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Louis Bassett

Male 1916 - 1971  (55 years)

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  • Name Louis Bassett 
    Born 16 Mar 1916  Cleveland, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 8B03D1E8D6056F47A6C704F4BCFDDA6E3EAD 
    Died 16 Sep 1971 

    • Bassett Nickolas Nickolas E. Bassett died Jan. 16, 1948. He lived at 106 E. Main . His wife: Minerva Bassett. His DOB: Jan. 5, 1892. Age 56. He was born in Beirut , Syria . He was a machinist at Clinton Products Co. His father: Eli Bassett, born in Syria , his mother was Auria Bassett born in Syria . The deceased died of cancer. Informant: Louis Bassett of Ann Arbor . Burial at Marble Cemetery . Source: Death certificate.
      Bassett, Nickolas My grandfather, Nickolas Bassett, was born in (or near) Damascas. He opened a restaurant in Huntington , WV and then a restaurant in Cleveland , OH . Source: Nick Pulver.
      Bassett Nicholas Nickolas Bassett owned a restaurant in Huntington , WV , and then in Cleveland . My mother Delores was born in Akron Ohio . Back then all the Lebanese people came to the US and congregated in Huntington WV , then disperse across the country. Nickolas Bassett was born in (or near) Damascus ; Minerva came from Beirut . Source: Nick Pulver, grandson of Nickolas and Minerva Bassett.
      Bassett Nicholas My grandfather’s full name was Nicholas Lewis Bassett. He always spelled his name “Nicholas” not “Nickolas.” I am not sure about the spelling of “Lewis” though because one of my uncles was named after him and his name was Louis. Source: family member.
      Bassett Nicholas The children of Nicholas and Minerva Bassett are as follows: 1916 Louis, born in Cleveland . 1917 Nellie, born in Cleveland . 1919 Delores, born in Akron . 1930 Alford Nicholas, born in Milan .

      Bassett, Minerva Minerva Bassett died 9-29-1976, at age 78, according to records at Marble Park Cemetery .
      Bassett, Minerva Minerva Bassett, female, died Sept. 29, 1976 in the City of Adrian . Source: Lenawee County death records Vol 24, page 527. She was a Citizen of Syria. Occupation: housewife. Hospital or institution: Provincial House. Widowed. Residence: City of Milan , Washtenaw County , at 806 Lee St. DOB April 22, 1898. State of birth: Syria . Father: George Kadi. Mother: Mary, last name not known. Informant: Elmer Pulver. [NOTE: Elmer is husband of Minerva’s daughter Delores.] Burial: Marble Park Cemetery .
      Bassett, Minerva Minerva Bassett, 78, of 806 Lee St. , Milan , who had been ill with a heart ailment the last four months, died Wednesday in Provincial House, in Adrian . Rev. Vern R. Campbell will officiate at funeral. Born April 22, 1898 in Baskenta , Syria , she was the daughter of George and Mary Kadi. She was married to Nicholas Bassett May 11, 1915, in Cleveland , Ohio . Mr. (Nicholas) Bassett died in 1948. She was a member of People’s Presbyterian church. She is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Leo (Nellie) Schnurstein of St. Helen and Mrs. Elmer (Dolores) Pulver of Milan; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sons, Louis and Alfred Bassett.
      Source: obit from Monroe newspaper, Sept. 30, 1978.
      Bassett, Minerva Minerva Bassett came to the US from Beirut when she was about 13-15 years of age. [Approx 1912] Her parents were wealthy clothing store owners in Beruit. Minerva’s mother sold jewelry and other things to raise the fare for Minerva to come to the US . Minerva came to the US to escape the unrest in Lebanon . We were Christians, not Muslims. So she came over here by herself, and somehow found her sister, Mary, who lived in Cleveland . Source: Nick Pulver, grandson of Minerva Bassett.
      Bassett, Minerva Minerva George Kade was born in Baskenta , Syria , on April 22, 1898. She came to the US from Syria , by way of France , in 1914. Source: her application for US citizenship, signed Feb. 1928 in Cleveland , Ohio .

      Bassett, Louis Louis: died 9-16-1971, age 55. Cemetery records.
      Bassett, Louis Louis Bassett, 55, of Ann Arbor died yesterday in the Chelsea Medical Center . He was a former Milan resident. He was the son of Nicholas and Minerva Bassett. He was born March 16, 1916, in Cleveland , Ohio . He married Trella Gillespie Sept. 7, 1941, in Angola , Indiana . Mr. Bassett was reared in Milan and graduated from Milan High School He was a veteran of WW II. He owned and operated the Wash-Out Laundry in Jackson . Surviving: his mother of Milan ; stepson Lionel Gillespie of Douglas , Ariz ; brother, Alfred Bassett of Ann Arbor ; 2 sisters, Mrs. Leo (Nellie) Schnurstein of Ann Arbor and Mrs. Elmer (Delores) Pulver of Milan, and four grandchildren. Source: Monroe newspaper, Sept. 17, 1971.

      Bassett, Nellie Nellie M. Schnurstein died Dec. 7, 1992 at age 75. She was born May 26, 1917 in Cleveland , Ohio to Nickolas and Minerva (Kadi) Bassett. On Feb. 20, 1960 she married Leo A. Schnurstein and he died Nov. 27, 1986. She was living in Rochester Hills at the time of her death, and she died at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak . She was buried in Marble Park Cemetery in Milan . Obit says: She was preceded in death by two brothers, Louis and Alfred Bassett, and one sister Dolores Pulver.

      Bassett Delores Delores Pulver died Nov. 8, 1978 at St. Joe Hospital . She was born July 5, 1919 in Akron , Ohio , the daughter of Nicholas and Menerva (Kadi) Bassett. She was married to Elmer F. Pulver on July 25, 1947 in Milan . She is survived by 4 sons including Douglas Pulver of Milan . She was buried in Marble Memorial Park Cemetery.
      Bassett Alford Alford Nicholas Bassett was born Jan. 16, 1930. Father: Nicholas Bassett, of Milan , age 37, who was born in Syria , occupation laborer. Mother: Menerva Kade, she is 31, and was born in Baskentu , Syria . Dr. Kenneth Noble attended the birth in Milan , Mich. Source: birth certificate for Milan , on Washtenaw side.
    Person ID I48  107B Bassetts of Syria & Lebanon
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2014 

    Father Nickolas "Nicholas" Bassett,   b. 5 Jan 1892, Beirut, Syria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1948  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Minerva George Kadi,   b. 22 Apr 1898, Baskenta, Syria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1976, Adrian, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 11 May 1915  Cleveland, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Trella Gillespie 
    Married 7 Sep 1941  Angola, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart