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Rev Samuel Wesley Basham
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1822
Breckinridge County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1898
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA

Samuel Wesley Basham, the son of James Dowell Basham and Elizabeth Davis, was born December 22, 1822 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. Samuel became a minister of the Christian Church, after being converted by the preaching of Barton Stone. At various times he lived in the counties of Breckinridge, Butler, Warren, Edmonson and Grayson in Kentucky.

Samuel's first wife was Sally Davis Young. They were married on July 14, 1842 in Warren County, Kentucky. Sally was born May 01, 1824 and died on 11 Jul 1859. They were the parents of:
John Allen Davis - b. 14 May 1843
Margaret Elizabeth - b. 26 Feb 1845
Mary Towsend - b. 11 Feb 1847
Martha Frances - b. 24 Feb 1850
Olivia Carolyn - b. 18 Feb 1852
Laura Ann - b. 11 Mar 1854
Olivia Victoria - b. 17 Apr 1856
James Timothy Barkley - b. 15 Feb 1859

Samuel's second wife was Martha Jane Williams. They were married on January 21, 1860 in Honaker's Ferry, Warren County, Kentucky. Martha was born on 05 Dec 1857 and died on 29 Dec 1919. They were the parents of:
Alexander Campbell - b. 01 Oct 1860
Silas Hardin Hailey - b. 11 Nov 1862
Samuel McClain - b. 13 Mar 1864
Granville Simpson - b. 12 Feb 1867
William Henry - b. 18 Jan 1872
Heber Elliott - b. 01 Sep 1876

In his later years Rev. Samuel Wesley Basham served as the minister of the Christian Church in Caneyville, Grayson County, Kentucky. He died on March 10, 1898 in Grayson County. His stone in the Caneyville Cemetery reads S.W. Basham 1822-1898.
Family links: 
  Sallie Davis Young Basham (1824 - 1859)*
  John Allen Basham (1843 - 1921)*
  Laura Ann Basham Miller (1854 - 1922)*
  James Timothy Barkley Basham (1859 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Caneyville Cemetery
Grayson County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: VirJean Potter Bozarth
Record added: Mar 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25177465
Rev Samuel Wesley Basham
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Rev Samuel Wesley Basham
Added by: ckeisling
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Remembering Rev. Samuel Wesley Basham
- VirJean Potter Bozarth
 Added: May. 22, 2009

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