Samuel Bass

1 May 1782–1881 (Age 98)
Halifax, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

Samuel Bass was born on 1 May 1782, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States. He married Gemima Nickens in 1805, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1789. He died in 1881, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Bass
Mary Ann Stockton
Marriage: 1822
Mary Bass
Julius A. Bass
Christopher Bass
William Hayward Bass
Hiliad Bass
John W Bass
William H. Bass
Marcus Lafayette Bass
Green F. Bass
James Martin Bass
Thomas Coke Bass
Rebecca Bass
Susannah Jane Bass
Martha Jane Bass

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America
    Age 1
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1789 · Becomes 12th State
    Age 7
    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
    Age 26
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English bas(e), bass, Old French bas(se) ‘low, short’ (from Latin bassus ‘thickset’, i.e. wide as opposed to tall), either a descriptive nickname for a short person or a status name meaning ‘of humble origin’, not necessarily with derogatory connotations.English: from the Middle English personal name Bas(s)e. This could be an Old French form of ancient Germanic Baso (perhaps meaning ‘purple’) or more commonly a pet form of Middle English and Old French Basile or Basily, used of men and women alike. Compare Basley and Basil .English: in some instances, from Middle English bærs, bas ‘freshwater perch, bass or any of various related or similar fish, such as the sea bass’, hence a nickname for a person supposedly resembling this fish, or a metonymic occupational name for a fish seller or fisherman.

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

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    Samuel Bass Background.

    Samuel Bass BIRTH1784 Halifax County, North Carolina, USA DEATH1870 (aged 85–86) Texas, USA MEMORIAL Samuel Bass was not a man who was ever really on paper. Even the census records are inconsist …

    Sources (3)

    • Samuel Bass, "United States Census, 1850"
    • 1860 United States Federal Census for Samul Bass
    • Samuel Bass, "North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers, 1779-1782"

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