Arthur Bass

31 May 1885–2 November 1954 (Age 69)
Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Bass was born on 31 May 1885, in Grant, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Benaga E Bass, was 42 and his mother, Addie Davis, was 39. He married Cozy Jane Cooley on 29 November 1906, in Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in South Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and North Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 2 November 1954, at the age of 69.

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Arthur Bass
Cozy Jane Cooley
Marriage: 29 November 1906
Maxine Elizabeth ( Ferrand) Bass

Spouse and Children

29 November 1906
Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, United States


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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)

  • Art Bass, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur Bass, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Bass, "United States Census, 1940"

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