Third Generation (Continued)
Third Generation (Continued)
Family of George BASFORD (4) & Margaret HICKEY
13. Mary C. BASSFORD (George BASFORD2, Zebede BASSFORD1). Born abt 1870 in West Virginia.27 age 10 in 1880 census. Mary C. died ? .

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14. Jerry BASFORD (George2, Zebede BASSFORD1). Born on 15 Jan 1878 in West Virginia.56,57 gravestone. Jerry died in Shinnston, WV, on 23 Jun 1944.58,25,59,6 Clarksburg Hospital. Buried in Shinnston Masonic Cemetery, Shinnston, Harrison Co., WV.18 Death Cause: Tornado.60

1910 federal census for Flemington, ED 137, Taylor Co., WV, p. 18B61
Jerry Basford, male, head, age 33, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV,
married 5 years, miner-coal
Otta, female, wife, age 28, married 5 years, 3 children, 2 living
Douglas, male, son, age 4, b. WV, single
Doyl, male, son, age 2, b. WV, single

He registered for the World War I draft in Taylor Co., WV.56

1920 federal census for Flemington, ED 129, Taylor Co., WV, p. 8A62
Jerry Basford, male, head, age 41, b. WV, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ireland,
miner-coal mine, married
Ottie, female, wife, age 31, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. OH, married
Douglas, male, son, age 13, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV, single
Doyal, male, son, age 11, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV, single
Jerry, male, son, age 1-4/12, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV, single

1930 federal census for Pleasant, ED 11, Barbour Co., WV, Asphalt Rd., 23 Apr 1930, p. 12B63
Jerry Basford, male, head, age 52, b. WV, father b. WV,
mother b. WV, widower, laborer-coal mine
Jerry, male, son, age 11, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV, single
Doyle, male, son, age 21, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. WV, single

1940 federal census for Pleasant, ED 1-12, Barbour Co., WV, Brownton, 24 Apr 1940, p. 61A64
Sam Boveja, male, head, age 74, b. Russia, single, coal loader-coal mine
Jerry Basford Sr., male, partner, age 65, b. WV, widow, checkingman-coal mine

There is a Jerry Basford listed with his son Kenneth Doyle Basford in the 1941 city directory for Akron, OH.65 Probably Jerry was living with his son, although it could also be referring to Jerry’s son (who had died in 1940).

He died in a tornado, together with his grandson Robert Dale Basford. The death toll in the tornado was at least 66.58

Grave marker, Simpson Cemetery, Simpson, Taylor Co., WV18
Jerry Basford/Born 1875/Died 6-23-44

18,27,60,58,61,62,63,64,25,59,56,6,26,66,57

He married Lottie Ellen ROACH, daughter of Alpheus Page ROACH & Cornelia Blanche PETERS, in 1905 in Taylor Co., WV.26 Born on 16 Apr 1882 in West Virginia.67 Lottie Ellen died in Taylor Co., WV, on 19 Sep 1923.18,67 Buried in Simpson Cemetery, Simpson, Taylor Co., WV.18 aka: Otta, Ottie, Estella.61,62,59,66

Grave marker, Simpson Cemetery, Simpson, Taylor Co., WV18
Ottie Basford/Born-1881/Died-9-19-1923

18,60,61,62,59,67,6,26,66

They had the following children:
30i.
Douglas Dale (1905-1983)
31ii.
Kenneth Doyle (1908-1980)
32iii.
Marguriete Blanch (Died as Child) (1911-1917)
33iv.
Jerry McDonald (Died Unmarried) (1918-1940)
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