Sources
1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com.
2. Birth record for Henry WIlliam Basford, 3 Jun 1879, Detroit, ME, Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922, www.ancestry.com.
3. Find-A-Grave website, http://www.findagrave.com.
4. Vital record transcriptions by Berkeley N. Henley, obtained from Marjorie Bassford Spille, spille2@webtv.net, 1998.
5. Birth record for Chester Ellsworth Basford, 21 May 1911, Waterville, ME, Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922, www.ancestry.com.
6. 1930 Maine federal census data.
7. Basford notes from Berkeley N. Henley, P. O. Box 102, Norway, ME 04268, obtained from Marjorie Bassford Spille, spille2@webtv.net, 1998.
8. Chuck Basford, 5010 Black Walnut Dr., McFarland, WI 53558, chuck@abcon.com, http://www.basford.org.
9. 1910 Maine census data.
10. 1920 Maine federal census data.
11. 1940 Maine federal census data.
13. 1880 Maine census data.
14. East Somerset County (Maine) Register for 1911-12 obtained from Marjorie Bassford Spille, spille2@webtv.net, 1998.
15. Birth record for Basil Stanley Basford, 26 Jan 1922, Benton, ME, Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922, www.ancestry.com.
16. Birth record for Clarence Howard Basford, 4 Aug 1914, Benton, ME, Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922, www.ancestry.com.
17. Birth record for Maitland ELaine Basford, 4 May 1920, Benton, ME, Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922, www.ancestry.com.
18. Marriage record for Henry W. Basford and Mary W. Gibbs, 2 Jun 1903, Fairfield, ME, Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922 (www.ancestry.com).
19. Birth record for stillborn child of Henry and Mary (Gibbs) Basford, 5 Dec 1907, Pittsfield, ME, Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922, www.ancestry.com.
20. Social Security Death Index, accessed from www.ancestry.com.
21. “Obituary for Marguerite Z. Clifford Basford,” Morning Sentinel, Waterville, ME, 24 Feb 2011.
22. “Maine State Archives Death Index,” http://portal.maine.gov/death/archdev.death_archive.search_form, 1998.
23. Obituary Daily Times website, http://obits.rootsweb.com.
24. Cemetery records from Nationwide Gravesite Locator, http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov.
25. Obituary for Charles H. Basford, 15 Sep 2014, Madison, WI, madison.com.
26. “Obituary for Aino E. Basford,” Portland Press Herald, Portland, ME, 17 May 2002, p. 6B.
27. Mary (Basford) Meserve, knitecna@maine.rr.com, 1999.
28. Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997, www.ancestry.com.