Third Generation
Third Generation
Family of George Washington RILEY/BASSFORD (2) & Wilhelmina Elizabeth SCHWARZ
6. Dr. George Edward BASSFORD. Born on 26 Nov 1913 in Edwardsville, Madison Co., IL.42,26 George Edward died in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO, on 19 Sep 2000.42,43,26 Buried in Upper Alton Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.43 Occupation: Dentist.20 aka: George W.

He enlisted in the U. S. Army Medical Corps in Nov 1940, where he was commissioned as a first lieutenant.44

He was of Alton, IL at the time of his father’s death in 1946. He had recently returned from the armed forces.19

He was age 6 at the time of the 1920 census, which would indicate that he was born about 1914.29 He would probably be the George Bassford listed in the Social Security Death Index who was born 26 Nov 1913 and died 19 Sep 2000 (SS#: 319-34-3814, issued IL. last residence St. Louis, MO).42


He married June Jeanette PITTS, daughter of Charles J. PITTS & Bertha E. THREDE, on 15 Jun 1940 in Alton, IL.33,34 Old Cathedral. Born on 5 Aug 1916 in Ashton, IL.42,26 age 82 at death. June Jeanette died in St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO, on 29 Dec 1998.42,45,26 Missouri Baptist Hospital.


They had the following children:
Janine (1942-)
Cynthia (1948-)
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