m. bef 1621
m. ABT 1655
Facts and Events
Her parents were William Bassett
born abt 1595 in Sandwich, Kent, England died April 3, 1667 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Mass
and Elizabeth Tilden
born abt 1603 in Tenterden, Kent, England died bef 1650 in Bridgewater or Duxbury, Plymouth, Mass
They were married August 13, 1621 in Bridgewater.citation needed
William Basset arrived in America in 1621 aboard the ship Fortune (Thomas Barton, Master).
From Savage's Genealogical Dictionary
WILLIAM, Plymouth, came in the Fortune 1621, with w[ife]. Elizabeth m[arried]. at Leyden, as his sec[ond]. w[ife]. 13 Aug. 1611, being the earliest m[ention]. of any of our pilgrims in that foreign l[an]d. had Sarah, William, and Elizabeth count[ed]. in the div[ision]. of cattle 1627, but neither of the three is reckon[ed]. in the div[ision]. of l[an]d. 1623, so that we may believe they were b[orn]. in the interval, liv[ing]. at Duxbury in 1637, and was rep[resentative]. 1640, and four y[ea]rs. more; in 1652, with Gov[ernor]. Bradford and others join[ed]. in purch[asing]. of Dartmouth, rem[oved]. to Bridgewater, and d[ied]. 1667. Other ch[ildren]. beside a sec[ond]. William, were Nathaniel, Ruth, Jane, and Joseph. His d[aughter]. Sarah m[arried]. 1648, Peregrine White; and Elizabeth m[arried]. 8 Nov. of the same y[ea]r. Thomas Burge.