Second Generation
Family of William BASSFORD (1) & Frances ADCOCK
2. Charlotte BASSFORD (William1). Born on bp. 20 Apr 1817 in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England.2 baptism. Charlotte was baptized in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, on 20 Apr 1817.2 Charlotte died ? .

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3. Ann BASSFORD (William1). Born on bp. 9 Dec 1818 in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England.2 Ann was baptized in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, on 9 Dec 1818.2 Ann died in Glasgow, Scotland, on 15 Sep 1865.1

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She married James SYME ? . Born abt 1817 in Dunfermline, Scotland.1 James died ? . Occupation: India Rubber Commission Agent.1

At the time of the 1871 census, they were living in Barony Parish, Bilythswood District, Glasgow, Scotland.1

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They had the following children:
9i.
James (~1847-?)
10ii.
Theresa A. (~1852-?)
4. John BASSFORD (William1). Born on bp. 2 Sep 1821 in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England.2 John was baptized in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, on 2 Sep 1821.2 John died ? .

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5. Emma BASSFORD (William1). Born on bp. 18 Dec 1823 in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England.2 Emma was baptized in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, on 18 Dec 1823.2 Emma died in Glasgow, Scotland, on 1 Apr 1895.1 She was never married.

At the time of the 1871 census, she was living with her sister Ann in Glasgow, Scotland.1

She never married.1

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6. Eliza BASSFORD (William1). Born on bp. 13 Feb 1826 in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England.2 Eliza was baptized in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, on 13 Feb 1826.2 Eliza died in Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, on 23 Jun 1912.1

Her death certificate gave her “usual address” as 55 South Rd., Camberwell, London.1

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She married John VENNESS in 1849 in Camberwell, London, England.1 Born ? . John died bef 1912.1 died before wife.

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7. George BASSFORD (William1). Born on 8 Feb 1828 in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England.6,7 George was baptized in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, on 11 Feb 1828.2 George died in Sevastopol, Door Co., WI, on 22 Jan 1902.8

1860 federal census for Sevastopol, Door Co., WI, p. 9969
George Bashford, male, age 30, b. England, farmer
Lydia, female, age 23, b. Prussia, Germany
William, male, age 9, b. England
John, male, age 7, b. Canada
Eliza, female, age 4, b. Canada
George Jr., male, age 1, b. Wisconsin

1870 federal census for Sevastopol, Door Co., WI, p. 5110
George Bassford, male, age 46, b. England, farmer, real estate 3500, personal estate 750
Joanna E., female, age 44, b. Prussia, keeping house
William, male, age 18, b. England, laborer
John, male, age 16, b. Canada, farm laborer
Eliza, female, age 14, b. Canada, at home
George, male, age 12, b. WI, at home
Henry, male, age 9, b. WI, at home
Charles, male, age 7, b. WI, at home
Emma, female, age 5, b. WI, at home
Amelia, female, age 3, b. WI, at home
William Ressin, male, age 72, b. W. Prussia?, at home

He received a Wisconsin Land Patent of 40 acres on 10 Apr 1875.11

1880 federal census for Sevestopol, Door Co., WI, p. 101A 12
George Bassford, male, age 52, b. England, father b. England, mother b. England,
farmer, married
Johanna, female, wife, age 50, b. Prussia, father, b. Prussia, mother b. Prussia,
keeping house, married
George, male, son, age 21, b. WI, father b. England, mother b. Prussia, at home, single
Henry, male, son, age 19, b. WI, father b. England, mother b. Prussia, at home, single
Charles, male, son, age 18, b. WI, father b. England, mother b. Prussia, at home, single
Emma, female, daughter, age 15, b. WI, father b. England, mother b. Prussia,
at school, single
Amelia, female, daughter, age 13, b. WI, father b. England, mother b. Prussia, at school
Augusta, female, daughter, age 9, b. WI, father b. England, mother b. Prussia, at school
Elizabeth Harison, female, boarder, age 20, b. WI, father b. Norway, mother b. Norway,
teaching school, single

1900 federal census for Sevastopol, Door Co., WI, 8 Jun 1900, p. 13113
George Bassford Sr., male, head, age 72, b. Feb 1828, England, father b. England,
mother b. England, farmer, married 41 years, year of immigration 1856
Johanna, female, wife, age 71, b. Mar 1829, Germany, father b. Germany,
mother b. Germany, married 41 years, 8 children, 3 living. year of immigration 1852
Charles, male, son, age 38, b. May 1862, WI, father b. England, mother b. Germany,
farm laborer, married 7 years
Anna M., female, daughter-in-law, age 28, b. Dec 1871, WI, father b. Norway,
mother b. Norway, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living
Eunice B., female, grandaughter, age 6, b. Jul 1893, WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
Hollis U., male, grandson, age 5, b. Jul 1894, WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
Chester A., male, grandson, age 4, b. May 1896, WI, father b. WI, mother b. WI
Lillian Weber, female, boarder, age 16, b. Aug 1883, WI, father b. Germany,
mother b. Germany, servant, single
Edward Fahl, male, boarder, age 20, b. Jun 1879, WI, father b. FL, mother b. Germany,
farm laborer, single
Herman Pope, male, boarder, age 21, b. May 1879, MI, father b. Germany,
mother b. Germany, cheese maker, single

His will mentions children Charles, William, John, Henry and Mrs. Augusta Baker. His late son George, Jr. is also mentioned.14

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He first married Sarah SEATON in Sep 1849 in England.15 Born abt 1828 in England.15 Sarah died ? .

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They had the following children:
11i.
William (~1851-1940)
12ii.
John A. (1853-1925)
13iii.
Eliza (~1856-?)
He second married Johanna Alida RESSING, daughter of William RESSING & Elizabeth (RESSING), on 19 Feb 1860 in Sturgeon Bay, WI.3 Born on 29 Mar 1829 in Germany.15 Johanna Alida died in Sevastopol, Door Co., WI, on 26 Mar 1927.15 aka: Alida, Lydia.3,9

She was living with her daughter-in-law Anna Fehl at the time of the 1910 census.18 (Anna’s husband Charles had died, and she had remarried to Edward Fehl.)

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They had the following children:
14i.
George Everett (1859-1888)
15ii.
Henry Edgar (~1861-1923)
16iii.
Charles Hollis (1862-1902)
17iv.
Emma (~1865-?)
18v.
Amelia (Died Unmarried) (~1867-~1883)


15 gives marriage as 1858.

15 gives an additional child Augusta (b. abt 1871).
8. Henry BASSFORD (William1). Born on bp. 8 Mar 1830 in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England.2 Henry was baptized in Bramcote, Nottinghamshire, England, on 8 Mar 1830.2 Henry died ? .

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