Fourth Generation (Continued)
Fourth Generation (Continued)
Family of Col. Stephen Allen BASSFORD (13) & Martha Donna ALLEN
63. Henry A. BASSFORD (Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born in 1854.17 Henry A. died ? .

Died in infancy.17

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64. Ethan Frost BASSFORD (Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 24 Jul 1857 in Xenia, OH.66 Ethan Frost died in Cleveland, OH, on 8 Feb 1914.234,118 Occupation: Deputy Collector of Customs for New York Custom House.17 aka: Ethan Forster, Eynan Foster, Foster, Frost.2,21,49,103

He lived at 245 N. 4th St., Newark, NJ in 1909.63

1900 federal census for Franklin Twp., ED 193, Essex Co, NJ, p. 1B192
E. F. Bassford, male, head, age 45, b. Jul 1855, OH, father b. NY, mother b. OH,
entry clerk, married 16 years
Kate L., female, wife, age 44, b. May 1856, NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY,
married 16 years, 5 children, 5 living
Hellin E., female, daughter, age 13, b. Jun 1886, NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
in school, single
Charles H., male, son, age 11, b. Jul 1888, NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
in school, single
Horace R., male, son, age 10, b. Dec 1889 , NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
in school, single
Ethan F., Jr., male, son, age 8, b. Apr 1892, NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
in school, single
Xenia, female, daghter, age 5, b. Jan 1895, NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
in school, single
Kate Fanning, female, servant, age 20, b. Feb 1880 20, Ireland, father b. Ireland,
mother b. Ireland, servant, single

1910 federal census for Newark, 11th Ward, Essex Co., NJ, ED 92, 245 Fourth St., p. 106A235
Ethan F. Bassford, male, head, age 53, b. OH, father b. NY, mother b. NY,
salesman-safety paper, first marriage, married 26 years
Kate, female, wife, age 42, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY,
first marriage, married 26 years, 5 children, 5 living
Helen E., female, daughter, age 24, b. NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
teacher-pub school, single
Charles H., male, son, age 21, b. NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY, single
Horace R., male, son, age 20, b. NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY, single
Ethan F. Jr., male, son, age 18, b. NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY, single
Xeniah, female, daughter, age 15, b. NJ, father b. OH, mother b. NY, single

2 gives death as 10 Feb 1914.

2,21,105,10,17,22,192,49,235,103,184,234,236,66,112,237,118,238,200

He married Kate Livonia HOBBY, daughter of James Reynolds HOBBY & Mary L. BOSWORTH, on 2 Oct 1884 in New York City, NY.112 Born in May 1856 in New York.192 Kate Livonia died in Newark, NJ, on 10 Nov 1917.239

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They had the following children:
142i.
143ii.
Charles Hobby (1888-1930)
144iii.
Horace Richardson (1889-1952)
145iv.
Ethan Frost jr. (1892-1940)
146v.
Xenia (1897-?)
65. John Ancony BASSFORD (Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 24 Jul 1857 in Xenia, OH.66 John Ancony died in New York City, NY, on 17 Nov 1915.106,113 Buried on 20 Nov 1915 in Kensico Cemetery, Vahalla, Westchester, NY.139,113 Occupation: Clerk.66 aka: John Ankeney.116

He is probably the John A. Bassford, clerk, listed in the 1890 New York City Directory, res. 640 E. 140th St.104

1900 federal census for New York, 23 Ward, New York Co., NY, 596 142nd St., 7 Jun 1900, p. 59A94
John A. Bassford, male, head, age 42, b. Aug 1857, OH, father b. OH, mother b. OH,
laborer, married 21 years
Margaret A., female, wife, age 40, b. Aug 1859, NY, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland,
married 21 years, 2 children, 2 living
Stephen A., male, son, age 18, b. Oct 1881, NY, father b. OH, mother b. NY, clerk, single
Eugene E., male, son, age 9, b. Jan 1891, NY, father b. OH, mother b. NY, at school, single

On 28 Dec 1905 he made a deposition with regard to his step-mother’s application for a widow’s pension after the death of his father.66

1910 federal census for Bronx, 23-Pct., 35-AD, New York Co., NY, ED 1621, 2061 Valentine Ave., p. 275A96
John A. Bassford, male, head, age 52, b. OH, father b. NY, mother b. OH,
accountant-custom house, first marriage, married 30 years
Margaret A., female, wife, age 50, b. New York, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland,
first marriage, married 30 years
Eugene E., male, son, age 20, b. NY, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
clerk-spool cotton co., single

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He married Margaret Ann BLAKE, daughter of John BLAKE & Rachel MORRISON, on 4 Mar 1880 in New York City, NY.116 Born in Aug 1859 in New York City, NY.94 Margaret Ann died in New York City, NY, abt 21 Feb 1944.241 death notice. Buried on 23 Feb 1944 in Kensico Cemetery, Vahalla, Westchester, NY.139

She was living with her son Steven at the time of the 1920 census.204

She was living with her son Eugene at the time of the 1930 census,226 and the 1940 census.243

2 gave name as Margaret Morrisey.

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They had the following children:
147i.
Stephen Allen (1880-1922)
148ii.
Eugene Earl (1890-~1956)
66. Helen R. BASSFORD (Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 12 Feb 1860 in Xenia, OH.66 Helen R. died ? .

She would probably be the “son” Riley, age 6 months, listed in the 1860 census.103

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She married John BARRY ? . Born ? . John died ? .

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They had one child:
149i.
67. Stephen Van BASSFORD (Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 19 Feb 1862 in Xenia, OH.66 Stephen Van died abt 1912.2 aka: V. Stephen.94

He is probably the Steven V. Bassford, lather, listed in the 1890 New York City Directory, res. 640 E. 140th St.104

1900 federal census for New York, 23 Ward, New York Co., NY, 214 Willis Ave., 6 Jun 1900, p. 190B94
V. Stephen Bassford, male, head, age 38, b. Feb 1862, OH, father b. NY, mother b. OH,
lather, married 18 years
M. Jennie, female, wife, age 35, b. Sep 1864, Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland,
married 18 years, 4 children, 2 living
Bessie, female, daughter, age 9, b. May 1891, NJ, father b. OH, mother b. Ireland, single
Anna, daughter, age 6, b. Jun 1893, NJ, father b. OH, mother b. Ireland, single
John Fitzmaurice, male, boarder, age 40, b. Mar 1860, Ireland, father b. Ireland,
mother b. Ireland, laborer in park, single
Thomas O'Hare, male, boarder, age 43, b. Mar 1857 , Ireland, father b. Ireland,
mother b. Ireland, laborer in park, single

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He first married Bessie (BASSFORD) abt 1882.10 Born ? . Bessie died ? . They were divorced ? .

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He second married Jennie McHUGH abt 1882.94 married 18 years in 1900 census. Born in Sep 1864 in ireland.94 Jennie died ? . aka: M. Jennie.94

She was living with her daughter Margaret at the time of the 1930 census.226

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They had the following children:
150i.
Jennie (Died as Child) (?-<1900)
151ii.
John A. (Died as Child) (?-<1900)
152iii.
Margaret E. (1891-?)
153iv.
Anna Clare (Died as Child) (~1894-1900)
68. Edward W. BASSFORD (Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born abt 1864 in Ohio.12 age 6 at death. Edward W. died in New York City, NY, on 7 Jul 1870.12 Buried on 8 Jul 1870 in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.12 aka: Edwin.17

Last residence was 1086-2nd Ave, New York City, NY.12

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