William Basham  ISarah Agness (Angel) Basham

William Basham Jr.Elizabeth ( ) Basham

Obediah Basham

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Children with:
Celia Dowell

Jonathan Basham
Elizabeth Basham
Lucy Basham
Celia Basham
Nancy Basham
Uriah Basham
Cary Basham
Rhoady Basham
Barnett A. Basham
Peggy Basham
Mary "Polly" Basham

Bartlett Basham
James Dowell (Elijah) Basham
Joseph Dowell Basham
Micajah Basham
Margaret Basham
Henry Dowell Basham
Fredrick Dowell Basham
Allen Dowell Basham
Francis Basham
Obediah Basham
  • Born: 7 Apr 1760, Cumberland County, Virginia
  • Married 5 Sep 1782, Bedford County, Virginia, to Celia Dowell
  • Died: 28 May 1840, Breckenridge County, KY

    1810 Census Breckenridge County Ky Page 315 31001 01001
    1820 Census Breckenridge County Ky Page 235 031001 00001
    1830 Census Breckenridge County Ky Page 81 000000001 0
    Basham Document Nos 4 And 7
    Revolutionary War Pension Application In Obediah Basham File
    Marriage Basham Document No 38 Page 79
    Rita Basham Kryter Correspondence
    Family Group Sheet From William Ikerd Correspondence
    Birth Loc Amherst County Virginia From Son Micajah Marr
    Information furnished in Norman L. Payne correspondence dated 5/3/1998

    Obediah Basham of Breckenridge County declares that he enlisted in 1777 or 1778 in Cumberland County, Virginia under Capt. John Lee in the 1st Virginia Regiment of Col. Parker for three years. He was transferred to Capt. Joseph Carrington's Company, then at Petersburgh, was transferred to Capt. Tollivar's Company, was taken prisoner at Charlestown, was sent by water to Williamsburg and was discharged.
    Obediah owned 50 acres of land worth $150, one horse, two cows, and three calves. In Feb 1823 he sold the land to Henry Basham. One horse and some money went to pay his debts. His family consists of his wife, aged 60, and son Francis aged 15. Obediah Basham of Breckenridge County, Kentucky, Private in the Regiment of Col Parker in the Virginia Line for three years was placed on the Kentucky Pension Roll at $8 per month under the Act of 1818 from 25 July 1818. Certificate #9411 was issued 14 April 1819. He died 28 May 1840.

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