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Joseph Bassett Sr.

Joseph BASSETT Sr. (1680 – 1750) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512  in this generation of the Shaw line. Joseph Bassett Sr. was born in 1680 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass. His parents were Nathaniel BASSETT and Dorcas JOYCE. He … Continue reading

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Henry Trussell

Henry TRUSSELL (1652 – 1731) was Alex’s  9th Great Grandfather; one of 1,024 in this generation of the Shaw line. Henry Trussell was born about 1655 in Liverpool, England. His parents were John TRUSSELL and Joane BEDFORD. He came to America … Continue reading

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Capt. John Gorham

Capt. John GORHAM (1620 – 1676) was Alex’s 10th Great Grandfather three times over, through his daughters Desire and Temperance and his son James. He was three of 2,048 in this generation of the Shaw line. John Gorham was born … Continue reading

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