Eighth Generation (Continued)
Eighth Generation (Continued)
Family of Franklin Augustus BASFORD (315) & Mary E. FREEMAN
731. Bessie S. BASFORD (Franklin Augustus7, John6, Jacob5, John4, Jacob3, James2, Jacob1). Born on 21 Mar 1878 in Beaver, MI. [1017] Bessie S. died prob. bef 1900. not in 1900 census.

[1014], [500, p. 456], [1017]

732. Milo M. BASFORD (Franklin Augustus7, John6, Jacob5, John4, Jacob3, James2, Jacob1). Born on 27 Jul 1879 in Michigan. [24] Milo M. died in Troy, MI, on 27 Mar 1881. [1016]

[24], [1014], [500, p. 456], [1016]

733. Cecil Clarence BASFORD (Franklin Augustus7, John6, Jacob5, John4, Jacob3, James2, Jacob1). Born on 20 Aug 1883 in Troy, MI. [1017] Cecil Clarence died in Troy, MI, on 21 Oct 1955. [499] Buried in Troy Township Cemetery, Troy, Newaygo Co., MI. [237]

He was living with his mother at the time of the 1910 census. [671]

1920 federal census for Ingham, ED 86, Ingham Co., MI, p. 5A [1522]
Cecil Clarence Basford, male, head, age 35, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. MI,
dregging-county ditch, married
Nora Iva, female, wife, age 30, b. MI, father b. Canada (English), mother b. OH,
housewife, married
Kenneth Lula?, male, son, age 11, b. MI, father b. Mi, mother b. MI, single
Robert M. Haagg, male, boarder, age 31, b. Canada (English), father b. Scotland,
mother b. MI, dreg contractor-county ditch, single

1930 federal census for Pleasant Plains, ED 13, Lake Co., MI, Lyman St., 4 Apr 1930, p. 4B [1520]
Cecil Basford, male, head, age 45, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. MI,
state game warden, married, age 21 at first marriage
Nora, female, wife, age 41, b. MI, father b. Canada (English), mother b. OH, married,
age 16 at first marriage
Edwin, male, son, age 23, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, laborer-odd jobs, single
Kenneth, male, son, age 21, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, laborer-odd jobs, single

1940 federal census for Lake, ED 43-8, Lake Co., MI, Baldwin RTD, 15 Apr 1940, p. 3B [1523]
Cecil C. Basford, male, head, age 54, b. MI, divorced, caretaker-resort
Nancy Scott, female, housekeeper, age 43, b. IL, widow

Gravestone, Troy Township Cemetery, Troy, Newaygo Co., MI [237]
Cecil C./Basford/1863-1955

[1147] gives birth as 20 Aug 1884.

[934] gives birth as 20 Aug 1885.

[1015], [1522], [1520], [671], [499], [1147], [807], [1017], [237], [1523], [934], [1524]

He first married Iva Elnora LEWIS, daughter of Samuel LEWIS (~1849-?) & Phila GLEASON (~1860-?), on 7 Nov 1905 in Volney, Lake Co., MI. [807], [1524] Born abt 1890-1892 in Michigan. [1522], [1520], [671] age 21 ub 1910 census, age 30 in 1920 census, age 38 in 1930 census. Iva Elnora died in 1971. [499] aka: Nora. [807] They were divorced on 23 Sep 1935 in Lake Co., MI. [1524]

Nora and her children were living with her parents at the time of the 1910 census. [671]

[1522], [1520], [671], [807], [1524]

They had the following children:
i.
Edwin Lewis (1906-1993)
ii.
Kenneth R. (1908-1974)

He second married Lottie (BASFORD) ? . Born ? . Lottie died ? .

[499]

734. Bertha Beatrice BASFORD (Franklin Augustus7, John6, Jacob5, John4, Jacob3, James2, Jacob1). Born on 31 Mar 1885 in Troy, MI. [1017], [1013] Bertha Beatrice died in Fremont, MI, on 7 Mar 1914. [1013]

[1015], [807], [1017], [1013]

She married Archie Ray WOODWORTH, son of Calom WOODWORTH (?-?) & Jennie RADUTSON (?-?), on 8 Feb 1905 in Baldwin, Oceana Co., MI. [807] Born abt 1883 in Michigan. [807] age 22 at marriage. Archie Ray died ? .

[807]

They had one child:
i.
Jean Lucille (~1906-?)
735. Melbourne Anson BASFORD (Franklin Augustus7, John6, Jacob5, John4, Jacob3, James2, Jacob1). Born on 9 Feb 1891 in Michigan. [1237], [1147] Melbourne Anson died in Onaway, MI, in Aug 1966. [1237] Buried in Troy Township Cemetery, Troy, Newaygo Co., MI. [237]

1930 federal census for Freemont, ED 16, Newaygo Co., MI, 223 South Dinscome?, 12 Apr 1930, p. 11A [1520]
Melbourne Bassford, male, head, age 38, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. MI,
truck driver-canning factory, married, age 21 at first marriage
Grace, female, wife, age 37, b. MN, father b. MI, mother b. MI, married,
age 20 at first marriage
Mary Evelyn, female, daughter, age 14, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MN, single
Donald, male, son, age 12, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MN, single, messenger boy-depot
Josephine Mount?, female, sister-in-law, age 43, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. MI, nurse,
widow
Margaret, female, niece, age 12, b. Dakota, father b. WA, mother b. MI, single
Harriett, female, niece, age 10, b. WA, father b. WA, mother b. MI, single

1940 federal census for Fremont, ED 62-17, Newaygo Co., MI, 222 Division Ave., 12 Apr 1940, p. 8A [1523]
Melbourne Basford, male, head, age 49, b. MI, married, truck driver-canning factory
Grace, female, wife, age 48, b. MN, married
Reno Preston, male, step-father-in-law, age 74, b. MI, married
Mary, female, mother-in-law, age 75, b. IL, married
Margaret Yount, female, niece, age 22, b. SD, single, stenographer-canning factory
Harriet, female, niece, age 20, b. WA, single, sample wrapper-canning factory

Gravestone, Troy Township Cemetery, Troy, Newaygo Co., MI [237]
Melbourne Basford/1890-1966

[1525] gives birth as 9 Feb 1892.

[1237], [1015], [1520], [1526], [1147], [1525], [237], [1523], [934], [1524]

He first married Grace Marjorie ALDRICH, daughter of Truman ALDRICH (?-?) & Mary ROBINSON (~1865-?), on 10 Feb 1912 in Michigan. [1524] Born in Oct 1892 in Minnesota. [1520, place], [1013] Grace Marjorie died in Freemont, MI, on 8 Jul 1949. [1013] aka: Marjorie Grace. [1013] They were divorced on 1 Mar 1948 in Newaygo Co., MI. [1524]

[1520], [1526], [1523], [934], [1013], [1524]

They had the following children:
i.
Mary Evelyn (1916-1998)
ii.
Donald M. (No Children) (1917-2003)

He second married Lucy (BASFORD) bef 1942. [1525] Born ? . Lucy died ? .

[1525]

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