Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Basyes in:
 • Holton Cemetery
 • Holton
 • Jackson County
 • Kansas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
John James Basye
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
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: 
  Mary P Rogers Basye (1820 - 1903)*
  Margaret Basye Scott (1844 - 1934)*
  Martha C. Basye Townsend (1846 - 1932)*
  Newton J Basye (1849 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
72 yrs 7 mos 28 days
Holton Cemetery
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
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

You are my Great Great Grandfather
- Kay
 Added: Apr. 19, 2011

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service