Amelia Bass

5 May 1840–August 1909 (Age 69)
Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Amelia

When Amelia Bass was born on 5 May 1840, in Rapides, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, her father, James Franklin Bass, was 33 and her mother, EMILY GROVES, was 36. She married William Burton Wales about 1856. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Rapides, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years and Boyce, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1900. She died in August 1909, in Vernon, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

William Burton Wales
1830–1888
Amelia Bass
1840–1909
Marriage: about 1856
William M. Wales
1855–1907
Mattie Wales
1884–
Ella B Wales
1859–1915
Luther Wales
1862–
William Wales
1862–
Edith Wales
1865–1865
Alice Wales
1869–1905
Henry Blair Wales
1869–1935
Susan Wales
1871–1929
P B Wales
1875–1912
Matilda Debro Wales
1876–1950
MARY FRANCIS WALES
1878–1912
William Burton Jr. Wales,
1882–1952

Spouse and Children

Children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (7)

1846
Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863
Age 23
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union
Age 28
Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

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

Bassman
Baise
Basse
Base
Basso

Sources (14)

  • Milly Waile in household of W B Waile, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Milly Wales in household of William B Wales, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emily Wales in household of Wm B Wales, "United States Census, 1860"

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