Almon Jay Basinger

23 March 1886–24 April 1983 (Age 97)
East Lewistown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Almon Jay

When Almon Jay Basinger was born on 23 March 1886, in East Lewistown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, his father, John Henry Basinger, was 27 and his mother, Salome Shank, was 22. He married Vera Blanche Lewis on 29 March 1925. He lived in Fullerton, Orange, California, United States in 1930 and Riverside Judicial Township, Riverside, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 April 1983, at the age of 97.

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Almon Jay Basinger
Vera Blanche Lewis
Marriage: 29 March 1925

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  • Marriage
    29 March 1925
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 5
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 26
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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.

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    Sources (9)

    • Almon J Basinger, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Almon J Bassinger in household of John Bassinger, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Almond Basinger in household of John H Basinger, "United States Census, 1900"

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