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Burry Lee Bassett
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1885
Green Lake County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1902
Mower County
Minnesota, USA

From The Adams Review, 1902:
On Monday evening before his death, Burry, the 17 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Bassett, was taken sick with appendicitis. The disease in its most aggravated form developed rapidly. All that medical skill could do was done to alleviate the young man's suffering, but without avail. From the day he was taken sick his condition was such that he could neither be operated on nor taken to the hospital. On Saturday last one of the Rochester hospital physicians was telegraphed for and arrived in Adams on the evening train, but after an examination of the patient pronounced his case hopeless. In fact, he stated that had the boy been brought to the hospital a week before they would not have operated on him as his disease was so deep-rooted and complicated as to be incurable either by medicine or an operation. A few hours later the spirit of Burry Bassett left the earthly body and winged its way to its eternal home.

The funeral services were held at the house Monday morning at 10 o'clock, Rev. Stone of LeRoy, officiating. The remains were buried in Rose Creek cemetery, seven miles west of the village of Rose Creek, the bereaved family being accompanied on the sad journey by relatives and friends, a number of both Workmen and Woodmen assisting in the last sad rites. At the cemetery the funeral cortege was met by a number of relatives of the deceased from Austin, and also Rev. C.D. Belden, who conducted brief, but impressive services at the grave.

Burry Lee Bassett was born in Green Lake county, Wis., Dec. 1, 1885, and died December 20, 1902. He was the only son and was just reaching manhood when death removed him.

The family have the sympathy of all in their sorrow.

From Contributor 48566657:

[from the Mower County Transcript, 24 Dec. 1902, page 7, column 3, under heading "ADAMS"]

Burley (sic) Bassett died Saturday night of appendicitis after a week of intense suffering. Age 17 years. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Bassett who have lived here for about two years. The body was taken to Varco cemetery Monday for interment in the family lot.

[from the Mower County Transcript, 24 Dec. 1902, page 7, column 3, under heading "WOOD BURY"]

D. S. Morgan received the sad news Sunday afternoon of the sudden death of Burley (sic) Bassett, the only son of Ambrose Bassett of Adams, who died the 20th of appendicitis, age 17 years.

[from the Mower County Transcript, 24 Dec. 1902, page 7, column 4, under heading "VARCO"]

The body of Burley (sic) Bassett was brought here Monday from Adams for burial, Rev. C. D. Belden of Austin reading the burial service.
Rose Creek Enterprise Cemetery
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Janet Huseby Stephenson
Record added: Oct 18, 2012
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Burry Lee Bassett
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