Abner BASSETT
Zilpha H. THRESHER


Husband:  Abner BASSETT
Birth:  1805, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts   
Death:  Aft 1850, Fall River, Bristol Co., Massachusetts 
Burial:
Father:
Mother:

Marriage:   3 Oct 1835, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts 
 
Wife:  Zilpha H. THRESHER
Birth:  14 Dec 1811, Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusetts 
Death:  14 Oct 1887, Taunton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts  
Burial:  
Father:  Isaac THRESHER 
Mother:  Lucy S. PIERCE 

Children:
1. Abner Franklin BASSETT, b: 15 Aug 1837, Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusetts
                                              d: (Civil War) 14 Sep 1864, Petersburg, Fauquier Co., Virginia
2. Helen L. BASSETT, b: 1839, Fall River, Bristol Co., Massachusetts
3. Eugene P. BASSETT, b: 3 Mar 1842, Fall River, Bristol Co., Massachusetts
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Notes:

1840 Federal Census Data (M704_0178, Page 270), Fall River, Bristol Co., Massachusetts

 NAME

 

< 5

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70-79

80-89

90-99

 BASSETT, Abner

Males

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Females

1

0

1

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 

 1 Male

< 5

1836 1840

  =  Abner             (b: 1838)

 

 1 Male

30 39

1801 1810

  =  Abner             (b: 1805)

 

 1 Female

< 5

1835 1840

  =  Ellen               (b: 1839)

 

 1 Female

10 14

1826 1830

  =  Unknown

 

 1 Female

20 29

1811 1820

  =  Zilpha             (b: 1812)

 

1850 Federal Census Data (M432_0308, Page 97), Fall River, Bristol Co., Massachusetts,
                                                                                                              Enumeration Date 21-Aug-1850, Family #1496

 NAME

Age

Sex

 Occupation
or Trade

Real Estate

POB

In Sch.

Marr.
W/I Yr.

D, D, B, I,  I, P, or C

 BASSATT, Abner

45

M

 Peddler

---

MA

 

 

 

                  Zilpha H

38

F

 

 

MA

 

 

 

                  Franklin A

11

M

 

 

MA

X

 

 

                  Ellen

10

F

 

 

MA

X

 

 

                  Eugene T

8

M

 

 

MA

X

 

 

By 1860, Abner had died and Zilpha was living with their daughter Helen and her family.  By 1880, she was living with their son Eugene and his family.
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Sources:
1) Death - Wife:  Bristol County Massachusetts Vital Statistics - Deaths, Vol., 382, Page 171
2) Death - Child #1:  Bristol County Massachusetts Vital Statistics - Deaths, Vol., 174, Page 145
(noted: killed in battle)