Third Generation
Family of Samuel BASFORD (2) & Mary Ann HOLDEN
5. Amos H. BASFORD. Born on 4 Nov 1853 in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada.2 Amos H. died ? .

1880 federal census for Russell, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 35A8
Amos Basford, male, head, age 26, b. Canada, father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer, married
Chloea A., female, wife, age 28, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY, keeping house, married
Leroy D., male, son, age 4, b. NY, father b. Canada, mother b. NY, single
Mabel L., female, daughter, age 6/12, b. NY, father b. Canada, mother b. NY, single
Mary L., female, daughter, age 6/12, b. NY, father b. Canada, mother b. NY, single
Lucy Downer, female, sister-in-law, age 18, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY,
house work, married

1900 federal census for Russell Twp., St. Lawrence Co., NY, 22 Jun 1900, p. 259A5
Amos A. Basford, male, head, age 47, b. Nov 1852, Canada (English), father b. England,
mother b. England, farmer, married 24 years
Clara? A., female, wife, age 48, b. Apr 1852, NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY,
married 24 years, 2 children, 2 living
LaRoy D., male, son, age 24, b. Apr 1876, NY, father b. Canada, mother b. NY,
school teacher, single

1910 federal census for Russell, ED 177, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 28B6
Amos H. Basford, male, head, age 56, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer-general farm, first marriage, married 35 years
Chloe, female, wife, age 56, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY, first marriage,
married 35 years, 2 children, 2 living
Charles Downer, male, brother-in-law, age 67, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY,
laborer-jail ___, single

1920 federal census for Russell, ED 183, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 11B11
Amos H. Basford, male, head, age 66, b. Canada (English), father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer, married
Chloe A., female, wife, age 67, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY?, married

1930 federal census for Russell, ED 87, De Grasse Rd., St. Lawrence Co., NY, 26 Apr 1930, p. 3A22
Amos H. Basford, male, head, age 76, b. Canada (English), father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), married, age 21 at first marriage, year of immigration 1860
Chloe, female, wife, age 74, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. VT, married, age 22 at first marriage

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He married Chloea A. DOWNER abt 1875-1876.5,6 married 24 years in 1900 census, married 35 years in 1910 census. Born in Apr 1852 in New York.5 Chloea A. died ? . aka: Cleomena.2

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They had the following children:
15i.
Leroy Downer (1876-?)
16ii.
Mabel L. (Twin) (~1879-?)
17iii.
Mary L. (Twin) (~1879-?)
18iv.
Bessie (1882-?)
6. John BASFORD. Born in Oct 1854 in Canada.5 John died ? .

1880 federal census for Russell, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 35A8
John Basford, male, head, age 24, b. Canada, father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer, married
Sena M., female, wife, age 29, b. Canada, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada,
keeping house, married

1900 federal census for Russell Twp., St. Lawrence Co., NY, 22 Jun 1900, p. 259A5
John Basford, male, head, age 45, b. Oct 1854, Canada (English), father b. England,
mother b. England, farmer, married 21 years, year of immigration 1870, years in U.S. 30
Lena?, female, wife, age 49, b. Jul 1850, Canada (English), father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), married 21 years, 4 children, 4 living
Rollin E., male, son, age 19, b. Aug 1880, NY, father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), farm laborer, single
Mary S., female, daughter, age 14, b. Feb 1885, NY, father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), at school, single
Harrison, male, son, age 10, b. Dec 1889, NY, father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), at school, single
La___ G., male, son, age 9, b. May 1891, NY, father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), at school, single

1910 federal census for Russell, ED 177, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 28B6
John Basford, male, head, age 55, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer-general farm, married
Lena, female, wife, age 51, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, married
Harrison, male, son, age 20, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farm laborer-at home, single
Loren, male, son, age 19, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, farm laborer-at home, single
Sarah, female, granddaughter, age 5, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, single

1920 federal census for Russell, ED 184, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 4A11
John Basford, male, head, age 64, b. Canada (English), father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), farmer, married, year of immigration 1860
Sena? W., female, wife, age 67, b. Canada (English), father b. Canada (English),
mother b. Canada (English), married
Loren G., male, son, age 27, b. NY, father b. Canada (English), mother b. Canada (English),
farmer, single
Mal___ Marsh, female, servant, age 65, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, servant, widow

1930 federal census for Russell, ED 87, St. Lawrence Co., NY, 28 Apr 1930, p. 4A22
John Basford, male, head, age 74, b. Canada (English), father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer-general farm, widower, year of immigration 1860
Loren, male, son, age 37, b. NY, father b. Canada (English), mother b. Canada (English),
laborer-general farm , single
Beatrice Stuart, femle, servant, age 36, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY,
housekeeper-general farm, married, age 19 at first marriage

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He married Lena M. (BASFORD) abt 1879.5 married 21 years in 1900 census. Born in Jul 1850 in Canada.5 Lena M. died bef 1930.22 husband a widower in 1930 census. aka: or Sena?

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They had the following children:
19i.
20ii.
Mary S. (1885-?)
21iii.
22iv.
Loren Gilbert (1891-?)
7. Thomas BASFORD. Born in Dec 1859 in Canada.5 Thomas died ? .

1900 federal census for Russell Twp., St. Lawrence Co., NY, 27 Jun 1900, p. 261B5
Thomas Basford, male, head, age 40, b. Dec 1859, Canada (English), father b. England,
mother b. England, farmer, married 18 y ears
May, female, wife, age 41, b. Oct 1858, Canada (English), father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland,
married 18 y ears, 1 child, 1 living
Howard, male, son, age 6, b. Nov 1893, NY, father b. Canada, mother b. Canada, single

1910 federal census for Russell, ED 177, St. Lawrence Co., NH, p. 36B6
Thomas Basford, male, head, age 50, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. NY,
merchant-own store, first marriage, married 27 years
Mary, female, wife, age 52, b. Canada?, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland,
first marriage, married 27 years, 1 child, 1 living

1920 federal census for Russell, ED 183, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 10A11
Thomas Basford, male, head, age 61, b. Canada (English), father b. England, mother b. England,
married
Mary, female, wife, age 63, b. Canada, father b. England, mother b. England, married
Howard H., male, son, age 23, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, single

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He married Mary (BASFORD) abt 1882-1883.5,6 married 18 years in 1900 census, married 27 years in 1910 census. Born in Oct 1858 in Canada.5 Mary died ? . aka: or May?

1930 federal census for Russell, ED 87, De Grasse Rd., St. Lawrence Co., NY, 26 Apr 1930, p. 3A22
Mary Basford, female, head, age 74, b. Canada (English), father b. Northern Ireland?,
mother b. Northern Ireland?, widow, year of immigration1860
Howard, male, son, age 36, b. NY, father b. Canada (English), mother b. Canada (English),
farmer-general farm, widower

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They had one child:
23i.
Howard (1893-?)
8. Ralph BASFORD. Born in Oct 1861 in DeGrass, NY.5,23 Ralph died ? .

1900 federal census for Russell Twp., St. Lawrence Co., NY, 22 Jun 1900, p. 259A5
Ralph Basford, male, head, age 38, b. Oct 1861, NY, father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer, pedler, married 20 years
Lucy, female, wife, age 28, b. Apr 1862, NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY,
married 20 years, 6 children, 3 living
Lilda, female, daughter, age 18, b. May 1882, NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, single
Sammie, male, son, age 15, b. May 1885, NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY,
at school, single
Carrie, female, daughter, age 8, b. Jun 1891, NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY,
at school, single

1910 federal census for Russell, ED 177, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 36B6
Ralph Basford, male, head, age 47, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. NY, hotel Keeper-own hotel,
second marriage, married 2 years
Emma, female, wife, age 53, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, third marriage, married 2 years,
2 children, 2 living
Carrie, female, daughter, age 17, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, single

1920 federal census for Russell, ED 183, St. Lawrence Co., NY, p. 10A11
Ralph Basford, male, head, age 57, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. England, hotel, widower
Hattie Elwood, female, servant, age 50, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, cook in hotel, widow

1930 federal census for Russell, ED 87, De Grasse Rd., St. Lawrence Co., NY, 26 Apr 1930, p. 3A22
Ralph Basford, male, head, age 67, b. NY, father b. England, mother b. England,
hotel keeper, widower
Hattie Elwood, female, servant, age 60, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY,
housekeeper-hotel, widow

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He first married Lucy (BASFORD) abt 1880.5 married 20 years in 1900 census. Born in Apr 1862 in New York.5 Lucy died in Russell, St. Lawrence Co., NY, on 21 Feb 1902.24

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They had the following children:
24i.
Lilda (1882-?)
25ii.
Samuel (1885-?)
26iii.
Carrie (1891-?)
He second married Emma COOPER, daughter of Isaac COOPER & Jane LAMB, on 23 Nov 1907 in Brooklyn, NY.10 Born abt 1856-1858 in New York.6,10 age 51 in 1907, age 52 in 1910 census. Emma died ? .

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