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Descendants of Jonathan BASDEN

Generation One

1. Jonathan1 BASDEN was born in 1794 in North Carolina. He married Eleanor (UNKNOWN). He died on 29 Sep 1859 Lawrence County, Illinois and was buried there in Leach Cemetery, Lawrence County, Illinois.

ii. Zilpha was born circa 1826, probably in North Carolina.

3. iii. Jane Elizabeth, born 1829 in North Carolina; married Thomas RICHARDSON.

iv. Eleanor was born on 2 Oct 1836.

Generation Two

2. Hugh2 BASDEN (Jonathan1) was born 1820-1823 in North Carolina. He and Mary PARGIN, daughter of John PARGIN and Cossier (UNKNOWN),

Known children of Hugh2 BASDEN and Mary PARGIN were as follows:

5. i. Albert3, born 27 Feb 1848 in Lawrence County, Illinois; married Frances BOOTH.

ii. Henry was born in 1849 in Illinois. He died before 1860.

3. Jane Elizabeth2 BASDEN (Jonathan1) was born in 1829 in North Carolina. She and Thomas RICHARDSON obtained a marriage license on 2 Jan 1856 in Lawrence County, Illinois and were married there on 3 Jan 1856. The ceremony was performed by Daniel Green, J.P., Her death date is not known. She was also known as Elizabeth and/or Eliza Jane. The 1850 Lawrence County, Illinois census listed Jane Elizabeth BASDEN in the household of her father Jonathan BASDEN. The 1860 Lawrence County, Illinois census listed Jane Elizabeth BASDEN along with her children in the household of her husband Thomas RICHARDSON in Petty Township. The 1870 Lawrence County, Illinois census listed Jane Elizabeth BASDEN along with her children in the household of her husband Thomas RICHARDSON in Petty Township.

Known children of Jane Elizabeth2 BASDEN and Thomas RICHARDSON were as follows:
i. Mary3 was born in 1857 in Illinois.

4. John Lewis2 BASDEN (Jonathan1) was born on 6 Mar 1842 in Lawrence County, Illinois. He married Ann Maria BASDEN, daughter of George BASDEN and Elizabeth DOUTHIT. The marriage date is not known. He died on 20 Aug 1914 in Colbert County, Alabama, at age 72 and was buried in the Basden Family Cemetery, Colbert County, Alabama.

Known children of John Lewis2 BASDEN and Ann Maria BASDEN were as follows:
i. Ida M.3 was born on 20 Aug 1864 in Alabama. She died on 31 Jul 1866 at age 1 and was buried in the Basden Family Cemetery, Colbert County, Alabama

ii. Lizzie was born in 1867 in Alabama. She married Will TAYLOR.

iii. Elmore was born on 28 Feb 1869 in Alabama. He died on 28 Dec 1876 at age 7 and was buried in the Basden Family Cemetery, Colbert County, Alabama.

iv. Docie Earnestine was born in 1871 in Alabama. She married Fred BASDEN. Her marriage date is not known. She died on 7 Jul 1932. Her location of death is not known.

vii. Hugh Gilbert was born on 12 Aug 1879 in Alabama. He died on 16 Oct 1902 at age 23 and was buried in the Basden Family Cemetery, Colbert County, Alabama.

Generation Three

5. Albert3 BASDEN (Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 27 Feb 1848 in Lawrence County, Illinois. He married Frances BOOTH, daughter of James Wade BOOTH and Emma HENBEST, on 18 Aug 1876 in Cumberland County, Illinois.

Known children of Albert3 BASDEN and Frances BOOTH were as follows:

i. Emma4 was born in Oct 1880 in Indiana. She married (Unknown) HAYES. The marriage date is not known.

ii. James Wade was born on 25 Mar 1882 in Cumberland County, Illinois. He died in Nov 1969 at age 87. The location of his death is not known.

7. iii. Ella Mae, born 28 Jan 1884 in Montrose, Effingham County, Illinois; married Otto Franklin COX.

8. iv. Arthur Cleveland, born 12 Sep 1886 in Woodbury Township, Cumberland County, Illinois; married Rosetta Narcissus SIMMONS.

v. Bessie was born in Nov 1891. She married (Unknown) FRENCH. The marriage date is not known.

vi. Harry was born in Apr 1896. vii. Benjamin was born in Jul 1899. viii. Marie was born circa 1905.

6. John Lester3 BASDEN (John2, Jonathan1) was born on 8 Apr 1881. He married Mary Elizabeth (Mollie) POSEY, daughter of Alvin POSEY and Melinda CLAKLELY, on 15 Feb 1903. He died on 15 Apr 1953 at age 72.

(Note - This family is not well documented in my file at the present time.)

Known children of John Lester 3 BASDEN and Mary Elizabeth (Mollie) POSEY were as follows:

9. i. Effie Geneva4, married John W. MARTIN.

10. ii. Velma is still living.

iii. Gladys Marie is still living.

11. iv. Minnie Lee, born 3 Sep 1906; married Lester Claude GARRETT.

12. v. Lillie, born 28 Apr 1909; married Emory DANIEL.

13. vi. Dewey Raymond, born 17 Jan 1924; married Elizabeth SCOTT.

14. vii. Leonard Rayford is still living.

Generation Four

7. Ella Mae4 BASDEN (Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 28 Jan 1884 in Montrose, Effingham County, Illinois. She married Otto Franklin COX.

Known children of Ella Mae4 BASDEN and Otto Franklin COX were as follows:
15. i. Ruth Jane5, born 31 Oct 1901; married Lewis HOLT.

16. ii. Joseph Albert, born 27 Jun 1903; married Helen Mercedes BROWN.

17. iii. Otto Franklin, born 17 Aug 1905; married Helen ENYART.

18. iv. Raymond Arthur, born 21 Jun 1908; married Inez GLENN.

19. v. Golden Eugene born 12 Jun 1911; married Mabel C. GARRETT (they were divorced), and then married Fern ODIN.

20. vi. Ellen Maudaline, born 11 Oct 1916; married Clifford Noah CLARK (they were divorced), and then married Lyle L. BRIMMER.

8. Arthur Cleveland4 BASDEN (Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 12 Sep 1886 in Woodbury Township, Cumberland County, Illinois. He married Rosetta Narcissus SIMMONS, daughter of John Douglas SIMMONS and Rebecca Jane GREEN, on 24 May 1911 in Sullivan, Moultrie County, Illinois.

Known children of Arthur Cleveland4 BASDEN and Rosetta Narcissus SIMMONS were as follows:
21. i. Rolland5, born 3 Apr 1912 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois; first married Mabel Irene HAMILTON; then married Mabel Geneva PEARCE.

22. ii. Martha Loretta is still living.

23. iii. John Henry is still living.

24. iv. William Francis is still living.

25. v. Alice Venita, born 18 Mar 1920 Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois; first married John DECK; then married Kenneth Thomas BUDROW.

9. Effie Geneva4 BASDEN (John3, John2, Jonathan1) married John W. MARTIN. Marriage details are not known. She died on 27 Nov 1965.

Known children of Effie Geneva4 BASDEN and John W. MARTIN were as follows:

i. Troy5.

ii. Betty Jean.

iii. Doug Wesley.

10. Velma4 BASDEN (John3, John2, Jonathan1) is still living.

Known children of Velma4 BASDEN and Clarence BREWER were as follows:

i. James5.

ii. Doris.

iii. Kenneth.

iv. Charles.

11. Minnie Lee4 BASDEN (John3, John2, Jonathan1) was born on 3 Sep 1906. She married Lester Claude GARRETT. Marriage details are not known. She died on 22 Jan 1979 in Russellville, Colbert County, Alabama, at age 72.

Known children of Minnie Lee4 BASDEN and Lester Claude GARRETT were:

i. J. C.5 was born on 16 Dec 1933. He died on 19 Aug 1965 at age 31.

12. Lillie4 BASDEN (John3, John2, Jonathan1) was born on 28 Apr 1909. She married Emory DANIEL. Marriage details are not known. She died on 2 Jul 1993 Montgomery, Alabama, at age 84.

Known children of Lillie4 BASDEN and Emory DANIEL were as follows:

i. L. D.5.

ii. Howard Eugene.

13. Dewey Raymond4 BASDEN (John3, John2, Jonathan1) was born on 17 Jan 1924. He married Elizabeth SCOTT on 1 May 1947. Marriage location is not known. He died on 14 Feb 1977 at Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama, at age 53. Known children of Dewey Raymond4 BASDEN and Elizabeth SCOTT were as follows: i. Linda5.

ii. Cathryn.

iii. Sonja.

iv. Donna.

14. Leonard Rayford4 BASDEN (John3, John2, Jonathan1) is still living.

Known children of Leonard Rayford4 BASDEN and Mary Estelle KIMBROUGH were:

i. Dewey Rayford5 is still living.

There were no known children of Leonard Rayford4 BASDEN and Annie Mae SLEDGE.

There were no known children of Leonard Rayford4 BASDEN and Barbara Jean (Sanderson) JONES.

Generation Five

15. Ruth Jane5 COX (Ella4BASDEN, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 31 Oct 1901. She married Lewis HOLT on 29 Feb 1924. Marriage location is not known. She died on 26 Mar 1996 at age 94.

Known children of Ruth Jane5 COX and Lewis HOLT were as follows:
i. Edwin Hugh6 was born on 14 Feb 1925. He died on 26 Dec 1993 at age 68.

ii. Mary Jane was born on 17 Sep 1927. She died on 26 Aug 1995 at age 67.

iii. David Richard is still living.

16. Joseph Albert5 COX (Ella4BASDEN, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 27 Jun 1903. He married Helen Mercedes BROWN on 19 Dec 1927. Marriage location is not known. He died on 15 Sep 1979 at age 76.

Known children of Joseph Albert5 COX and Helen Mercedes BROWN were as follows:
i. Olive May6 is still living.

ii. Barbara Lee is still living.

iii. Vivian Joann was born on 11 Feb 1932. She died on 25 Mar 1994 at age 62.

iv. Albert Franklin was born on 23 Jan 1934. He died on 27 Feb 1991 at age 57.

v. Patricia Sue is still living.

vi. Larry Grant is still living.

vii. Rita Kay was born on 23 Jan 1945. She died on 14 May 1974 at age 29.

viii. Billie Joe is still living.

ix. Rose Mary is still living.

x. Stanley Eugene is still living.

xi. June Lynn is still living.

17. Otto Franklin5 COX (Ella4BASDEN, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 17 Aug 1905. He married Helen ENYART on 31 Jan 1932. Marriage location is not known. He died on 30 Dec 1983 at age 78.

Known children of Otto Franklin5 COX and Helen ENYART were as follows:
i. Norma Jean6 is still living.

ii. Harold Dean is still living.

iii. Jerry Franklin is still living.

18. Raymond Arthur5 COX (Ella4BASDEN, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 21 Jun 1908. He married Inez GLENN on 10 Feb 1934. Marriage location is not known. He died on 3 Jan 1996 at age 87.

Known children of Raymond Arthur5 COX and Inez GLENN were as follows:
i. Anthony Ray6 was born on 4 Dec 1939. He died on 2 Jun 1988 at age 48.

ii. Janet Marie is still living.

19. Golden Eugene5 COX (Ella4BASDEN, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) married Mabel C. GARRETT (they were later divorced). He then married Fern ODIN.

Known children of Golden Eugene5 COX and Mabel C. GARRETT were as follows:

i. Mary Ann6 is still living.

ii. Ronald Eugene is still living.

There were no known children of Golden Eugene5 COX and Fern ODIN.

20. Ellen Maudaline5 COX (Ella4BASDEN, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 11 Oct 1916. She married Clifford Noah CLARK on 14 Oct 1933. Marriage location is not known. She and Clifford Noah CLARK were divorced. She then married Lyle L. BRIMMER on 13 Apr 1946. Marriage location is not known. She died on 5 Jun 1995 at age 78.

Known children of Ellen Maudaline5 COX and Clifford Noah CLARK were as follows:

i. Judith Marlene6 is still living.

ii. Marjorie Eileen was born on 10 May 1938. She died on 12 Apr 1995 at age 56.

Known children of Ellen Maudaline5 COX and Lyle L. BRIMMER were:

i. Sara Ellen6 is still living.

21. Rolland5 BASDEN (Arthur4, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 3 Apr 1912 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois. He married Mabel Irene HAMILTON, daughter of Clarence Logan HAMILTON and Vera Irene RINGEL, on 8 Jun 1932 in Clinton, Whiteside County, Illinois. After her death, he married Mabel Geneva PEARCE, daughter of Wesley E. PEARCE and Margaret A. MC MEEN, on 30 Jul 1966 in Polo, Ogle County, Illinois. He died on 19 Apr 1997 in Sterling, Whiteside County, Illinois, at age 85 and was buried on 22 Apr 1997 in the Tampico Cemetery, Tampico, Whiteside County, Illinois.

Known children of Rolland5 BASDEN and Mabel Irene HAMILTON were as follows:
i. Robert Arthur6 was born on 27 Nov 1932. He died on 27 Nov 1932 and was buried in the Hoopole Cemetery, Hoopole, Henry County, Illinois.

ii. James Lee is still living.

iii. Larry Eugene is still living.

iv. Rosanne Marie is still living.

There were no known children of Rolland5 BASDEN and Mabel Geneva PEARCE.

22. Martha Loretta5 BASDEN (Arthur4, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) is still living.

Known children of Martha Loretta5 BASDEN and Gilbert L. HAWKINS are:

i. John Gilbert6 is still living.

23. John Henry5 BASDEN (Arthur4, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) is still living.

Known children of John Henry5 BASDEN and Helen Juanita CARPENTER are as follows:

i. John Gary6 is still living.

ii. Donald Ray is still living.

iii. Barry Lynn is still living.

iv. Randall Alan is still living.

There were no known children of John Henry5 BASDEN and Edna Esther Phoenix BOST.

24. William Francis5 BASDEN (Arthur4, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) is still living.

Known children of William Francis5 BASDEN and Lucille ROELL are:

i. Sandra Lea6 is still living.

Known children of William Francis5 BASDEN and Margaret Mary NUNNING are as follows:

i. William David6 is still living.

ii. Anne Marie is still living.

25. Alice Venita5 BASDEN (Arthur4, Albert3, Hugh2, Jonathan1) was born on 18 Mar 1920 in Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois. She married John DECK. Marriage details are not known. After his death, she married Kenneth Thomas BUDROW on 7 Aug 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri. She died on 4 Oct 1991 in St. Louis Co., Missouri, at age 71.

There were no known children of Alice Venita5 BASDEN and John DECK.

Known children of Alice Venita5 BASDEN and Kenneth Thomas BUDROW are as follows:

i. Johanna Jane6 is still living.

ii. Kenneth Thomas is still living.

iii. Melinda Rose is still living.

Prepared by:

Larry Basden
1505 McCoy Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025

 


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