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Andrew Basiger
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Birth: Jun. 19, 1801
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Oct. 21, 1854
Delaware County
Ohio, USA

Andrew and his wife, Anna Lanz,emigrated to the USA from Switzerland in the 1850's. While in Switzerland he was the Postmaster of Wangen, Canton Berne. The BASIGER, HOWALD, BADER, and DETWILER families, who were all related, made the trip in a sailing vessel. They made their home in Delaware, OH, all living in Marlboro Township except the Detwilers, who settled in Thompson Township. Three sons, Andrew, J. Ralph and John were soldiers in the Civil War.
They had 7 children: Samuel J., Ralph (John Ralph), Andrew, John, Mary, Anna, and Frederick. Tombstone inscription: "Andrew Basiger/died Oct. 22, 1854, age 53 yrs., 9 mos., and 2 days." 
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  John Ralph Basiger (1840 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Mayfield Cemetery
Delaware County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Roberta
Record added: Dec 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7039650
Andrew Basiger
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 Added: Feb. 10, 2007

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