Judith Bass

about 1811–
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Judith

When Judith Bass was born about 1811, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Bass, was 20 and her mother, Frances Farmer, was 22. She married Joseph Cheeling on 16 September 1833, in Franklin, Virginia, United States.

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Joseph Cheeling
1806–
Judith Bass
1811–
Marriage: 16 September 1833

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World Events (8)

1812
Age 1
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built
Age 1
The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
Age 33
In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old French bas(se) ‘low’, ‘short’ (Latin bassus ‘thickset’; see Basso ), either a descriptive nickname for a short person or a status name meaning ‘of humble origin’, not necessarily with derogatory connotations.2 English: in some instances, from Middle English bace ‘bass’ (the fish), hence a nickname for a person supposedly resembling this fish, or a metonymic occupational name for a fish seller or fisherman.3 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, of uncertain origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Basso
Basse
Baise
Base
Bassman

Sources (1)

  • Judith Bass, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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