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Subject: [BASS-L] Bass Families in Mo and IL
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 1998 23:48:23 -0500 (CDT)


Hi everybody

It has been a while since I submitted my Bass info. If anyone can make
a connection, please let me know. Thanks Nancy

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First Generation

Jacob Bass b 1823 Tenn d 27 March 1884 IL m abt 1845 Ellen ? b 1827
IL ( We have also been told Jacob may have been married to Nancy J.
Davis) Children of Jacob Bass and Ellen:

1) John Marshall Bass b 1846 IL d 1932 m Josephine.
2) Henry Bass b abt 1848 IL
3) Elizabeth Bass b abt 1850 Marion Co, IL
4) Francis (Frank) Marion Bass b 1852 IL d 1928 Mo m 1873 IL Harriet
Ann Oliver b 1853 IL d 1932 Mo. d/o Wesley Smith Oliver and Mahala
Wilson.( see below for more info on Frank).
5) Harden Bass b 1853 IL. d 1932
6) Caroline Bass b abt 1857 IL
7) Jasper N. Bass b 1862 IL
8) Elvina ( Levina ) Bass b 1865 Il d 1880
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Second Generation

Francis( Frank) Marion Bass was b Mar 15,1852 in Kinmundy, Marion Co, IL
d Oct 8. 1928 in New Florence, Montgomery Co, Mo m. June 5, 1873
Harriet Ann Oliver in Kinmundy, Marion Co, IL. Harriet Ann Oliver
daughter of Wesley Smith Oliver and Mahala Wilson was b May 8, 1853
Marion Co, IL d Sept 14, 1932 New Florence, Montgomery Co, Mo. Other
children of Wesley Smith Oliver are. Henrietta, William, Mary Elizabeth,
James H, John W. Joseph A, Samuel W, Martha E, Alice, George W, and
Sarah J Oliver. Sarah J Oliver married William Rotan.
Children of Francis Bass and Harriet Oliver were:

1) Lilly Mae b May 22, 1874 Omega, Marion Co, IL died in infancy.
2) Bertie Mae Bass b May 22 1874 Omega, Marion, Co IL d Jan 25, 1948
Independence, Jackson Co, Mo m abt 1895 in Iowa to Minnie Mahala Rotan b
Feb 11, 1878 d Feb 6, 1962 d/o Sarah J. Oliver and William Rotan
grandaughter of Wesley Smith Oliver and Mahala Wilson. ( see below
for more info on Bertie Bass)
3) Luther Bass b Feb 19. 1876 Kinmundy, Marion Co, IL d Dec 7, 1952
Versailles, Morgan Co m Sadie Murray
4)Nora Maude Bass b Feb 23, 1878 Kinmundy, Marion Co, IL d Jan 15, 1963
m Sept 4, 1894 Edward Lee Coleman New Florence, Montgomery Co, Mo.
5) Anna Lee Bass b Dec 1879 Nokomis, Montgomery Co,IL d April 1957 m
July 2,1902 James Roland Anderson St. Louis, MO.
6) William Oscar Bass b Feb 2, 1882 Nokomis, IL d Sept 19, 1964 St.
Charles. Mo m Aug 5, 1903 Minta D Anderson.
7) Della Mae Bass b Jan 15, 1884 Nokomis, IL d Feb 14, 1975 Vidor,
Orange Co, Texas m James Ernest Wilson July 2, 1902 St. Louis, Mo
8) Dora Alice Bass b 1887-1889 New Florence, Mo d Jan 12, 1939 m
William Kobush April 7, 1906 New Florence, Mo.
9) Oliver Francis Bass b July 24, 1891 New Florence, Mo d Mar 14, 1940
1m Ethel Cox 2m Ruth Sanders.
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Third Generation

Bertie Mae Bass twin of Lilly Mae Bass was born May 22, 1874 Omega,
Marion Co, IL d Jan 25, 1948 Independence, Jackson,Co, Mo m in Iowa
abt 1895 Minnie Mahala Rotan b Feb 11,1878 d Feb 6, 1962. Minnie
Mahala Rotan is the d/o of William Rotan b July 1828 Tenn
and Sarah J Oliver b July 1845 IL. Sarah is the d/o of Wesley Smith
Oliver and Mahala Wilson.
Bertie Mae Bass and Minnie Mahala Rotan are both buried Moberly,
Randolph Co, Mo. Children of Bertie Mae Bass and Minnie Mahala Rotan
are.
1) Gracie Bass b Feb 16, 1896 New Florence, Mo died in infancy
2) William Bass m Mabel ?
3) Jesse Bass m Theresa ?
4) Clarence Bass m Marie?
5) Elza (Boots) Bass m Peggy ?
6) Virgil Bert Bass m Dorothy Jean Coble ( see below)
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Fourth Generation
Virgil Bert ( Bert Virgil ) Bass was born abt 1910 in Stanberry, Gentry
Co. Mo d Dec 23, 1978 and is buried in Moberly, Randolph Co, Mo. Virgil
married 1) in 1928 in Independence Mo Dorothy Jean Coble b Sept 6,
1910 PA died abt 1985 Fulton, Callaway Co, MO. d/o Bessie Sarah High and
Oran Richard Coble. 2) Jesse Solomon abt 1947. Children of Virgil Bass
and Dorothy Coble:
1) Beverly Jean Bass b Aug 13, 1929
2) Ruby Bass b Aug 23, 1930 Independence, Mo d April 1951 m Bob Watts.
They had one daughter Debbie born abt 1950.

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