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Harry James Baskin
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1878
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1901
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA

Seymour, Texas, July 17

Harry Baskin of Seymour was drowned in Elm Creek. A party of young men and ladies were having a few days' outing and were camped on the creek. Messrs. Alex, Britton, Joe Wheat, Guy Elkins and Harry Baskin were in the water seining, and the young ladies were witnessing the fun from the bank. The water was about 12 feet deep, and as the landing was hard. Baskin swam down the stream about 100 years to find a better landing. When within a few feet of the bank he cried to his comrades that he had given out and was sinking. Before assistance could reach him he had gone down for the last time.

The Dallas Morning News
19 July 1901
 
 
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 Parents:
  James W. Baskin (1845 - 1909)
  Margaret Amanda Swindells Taylor (1856 - 1932)
 
 Siblings:
  Harry James Baskin (1878 - 1901)
  William Edwin Baskin (1882 - 1971)*
  Robert Edward Baskin (1884 - 1942)*
  Mary Daisy Baskin (1886 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Seymour Cemetery
Seymour
Baylor County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Aug 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95638876
Harry James Baskin
Added by: Searchers of our Past
 
Harry James Baskin
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 Added: Sep. 23, 2012
 
 
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