Elizabeth C. Basham

Brief Life History of Elizabeth C.

When Elizabeth C. Basham was born on 25 May 1864, in Camp Creek, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Henry Basham, was 32 and her mother, Martha Ann Goodall, was 31. She married Jesse Hubbard Brammer on 2 February 1881, in Mercer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Flat Top, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Shady Spring, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 18 October 1933, in Odd, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Brammer, Rendsburg-Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Hubbard Brammer
Elizabeth C. Basham
Marriage: 2 February 1881
Sarah Emaline Brammer
Martha Ann Brammer
Eliza Ellen Brammer
Clinton Douglas Brammer
Mary Elizabeth McComas
Bertha Olivia Brammer
Mary Brammer
Claudie Catharine Brammer
John H. Brammer
Mary Brammer
Waldo Emerson Brammer
Bessie Mae Brammer
Kelly Evestus Brammer

Sources (36)

  • Elizabeth Brammer in household of Waldo E Brammer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth C Basham - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Elizabeth C Basham
  • Elizabeth Basham, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex): variant of Barsham, a habitational name from any of the places in Norfolk and Suffolk called Barsham, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Bār ‘wild boar’ + Old English hām ‘homestead’.

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

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