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Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 6th ed., 1887, Shelby Co.

WILLIAM T. BASKETT is the only son of Lemuel and Mary (Guthrie) Baskett, and was born in Shelby County, Ky., November 14, 1848. The parents are, respectively, natives of Shelby and Woodford Counties, Ky. Job Baskett, the paternal grandfather, came from Virginia to Shelby County, Ky., about 1800, and Thomas Guthrie, the maternal grandfather, was also a native of Virginia. Lemuel Baskett was born in 1810, and died in April, 1866. William T. Baskett, who was reared to farming, is the owner of 120 acres, four miles west of Shelbyville, which land was purchased by his grandfather, and on which Lemuel Baskett was reared. December 16, 1873, William T. Baskett married Miss Sallie Guthrie, daughter of Coleman and Mary (Crawford) Guthrie of Monroe County, Mo., and there have been born to him four children: Annie, Katie, Lemuel and Crawford.

Baskett Guthrie Crawford = Woodford-KY Monroe-MO VA

 

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