Boston, 1630

Sarah Bassett was born the same year that Boston was founded.

Sarah Bassett
(1630-1711)

Sarah Bassett is the sixth great grandmother of Rachel Wilcox Liberacki.

Sarah Bassett was Bridgewater, Massachusetts during 1630. Sometime later, she moved to Duxbury with her family.

Around 1647, Sarah married Peregrine White. I have located several dates for the marriage of Peregrine to Sarah Bassett of Duxbury, Massachusetts.1 About 1647, after her marriage, Sarah and her husband settled on a piece of property in Marshfield which had been given to them by her father.

Sarah died in Marshfield on 22 January 1711.



1Most sources use c. 1647 as the date of marriage. However, I have found sources that cite 24 December 1646, 1648, and 6 March 1649 as wedding dates.


Parents

William Bassett
Elizabeth Tilden

Spouse

Peregrine White

Children

Daniel White
Johnathan White
Peregrine White
Sarah White
Silvanus White
Mercy White


Documents

Library

Bemis, Charles A. History of the Town of Marlborough, Cheshire County, N.H. with the Report of its Centennial Celebration in 1776; also Embracing Genealogies and Sketches of Families From 1764 to 1880. Boston: Geo. H. Ellis, 1881.

Cutter, William Richard. (ed.)Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memories Relating to the Families of Middlesex County. Vol. 4. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908.

Cutter, William Richard. (ed.)New England Families Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Advancements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation.. Vol. 3. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914.

Farmer, John. A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of of New England; Containing an Alphabetical List of the Governours, Deputy Governours, Assistants or Counsellors, and Ministers of the Gospel in the Several Colonies, from 1620 to 1692; Representatives of the General Court of Massachusetts, from 1634 to 1692; Graduates of Harvard College to 1662; Members of the Ancient and Honnourable Artillery Company to 1662; Freeman Admitted to th Massachusetts Colony from 1630 to 1662; with Many Other of the Early Inhabitants of New England and Long Island, N.Y., from 1620 to to the year 1675: To Which are Added Various Genealogical and Biographical Notes, Collected from Ancient Records, Manuscripts,and Printed Works. Lancaster, MA: Carter, Andrews, and Company, 1829.

Hughes, Thomas Patrick and Frank Munsell. American Ancestry: Giving the Name and Decent, in the Male Line of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence A.D. 1776.. Volume 3. Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1888.

Russell, William S. Guide to Plymouth and Recollections of the Pilgrims. Boston: George Collidge, 1846.

White, John Bartlett. A Genealogical Record of the Family of White.. Danielsonville: Greenslitt and Hamilton Printers, 1878.

White, Thomas and Samuel White. Ancestral Chronological Record of the William White Family from 1607-8 to 1895. Concord: Republican Press Association, 1895.



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