Bassler , Frederick (1793)

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Frederick was born on the homestead in 1793.[1]

His life

Coming into possession of one half of the homestead, he added more to his landed possessions where he remained a life-long and successful farmer. He was prominent and influential in the political affairs of his town and county, being chosen six times to represent them in the Board of Supervisors and was once elected to represent them in the State Legislature on the Republican ticket. He was actively identified with the church and was one of the building committee to erect the first Dutch Reformed Church in Berne, in which he afterwards officiated.[1]

Marriage and Children

His wife was Maria Salsburg,[1] and their children were:


His wife died in 1862 and Frederick in 1874.[1]

Additional Media


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Landmarks of Albany County, NY, Edited by Amasa J. Parker, Albany, NY