Samuel Adison Bassett

M, #10008, b. 23 March 1858, d. 22 October 1930
Father*Oliver C Bassett b. 25 Nov 1834, d. 2 Apr 1872
Mother*Mahala J Patterson b. 26 May 1841, d. 30 Dec 1916
ChartsPedigree - father Charles Harold Bassett
Bassett (paternal side) - William Bassett (1)(Immigrant 1621)
Reference1G Grf, B8
DNAbassett* Samuel Adison Bassett is a descendant of William Bassett of the 1621 Fortune per dna kit #5901 - see http://bassettbranches.org/ and click on DNA Project then the Excel spreadsheet to find see the kit number. 
Birth*23 March 1858 He was born on 23 March 1858 at Ohio. 
(InHomeOf) Census18601860 He appeared on the 1860 census in the household of Oliver C Bassett, pg 265 #1425-1474, Hebbardsville (Alexander Twnshp), Athens Co., Ohio. His info on the census included - Basett, Sam A 2 b.OH. 
(InHomeOf) Census18701870 Samuel Adison Bassett appeared on the 1870 census in the household of Oliver C Bassett, pg 629 #442-444, Chariton, Lucas Co., Iowa. His info on the census included - Basset, Samuel 13 b.OH. 
Marriage*26 November 1878 Samuel Adison Bassett married Sarah Abigail Bond, daughter of Larkin Bond and Cordelia Hood Jarvis, on 26 November 1878 at Lucas Co., Iowa, Have marriage record (Evd 280.) 
Census18801 June 1880 Samuel Adison Bassett appeared on the 1880 census as the head of household, ED 104 pg 521 #292-304, Cedar Township, Lucas Co., Iowa, along with Sarah Abigail Bond and Clara Myrtle Bassett. His info on the census included Bassett, Samuel A 22 b.OH. 
MovedTocirca 1897 Samuel Adison Bassett moved to Miller, Lawrence Co., Missouri, circa 1897 from Aurora Missouri. 
Deed*1900  In 1900 at Lawrence Co., Missouri: Both Samuel and his mother Mahala (Heater) had land in 1900 census, his with a mortgage, and hers free of mortgage. Per LCHS - "On the 1900 plat S.A. Bassett owns 160 acres in Twp 29 Rng 27 Sec 20. And adjacent 40 acres is labled as being owned by Mrs. Bassett. These properties are 3 miles west of Miller or one mile north of Phelps.
School Tax Records, LawCo MO pg 77
4173. S.A. Bassett 160A NW NE and S 1/2 NE and SE NW 20-29-27 Eval. $1280 Tax $7.68
No listing for Mrs. Bassett. I looked in Phelps llistings and those for Miller also. "
In regards to finding the sale of the lands (She died a Taylor, so might have sold under either name.) LCHS said: "Dispostion may be problematic. Will try local newspapers first. Executor's Notices, etc. One of our members works in the Recorder of Deeds office. I'll put him to work!"1 
Census1900*1 June 1900 He appeared on the 1900 census as the head of household, ED 76 sht 5 pg 111b #105-106, Greene, Lawrence Co., Missouri, along with Sarah Abigail Bond, Clara Myrtle Bassett, Charles Henry "Charlie" Bassett, Nellie Cordelia Bassett, Dora Bell Bassett, Nora Ethel Bassett, Leroy Wesley "Roy" Bassett and Olive Leitha "Ollie" Bassett. His info on the census included Bassett, Samuel 42 b.OH Mar 1858, farmer owns farm with mortgage, married at age 22 (error, s/b 20) - mother lives next door. 
Census1910*1910 Samuel Adison Bassett appeared on the 1910 census as the head of household, ED 92 sht 7b #162-163, Greene, Lawrence Co., Missouri, along with Sarah Abigail Bond, Leroy Wesley "Roy" Bassett and Olive Leitha "Ollie" Bassett . His info on the census included Bassett, Samuel A 53 b.OH (both parents b.OH) farmer owns farm with mortgage, married 31 years. 
Census1920*20 January 1920 Samuel Adison Bassett appeared on the 1920 census as the head of household, ED 103 sht 3a pg 31 #51-51 303 Lee St, Aurora Ward 3, Lawrence Co., Missouri, along with Sarah Abigail Bond . His info on the census included Bassett, S A 64 b.OH farmer owns free of mortgage. 
Census1930*1930 Samuel Adison Bassett appeared on the 1930 census as the head of household, ED 1277 sht 2B #48-49 501 Raymond Dr, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, along with Sarah Abigail Bond. His info on the census included Bassett, Samuel A 72 b.OH married at age 20, owns home $4000. 
Death*22 October 1930 Samuel Adison Bassett died on 22 October 1930 at Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 72 Have death record (Evd 451). Residence at death 501 Raymond. 
Burial* He was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Los Angeles Co., California, Poppy Fields lot 2886, grave 3 - see photos in source.2,3 
Obituary His obituary: There are two obits (Evd 1403 & 1403) for Samuel Adison Bassett.
     Pasadena Post 22 Oct 1930.
Samuel Adison Bassett, age 72 years, died in Los Angeles early this morning. He is survived by five daughters; Mrs H A Nobles and Mrs W C Grove of Pasadena, Mrs William Elder of Arkansaas, Mrs W S Parker of Missouri, and Mrs M McGowen of Los Angeles; and by one son, C H Bassett of Pasadena. Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Friday morning at Turner and Stevens Lamanda Park Funeral Chapel, 17 South Huntington Dr. Rev E M Hutchens will officiate.
     Pasadena Star News 23 Oct 1930.
Funeral services for Samuel A Bassett, husband of Sarah Bassett of 501 Raymond Drive, who passed away Wednesday, will be held at 10am Friday from the Church of the Nazarene, Colorado Street at Grand Oaks Avenue. Rev E M Hutchens will officiate. Burial will be at Mountain View and arrangements are in charge of Turner & Stevens Lamanda Park Funeral Chapel.
     Note that the first one indicates the funeral would be at Turner and Stevens chapel, but the second seemingly corrects that to it being at the Church.

 
RelationshipsGreat-grandfather of David Lee Bassett
Father of Charles Henry "Charlie" Bassett

Family

Sarah Abigail Bond b. 12 Dec 1859, d. 12 Jan 1931
Marriage*26 November 1878 He married Sarah Abigail Bond, daughter of Larkin Bond and Cordelia Hood Jarvis, on 26 November 1878 at Lucas Co., Iowa, Have marriage record (Evd 280.) 
Children
Last Edited19 Nov 2011

Citations

  1. [S1628] research done by the Lawrence County (MO) Historical Society.
  2. [S1714] Mountain View Cemetery Photos https://bassettnet.smugmug.com/Genealogy/Genealogy-Cemeteries/CA-LosAngelesCo-MtView.
  3. [S1901] Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com, Memorial #7646698.