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James Lester Bass

Male 1878 - 1961  (82 years)


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  • Name James Lester Bass 
    Born 13 Nov 1878 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jan 1961 
    Notes 

    • The Chowan Herald, North Carolina, January 26, 1961
      James L. Bass Dies After Long Illness

      James L. Bass, 82, died at the home of his son, Quinton Bass, Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock after an illness of two years. A native of Chowan County, he was the son of the late Quinton and Mary Nixon Bass and was a retired farmer.
      Surviving are three sons, Quinton Bass, Johnnie Bass and Reuben Bass, all of Edenton; two daughters Mrs. Erie Jones of Edenton and Mrs. Wince White of Hobbsville; two brothers K. B. Bass of Courtland, Va., and J. T. Bass of Edenton; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
      He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church where funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The pastor, the Rev. Gordon Shaw, officiated and burial was in the Smith Cemetery.
      Pallbearers were Ronnie Bass, Thomas C. Bass, Carroll Smith, Elmer Overton, Mayo Laurence, and W. L. Whitehead.
    Person ID I54277  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2021 

    Father Quinton Bass,   b. 15 Oct 1837, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1904, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Nixon,   b. 1842, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1859  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16955  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosetta Copeland,   b. 19 Nov 1880,   d. 5 Jan 1943  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 22 May 1903  Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Quinton Thomas Bass,   b. 26 May 1904, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1982, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Johnny Edward Bass,   b. 4 Jun 1907, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1975, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Hazel Virginia Bass,   b. 10 Dec 1908, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jxn 1977  (Age 68 years)
    +4. James Reuben Bass,   b. 22 Sep 1911,   d. 15 Jun 1987, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Minnie Etta Bass,   b. 28 Dec 1916, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1992, Chowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F18740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart