Henry Bass

8 April 1812–22 September 1898 (Age 86)
Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Bass was born on 8 April 1812, in Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ezekiel Bass, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Sally Vinson, was 37. He married Francine Phillips on 4 November 1830, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 September 1898, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Bass
1812–1898
Francine Phillips
1810–1886
Marriage: 4 November 1830
William Nathaniel Bass
1831–1908
Ezekiel Bass
1832–1898
Nancy Bass
1834–1909
John Archie Bass
1838–1922
Thomas Bass
1844–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1830
Wilson, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

    William Nathaniel Bass

    Male1831–1908Male

    Ezekiel Bass

    Male1832–1898Male

    Female1834–1909Female

    John Archie Bass

    Male1838–1922Male

    Thomas Bass

    Male1844–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 23

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Boss, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Bass, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Bass, "United States Census, 1880"

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