Biography of William D. Bassett
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BASSETT, WILLIAM D. Was born in Ohio February 4,1842. Here farming was prosecuted until 1853, when, with his parents, he came to California. They crossed the plains with ox teams, and arrived in Tehatna County in October of the above year. Farming was followed in that county for three years, after which they moved to Sonoma County, and resided near Santa Rosa until July, 1858, when they came to Lake County, and settled about four miles south from Middletown. Here they resided until 1867, when they bought what is known as Glenbrook, in Cobb Valley, where they are engaged in farming and stock raising, as well as keeping a summer resort.

From:
History of Napa and Lake Counties, California
Slocum, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1881


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