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Basil Augustus Bagby
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Birth: May 31, 1861
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1939
Johnson County
Missouri, USA

Son of William Bagby and Eliza Waring. Husband of Susan Arena Bagby.

Obituary for Basil Augustus Bagby (May 31, 1861 - June 3, 1939)
From Monday, June 5, 1939, newspaper clipping (paper name unknown)
Transcribed from clipping in Bible of William and Eliza Waring Bagby - Basil's parents.


Funeral services for B. A. Bagby were held this afternoon from the Methodist church in Cummings. Burial was in the Round Mound cemetery on the family lot.
Mr. Bagby, who died Saturday at his home in Centerview, MO. Had passed his 78th birthday just three days previously. He had been ill a week.
For many years residents of the Effingham and Cummings communities, Mr. and Mrs. Bagby retired from farm life a year ago and removed from Cummings to Centerview.
B. A. Bagby was born at Augusta, Ill. He and Mrs. Bagby, who survived him, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at Cummings four years ago.
Surviving are also six children, Mrs. H. E. Bonnell, Nortonville, C. H. Bagby, Big Springs, Neb., J. R. Bagby, Stockton, Mrs. Herbert H. Barber, Atchison, Mrs. Ray Nye, Centerview, Mo., and Mrs. J. S. Grimes, Huron; 14 grandchildren and a great grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Ellen Osgood, Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Addie Byrnes, Mt. Sterling, Ill.
The funeral was conducted by the Rev. Giessler, Nortonville. The music was furnished by a mixed quartet of the Methodist church, Nortonville.
The pallbearers were Tom Henson, George Baker, Charles Turner, Charlie Tull, Joe Cassidy and Newall Higley.

End of Obit

(His remains were later moved from Round Top Cemetery to Effingham Cemetery in Atchison County, Kansas.)

Known as "Gus". Gus Bagby drove a team of mules hitched to a sled from his home in Augusta, Illinois to the home of the bride at Skidmore, Missouri, a distance of 300 miles. The temperature was 15 degrees below zero and drifts so deep that the sled went over the fences in places. It was the middle of April before that snow left. They lived near Skidmore, Missouri until 1903 when they moved to a farm 1 1/2 miles SW of Nortonville, Kansas. They moved back to Skidmore in 1905 where Mr. Bagby had a store for about a year. In September 1906, they moved to Lone Tree, Missouri. From Lone Tree they moved to Effingham, Kansas in 1908. There they lived until 1920, when they purchased a farm one mile east of Cummings, Atchison County, Kansas. They retired from Farm Life in March 1938, and removed to Centerville, Johnson County, Missouri to live with their daughter, Mary. 
Family links: 
  William Bagby (1816 - 1908)
  Eliza Waring Bagby (1822 - 1909)
  Susan Arena Bagby Bagby (1868 - 1950)*
  Minnie Mae Bagby Bonnel (1887 - 1963)*
  Sarah Frances Bagby Moore (1840 - 1923)*
  Mary Caroline Bagby Pickens (1842 - 1930)*
  William Wallace Bagby (1845 - 1878)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Bagby Wade (1848 - 1936)*
  John Carroll Bagby (1853 - 1889)*
  Basil Augustus Bagby (1861 - 1939)
  Addie Louise Bagby Byrns (1864 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Effingham Cemetery
Atchison County
Kansas, USA
Created by: dmd4yrls
Record added: Sep 21, 2009
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Basil Augustus Bagby
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Basil Augustus Bagby
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