McNeil
Lieutenant Russell Bassett
Keziah Bassett
William Bassett
Hannah P Bassett
Ebenezer Bassett
Eneas Bassett
Samuel McNeil Bassett
Polly Minerva Bassett
Markus Bassett
Grace Bassett
Abraham Bassett

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


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."

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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