Biography of John S. Bassett
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Bassett, John Seabury, was born in Taunton, April 1, 1842, a son of Charles Jarvis Holmes and Emeline Dean (Seabury) Bassett. He received his early education in the public schools of Taunton and in 1S57 went into what was then the Tauuton Bank as clerk. He remained there two years and then went to Boston as a clerk in a jobbing woolen house, where he stayed five yearsand then came to Taunton and engaged with Davenport & Mason in the express office as clerk; this was in 1864 and Mr. Bassett has been in the present location ever since and at this writing (1898) is one of the proprietors, his service with that company being a continuous service of thirty four years. He is a member of Ionic Lodge, F. & A. M. October 10, 1867. Mr. Bassett married Marianna C., daughter of Henry C. and Abby F. (Crandell) Perry, and they have one daughter, Kate M.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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