Brass, Sophia

Brass, Sophia

Female 1789 - 1855  (66 years)

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  • Name Brass, Sophia  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1789  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 24 Aug 1794  Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 14 Aug 1850  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1855  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Will 21 Sep 1855  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 3 Nov 1855  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9, 10
    Probate Dec 1855  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I29990  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2023 

    Father Brass, Henry,   d. Unknown 
    Mother Sacket, Mercy,   b. 3 Mar 1768, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1809  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1787  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Westfield Town Records:
      MERCY SACKET, m. HENRY BRASS, March 20, 1787 [C:36].
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      Westfield, Massachusetts First Church Marriages, 1781-1835
      +1787 Henry Brass Westfield Mercy Sackett Westfield
    Children 9 children 
    +1. Brass, Mary,   b. 1787, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1870, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Brass, Mercy,   c. 24 Aug 1784, Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    +3. Brass, Sophia,   b. 1789, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1855, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     4. Brass, Thomas,   c. 24 Aug 1794, Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     5. Brass, Charlotte,   b. 1797,   d. Unknown
     6. Brass, Jared Sackett,   b. 22 Jan 1800,   d. Unknown
     7. Brass, Samuel,   b. say 1802,   d. Unknown
     8. Brass, Elijah,   b. say 1803,   d. Unknown
     9. Brass, Rebecca,   b. 30 Mar 1804,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ashley, David,   b. 1787, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1809  West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Children 
    +1. Ashley, Harriet S.,   b. Abt 1811, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1874, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    +2. Ashley, David Franklin,   b. 4 Jun 1815, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1910, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F31139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sanderson, Jonathan,   b. Abt 1793,   d. Aug 1828, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1828  Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F31140  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Charter, John III,   b. 22 Apr 1780, Ellington, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1856, Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F31146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1789 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Aug 1794 - Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Mar 1809 - West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ashley, Harriet S. - Abt 1811 - Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ashley, David Franklin - 4 Jun 1815 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1828 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 Aug 1850 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1855 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 21 Sep 1855 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1855 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - Dec 1855 - Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S626] The Sackett Family Association, Chris Sackett, editor, (The Sackett Family Association) (Reliability: 2), 17 Jan 2023.
      Sophia Brass
      (before 1794-)
      https://sackettfamily.info/g141/p141117.htm

      Father Henry Brass (say 1765-)
      Mother Mercy Sacket (1768-1809)

      Sophia Brass, daughter of Henry Brass and Mercy Sacket, was baptized in Chester, Hampden County, Massachusetts, on 24 August 1794. She married first in West Springfield, Hampden County, on 21 March 1809, David Ashley 3d. She married second in Springfield, Hampden County, in about 1828, Jonathan Sanderson.
           Sophia was named as a beneficiary in her uncle Ozem Sacket's will made in Westfield on 13 March 1846. She was to receive a share calculated in the proportion of $25 of the estimated $2,300 total land value.

      Child of Sophia Brass and David Ashley 3d

      David Franklin Ashley b. 4 Jun 1815, d. 19 Jan 1910

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S2357] Massachusetts, U.S., Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 Jan 2023.
      CHESTER BIRTHS

      BRASS
      Mercy, ch. Harry and Mercy, bp. Aug. 24, 1794, C.R.I.
      Polly, ch. Harry and Mercy, bp. Aug. 24, 1794, C.R.I.
      Sophia, ch. Harry and Mercy, bp. Aug. 24, 1794, C.R.I.
      Thomas, ch. Harry and Mercy, bp. Aug. 24, 1794, C.R.I.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S1282] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 17 Jan 2023.
      Daughters of the American Revolution, Lineage Book of the Charter Members of the DAR Vol 086

      MRS. EDITH BELLE TOWER BOWKER 85443

      Born in Springfield, Mass.
      Wife of Edwin Leonard Bowker

      Descendant of David Ashley, Daniel Ashley, and of Sergt. Isaac Tower, as follows:

      1. Frank W. Tower (b. 1854), m. 1878, Adaline Winona Ashley (b. 1857).

      2. Edward Tower (1815-71), m. 1841, Mary Hubbard (1818-1893);
      David Franklin Ashbey (1815-1910), m. 1841, Adaline Elvira Hendricks (b. 1824).

      3. Elkanah Tower (1773-1827), m. 1814, Elizabeth Stone (1776-1839);
      David Ashley (1787-1816), m. 1809, Sophia Brass (b. 1789).

      4. Isaac Tower, m. 1770, Mary Sharpe; Daniel Ashley, m. 1784, Sally Hunt (1760-1818).

      5. David Ashley, m. 1756, Vashti Brooks (d. 1827).

      David Ashley (1731-1800) and his son, Daniel Ashley (1764-1812), served as privates in the 2d company, Col. Gideon Burt's Hampshire County regiment. They both were born and died in Springfield, Mass.
      . . .

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 17 Jan 2023.
      Memorial ID 148485253
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/148485253

      Birth
      1789
      Death
      3 Nov 1855 (aged 65?66)
      Burial
      Springfield Cemetery
      Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1177] Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 Jan 2023.
      Name: David Franklin Ashley
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 94
      Birth Date: abt 1816
      Birth Place: Springfield, Massachusetts
      Married
      Death Date: 19 Jan 1910
      Death Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
      Father: David Ashley, b. Springfield, Massachusetts
      Mother: Sophia Brass, b. Westfield, Massachusetts

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 18 Jan 2023.
      1850 Census, enumerated 14 Aug 1850 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States

      John Charter, 71, M, Connecticut
      Sophia Charter, 60, F, Connecticut

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S2743] Massachusetts, U.S., State Census, 1855 , (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 18 Jan 2023.
      1855 Census, enumerated in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States

      John Charter, 76, M, Farmer, Connecticut
      Sophia Charter, 65, F, ___, Massachusetts

      Researched by Ted Smith
      65

    8. [S1296] Massachusetts, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 Jan 2023.
      Last will and testament of Sophia Charter of Springfield, Massachusetts, wife of John Charter. Will date: 21 Sep 1855

      Leaves $1.00 to daughter, Harriet L. Cooley, wife of R. M. Cooley of Springfield. Leaves rest of the estate to son, David F. Ashley of Springfield, naming him as executor.

      Probate on first Tuesday of December 1855

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S1177] Massachusetts, U.S., Death Records, 1841-1915, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 Jan 2023.
      Name: Sophia Charter [Sophia Brass]
      Gender: Female
      Age: 66
      Birth Date: abt 1789
      Birth Place: Wilbraham
      Death Date: 3 Nov 1855
      Death Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
      Father: Brass

      Researched by Ted Smith

    10. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 Jan 2023.
      Name: Sophia Charter
      Death Age: 66
      Record Type: Death
      Birth Date: abt 1789
      Death Date: 3 Nov 1855
      Death Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
      Father: Brass

      Researched by Ted Smith

    11. [S2204] Massachusetts, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 17 Jan 2023.
      Name: Sophia Brass
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 21 Mar 1809
      Place: West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
      Spouse: David Ashley

      Researched by Ted Smith

    12. [S498] Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 18 Jan 2023.
      Name: Mrs. Sophia Ashley
      Record Type: Marriage
      Intentions of Marriage Date: 1 Mar 1828
      Intentions of Marriage Place: Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
      Spouse: Jonathan Sanderson

      Researched by Ted Smith


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