Fourth Generation (Continued)
Fourth Generation (Continued)
Family of Joseph McDonald BASSFORD (10) & Catherine McCLENCY
49. Nellie BASSFORD (Joseph McDonald3, Thomas2, William1). Born abt 1867 in California.76 age 3 in 1870 census. Nellie died bef 1900.81 mother indicated only 3 children living in 1900 census. aka: Julia.

I assume that the Nellie, age 3, in the 1870 census,76 and the Julia, age 14, in the 1880 census77 are probably the same person.

77,76

50. Dexter BASSFORD (Joseph McDonald3, Thomas2, William1). Born in Nov 1870 in California.76 Dexter died ? .

He probably died young since he is not listed with the family in the 1880 census.77

76

51. Abraham T. BASSFORD (Joseph McDonald3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 11 Oct 1871 in California.80 Abraham T. died in Napa Co., CA, on 3 Feb 1940.80 Buried in Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery, Vacaville, Solano Co., CA.72

He is probably the Abraham T. Bassford listed n the 1920 federal census for Vacaville, ED 205, Solano Co., CA, p. 2A84
Abraham T. Bassford, male, head, age 45, b. CA, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland ,
single, farmer-fruit

80,73,52,77,81,84,72

52. Mary E. BASSFORD (Joseph McDonald3, Thomas2, William1). Born in Jan 1873 in California.81 Mary E. died ? . aka: Mamie.

73,52,77,84

She married William L. PEARSON abt 1899.81 married 1 year in 1900 census. Born in Aug 1866 in California.81 William L. died ? .

1920 federal census for Vallejo, Solano Co., CA84
W’m L. Pearson, male, head, age 53, b. CA, father b. MO, mother b. IL, farmer-fruit, married
Mary J.(?), female, wife, age 43, b. CA, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, married
Lila L.(?), female, daughter, age 2-7/12, b. CA, father b. CA, mother b. CA, single

73,81,84

They had the following children:
132i.
(son) (Died as Child) (1911-?)
133ii.
Lila K. (1917-)
53. Ida Viola BASSFORD (Joseph McDonald3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 30 Jan 1878 in California.80 Ida Viola died in Alameda Co., CA, on 15 Jan 1948.80

1910 federal census for San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA, ED 274, 1408? Valley St., p. 161A83
Ida V. Basford, female, roomer, age unknown, b. CA, father b. unknown, mother b. unknown,
trained nurse, single
(living with family of James D. Brown)

She was also listed with her mother in the 1910 census.83

1920 census for San Francisco, ED 177, San Francisco Co., CA, 2200 Turkin? St., p. 4B84
Ida Bassford, female, head, age 41, b. CA, father b. NY, mother b. Ireland, nurse, single

1940 federal census for San Francisco, ED 38-522, San Francisco Co., CA, 2490 California, 13 Apr 1940, p. 10B216
Ida Bassford, female, head, age 62, b. CA, single reg. nurse-private ___

She apparently never married since her surname at the time of her death was still Bassford.80

80,73,52,77,81,84,83,83,216

54. Stephen Allen BASSFORD (Joseph McDonald3, Thomas2, William1). Born prob 30 Jan 1878 in Vacaville, Solano Co., CA.72 Stephen Allen died in Vacaville, Solano Co., CA, on 24 Jul 1878.72 Buried in Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery, Vacaville, Solano Co., CA.72

His father’s name was given as J. M. Bassford, Sr., who would presumably be joseph McDonald Bassford. He died on 24 Jul 1878 at age 6 months. 72 This would correspond to a birthdate around Jan 1878. Probably he was a twin to Ida Viola who was born on 30 Jan 1878.

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