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John Louis Bassett

Male 1893 - 1984  (91 years)

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  • Name John Louis Bassett 
    Born 26 Jun 1893  , Ripley, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    _UID 027D6BE430DE3C4BA2C48D1EAB2B81B37ED8 
    Died 25 Nov 1984 
    • Journal Star, Peoria, Illinois, Tuesday, November 27, 1984
      Louis Bassett

      GREEN VALLEY ? Louis Bassett, 91, of Green Valley, died at 11:58 p.m. Sunday in Hopedale Nursing Home.
      Born June 26, 1893, in Benham, Ind., to Arthur and Louise Grautman Bassett, he married Winifred Hayes Sept. 7, 1927, in Danville. She died Dec. 2, 1977. One brother also preceded him.
      Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Julia Wiesehan of Peoria; several nieces and nephews.
      He was a bridge builder for the Northwestern Railroad, and Army veteran of World War I, and a member of Delavan Post 382, American Legion.
      Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Wednesday until services at 10 at Woolsey Funeral Home, Delavan. The Rev. Lester Wence will officiate and burial will be in Green Valley Cemetery.
      Memorials may be made to Green Valley Presbyterian Church Building Fund or American Legion Post 382.

      World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 <> Name: John Louis Bassett,Birth Date:26 Jun 1893, Birthplace:Indiana;United States of America
      County: Tazewell,State: Illinois, Race: Caucasian (White)
      Age: 23, Occupation: Farmer, Nearest Relative: Height:Tall/Build:Slender, Color of Eyes: Blue/Hair: Brown. Signature: John Louis Bassett
      FHL Roll Number: 1642744,DraftBoard:0 Tazewell, Illinois., 5 June 1917.

      U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 <>
      John Louis Bassett, 48, Birth Date: 26 Jun 1893, Birth Place:Ripley Co, Indiana
      Residence: Green Valley, Illinois, Race:White. Person who knows address: Winifred Hayes Bassett,
      Age:48, Occupation: Nearest Relative: Height:6'2", Weight: 220/Build: Color of Eyes: Blue/Hair:Brown. Signature: Lewis Bassett. Registered 27 April 1942 at Tazewell Co., Indiana.

      1910 US Census
      Louis Bessett [Lewis Bessett] [James Bissett] Age in 1910: 17, Estimated Birth Year: 1893 Birthplace: Indiana, Relation to Head of House: Hired Man. Father's Birth Place: Unlanonn Mother's Birth Place: Unlanonn. Home in 1910: Richwoods, Peoria, Illinois. Marital Status: Single, Race: White, Gender: Male.
      Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Richwoods, Peoria, Illinois; Roll: T624_317; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 0110; Image: 387; FHL Number: 1374330.
      Source Information: 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
      Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA <>
    Person ID I3822  7B William Bassett of Cross Plains, Indiana
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2019 

    Father Arthur W Bassett,   b. 17 May 1856, Linn County, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1905, Versailles, Ripley County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Lorinda or Louisa Grathman,   b. Abt 1858, , , Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 Jan 1885 
    Family ID F798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winifred Hayes 
    Married 7 Sep 1927  Danville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S361] Ripley Co. IN, Record of births.

    2. [S9] 1900 US Census.

    3. [S22] 1910 US Census, US Gov., (