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William Riley Bass

Male 1854 - 1933  (79 years)


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  • Name William Riley Bass 
    Born 28 May 1854  Andalusia, Covington County, ALabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 1933  Covington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • The Andalusia Star News, Thursday, June 29, 1933
      Pioneer Citizen Called by Death
      William Riley Bass dies; Funeral held Thursday
      Interment at Carolina Baptist Church Cemetery

      William Riley Bass, aged 79, honored and respected citizen, and one of the pioneer citizens of Covington County, died at his home on Rt. 5, Andalusia Monday morning, June 18th. He was? Mr. Bass wielded a potent influence in his section of the county and his service to the community and to his numerous relatives and friends made his passing a matter of sincere regret in that whole section.

      The deceased is survived by his widow, 3 sons, and 8 daughters, besides a large number of other relatives.

      The sons are W. H. Bass and J. R. Bass, Andalusia Rt. 7, and J. B. Bass, Andalusia, Rt. 5. The daughters are Mrs. Lizzie Carson, Andalusia Rt. 7; Mrs. Emma Garvin, Andalusia Rt. 5; Mrs. Savanna Posey, Baker, FL; Mrs. Jennie Edwards, Laurel Hill, FL; Miss Florence Bass, Andalusia, Rt. 7; Mrs. Mattie Johnson, Falco; Mrs. Dora Murphy, Andalusia Rt. 5; and Mrs. Flora Jackson, Opp, AL?
    Person ID I34988  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2020 

    Father Bennett Bridges Bass,   b. 17 Feb 1808, Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1866, Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Hogg,   b. 1818,   d. 1870  (Age 52 years) 
    Family ID F12559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy Jane Ward,   b. 1860,   d. 1945  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Elizabeth Bass,   b. 1878,   d. 1974  (Age 96 years)
    +2. William Henry Bass,   b. 6 Jan 1880, Covington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1970, Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Catherine Emma Bass,   b. 1881,   d. 1951  (Age 70 years)
     4. Savannah Bass,   b. 1883,   d. 1970  (Age 87 years)
     5. Nancy Jane Bass,   b. 1885,   d. 1959  (Age 74 years)
     6. Minnie Josephine Bass,   b. 1889,   d. 1924  (Age 35 years)
     7. Florence Bass,   b. 1890,   d. 1982  (Age 92 years)
    +8. Riley John Bass,   b. 2 Jan 1892, Covington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1979  (Age 87 years)
    +9. James Bennett Bass,   b. 23 Mar 1893, Andalusia, Covington County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1962, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     10. Charles Bass,   b. 1896
     11. Mattie Onealyus Bass,   b. 1897,   d. 1977  (Age 80 years)
     12. Dora Bass,   b. 1899,   d. 1981  (Age 82 years)
     13. Lillie Mae Bass,   b. 1902,   d. 1926  (Age 24 years)
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F17056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart