Harvey Wellington Basinger

17 May 1896–19 September 1964 (Age 68)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Harvey Wellington

When Harvey Wellington Basinger was born on 17 May 1896, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Ivey Wellington Basinger, was 28 and his mother, Maggie Eugenia Barger, was 26. He married Verda Ruth Yates on 22 December 1917, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Litaker Township, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Coddle Creek Township, Iredell, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 19 September 1964, in Mooresville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Glenwood Memorial Park, Mooresville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States.

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Harvey Wellington Basinger
Verda Ruth Yates
Marriage: 22 December 1917
Hazel Eugenia Basinger
Lex Ladue Basinger

Spouse and Children

22 December 1917
Rowan, North Carolina, United States


    Hazel Eugenia Basinger


    Lex Ladue Basinger


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World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Harvy Basinger in household of Ivy W Basinger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harvey W Bassinger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harvey Baysinger, "United States Census, 1920"

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