Celia Rebecca French

24 June 1857–16 June 1942 (Age 84)
Carlyle, Clinton, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Celia Rebecca

When Celia Rebecca French was born on 24 June 1857, in Carlyle, Clinton, Illinois, United States, her father, William McKendric French, was 31 and her mother, Mahala Reynolds, was 24. She married William Henry Bass on 1 April 1874, in Clinton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Canville Township, Neosho, Kansas, United States in 1900. She died on 16 June 1942, in Earlton, Neosho, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Earlton, Neosho, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Bass
Celia Rebecca French
Marriage: 1 April 1874
Lewis Arthur Bass
Laura Ann Bass
Elmer Bass
Albert Henry Bass
Nellie Rebecca Bass

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1874Clinton, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English:ethnic name for someone from France, from Middle English frensh, frenche ‘French’ (Old English frencisc), or in some cases, perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs.variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Celia R Hoffman in household of John Hoffman, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Celia Bass, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
    • Zelie French in household of William French, "United States Census, 1870"

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