Fifth Generation (Continued)
Family of John Ancony BASSFORD (65) & Margaret Ann BLAKE
146. Stephen Allen BASSFORD (John Ancony4, Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 31 Oct 1880 in New York.239,249 Stephen Allen died in Atlantic City, NJ, on [1]8 Jun 1922.239 age 41 years 7 months 18 days. Buried on 21 Jun 1922 in Kensico Cemetery, Vahalla, Westchester , NY.138,239 Death Cause: Drowned, Suicide.127

He ran a branch of Dimmock and Fink, a plumbing supply company in the Bronx.21

1910 federal census for Bronx, 23-Pct., 35-AD, New York Co., NY, ED 1621, 2061 Valentine Ave., p. 275A96
Stephen A. Bassford, male, head, age 29, b. NY, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
salesman-plumbing ___, first marriage, married 1 year
Kate A., female, wife, age 23, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England,
first marriage, married 1 year, 1 child, 1 living, year of immigration 1892
Margaret A., female, daughter, age 10/12, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England, single

1920 federal census for Bronx, ED 421, Bronx Co., NY, p. 1A202
Steven A. Basford, male, head, age 39, b. NY, father b. England,
mother b. England, married, manager?
Kate A., female, wife, age 38, b. England, father b. England,
mother b. England, married
Margaret A., female, daughter, age 10, b. NY, father b. NY,
mother b. England, single
Steven A., male, son, age 6, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England, single
Margaret A., female, mother-in-law [sic], age 60, b. England, father b. England,
mother b. Scotland, widow

Death certificate appears to give death as 8 Jun 1922, but also gives birth as 31 Oct 1880, and age at death as 41 years 7 months 18 days which would correspond to a death date of 18 Jun 1922.239 The later date would be more consistent with dates given elsewhere.

105 gives birth as 31 Oct 1881, and death as 19 Jun 1922.

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He married Kate Amy BELL, daughter of (?) BELL & Sarah (BELL), on 29 Sep 1908 in New York City, NY.105 Born abt 1887-1888 in England.224,96 age 23 in 1910 census, age 42 in 1930 census. Kate Amy died ? .

1930 federal census for Bronx, ED 578, Bronx Co., NY, 2061 Valentine Ave., 4 Apr 1930, p. 20B224
Kate A. Bassford, female, head, age 42, b. England, father b. England,
mother b. England, widow, year of immigration 1893
Margaret, female, daughter, age 20, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England, single
Stephen, male, son, age 17, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. England,
single, apprentice-building construction
Sarah Bell, female, mother, age 79, b. England, father b. England,
mother b. England, widow, year of immigration 1898

21,105,202,224,96
They had the following children:
i.
Margaret Allen (1909-1964)
ii.
Stephen Allen (1913-1994)
147. Eugene Earl BASSFORD (John Ancony4, Stephen Allen3, Thomas2, William1). Born on 18 Jan 1891 in New York City, NY.105 Eugene Earl died abt 11 Aug 1956.105 burial. Buried on 11 Aug 1956 in Kensico Cemetery, Vahalla, Westchester, NY.138

He joined the Signal Corps in WWI.21 He enlisted at New York, NY on 21 May 1917 at age 27, and served overseas from 17 May 1918 to 15 Mar 1919. He was honorably discharged on 4 Apr 1919.322

He was listed as informant on the death certificate for his brother Stephen on 18 Jun 1922. At that time, he lived at 2061 Valentine Ave., New York, NY.239

1930 federal census for Rockville Centre, ED 69, Nassau Co., NY, 31 Tarrence? St., 10 Apr 1930, p. 9A224
Eugene E. Bassford, male, head, age 40, b. NY, father b. OH, mother b. NY,
accountant-shoe co., age 26 at first marriage
Armida, female, wife, age 38, b. NY, father b. Sweden, mother b. Sweden,
age 24 at first marriage
John A., male, son, age 9, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, single
Virginia, female, daughter, age 6, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, single
Margaret, female, mother, age 70, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY, widow,
age 20? at first marriage

1940 federal census for Hempstead, ED 30-100, Nassau Co., NY, 31 Tarrance St., 2 May 1940, 27A240
Eugene Bassford, male, head, age 50, b. NY, married, accountant-shoes
Arvida, female, wife, age 48, b. NY, married
John, male, son, age 19, b. NY, single
Virginia, female, daughter, age 16, b. NY, single
Margaret, female, mother, age 80, b. NY, widow

311 gives birth as 18 Jan 1890.

2,21,105,17,94,224,96,261,138,239,323,240,322,311
He married Arvida FAGER, daughter of John David FAGER & Amanda Dorothy CARLSON, on 24 Jun 1916 in Bronx, NY.261,323 Born on 2 Jan 1892 in New York.260,80 Arvida died in San Francisco, CA, on 30 Mar 1984.80 Buried on 6 Apr 1984 in Kensico Cemetery, Vahalla, Westchester, NY.138 aka: Armida.224

2,21,105,260,80,224,261,138,323,240
They had the following children:
i.
John A. (1920-2000)
ii.
Virginia Dorothy (1923-)
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