Fifth Generation (Continued)
Family of Martin Jackson BASFORD (35) & Jessie G. WESTON
79. Lorenzo Dow BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 10 Jan 1906 in Jackson Co., FL.33,20,15 Lorenzo Dow died in Marianna, FL, on 12 May 1992.33,20,15 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.12 aka: Lorinza, Renzie, Rensey.

1930 federal census for Dellwood, ED 15, Jackson Co., FL, Dellwood Rd. & Grand Ridge Rd., 28 Apr 1930, p. 6B24
Lorinza D. Basford, male, head, age 24, b. FL, father b. FL, mother b. FL, farmer,
married, age 19 at first marriage
Susie J., female, wife, age 23, b. FL, father b. FL, mother b. FL,
married, age 18 at first marriage
Herschel D., male, son, age 2-7/12, b. FL, father b. FL, mother b. FL, single
Alford F., male, son, age 8/12, b. FL, father b. FL, mother b. FL, single

1935 state census for Grand Ridge, Precinct 10, Jackson Co., FL, p. 325
L. D. Basford, male, father, age 29, b. FL, farmer
Susie, female, mother, age 28, b. FL, housewife
Hershel, male, son, age 7, b. FL
Alfred, male, son, age 6, b. FL
Eldise, female, daughter, age 2, b. FL

1940 federal census for Pct. 10, ED 32-15, Jackson Co., FL, 3 May 1940, p. 14B23
Rensey Basford, male, head, age 34, b. FL,
married, manager-farmer
Susie, female, wife, age 33, b. FL, married
Hershel, male, son, age 12, b. FL, single
Alford, male, son, age 10, b. FL, single
Eldys, female, daughter, age 8, b. FL, single
Lestor, male, son, age 4, b. FL, single
Maxine, female, daughter, age 1, b. FL, single

1945 state census for Grand Ridge, Precinct 10, Jackson Co., FL, p. 1122
L. D. Bashford, male, age 39, b. FL, farmer
Susie, female, age 38, b. FL, housewife
Hershel, male, age 17, b. FL, farm work
alfred, male, age 16, b. FL, student
Eldis, female, age 13, b. FL, student
Lester, male, age 8, b. FL, student
Maxine, female, age 6, b. FL, student
Chester, male, age 4, b. FL, child
Rebecca, female, age 0, b. FL, child
The obituary for their son Alfred mentions sisters Faye and Ann, but doesn’t mention Rebecca.69 Could the daughter Rebecca be the same as either Fay or Ann?

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Basford/Renzie/L.D./Jan. 10, 1906/May 12, 1992/
Of Such Is The Kingdom Of Heaven/
Daniels/Susie J./July 5, 1907/June 5, 1988/
Of Such Is The Kingdom Of Heaven

There is a headstone for S. M. (Max) Basford, b. 14 Feb 1934, in the Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL near the plot for Lorenzo and Susie.12 Perhaps he could be a son?

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He married Susie Jane DANIELS on 23 Dec 1925 in Jackson Co., FL.47,12 Born on 5 Jul 1907 in Florida.33,20,15 Susie Jane died in Jackson Co., FL, on 5 Jun 1988.33,20,15 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.15

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Basford/Renzie/L.D./Jan. 10, 1906/May 12, 1992/
Of Such Is The Kingdom Of Heaven/
Daniels/Susie J./July 5, 1907/June 5, 1988/
Of Such Is The Kingdom Of Heaven

47,33,24,20,15,12,7,22,69,25,23
They had the following children:
i.
Herschel D. (1927-)
ii.
Alfred Franklin (1929-2011)
iii.
Eldis (~1932-)
iv.
Lester Martin (1935-)
v.
Maxine (~1939-)
vi.
Chester (~1941-)
vii.
Rebecca (~1945-)
viii.
Faye (?-)
ix.
Ann (?-<2011)
x.
(infant) (Died as Child) (?-?)
80. Thomas Jeffferson BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 29 Jul 1907 in Jackson Co., FL.33,20,12,6 Thomas Jeffferson died in Marianna, FL, on 9 Sep 1979.20,12,6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.12,7 aka: Jeff.12,46

1935 state census for Grand Ridge, Precinct 10, Jackson Co., FL, p. 425
Jeff Basford, male, father, age 27, b. FL, farmer
Gurtrue, female, mother, age 24, b. FL, school teacher
Arthur Lee, male, son, age 3, b. FL
Maxwell, male, son, age 1, b. FL
Sue (or Lue?), female, cousin, age 60, b. FL

1940 federal census for Pct. 9, ED 32-14, Jackson Co., FL, 18 Apr 1940, p. 9A23
Thomas J. Basford, male, head, age 32, b. FL,
married, farmer
Gertrue F., female, wife, age 29, b. FL, married,
school teacher-public school
Arthur Lee, male, son, age 8, b. FL, single
Sidney M., male, son, age 6, b. FL, single
Lanora G., female, daughter, age 3, b. FL, single

1945 state census for Precint 6, Jackson Co., FL, p. 5122
T. J. Basford, male, age 32, b. FL, m___
Girtrude, female, age 28, b. FL, teacher
Arthur, male, age 14, b. FL, school
Maxwell, male, age 12, b. FL, school
Lenora, female, age 10, school

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Basford/Thomas J. (Jeff)/July 29, 1907/Sept. 9, 1979/
Gertrude H./Nov. 24, 1910/Feb. 17, 2006

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He married Gertrude Iona HATCHER on 29 Aug 1930 in Brinson, GA.7 Born on 24 Nov 1910 in Florida.12,6 Gertrude Iona died in Jackson Co., FL, on 17 Feb 2006.6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.7 aka: Gertrue.25,23

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They had the following children:
i.
Arthur Lee (~1931-)
ii.
Sidney Maxwell (1934-)
iii.
Lenora Jeanette (~1935-)
81. Clyde R. BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 8 Jun 1908 in Jackson Co., FL.12,6 Clyde R. died in Jackson Co., FL, on 18 Oct 2000.12,6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.12,7

1945 state census for Grand Ridge, Precinct 10, Jackson Co., FL, p. 1122
Clyde Bashford, male, age 35, b. FL, farmer
Bessie L., female, age 25, b. FL, housewife
Kenneth, male, age 8, b. FL, student

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Ressi L. Basford/Mar. 21, 1920/Nov. 20, 2001/
Clyde R./Basford/June 8, 1908/Oct. 18, 2000

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He married Ressie Lee MERCER on 20 Apr 1936 in Jackson Co., FL.49 Born on 20 Mar 1920 in Florida.33 Ressie Lee died in Marianna, Jackson Co., FL, on 20 Nov 2001.33,6 aka: Bessie.22

Gravestone gives birth as 21 Mar 1920.7

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They had one child:
i.
Kenneth Ross (1936-2008)
82. Sidney Moultrie BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 24 Apr 1911 in Jackson Co., FL.33,65,6 Sidney Moultrie died in Greenwood, Jackson Co., FL, on 26 Feb 1994.33,65,6 Buried in Pincrest Memorial Gardens, Marianna, Jackson Co., FL.65,7 aka: Moultrie.46,25

1940 federal census for Pct. 9, ED 32-14, Jackson Co., FL, 18 Apr 1940, p. 9A23
Sidney M. Basford, male, head, age 28, b. FL, married, farmer
Bonnie B., female, wife, age 22, b. FL, married, house work
Lemar L., male, son, age 3, b. FL, single
Edd Jenkins, male, hired hand, age 22, b. FL, single, laborer-farm

Gravestone, Pinecrest Memorial Gardens, Marianna, Jackson Co., FL7
Basford/Father/S. Moultrie/Apr. 24, 1911/Feb. 25, 1994/
Mother/Bonnie M./Jan. 30, 1917/Oct. 2, 2001

33,24,49,65,46,7,25,23
He married Bonnie MERCER on 28 Dec 1935 in Jackson Co., FL.49 Born on 30 Jan 1917 in Florida.33,65,6 Bonnie died in Greenwood, Jackson Co., FL, on 2 Oct 2001.33,65,6 Buried in Pincrest Memorial Gardens, Marianna, Jackson Co., FL.65,7

49,65,7,23
They had one child:
i.
Sidney Lamar (1936-2001)
83. Fletcher Broward BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 25 Jan 1913 in Jackson Co., FL.6 Fletcher Broward died in Jackson Co., FL, on 17 Jul 2001.6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.7 aka: Broward.7,25

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Basford/Broward/Jan. 25, 1913/July 17, 2001/
Married/Oct. 25, 1947/
Una Pope/Apr. 5, 1928/(blank)
Footstone
Fletcher B. Basford/Sgt. US Army/World War II/Jan. 25, 1913-Jul. 17, 2001

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He married Una POPE on 25 Oct 1947.7 Born on 5 Apr 1928.7

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84. Claude Cratus BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 29 Jul 1915 in Jackson Co., FL.15,6 Claude Cratus died in Jackson Co., FL, on 2 Jul 1962.15,6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.15

1940 federal census for Pct. 10, ED 32-15, Jackson Co., FL, 2 May 1940, p. 13B23
Claude Basford, male, head, age 25, b. FL, married, manager-farmer
Inez, female, wife, age 20, b. FL, married

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Basford/Claude Cratus/July 29, 1915/Jul. 2, 1962/
Inez Jackson/Oct. 15, 1918/Oct. 30, 1969

24,20,15,12,46,7,25,42,23
He married Inez JACKSON in 1937 in Calhoun Co., FL.42 Born on 15 Oct 1919 in Florida.15,6 Inez died in Jackson Co., FL, on 30 Oct 1969.15,6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.15,7

15,12,7,42,23
They had one child:
i.
(daughter) (Died as Child) (1939-1939)
85. Leon Martin BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 3 Oct 1917 in Jackson Co., FL.12,6 Leon Martin died in Jackson Co., FL, on 16 May 1949.12,6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.12

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Father/Leon Basford/Oct. 3, 1917/May 16, 1949

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86. Bessie I. BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born abt 1920 in Jackson Co., FL.24,25,22,23 age 10 in 1930 census, age 15 in 1935 state census, age 20 in 1940 census, age 25 in 1945 state census.

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She married (?) EDWARDS ? . Born ? .

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87. Walter F. BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born on 2 Sep 1922 in Dellwood, Jackson Co., FL.33,46,6 Walter F. died in Marianna, Jackson Co., FL, on 26 Oct 2004.33,46,6 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.46,7

He served in WWII in Italy, North Africa and France as an aircraft mechanic.46

He was survived by his wife Janice, son Daniel H. Basford; granddaughter Jennier B. Barineau and husband Roy or Tallahassee; grandson Martin H. Basford and wife Tiffany of Grand Ridge; grandson Doug Gwaltney of Richmon, VA; granddaughter Bethany Gwalney of Marianna; great-grandson Wlater Harrison “Bud” Basford of Grand Ridge; and sister Bessie Edwards of Atlanta. Nephews Arthur Basford, Leland Basford, Lester Basford, Marcus Basford, Max Basford and Sonny Basford served as pall bearers.46

Gravestone, Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Grand Ridge, Jackson Co., FL7
Basford/Walter F./Sept. 2, 1922/Oct. 26, 2004/
Janice N./Nov. 30, 1931/(blank)

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He married Janice Lavon NOBLES on 30 Aug 1947.46 Born on 30 Nov 1931.6

46,7
They had one child:
i.
Daniel Harrison (?-)
88. (infant) BASFORD (Martin Jackson4, Samuel Strange3, John2, William G.1). Born ? in Jackson Co., FL.12 (infant) died in Jackson Co., FL, ? .12 Buried in Cow Pen Pond Cemetery, Jackson Co., FL.12

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