James William Basher

Male 1893 - 1960  (67 years)


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  • Name James William Basher  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 2 Feb 1893  Wilmington, Clinton Co., Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Laborer (Government), Farmer 
    Died 29 May 1960  Clinton, DeWitt Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Memorial Park Cem., Clinton, DeWitt Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I9711  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2015 

    Father James Bishir,   b. Abt 1840, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1905, Clinton Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Jane Luce,   b. Abt 1849, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Nov 1881  Pulaski, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F2540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olive Boling,   b. Abt 1897 
    Married 17 Dec 1924  Decatur, Macon Co., Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F5057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Patagraph, Bloomington, Illinois - 31 May 1960, Tue

      James W. Basher

      CLINTON -(PNS)- James W. Basher, 67, died at 10:50 p. m. Sunday at John Warner Hospital.

      His funeral will be at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday at the Pullen and Boos Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. J. C. Dove officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

      He was born Feb. 2, 1893, at Wilmington, Ohio, a son of James W. and Rebecca Luce Basher. He married Ollie Bolling in 1924 at Decatur. She preceded him in death.

      He has no survivors.

      He was a veteran of World War I.

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      From his headstone:

      Son of: James W. Basher & Rebecca (Luce) Basher
      A veteran of World War I

      He lived in Wilmington, Clinton Co., OH in 1920 as a laborer in a Paper Mill. He was a boarder with the Hill family there.

      He lived at 1125 E. Jr. in Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois in 1935 and 1940 with his wife, Olive and Hattie Reynolds (age 61). [2, 7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S576] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    2. [S1499] 1940 United States Census.

    3. [S401] FindAGrave.

    4. [S124] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).

    5. [S1497] Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962.

    6. [S886] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).

    7. [S597] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005).