Elisha H Bascom1

#24886, (circa 1812 - 27 September 1861)
Father*Elisha Bascom2
Mother*Abigail _____2


Sarah Ann Littlefield b. c 1813, d. 1885
Children 1.William A Bascom8 (c 1838 - )
 2.Charles Bascom8 (c 1840 - )
 3.Juliett Bascom9 (c 1848 - )
 4.Samuel Howard Bascom10 (1850 - )
The record of Sarah's marriage to David Pomeroy has this as her third marriage. Her first has not been found. William and Charles, both born in Maine but birth records not found, may be the children of Elisha and Sarah, or poss. of one or the other with a first spouse. If the latter, they became either the adopted or step son.3 
Birth*circa 1812He was born circa 1812 at MassachusettsG.4 
Marriage*circa 1836He married Sarah Ann Littlefield, daughter of Stephen Littlefield and Louisa _____, circa 1836.1 
14 September 1850He and Sarah Ann Littlefield appeared on the census of 14 September 1850 at 11th Ward, Boston, Suffolk Co., MassachusettsG.4 
1855He and Sarah Ann Littlefield appeared on the census of 1855 at Springfield, Hampden Co., MassachusettsG; (nei. Amos and Mary Morrill, fam. 93.)5 
31 July 1860He and Sarah Ann Littlefield appeared on the census of 31 July 1860 at Northampton, Hampshire Co., MassachusettsG.6 
Death*27 September 1861He died on 27 September 1861 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MassachusettsG.7 


  1. [S1257] Massachusetts Vital Records 1621-1850, index and images, online AmericanAncestors.org, Southampton, Vol. 2, p. 92, entry 892. Sarah Ann (____) Bascom, wid. of David Pomeroy, formerly wife of Elisha H Bascom, d. 6 Dec 1885, age 72; citing Southampton Center Cemetery, IV 30/6, 6-8.
  2. [S842] Massachusetts Deaths 1841-1915, online FamilySearch.org, index and images, Death Rec. of Elisha H Bascom, 1861, q.v.
  3. [S520] VWH.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (38), b. MA, lampmaker; Sarah A (36), b. ME.
  5. [S2140] 1855 Massachusetts State Census. Elisha H (43), b. MA, book pedlar; Sarah A (41), b. ME.
  6. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (49), b. MA, "out of health;" Sarah (47), b. MA. [sic]
  7. [S842] Mass. Deaths 1841-1915, FamilySearch.org, Film 960178, Folder 4220468, img. 412/420, ref. Vol. 147, p. 387. Westfield Death Reg., 1861, no. 61. E H Bascom, marr., b. Southampton, son of Elisha (b. Southampton) and Abigail (b. Westfield), d. 27 Sep 1861, age 49, consumption.
  8. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S1239] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910/1915, index and images, online AmericanAncestors.org, Marr. Rec. of Joseph O Hutchins and Juliett Bascom, 1870, q.v.
  10. [S772] Massachusetts Births 1841-1915, online FamilySearch.org (index and images), Film 4285085, img. 121/1133. Boston Birth Reg. 1850, No. 1365. Samuel H Bascon [sic], b. 18 Jan 1850, son of Elisha H (lampmaker, b. Southampton) and Sarah A (b. Saco ME) Boscom.