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Abner Kerr Baskins
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1836
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1917

Abner Baskins, a son of on of Bremer County's earliest settlers, was born in Richland county, Ohio, Fev. 15, 1836. He is a son of Abner B.and Mary (Kerr)Baskins, who left their home in Ohio for Bremer county, Iowa, May 27, 1852. Their journey was made with teams. Arriving here on the 22nd day of June, they immediately located on section 4, Jefferson township, where the husband and father made a claim, subsequently purchasing it. Their first house was a log cabin covered with clapboars, and having a puncheon floor. They were obliged to go to Dubuque for groceries. The subject of this sketch was reared on a farm and educated in the subscription schools. In 1861 he was married to Miss A. Ross, who came to this county in 1858. She was born May 29,1842. Five children bless their home-Edna, Clark, Minnie, Nellie, and Abner. Mr.Baskins owns 85 acres of land, which is under cultivation and valued at $40 per acre. He had 2 brothers who served in the Union army, one in the Thirty-Eighth Iowa Infantry who died at Port Hudson, and the other in the Ninth Iowa.(source:Butler and Bremer Counties, Iowa History History of Bremer County Washington Township)
Abner R. Baskins 14 Jan 1917 15 Feb 1836 Harlington Waverly, Washington (Place of birth Knox Co. Ohio., death Waverly, Ia. maiden name of wife Arrenna Rose.); He came to Iowa in 1852);wif: Arrenna Rose; chi: Edna; chi: Clark; chi: Minnie Cotteral; chi: Abner(Iowa Cemetery Record) 
Family links: 
  Abner Braddock Baskins (1800 - 1864)
  Mary Kerr Baskins (1808 - 1889)
  Arrenna Jane Rose Baskins (1842 - 1926)
  Edna Addie Baskins (1862 - 1918)*
  Clarke H Baskins (1863 - 1931)*
  Abner Kerr Baskins (1836 - 1917)
  Bathsheba Baskins Williams (1844 - 1926)*
  Hannah L Baskins Rose (1846 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Harlington Cemetery
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Patricia Monroe
Originally Created by: Linda Allison Harlow
Record added: Aug 05, 2006
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Abner Kerr Baskins
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Abner Kerr Baskins
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Abner Kerr Baskins
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Dear Abner K Baskins [s/o Abner Braddock Baskins, Find A Grave Memorial# 15160474], In Remembrance [Family connection through my maternal lineage]
- Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 Added: Sep. 17, 2013

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