Fourth Generation (Continued)
Family of Samuel William BASSFORD (18) & Almira Antoinette LANE
82. Maria Louisa BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born abt 1 Jul 1836 in New York City, NY.28 age 4 years 4 months 17 days at death. Maria Louisa died in New York City, NY, on 18 Nov 1840.28

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83. Julia Antoinette BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born in 1838 in New York City, NY.1 Julia Antoinette died in Ballston Spa, NY, in 1883.52 aka: Julie.2

262 indicates that she was 29 in 1863. However, this would be inconsistent with the date of her parents’ marriage.

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She married Edward Allen HEMPHILL on 7 Nov 1867 in New York City, NY.263 Born ? . Edward Allen died ? .

He was from Elizabeth, NJ.52

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They had the following children:
167i.
Edward S. (?-?)
168ii.
Julia A. (?-?)
169iii.
Albert James (?-1916)


93 gives marriage as 8 Nov 1867.
84. Serena Almira L. BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born abt 1839-1846 in New York.264,40 age 16 in 1855, age 17 in 1863, age 38 in 1880 census. Serena Almira L. died ? . aka: Reeney.52

52 gives birth as 1845.

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She married Capt. Edward C. PARKINSON on 28 Jul 1865 in New York City, NY.93 Born abt 1843 in Ireland.264 age 37 in 1880 census. Edward C. died ? .

He was appointed guardian of his sister-in-law Alice B. Bassford after the death of his mother-in-law in 1867.157

1870 federal census for Brooklyn, 20th Ward, Kings Co., NY, p. 19956
Ed Parkinson, male, age 28, b. Ireland
Serena L., female, age 28, b. NY
Alice B. Basford, age 9, b. NY
Susan Murtha, female, age 50, b. Ireland

1880 federal census for Precinct I, Seward Co., NE, p. 462B264
E. C. Parkinson, male, age 37, b. Ireland, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland, farmer
Serena A. L., female, wife, age 38, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, keeping house
Serena A., female, daughter, age 7, b. NY
Allice B. Basford, female, sister-in-law, age 19, b. NY, music teacher

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They had one child:
170i.
Serena (~1873-?)
85. Ida Evelyn BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born abt 1842-1849 in New York City, NY.262,40 age 13 in 1855, age 14 in 1863. Ida Evelyn died in Galesburg, IL, in 1899.52 aka: Ida C.158

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She married Henry O. PACKARD on 2 Jan 1868 in New York City, NY.265 Born ? . Henry O. died in New York City, NY, abt 3 Jul 1872.11 burial. Buried on 3 Jul 1872 in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.11

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They had the following children:
171i.
Grace A. (?-?)
172ii.
173iii.
86. Samuel Abraham BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born abt 1842-1843 in New York.56,262,40 age 12 in 1855, age 21 in 1863, age 27 in 1870 census. Samuel Abraham died in New York City, NY, in 1879.52

1870 census for Brooklyn Wards 8,9,10, Kings Co., NY, p. 8456
Samuel Bashford, male, age 27, b. NY, U. S. Gov't, real estate 440, personal estate 800
Caroline, female, age 21, b. NJ
Julia, female, age 5, b. NY
Samuel, male, age 2, b. NY
William, male, age 1, b. NY
Mary Rooney, female, age 18

He disappeared about 1872 when his wife died, and he was never heard from again. His children were raised by their maternal grandparents.160

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He married Caroline PEER, daughter of Cornelius PEER & Rachel (PEER), abt 1865.159 Born in 1849 in New Jersey.56 age 21 in 1870 census. Caroline died in New York City, NY, abt 8 Jun 1872.12 burial. Buried on 8 Jun 1872 in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.12 aka: Carrie.267

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They had the following children:
174i.
Julia A. (~1865-1925)
175ii.
Samuel A. Jr. (Died Unmarried) (~1868-1911)
176iii.
William (Died as Child) (~1869-<1875)
177iv.
Carrie Amelia (1871-?)
87. Wallace Vincent BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born abt 1846-1851 in New York City, NY.262,40 age 9 in 1855, age 12 in 1863. Wallace Vincent died in New York City, NY, on 1 Apr 1874.12 Flatbush Hosp., Brooklyn. Buried on 4 Apr 1874 in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.12,11

He was named for the composer William Vincent Wallace, who was a friend of his father’s.1

He is probably the Wallace Bassford, age 26, who died 1 Apr 1874 at Flatbush Hosp., Brooklyn.12

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He married Catherine WELWOOD, daughter of Robert WELWOOD & Mary (WELWOOD), ? . Born abt 1851 in Ireland.268,269 age 24 in 1875 census, age 25 in 1876. Catherine died ? .

1875 state census for Brooklyn, Ward 3, Kings Co., NY, p. 65269
Marg't Welwood, female, head, age 53, b. Ireland,
widow, seamstress
Jane, female, daughter, age 26, b. Ireland, single
Cath. Bassford, female, daughter, age 24, b. Ireland,
widow, seamstress
W'm. E., male, grandson, age 6, b. Kings Co., single

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They had one child:
178i.
Wallace Edgar (~1870-1903)
88. Thalberg BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born abt Oct 1851 in New York City, NY.28 age 6 months at death. Thalberg died in New York City, NY, on 2 Apr 1852.28

He was named for the virtuoso Sigismund Thalberg, who was a friend of his father’s.1

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89. Spencer C. BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born abt 1850-1853 in New York City, NY.262,40 age 5 in 1855, age 10 in 1863. Spencer C. died in Alabama on 1 Oct 1871.271 Buried in Montgomery, AL.271 Death Cause: Drowned in Red River.271 He was never married.

He died unmarried.52

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90. (daughter) BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born ? . (daughter) died in New York City, NY, abt 25 Aug 1854.11 burial. Buried on 25 Aug 1854 in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.11

Cemetery records simply indicate “female child of Samuel Bassford.”11 Probably she died soon after birth.

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91. Alice Blanche BASSFORD (Samuel William3, Abraham2, William1). Born on 27 Aug 1859 in Brooklyn, NY.155 Alice Blanche died in Plainfield, NJ, in 1927.52

After her mother’s death, Edward C. Parkinson (her brother-in-law) was appointed as her guardian. He applied for a pension on her behalf as an orphan of a Civil War soldier. She recieved a pension of $8/month, commencing 3 Jun 1867, and ending on 26 Aug 1875, certificate dated 29 Nov 1873.157

In the 1870 federal census she is living with the family of her sister Serena Parkinson.56 She moved with them to Seward Co., NE, where she was lsited with them in the 1880 census, where her occupation was given as music teacher.264

She removed to Galesburg, IL to live with her married sister Ida Packard.1

52 gives birth as 1859.

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She married Ira Smith CALLENDER ? . Born in 1857 in Owensboro, KY.52 Ira Smith died in Galesburg, IL, in 1942.52

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They had the following children:
179i.
Ira Isaac (Died as Child) (1882-1894)
180ii.
Wallace Vincent (1885-1942)
181iii.
Alice (1886-1970)
182iv.
Ida Evelyn (1888-1916)
183v.
Gladys May (1891-1968)
184vi.
Ruth (1892-1974)
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