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3. 1870 West Virginia census data. age 63 in 1870 census, b. VA.
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5. Morgan Co., WV vital records, obtained from Sherry, Sherneff44@aol.com, forwarded by Marge Spille.
6. West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, www.ancestry.com.
7. 1840 Pennsylvania census data.
8. 1850 Virginia census data.
9. 1870 West Virginia census data.
10. Maryland Marriages, 1778-1899, www.ancestry.com.
11. Morgan Co., WV cemetery records, obtained from Sherry, Sherneff44@aol.com, forwarded by Marge Spille.
12. Information from Alta Siegert, 5625 Crabapple Dr., Frederick, MD, 21703, altajnet@comcast.net, 2002.
13. Marriages of Loudoun Co., VA, 1757-1853, www.ancestry.com.
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15. AIS census records, www.ancestry.com, 1999.
16. Death Record for Edward Bassford, Caspar, WY, 14 May 1946.
17. Jody Calemine, gjcalemine@yahoo.com, 2005.
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20. Obituary for W. Thomas Bootman, d. 30 Jan 1921, Hancock, MD (copy obtained from Luke Davidson, ldavidson8804@gmail.com, 2014).
21. 1900 Maryland census data.
22. 1880 Maryland census data.
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24. Marriage record for George Basford and Margaret Hickey, 27 Dec 1869, Ohio Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=12409026&Type=Marriage.
25. Death certificate for Jerry Basford, d. 23 Jun 1944, Shinnston, Harrison Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
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28. 1870 West Virginia census data.
29. Obituary for Edward C. Bassford, 17 May 1946, copy obtained from PWYOMINGWOMAN@aol.com, forwarded by Marge Spille.
30. 1880 Iowa census data.
31. Certificate showing brand of E. C. Bassford, Johnson Co., WY, 6 Jul 1897, obtained from Johnson County Library, 171 N. Adams St., Buffalo, WY 82834.
32. 1900 Wyoming census data.
33. 1907 City Directory for Sheriden, WY.
34. 1910 City Directory for Sheriden, WY.
35. 1910 Wyoming census data.
36. Obituary of Sarah E. Knapp, transcription obtained from Trail End State Historic Site, admin@trailend.org, forwarded by Marge Spille.
37. 1920 Wyoming census information.
38. 1922 city directory for Casper, Wyoming.
39. 1930 Wyoming census data.
40. 1940 Wyoming census data.
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47. Luke Davidson, ldavidson8804@ucumberlands.edu, 2010.
48. 1900 Pennsylvania census data.
49. 1910 Maryland census data.
50. 1920 Pennsylvania census information.
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54. 1930 Pennsylvania census information.
55. Obituary for Sadie Bootman, d. 29 Mar 1943, Cumberland, MD (copy obtained from Luke Davidson, ldavidson8804@gmail.com, 2014).
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58. West Virginia Deaths, 1853-1970, http://search.labs.familysearch.org.
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60. 1910 West Virginia census data.
61. 1920 West Virginia census data.
62. 1930 West Virginia census data.
63. 1940 West Virginia census data.
64. 1941 city directory for Akron, OH, www.ancestry.com.
65. Death certificate for Ottie E. Basford, d. 19 Sep 1923, Pleasant, Barbour Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
66. Sheriden Co., Wyoming marriages, http://www.rootsweb.com/~wysherid/marriages1.htm.
67. Obituary for Edward M. Bassford, 2 May 1952, Daily Ravalli Republican, Corvallis, MT, information from Ravalli Co. Library, forwarded by Marge Spille.
68. Obituary for Edward Marion Bassford, 8 May 1952, Western News.
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71. Montana Death Index, 1860-2007, www.ancestry.com.
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73. 1930 Montana census data.
74. Ken and Leslie WIlliams, kenw@primary.net, 1998.
75. Social security number application for Edward Loyd Bassford, 30 Jun 1941, SS# 559-22-5941.
76. Social Security card application for Jesse Edward Bassford, 1 Feb 1938, 574-03-6532.
77. Ann Bassford, annbassford@yahoo.com, 2001.
78. vmac@nidlink.com, message forwarded by Marge Spille, 1998.
79. Social Security Card application for Earl Alonzo Bassford, 27 Nov 1936, SS# 532-10-2144.
80. Certificate of Marriage for Edward M. Bassford and Laura L. Handke, 2 Sep 1923, Anaconda, MT.
81. Obituary for Elsie A. Marshall, d. 13 Apr 1961, Everett Herald, 14 Apr 1961, forwarded by Marge Spille.
82. Death record for Elsie A. Marshall, d. 13 Apr 1961, Purdy & Walters Funeral Home, Everett, WA.
83. Information from Evegreen Cemetery, Spokane, WA, forwarded by Marge Spille.
84. 1930 Washington census data.
85. Idaho Marriage Index, 1842-1996, www.ancestry.com.
86. 1960 city directory for Everett, WA.
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93. “Obituary for Vertie Mae Basford,” Bristol Herald Courier, Bristol, VA, 26 Mar 2004.
94. Death certificate for Robet Dale Basford, d. 23 Jun 1944, Shinnston, Harrison Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
95. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007, www.ancestry.com.
96. 1940 Ohio census data.
97. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1924, www.ancestry.com.
98. Death certificate for Jerry McDonald Basford, d. 21 Jul 1940, Pleasant, Barbour Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
99. Obituary for Earl A. Bassford, d. 28 Sep 1980, Everett Herald, 1 Oct 1980, forwarded by Marge Spille.
100. Washington Death Index, www.ancestry.com.
101. Burial record for Earl A. Bassford, d. 28 Sep 1980, Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, WA.
102. Obituary for Jesse E. Bassford, Sr., d. 16 Feb 1968, The Herald, Everett, WA, 18 Feb 1968, obtained from Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett, WA 98201.
103. 1973 city directory for Everett, WA.
104. 1979 city directory for Everett, WA.
105. 1982 city directory for Everett, WA.
106. Obituary for Anne L. Bassford, d. 7 Dec 1984, Everett Herald, 10 Dec 1984, forwarded by Marge Spille.
107. Death register for stillborn twin sons of Douglas Basford and Helen Marie Stevenson, 8 Nov 1927, Clarksburg, Harrison Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr,
108. Birth register for stillborn twin sons of Douglas Basford and Helen Marie Stevenson, 8 Nov 1927, Clarksburg, Harrison Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
109. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969, www.ancestry.com.
110. Marriage record for Jerry Basford and Mary Virginia Blanche Lindsey, 10 Jan 1953, Harrison Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
111. West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970, http://search.labs.familysearch.org.
112. West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971, www.ancestry.com.
113. Marriage record for Gerald Basford and Flora Ruth Coltrane, 18 Oct 1954, Harrison Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
114. Death certificate for Connie Basford, d. 24 Jan 1949, Bluefield, Mercer Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
115. Death certificate for Douglas Kenneth Basford, d. 26 Jan 1949, Bluefield, Mercer Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.
116. Death certificate for David Doyle Basford, d. 28 Feb 1955, Oak Hill, Fayette Co., WV, http://www.wvculture.org/vrr.