Jay Reece Basinger

13 April 1903–24 January 1982 (Age 78)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jay Reece

When Jay Reece Basinger was born on 13 April 1903, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Michael Alexander Basinger, was 33 and his mother, Mary Esther Suther, was 27. He married Mary Elizabeth Albright on 2 May 1936, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in China Grove Township, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and China Grove, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1982. He died on 24 January 1982, in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Jay Reece Basinger
Mary Elizabeth Albright
Marriage: 2 May 1936
James Reid Basinger

Spouse and Children

2 May 1936
Alexander, North Carolina, United States


    James Reid Basinger


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 15

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • J R Bassinger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reece Bassinger in household of M A Bassinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jay R Basinger in household of Michal A Basinger, "United States Census, 1910"

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