Louise J. Bassett

9 December 1881–13 September 1963 (Age 81)
Houtzdale, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Louise J.

When Louise J. Bassett was born on 9 December 1881, in Houtzdale, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Bassett, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Hamm, was 21. She married John Jarvie on 11 June 1903, in South Fork, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in South Fork, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. She died on 13 September 1963, in Ebensburg, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in South Fork Cemetery, Croyle Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jarvie
Louise J. Bassett
Marriage: 11 June 1903
Keith L. Jarvie
Juanita G. Jarvie
Virginia Mildred Jarvie
Marguret Jarvie
Joseph Lewis Jarvie
John Jarvie Jr.

Spouse and Children

11 June 1903
South Fork, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: from Old French basset, a diminutive of basse ‘low’, ‘short’, either a nickname for a short person or a status name for someone of humble origins.

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

Sources (3)

  • Louisa Basett in household of John Basett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louisa J Jarney in household of John Jarney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louise J Jarvie in household of John Jarvie, "United States Census, 1930"

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