Loren Elias Bassett Jr

13 October 1844–29 August 1915 (Age 70)
Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Loren Elias

When Loren Elias Bassett Jr was born on 13 October 1844, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Loren Elias Bassett Sr, was 35 and his mother, Huldah Dimeras Vaughn, was 36. He married Emma Emmaline Durfee on 24 December 1865, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hancock Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Providence, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 29 August 1915, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Beaver Dam Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Loren Elias Bassett Jr
Emma Emmaline Durfee
Marriage: 24 December 1865
Loran Elias Bassett III
Harlow Francillo Bassett
Milo Ammon Bassett
Andrew Leroy Bassett
Meriam Delila Bassett
Alma Bassett
William Albert Bassett
Richard Alvero Bassett
Candias Amelia Bassett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1865Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 1
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from Old French basset ‘of low stature’, a diminutive of basse ‘low, short’, either a nickname for a short person or a status name for someone of humble origins.Altered form of French Bessette 1 or Besset (see Bessette 2).History: William Bassett (c. 1598–1667) came to Plymouth, MA, from Kent, England, in the 1620s; c. 1650 he moved to Duxbury and subesequently to Bridgewater. He had many prominent descendants, among them one of the earliest families on Martha's Vineyard. — The surname Bassett of French origin (see 2 above) is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of America.

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

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    Story Highlight

    David Edwin Bassett Chapter from Gathering Scattered Tribes of Hulda Dimeras Vaughn

    David Edwin Bassett was born 9 Oct 1846 – the second child of Loren Elias Bassett and Hulda Dimeras Vaughn Harmon. He was part of a “yours, mine, and ours” family, being Hulda’s eleventh child and Lo …

    Sources (25)

    • Warren Basett, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Loren Elias Bassette Senior in entry for Loren Elias Bassette and Senoria Eleety Rose, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Loren Elias Bassett in entry for Richard Alvero Bassett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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