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Valentine Johnathan Basore

VALENTINE JOHNATHAN BASORE
b. 25 February 1856, Poland, Owen County, Indiana
d. 19 July 1929, Bentley, Sedgwick County, Kansas

m. 28 February 1876, Poland, Owen County, Indiana
Mary Ann Watts
b. 28 November 1861, Poland, Owen County, Indiana
d. 3 October 1953, Bentley, Sedgwick County, Kansas

Children with Mary Ann Watts:

  • Viola Frances (b. 1877)
  • Ada Prudence (b. 1879)
  • Charles Clinton (b. 1881)
  • Florow S. (b. 1884)
  • Earl Simpson (b. 1887)
  • Leland F. (b. 1889)
  • Clyde Vernon (b. 1892)
  • Orvel Hazen (b. 1895)
  • Mildred Joy (b. 1901)

The family left Owen County, Indiana, in 1891. Valentine was orphaned at age two. No information has been found on his parents.

Submitted by:
E. M. Basore Banikowski
Black Forest CO

Isaac F Donham

Isaac F Donham
b. 8 April 1840, Vigo County, Indiana, to Nathaniel (1811-1849) and Mary M. (Lee) Donham
d. 20 July 1919, Caldwell, Sumner County, Kansas

m/1. 31 March 1864, Clermont County, Ohio
Elizabeth Donham
b. 4 September 1840, Clermont County, Ohio, to Nathaniel (1818-1881) and Mary (Swem) Donham
d. 30 April 1898, Corbin, Sumner County, Kansas

m/2. after 1898
Jane Pearce

Children with Elizabeth Donham:

  • Cyrus Clayton (1866–1935) married Oakey S. Simons
  • Edger Benton (1868–1949) married Jessie F. Atkinson
  • Hallie (1870–1940) married Charles H. Coffelt
  • Nathaniel (1873–1906) married Alma [–?–]
  • Burlin (1882–1962) married (1) Eva May Pearce, (2) Pearl Edna Watts

The family lived in Riley Township, Vigo County, Indiana, before they emigrated in 1885.

Submitted by:
Carol Chaplin Milbourn
Roanoke VA