For anyone interested in helping on this search, here is what I presently have on this family.
127B. Joseph Antoine Bassett
Joseph Antoine Bassett, son of Clemence and Gelinas (Cate) Bessette, was born in in Goderich, Ontario, Canada about 1830. He died 6 Sep 1910 in Port Huron, Michigan. He married (1) an Indian lady in 1861. She died in 1864. He married (2) Celina Moreau in 1869. She was born about 1850 in Quebec, Canada. She died 15 Feb 1917 in Port Huron, Michigan. Joseph and Celina are both buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery. He was a ship's carpenter and a cooper.
1880 Federal Census of 1st Ward, Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI (9 Jun 1880) Joseph Bassett48 M CN CN CNHeadShip carpenter Salina33 F CN CN CNWife Emma9 F MI CN CNDaughter Julia6 F MI CN CNDaughter John4 M MI CN CNSon Edward2 M MI CN CNSon Joseph16 M CN CN CNSonSailor
1900 Federal Census of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan (14 Jun 1900) Joseph Bassett69 M Oct 1831 CF CF CFHead(1851) Celina49 F May 1851 CF CF CFWife(1870) Edward21 M Oct 1878 MI CF CFSonCaulker Dry Dock Shipyard William14 M Jul 1885 MI CF CFSonAt School James A. Finley11 M Mar 1889 MI CF CFGrandson At School (Living at 813 Johnstone) (Married 30 years, 7 children, 4 living)
1910 Federal Census of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan (16 Apr 1910) Joseph Bassett81 M CF CF CFHeadCaulker Shipyard (1852) Celina59 F CF CF CFWife(1861) William24 M MI CF CFSonWatchman Great Lakes Living on Johnson Street (Married 48 years, 7 children, 4 living, 2nd marriage for Joseph)
Chidren by 1st wife.
+ 127B1. Joseph Antoine Bassett Jr. - born 9 May 1862 in Canada, died 9 Feb 1932 in Port Huron, Michigan, married Margaret Francis Williamson.
Children by 2nd wife.
127B2. Emily Jane Bassett - born 28 Dec 1870, died 9 Feb 1932.
127B3. Margaret Julia Bassett - born 25 Sep 1873, died in Port Huron, Michigan.
127B4. John Bassett - born about 1876 in Michigan.
127B5. Edward Beckard Bassett - born 21 Sep 1878.
127B6. Delno Bassett (twin) - born 10 Jun 1883 (stillborn), died 10 Jun 1883 in Port Huron, Michigan.
127B7. Seleno Bassett (twin) - born 10 Jun 1883 (stillborn), died 10 Jun 1883 in Port Huron, Michigan.
127B8. William Bassett - born 2 Jul 1885, died 1908.