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Esther Praither Basmajian
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1895
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1984

Esther Praither was born in Ohio. She was the daughter of Clara Rithee and Dickenson Praither. They were from Ireland. Esther had two sisters, Ethel and Hazel. Esther moved to New York at a young age and began working for a family there. While running an errand for her employer she met Adam Basmajian and fell in love. They soon married and had a son, Gazar. Adam then was sent off to WWI and was killed in action. Adam's brother comforted Esther and looked after her and her son (his nephew) during her grieving time. Their friendship soon blossomed into a love that lasted her entire life. She lived to be 89 years old and had a man who loved her and treated her like princess. He took good care of her and gave her a wonderful life. When Astor died from pneumonia in April of 1984, Esther was so overcome with grief from his death that she passed soon after. They loved each other so much, neither one could live without the other. 
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  Astor Basmajian (1893 - 1984)*
  Clara Basmajian MacLaren (1929 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Created by: J. Rubio
Record added: Jan 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104325304
Esther <i>Praither</i> Basmajian
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Esther <i>Praither</i> Basmajian
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Esther <i>Praither</i> Basmajian
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Thinking of You
- J. Rubio
 Added: Nov. 11, 2013
I miss you Grandma, and when I used to go visit you in San Diego and you'd give me a tin of cookies to take home with us.
- J. Rubio
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013

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