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Milo Ammon Bassett

Male 1870 - 1945  (75 years)


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  • Name Milo Ammon Bassett 
    Born 13 Feb 1870  Providence, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 46920323E8CABF4B806103448A081D15A622 
    Died 26 Nov 1945  Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1 Dec 1945  Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 3B3254363. Milo Ammon Bassett, son of Loren Elias Jr. and Emma (Durfey) Bassett, was born 13 Feb 1870 in Providence, Cache County, Utah. He died 26 Nov 1945 in Osmond, Lincoln County, Wyoming. He married Camilla Rasmussen, daughter of Rasmus and Hannah Sophia (Zobell) Rasmussen, on 3 Jan 1899 in Logan, Cache County, Utah. She was born 25 Sep 1880 in Provo,
      Utah County, Utah. She died 10 Apr 1971 in Osmond, Lincoln County, Wyoming. They are both buried in Afton, Lincoln County, Wyoming. Milo was a laborer, a logger, and a blacksmith.

      BIRTH: Notebook kept by Candias Izatt (deceased): "Milow A. Bassett born 13 Feb 1870 at Providence, Cache, Utah. Milow Ammon Bassett blessed by John [can't read] 1870."

      Also see Mendon Ward Records, p. 73 #5 (FHL film #26137): "Milo Ammon Bassett, son of Lorin Elias Bassett & Emma Durfee, born 13 Feb 1870 in Providence, Ut."

      Also see Family Group Records - Main Record Section (Archive Record), family group record of Milo Ammon Bassett (1870) and Camilla (formerly Rasmussen).

      Month and year of birth verified as Feb 1870 in the 1870 and 1900 censuses (see census details below).

      Beaver Dam Ward Records #34 (FHL film #25618) lists Milo's birthdate as 13 Feb 1871 in Providence. This record was written after 1896.

      The year 1871 for Milo's year of birth also listed in Osmond Ward Records, No. 163 (FHL film #34566). This record was written after 1911.

      MARRIAGE: Cache Co. Marriage Rec. Bk 1, p.357 (FHL film #430305): "Married 3 Jan 1899 Millow A. Bassett of Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, age 27, and Camilla Rasmussen of Clarkston, Cache, Utah, age 18, by J.C. Knowles, Justice of the Peace. Witnessed by H.T. Liljenquist and Jas. Meikle.

      DEATH & BURIAL: Obituary in STAR VALLEY INDEPENDENT dated 29 Nov 1945 and 6 Dec 1945: "Thurs. 29 Nov 1945 Milo Ammon Bassett of Osmond passed away at his home at 9:00 pm last Monday [26 Nov 1945] from heart trouble. . . . He was 75 years old and was born in Mendon, Utah, where he lived until after he was married. He and his family moved to Star Valley nearly 40 years ago and settled at Osmond where they have lived continously since. Mr. Bassett did canyon work until the last few years. He lived many years in Dry Creek Canyon and did some trapping along with his canyon work. Mr. and Mrs. Bassett had a large family, eight of whom survive him and five that have preceded him in death. Besides his wife he is survived by the following children: Ammon B.; Marie Bassett Lee; Essie M.; Avilda May Bassett, Fern Hulda Anglesey; Halbert A.; Marion Moroni, and Esther Rachel Portela. Two boys and three girls have been buried. He has a brother, Alma, who lives in Osmond. Funeral services will be held in the Osmond Ward Saturday [1 Dec.] at 2:00 pm.
      Tombstone in Afton Cemetery: "Milo A. Bassett born Feb 13, 1870, died Nov 26, 1945."

      CENSUS: Milo Ammon Bassett was found in the 1870, 1880, and 1900 censuses.

      In the 1870 census of Providence, Cache, Utah p133 (BYU film #553109) Milo Ammon Bassett was living with his parents, Loren Elias & Emma Bassett, with the following info listed for him: Milo A. Bassett, age 4 months, born in Feb in Utah. This census was taken on the 20th of July 1870.

      In the 1880 census of Clarkston, Cache, Utah, En. Dist. 13, p.9 (BYU film #1255336) Milo Ammon was living with his parents, Loren Elias & Emma Bassett, with the following info listed for him: Mylow H. Bassett, age 10, son, born in Utah, and both parents born in Ill.

      In the 1900 census of Collinston Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, En. Dist. 206, sheet #5 (FHL film #1241682) the Milo Ammon Bassett family included: Milo A. Bassett, head, born in Feb. 1870, age 30, married 2 years, born in Utah, father born in Ill., mother born in Ohio, day laborer, unemployed 3 months, renting a home; Camilla R. Bassett., wife, born in Sep 1880, age 19, married 2 years, 1 child born and 1 child living, born in Utah, parents born in Denmark; and Ammon F., son, born in Mar 1900, age 2 months, born in Utah.
    Person ID I1243  3B Thomas Bassett of Connecticut
    Last Modified 18 May 2015 

    Father Loren Elias Bassett, II,   b. 13 Oct 1844, , Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1915, Mendon, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Emma Durfey,   b. 18 Mar 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1907, Arbon, Oneida, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1865  , Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Camilla Rasmussen,   b. 25 Sep 1880, Provo, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1971, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1899  Logan, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ammon Francillo Bassett,   b. 6 Mar 1900, Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1990, Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Sylvia Camilla Bassett,   b. 5 Jan 1902, Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1902, Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Andrew Leroy Bassett,   b. 24 Oct 1902, Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1902, Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. George Melvin Bassett,   b. 11 Oct 1903, Beaver Dam, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1907, Mendon, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +5. Essie Milton Bassett,   b. 24 Dec 1905, Mendon, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1985, Payson, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +6. Hannah Marie Bassett,   b. 29 Feb 1908, Mendon, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1987, Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +7. Avilda Mae Bassett,   b. 26 Apr 1910, Mendon, Cache, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1997, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Florence Bassett,   b. 3 Jun 1912, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1912, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. John Bassett,   b. 3 Apr 1913, Osmond, Uinta (now Lincoln), Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1913, Osmond, Uinta (now Lincoln), Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Fern Hulda Bassett,   b. 18 Mar 1914, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 2000, Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +11. Rose Irene Bassett,   b. 4 Apr 1916, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1937, Fontenelle, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +12. Halbert Acael Bassett,   b. 10 Jun 1918, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1983, Ogden, Weber, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +13. Marion Moroni Bassett,   b. 13 Mar 1920, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2003, Ogden, Weber, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +14. Esther Rachael Bassett,   b. 25 Oct 1924, Osmond, Lincoln, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1997, Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2015 
    Family ID F528  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart