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Ellen Watson Bass
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1852
Sellers
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1938
Latta
Dillon County
South Carolina, USA

On November 28th, Mrs. Ellen Watson Bass, who had almost reached the 86th year of her life was claimed in death. She was the daughter of William Watson and Cherry Deere. She was born near Antioch Church on December 24, 1852. At an early age she joined the Antioch Baptist Church and continued a member until her death. She attended college at Murfeesboro, N. C. The last forty years of her life were spent in Latta.

The funeral service was conducted by Rev. LeRoy Leppard of Maxton, N. C. who had been a near neighbor and who had become a very close friend of the family. By request the services which were held at Antioch Church was of the simplest nature. Many friend and relatives from Marion and Dillon counties were present.

Surviving Mrs. Watson (Bass) are the following close relatives: Joe M. Bass, Latta, S.C. and R. W. Bass, Columbia, sons; Misses Cherry and Bernice Bass, Mrs. Herbert Bass Bethea, Latta, Miss Emma Bass and Mrs. Eunice Smith, Columbia, daughters; and Mrs. B. B. Sellers, Sellers, sister.

Published in the Latta Observer, December 16, 1938 
 
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 Parents:
  William Watson (1829 - 1888)
  Cherry Deer Watson (1830 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Addison James Bass (1848 - 1901)
 
 Children:
  Joe Manley Bass (1880 - 1952)*
  Cherry Amelia Bass (1882 - 1939)*
  Margaret Ellen Bass Bethea (1884 - 1969)*
  Rosa David Bass (1886 - 1888)*
  Robert William Bass (1889 - 1952)*
  Norma Bernice Bass (1891 - 1964)*
  Emma H. Bass (1893 - 1977)*
  Eunice Eleanor Bass Smith (1898 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellen Watson Bass (1852 - 1938)
  John Gregory Watson (1856 - 1919)*
  William Edward Watson (1858 - 1916)*
  L. Calhoun Watson (1860 - 1865)*
  Pauline C. Watson Wiggins (1862 - 1935)*
  Furman Bee Watson (1864 - 1933)*
  Infant Son Watson (1867 - 1867)*
  Deer Maxcy Watson (1869 - 1938)*
  Mary Norma Watson Sellers (1872 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Antioch Church Cemetery
Sellers
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: robin pellicci moore
Record added: Aug 18, 2010
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Ellen <i>Watson</i> Bass
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