Ezekiel Pernie Bass

3 April 1893–31 December 1954 (Age 61)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ezekiel Pernie

When Ezekiel Pernie Bass was born on 3 April 1893, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Dolphen Bass, was 43 and his mother, Nancy Adelaine Pichard, was 39. He married Amelia Power on 23 December 1913, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Leesburg, Lee, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 31 December 1954, in Bryan, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Greenwich Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Pernie Bass
Amelia Power
Marriage: 23 December 1913
Maj Ezekiek Pernie Bass Jr
John Roy Bass
Willon or Wilson Ray Bass

Spouse and Children

23 December 1913
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Dolphen Bass


    Nancy Adelaine Pichard




    Etta Bass


    Ada Lavonia Bass


    Ulysses Albertus Bass


    Melissa A. Bass


    Nora Agness Bass


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old French bas(se) ‘low’, ‘short’ (Latin bassus ‘thickset’; see Basso ), either a descriptive nickname for a short person or a status name meaning ‘of humble origin’, not necessarily with derogatory connotations.2 English: in some instances, from Middle English bace ‘bass’ (the fish), hence a nickname for a person supposedly resembling this fish, or a metonymic occupational name for a fish seller or fisherman.3 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ezikiel Bass in household of W D Bass, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ezkiel P Bass, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ezekiel Pernie Bass, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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