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 Francis “Frank” Basham

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Francis “Frank” Basham

  • Birth 2 Jun 1807 Bedford County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 22 Apr 1893 Lodiburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 12624513

The son of Obadiah Basham and Celia Dowell Basham. Married Thursia Hardin on Dec. 8, 1828 in Lodiburg, Ky.
Children born to Frank & Thursia-From 1850 Census:
Cass 19; Daniel H. 18; Henry 17; Alsey 16; Celia 13; Joel 12; Richard B. 10; Sarah A. 9; Francis Marion 5; Jacob D. 2 (all children born in Ky) Alsey Hardin, 83, born in PA. This is Daniel Hardin's widow, Alsey Jolly Hardin - mother of Thursia Hardin Basham.


Lodiburg: Uncle Frank and Aunt Kitty Basham had started in their buggy to visit Mr. Jerry Norton last week, unfortunately the buggy turned over and both were severely hurt. The Breckinridge News (Cloverport, Kentucky); Wednesday, 20 July 1892; pg. 3

(Aunt Kitty is Kitty Cart, 3rd wife) noted by Mary Hall Nelson, his great great granddaughter)

Lodiburg: Mr. Frank Basham, one of our oldest and best respected citizens, died Saturday evening at five o'clock and was buried Sunday evening at two o'clock. A large crowd was in attendance. The relatives have the sympathy of the entire community.
The Breckinridge News (Cloverport, Kentucky); Wednesday, 26 April 1893; pg. 4, col. 5



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  • Maintained by: Mary Hall Nelson
  • Originally Created by: Mary Coursey
  • Added: 7 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12624513
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis “Frank” Basham (2 Jun 1807–22 Apr 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12624513, citing Hardin Basham Cemetery #2, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Mary Hall Nelson (contributor 47912823) .