Richard Irl Basom

20 July 1889–14 October 1978 (Age 89)
Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Richard Irl

When Richard Irl Basom was born on 20 July 1889, his father, John William Basom, was 33 and his mother, Laura Hults, was 26. He married Hazel Brubaker in 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Stevenson Township, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1940 and Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1942. He died on 14 October 1978, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Richard Irl Basom
1889–1978
Hazel Brubaker
1890–1957
Marriage: 1917
John Lynn Basom
1921–1930
Ralph W Basom
1933–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1917
children

(2)

    John Lynn Basom

    Male1921–1930Male

    Ralph W Basom

    Male1933–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John William Basom

    Male1855–1938Male

    Laura Hults

    Female1862–1941Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; possibly an altered spelling of English Bason .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Earl R Basom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Irl Basom in household of Edith Brubaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irl Basom, "United States Census, 1930"

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