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John James Basye
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Birth: May 18, 1815
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1888
Jackson County
Kansas, USA

Death of J. J. Basye. After a severe illness of one week J. J. Basye, one of our oldest citizens, died at his residence on Banner creek on the morning of January 17th, 1888. The deceased was born in Virginia on the 18th of May, 1815. When a young man he went to Ohio, where he lived a few years and taught several terms of school. He then came out west and was one of the first settlers in western Missouri. He afterwards lived near Cameron in DeKalb county, where he took an active part in politics. He held with credit an important office in that county for fifteen years in succession. He then came with his family to Kansas in 1859, and lived on the old homestead on Banner ever since.. He is the father of eleven children, seven of whom are still living. When yet a young man he united with the Church of Christ twenty-five years ago he lost the use of his eyesight . . His funeral was preached at the Christian church by Rev. C. Y. Yard ...
The Holton Weekly Recorder, Jan. 19, 1888.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary P Rogers Basye (1820 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret Basye Scott (1844 - 1934)*
  Martha C. Basye Townsend (1846 - 1932)*
  Newton J Basye (1849 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
72 yrs 7 mos 28 days
 
Burial:
Holton Cemetery
Holton
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 3
 
Created by: Thomas Mick
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30167049
John James Basye
Added by: Steve Rowe
 
John James Basye
Added by: Steve Rowe
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 19, 2011
 
 
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