Thomas Washington Bass

29 July 1819–18 February 1895 (Age 75)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas Washington

When Thomas Washington Bass was born on 29 July 1819, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Nathan R Bass, was 43 and his mother, Ruhama Susan Price, was 41. He married Mary Jane Crane on 16 February 1845, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 February 1895, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Washington Bass
1819–1895
Mary Jane Crane
1824–1900
Marriage: 16 February 1845
George Franklin Bass
1845–1946
Charles Oscar Bass
1848–1909
William H Bass
1851–1936
Mary Elizabeth Bass
1857–1929
Martha Florence Bass
1860–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 February 1845
Bartholomew, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

    Male1845–1946Male

    Charles Oscar Bass

    Male1848–1909Male

    William H Bass

    Male1851–1936Male

    Mary Elizabeth Bass

    Female1857–1929Female

    Martha Florence Bass

    Female1860–1938Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1821

Age 2

Historic Boundaries 1821: Marion, Indiana, United States
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 6

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 22

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

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)

  • Thomas W Bass, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas W Bass, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Bass, "United States Census, 1860"

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