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Hiram A Bassett[1]

Male 1846 - 1907  (61 years)


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  • Name Hiram A Bassett 
    Born 22 Apr 1846  , Ripley, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1GHZ-39W 
    _UID CF3A98EE3F3F2D4E9E56CE4EFEF9A20E3FBE 
    Died 13 Aug 1907  , , Missiouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Salem Cam, Adrian, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • SOURCES:
      LDS Submitter: GLADYS CARLENA MCALLISTER, 169 ANDERSON FERRY RD, CINCINNATI OH USA 45238. Submission: AF95-110214

      DEATH:
      1. Hiram A. Bassett: Birth Date: 22 Apr 1846, Death Date: 13 Aug 1907 Cemetery: Salem, Located 3 miles north of Adrian, Missouri.
      Cemetery Records of Bates County, Missouri Volume III (Ancestry.com)
      2. RICH HILL MINING REVIEW, THURSDAY 12 Sep 1907, LATE DEATH OF HIRAM A. BASSETT
      Late in the afternoon of Aug. 31, our community received a terrible shock. Hiram Bassett who lived in the west part of town was found dead in an outhouse. To add to the great sorrow of the occasion, his wife was the first to find him. He was killed by a shotgun which was fastened in a vice of his work bench. His friends think his death an accident.
      Hiram was born April 22, 1846 in Ripley County, Ind., died Aug 31.1907; was married to Miss Malindy Boyle July 22 1866. To this union 3 children were born; J.E. Bassett of Hutchison, Kansas, Rollie Bassett, of Foster Mo. and a daughter Hattie deceased.
      He united with the Baptist Church 24 Dec 1871 and lived a consistant christian. He lived in Foster 18 yrs (Foster 12 miles NW of Rich Hill). Funeral was at the Baptist Church, interred at Salem Cemetery (Foster).

      1850 US Census
      Hiram Bassett Birth Year: abt 1846 Age in 1870: 24 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1870: District 3, Gallatin, Kentucky Race: White Gender: Male
      - Melinda Bassett Birth Year: abt 1847 Age in 1870: 23 Birthplace: Indiana Home in 1870: District 3, Gallatin, Kentucky Race: White Gender: Female
      Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: District 3, Gallatin, Kentucky; Roll: M593_462; Page: 339B; Image: 683; Family History Library Film: 545961.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch

      1860 US Census
      Hiram A Basset, 14 , 1845, Indiana, Male
      Cross Plains, Brown Twp, Ripley, Indiana. Roll: M653_293 Page: 436 Year: 1860

      1870 US Census
      Hiram Bassett, 24, Est Birth: 1845, place: Indiana, Home in 1870: District 3, Gallatin, Kentucky Race: White, Gender,
      Malinda, 23, F, W, IN
      Post Office: Napoleon. Roll: M593_462 Page: 339 Image: 679 Year: 1870, taken 8 July 1870
      [Living next door to his father John and 2nd wife - Martha]

      1880 US Census
      Hiram Bassett, 34 M IA KY IA Head Farmer
      Malinda, 33 F IA IR IA Wife Keeps House
      James E., 7 M IA IA IA Son
      Halla, 1 F KY IA IA Daughter
      Big Boone, Boone County, Kentucky
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Big Boone, Boone, Kentucky; Roll: 403; Family History Film: 1254403; Page: 553D; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 0313.
      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.
      Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

      1900 US Census
      Hiram Bassett, 54 M Apr 1846 IN KY IN Head, Married 34 years, Day Laborer
      Malinda, 53 F Mar 1847 IN IR IN Wife, had 3 children - 2 living.
      Rolla, 18 M Oct 1881 KY IN IN Son Day Laborer
      Walnut Ridge, Bates County, Missouri, taken 27 Jun 1900.
      Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Walnut, Bates, Missouri; Roll: T623_839; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 24.
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004

      BIOGRAPHY:
      Civil War Military Service:
      1. Civil War Pension Index (Ancestry.com)
      Hiram A. Bassett; Widow: Malindo Bassett, Missouri, Image # 3289, filed 1907.
      I Co. 13th Inf Reg, IN. Enlisted 1 Feb 1864, out on 5 Sept 1865.
      2. Hiram A Bassett , Residence: Ripley County, Indiana. Enlistment Date: 01 February 1864. Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE, Side Served: Union, State Served: Indiana, Unit Numbers: 543 543, Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 01 February 1864 Enlisted in Company I, 13th Infantry Regiment Indiana, Union, on 01 February 1864. Transfered on 06 December 1864 from company I to company A Mustered out Company I, 13th Infantry Regiment Indiana, Union, on 05 September 1865 in Goldsboro, NC.
      REGIMENT: 13th Infantry Regiment Indiana Date of Organization: 19 Jun 1861 Muster Date: 5 Sep 1865 Regiment State: Indiana Regiment Type: Infantry Regiment Number: 13th Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded: 3 Officers Died of Disease or Accident: 2 Enlisted Killed or Mortally Wounded: 104 Enlisted Died of Disease or Accident: 146 Regimental Soldiers and History: Regimental History Thirteenth Infantry INDIANA(3 years) Thirteenth Infantry. Cols., Jeremiah C. Sullivan, Robert G. Foster, Cyrus J. Dobbs, John H. Lawrence; Lieut.-Cols., Will Cumback, Horace Heffren, Robert S. Foster, Cyrus J. Dobbs, John M. Wilson, Samuel M. Zent, Majs., Robert S. Foster, Cyrus J. Dobbs, John M. Wilson, John C. Burton John H. Lawrence, Richard J. Graham. This regiment was originally accepted for state service for one year and was organized at Indianapolis for the U. S. service by volunteers from the companies in camp. It was one of the first four regiments volunteering from the state for three years and was mustered in June 19, 1861. It left the state July 4, and joined Gen. McClellan's forces at Rich Mountain, W. Va., July 10 participating in the battle at that place the following day. It was in numerous skirmishes about Cheat Mountain in September, supported a battery at Green Brier in October and was in the battle of Camp Alleghany in December. It then moved to Green Spring Run, where it remained until March, when it took part in the battle of Winchester Heights, and joined in pursuit of Jackson's army as far as New Market. Col. Sullivan was appointed brigadier-general on May 2 and Lieut.-Col. Foster was made colonel. The regiment was in the engagement at Summerville, and then moved in pursuit of the enemy to Luray and Alexandria. It embarked on June 28 for Harrison's landing, where it remained from July 2 to Aug. 15, when it marched for Fortress Monroe. From there it moved to Suffolk, and engaged in reconnaissances during the fall and winter. It was in the engagement at Deserted House, and aided in the defeat of Longstreet, in his attempt to sieze Suffolk in the spring of 1863. Col. Foster was appointed brigadier-general on June 16, and Lieut.-Col. Cyrus J. Dobbs was promoted to colonel. On June 27, the regiment joined the expedition north of Richmond and sailed for Folly island, Charleston Harbor, July 28. It participated in the siege operations of Forts Wagner and Gregg, being the first regiment to enter Fort Wagner in the assault of Sept. 7. Part of the regiment reenlisted as veterans in December and were furloughed home. The regiment moved to Jacksonville, Fla., in Feb., 1864, remaining there until April 17, when it was transferred to Gloucester Point, Va., and assigned to the 2nd brigade, 3rd division, 10th corps. It participated in most of the operations of Gen. Butler's army south of Richmond, was engaged at Port Walthal Junction, Chester Station, and in the charge on the enemy's rifle pits, losing nearly 200 men in these engagements. It was attached to the 3rd brigade, 3rd division, 18th corps on May 26, and joined the Army of the Potomac at Cold Harbor June 1. After the battle of Cold Harbor it participated in the early assaults on the works at Petersburg. The non-veterans left for Indianapolis on June 19, and were mustered out on the 24th. The regiment engaged in the charge at the Crater, July 30, and was in the trenches before Petersburg until September. It was in the battles of Strawberry Plains, at Chaffin's Bluff and Fort Gilmer and in the attack on Richmond in October. It was sent to New York during the election in November, and joined the first expedition to Fort Fisher in December, returning to Chaffin's Bluff on the 31st. The veterans and recruits were reorganized into a battalion of five companies on Dec. 6 and five companies of drafted men were added later, making a full regiment. It participated in the assault on Fort Fisher in Jan. 1865 in the capture of Fort Anderson and the occupation of Wilmington, and was stationed at Raleigh, until July 20, when it was assigned to duty at Goldsboro, where it remained until mustered out, Sept. 5, 1865. The original strength of the regiment was 1,047. Gain by recruits, 192; reenlistments, 148; unassigned recruits, 40, total, 1,427. Loss by death 136; desertion, 103; unaccounted for 25. At its reorganization, the original strength was 980. Gain by recruits, 166; total 1,146. Loss by death, 98; desertion, 1; unaccounted for 30. Source: The Union Army, vol. 3 Battles Fought Fought on 11 Jul 1861 at Rich Mountain, WV. Fought on 15 Sep 1861 at Cheat Mountain, WV. Fought on 3 Oct 1861 at Green Briar River, WV. Fought on 13 Dec 1861 at Allegheny, WV. Fought on 23 Mar 1862 at Winchester, VA. Fought on 3 May 1862. Fought on 3 Oct 1862. Fought on 12 Dec 1862 at Blackwater, VA. Fought on 30 Jan 1863 at Desert Mountain, VA. Fought on 10 May 1863. Fought on 8 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA. Fought on 9 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA. Fought on 10 May 1864 at Chester Station, VA. Fought on 19 May 1864 at Foster's Farm, VA. Fought on 20 May 1864 at Weir Bottom Church, VA. Fought on 20 May 1864 at Foster's Farm, VA. Fought on 1 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA. Fought on 29 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Fought on 30 Jun 1864 at Petersburg, VA.Fought on 1 Jul 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Fought on 6 Jul 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Fought on 21 Jul 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Fought on 30 Jul 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Fought on 16 Aug 1864 at Deep Bottom Run, VA.Fought on 15 Sep 1864 at Petersburg, VA. Fought on 15 Jan 1865 at Fort Fisher, NC. Fought on 16 Jan 1865 at Fort Fisher, NC. Fought on 11 Feb 1865 at Sugar Loaf Hill, NC. Fought on 15 Apr 1865 at Kinston, NC.
      Source Information:
      Historical Data Systems, comp.. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009. Original data: Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA.

      3. Ancestry.com file: Janke Family Tree; robynmac
      Civil War Encounter
      In his Civil War diary, Ripley Co., Indiana farmer Ferdinand Sebring wrote: "April 21, 1865, Friday. I wrote a letter to my wife and sent a Raleigh paper. Then I took a walk through the town and saw Hiram Bassett." Clarification: After writing a letter to his wife, Lucinda Boyle Sebring and sending her the letter and a newspaper from Raleigh, North Carolina, Union soldier Ferdinand Sebring took a walk through the streets of Raleigh. There Ferdinand had a chance encounter with fellow Union soldier from home, Hiram A. Bassett. In 1866, Hiram would marry Malinda Boyle, the sister of Ferdinand's wife, Lucinda. Hiram was also the brother of Ferdinand's brother-in-law and comrade in arms, Stephen Bassett; Stephen was married to Ferdinand's sister, Eliza T. Sebring Bassett.
    Person ID I1071  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2011 

    Father John Bassett,   b. 1818, ,, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age < 82 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Lathrop,   b. 3 Dec 1828, , , Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1859, Brown Twp, Ripley, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1841  , Ripley, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • Bassett, John, Spouse: Rebecca Lathrop Marriage Date: Nov 25, 1841, Location: Ripley Co., Indiana Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT Microfilm: 1311944
      John Bassett Spouse Name: Rebecca Lathrop Marriage Date: 25 Nov 1841 Marriage County: Ripley Performed By: Bassett, John Comment: Bassett, John married Lathrop, Rebecca on 25 Nov 1841 in Ripley County, Indiana Source Title 1: Bassett, John married Lathrop, Rebecca on 25 Nov 1841 in Ripley County, Indiana Source Title 2: Indiana Ripley County
    Family ID F630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Malinda Boyle,   b. 12 Mar 1847, , , Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1914, Foster, Bates, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1866  , Ripley, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • LDS IGI shows marriage to William Bassett, born abot 1843, IN.
    Children 
    +1. James Edward Bassett,   b. 10 Nov 1872, , Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1920  (Age > 49 years)
     2. Hattie B Bassett,   b. 1878, , , Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897, , Adrian, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     3. Rollie Bassett,   b. Oct 1881, , , Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

    2. [S39] 1860 US Census.

    3. [S37] 1850 US Census.

    4. [S141] 1870 US Census, (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S9] 1900 US Census.

    6. [S1055] Ripley Co., IN, Index of Marriages.
      Shows marriage on 25 Nov 1841

    7. [S1056] Indiana Marriages to 1850, Ancestry.com.

    8. [S15] Ancestral File (TM), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch).