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Joseph J. Covert

Male 1804 - 1879  (75 years)


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  • Name Joseph J. Covert 
    Born 1801-1804  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jun 1879  Plymouth, Nankin Twp, Wayne Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5969  foot
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2015 

    Father Joshua Covert,   b. Abt 21 Apr 1765, Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 9/10/1839, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Susannah Snyder 
    Married Abt 1785  New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • A Bassett Book by Wheeler A. Bassett published by the auther Interlaken, NY 1928.
      John Bassett came to New Haven, Conn. 1642/3; oath of allegiance at New Haven August 5, 1644; d, Feb 15, 1653 New Haven, Conn.; m. Margery ___ d. 1656 Stamford, Conn. Children: Robert Bassett b.England, took oath of allegiance at New Haven August 5. 1644, shoemaker who "served the plantation a number of years as Town Drummer" m. in England Mary ____; Sarah Bassett m. John Webb Stamford, Conn.; Maria Bassett m. John Emery moved from Stamford, Conn. to Hempstead, Long Island about 1654/5; William m. Hannah Dickerman, (widow Ives) lived in North Haven, Conn.

      Robert Bassett and Mary ____ left New Haven and moved to Stratford, Conn. After 1654 Robert went to Hempstead, Long Island where he d. 1670. Mary ___ was executed for witchcraft May, 1651 Stratford. Child: Robert Bassett (Sergt.) b.~1640; d. Aug 5, 1720 Stratford, Conn; m. 1687 Elizabeth Riggs dau of Ensign Samuel Riggs. Elizabeth d. Mar, 1744.

      Children of Sergt. Robert Bassett and Elizabeth Riggs:
      John b. 1689; Samuel b. 1692; Jonadab b. 1695; ROBERT b. Jul 11,1699 m. Jan 21, 1731 Eunice Clark; Elizabeth b. 1701; Ebenezer b. 1707. All born Strarford, Conn.

      Children of Robert Bassett and Eunice Clark, born Southbury, Conn:
      Betty b. 1731; Eunice b. 1733; Sarah b. 1736; Ann b. 1738; Robert b. 1740; DANIEL b. Jun 26, 1743; Jonadab b. 1745

      Daniel Bassett m. his 2nd cousin Elizabeth Bassett; her line:
      Robert Bassett and Mary ___("the witch"); Robert Bassett b. 1640 and Elizabeth Riggs; Samuel Bassett b. 1692 m. Jan 1, 1719 Deborah Bennett; John Bassett b. Feb 15, 1721 (Lieut of the Revolution) m. Naomi Wooster; Elizabeth Bassett b. Oxford Conn Mar 3, 1750 m. Aug 2, 1770 Daniel Bassett
      Note: Lieut. John Bassett enlisted May 5, 1775 from Derby, Conn in Samuel Whitney's company.

      Children of Daniel Bassett and Elizabeth Bassett in Southbury, Litchfield Co. (now New Haven), Conn:
      Robert b. 1771; Daniel b. 1772; Eunice b. 1775; Samuel b. 1777; Betsey b. 1779; Sarah b. 1781; Ebenezer b. 1782; Lucy b. 1785; LEMUEL b. Oct 18, 1788 d. Dec 12, 1874; Truman b. 1792

      Note: Daniel Bassett b. 1743 bought 300 acres in the western half of Lot 41 Ovid township, Cayuga Co. (now Seneca Co.) NY (part of the Onondaga Military tract) Mar 25, 1805. The deed was signed and sealed in Litchfield Co., Conn and 62 year old Daniel may not have ever walked to his land. 2 months later Daniel resold half of his purchase to his sons Samuel and Daniel, Jr.May 29, 1805.
      Daniel b. 1743 was dead by 1811 when a deed conveyed 101 acres to son Lemuel. This deed was signed by 3 of his brothers and their wives: Daniel, Jr and Phebe dau of Joshua Covert of Farmerville, NY; Samuel and wife Mary "Polly" Caywood; and Robert Clark Bassett and wife Unice. How Robert got some of the land has been lost to history. Daniel Jr. sold out in 1821 and moved farther west.

      Lemuel Bassett b. 1788 m. in Litchfield Co.,Conn June 9. 1817 Julia Bennett b. Apr 5, 1797 dau of Ebenezer Ford Bennett and Anna Beardsley.
      Ebenezer Ford Bennett b. 1772 son of Thomas Bennett and Mary "Molly" Ford. Anna Beardsley b. 1770 dau of Eliakim Beardsley and Easter Sherman. Anna was widowed the year one of her daughters was born (1806); she was 36 ane lived to be 84. Her 7 children were less than a year to thirteen years old. Some time after Lemuel Bassett married Julia Bennett, Anna brought her remaining 5 daughters to NY and lived in a little home in the southwest corner of Samuel's farm. She kept school for young children and taught sewing. Anna's son and Julia's brother Lucius T. Bennett m. Elizabeth Didama and their dau Julia M. Bennett m. Aaron Wilson my gggrandfather.
      Children of Ebenezer Ford Bennett and Anna Beardsley:
      Lucius T. m Elizabeth Didama of Holland
      Polly m. Pierce; Julia m. Lemuel Bassett; Ann m. Treadwell; Bestey m. Fayette Allen; Ester m. Hiram Bloomer; Sally m. Tunis Covert.

      One of the children of Julia M. Bennett and Aaron Wilson was Cornelia who m. Joshua Thomas b. England shoemaker. Their dau Agnes m. Wheeler A Bassett the book's author

    Family ID F3945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Covert,   b. Abt 1808, Seneca County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1873, Plymouth, Nankin Township, Wayne Co., Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2015 23:15:20 
    Family ID F3951  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart