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Pvt Redding Bass

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Pvt Redding Bass

  • Birth 1810 North Carolina, USA
  • Death 16 Jan 1879 Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial South Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot SIXES / GDAH Vert File / GGSQ V3-318, 359*. SIXES METHODIST CHURCH / AHS FGCR. Lost to time
  • Memorial ID 73010660

May be son of Reddick & Obedience Persons Bass
Husband of Elizabeth Lay Bass.
Father of:
Susan Caroline Bass b. 1842
Malinda Azalia Bass b. 1843
James David Redding Bass b. 1846
Nancy Rebbeca Bass b. 1848
Anderson T. Bass b. 1853
Charles Freeman Bass b. 1853
Probably more

Source Citations:
1840 Census District 792, Cherokee, Georgia
Microfilm #38 Page #4
Name: Redden Bass
Township: District 792
County: Cherokee
State: Georgia
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Total - All Persons 5
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 5
Total All Persons - 5
Total Slaves: 0

1850 United States Federal Census Division 15, Cherokee, Georgia. Microfilm #M432_65 pg #441B Image #85 & 87 Enumerated August 22, 1850.
Name Age Rel Occ
Redding Bass 49 Head Farmer $800 NC
Elizabeth Bass 34 Wife SC
Susan Bass 10 Dau GA
Con't on page 87
Azalia M Bass 7 Dau GA
James D Bass 5 Son GA
Rebecca Bass 1 Dau GA

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: Redding Bass
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Georgia
Regiment Name: Cherokee Legion, Georgia (State Guards)
Regiment Name Expanded: Cherokee Legion, Georgia (State Guards)
Company: C,B
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M226 roll 4

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Name: Redding Bass
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: U.S. Indian Troops
Service Record: Enlisted in Company C, Georgia Cherokee Legion Infantry Regiment.
Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records

U.S. Southern Claims Commission Master Index, 1871-1880
Name: Reading Bass [Redding Bass]
Event Year: 1874
State: Georgia
County: Cherokee
Commission No.:2098
Office No.: 276
Report No.: 4
Status: Disallowed

U.S., Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865
Confederate Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865
No. 1100 Bass, Redding, Corp. q Texas, B Chicamaqua, Ga. Sept 9 20 29 Consumption Chicago City Cemetery
Is this one of his son's?


Burial source: "The Georgia Cemetery Directory", (by Ted Brooke, Marietta GA 1985)
AHS FGCR = Atlanta Historical Society, Franklin Garrett Cemetery Records.
GDAH ML = Georgia Department of Archives and History, Microfilm Library.
GDAH Vert File = Georgia Department of Archives and History, Vertical Files.
GGSQ = Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly.
NWG = Northwest GA Historical & Genealogical Society Quarterly.

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  • Created by: Winnette
  • Added: 8 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73010660
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Redding Bass (1810–16 Jan 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73010660, citing Sixes Methodist Church Cemetery, South Canton, Cherokee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Winnette (contributor 27455712) .