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Joseph Allen Basham
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1833
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1924
Breckinridge County
Kentucky, USA


Joseph A. Basham was Father of 15 Children.....Has 73 Grandchildren Living

The home-going of Joseph Allen Basham removes from this community one of the pioneer residents. Mr. Basham departed this life at the home of his son, Mike Basham, on February 20, 1924, after having lived ninety-one years, one month and five days. He was born in Illinois and came to Breckinridge county in 1836.

Mr. Basham was married to Miss Sarah Frances Dowell, and to this union fifteen children were born twelve of whom survive. They are: Mrs. Mary E. Furrow, Mrs. S.W. Merritt, Mrs. L.M. Rush, Miss Evie Basham, Mike, Nathaniel, Thomas, John and William Basham, all are living in Breckinridge county. Mrs. L. Dowell and A.J. Basham, of Illinois, and Mrs. J.D. Flood, of Cement, Okla. Surviving with these are seventy-three grandchildren, and forty-two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Basham was a veteran of the Civil War. His funeral was conducted by the Rev. Dell Roberts at the home on Friday. The remains were laid to rest beside his wife in the old family burying grounds near here. 
Family links: 
  Sarah Francis Dowell Basham (1843 - 1918)*
  Mary Elizabeth Basham Furrow (1858 - 1950)*
  Beanie Ellen Basham Flood (1860 - 1943)*
  Paulina Basham Merritt (1863 - 1913)*
  Susan Morris Basham Merritt (1866 - 1932)*
  Nathaniel Tucker Basham (1868 - 1947)*
  Michael Basham (1870 - 1957)*
  Allie Jane Dowell (1872 - 1957)*
  William Miner Basham (1874 - 1950)*
  Thomas Joseph Basham (1877 - 1952)*
  Nora Margaret Basham Rush (1878 - 1960)*
  Evelyn Basham (1883 - 1929)*
  Andrew Jackson Basham (1884 - 1968)*
  John Wesley Basham (1891 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Basham Cemetery #7
Breckinridge County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Christina
Record added: Oct 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119162909
Joseph Allen Basham
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 Added: Oct. 22, 2013

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