Tag Archives: Bassett

Ruben Daley Wade

Ruben Daley Wade
b. 7 May 1808, Mount Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky
d. 7 March 1882, Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois

m. 27 December 1827, Ripley County, Indiana
Harriett Bassett
b. 14 July 1811, Ripley County, Indiana
d. 1888, Beaver City, Nebraska

Children with Harriett Bassett:

  • Rebecca J.
  • George W.
  • James H.
  • William H.
  • Martha J.
  • Thomas J.
  • David J.
  • Samuel W.
  • Susan M.
  • Benjamin F.

Ruben resided in Ripley County and Plainsville, Switzerland County, Indiana. He emigrated from Indiana in 1856 to Audrain County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Ann M. Gabel
Scottsbluff NE
E-mail: anniemg@actcom.net

Lineus Risley Ludlow

Lineus Risley Ludlow
b. 26 January 1844, Shelby or Dearborn County, Indiana, to Stephan D. and Emmeline (Kersey) Ludlow
d. 17 July 1906, Berrien County, Michigan

m. 18 November 1867, Shelby County, Indiana
Hester Ann Wills (Humphrey?)
b. 5 October 1845, Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana
d. 7 April 1939, St. Joseph Township, Berrien County, Michigan

Children with Hester Ann Wills (Humphrey?):

  • Cora Emmeline
  • Orin Willis
  • Ernest Talma
  • Jason Berzilla
  • William Cumback

About 1892, Lineus and Hester Ann emigrated from Indiana to Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan, where Lineus was a fruit buyer.

Lineus’ wife, Hester Ann, may have been the daughter of Jessie and Betsy (Grinsted)
Humphrey and may have been adopted by Wills and Hester Ann (Bassett) Wills before the age of five years.

Submitted by:
Mary L. Balderstone
West Chicago IL