John Finley Basinger

4 July 1850–13 April 1918 (Age 67)
Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Finley

When John Finley Basinger was born on 4 July 1850, in Marion, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Allison Basinger, was 38 and his mother, Nancy Jane Fields, was 26. He married Emily Bangs on 18 January 1872, in Boone Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Boone Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 13 April 1918, in Booneville, Logan, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

John Finley Basinger
1850–1918
Emily Bangs
1851–1918
Marriage: 18 January 1872
William Henry Basinger
1872–
Smith Edward Basinger
1874–1939
George W. Basinger
1877–1960
Tennessee Basinger
1879–1882
Mollie Alice Basinger
1882–1963
Benjamin Franklin Basinger
1886–1968
Dorah Lee Basinger
1889–1968
Tessie A. Basinger
1889–1976
Charles Alison Basinger
1893–1955

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 January 1872
Boone Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States
children

(9)

    William Henry Basinger

    Male1872–Male

    Smith Edward Basinger

    Male1874–1939Male

    Male1877–1960Male

    Tennessee Basinger

    Female1879–1882Female

    Female1882–1963Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Allison Basinger

    Male1811–Male

    Nancy Jane Fields

    Female1824–1871Female

siblings

(4)

    George Basinger

    Male1845–Male

    Martha Basinger

    Female1846–Female

    Male1850–1918Male

    James C. Allison Basinger

    Male1852–Male

World Events (8)

1861

Age 11

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 12

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 18

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Altered form of the Swiss and German family name Bäsiger, Alemannic form of Bösinger, a habitational name for someone from either of two places in Württemberg named Bösingen (near Freudenstadt and Rottweil), or a patronymic from a Germanic personal name beginning with the element Bos-. Compare also Baysinger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John F Basinger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John F Basinger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Basinger, "United States Census, 1880"

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