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Bass Genealogy and Information

Bass Bios

Bass Bios

Johnnie C Bass * * * John Thomas Bass * * * Thomas Monroe Bass

Johnnie C Bass

Date Place
Birth 6 Mar 1859 Madison County, Texas
Marriage 7 Feb 1874 Madison County, Texas
Death 8 Mar 1933 Noonday, Smith County, Texas

Locations

Madison County, Texas
Smith County, Texas

Notes

Johnnie C Bass, daughter of John Monroe Bass and Elizabeth Jefferson Sloan, married first Thomas Monroe Bass (a picture of their marriage license), son of Drury S. Bass and Elizabeth Emmaline Mathis, and second William L. Sanford. She and Thomas Monroe Bass were ranchers. Here is a picture of Johnnie C's grave.


Johnnie C and Thomas Monroe had one child:

John Thomas was born in Calvert, Robertson County, Texas. Thomas Monroe Bass died of internal injuries from being stomped by a horse before his son was born.

Johnnie C and William Sanford had no children.


John Thomas Bass

Date Place
Birth 22 May 1875 Calvert, Robertson County, Texas
Marriage about 1897 Limestone County, Texas
Death 11 May 1953 Tyler, Smith County, Texas

Locations

Robertson County, Texas
Limestone County, Texas
Smith County, Texas

Notes

John Thomas Bass was the son of Thomas Monroe Bass and Johnnie C Bass. He married Wanetta Vandiver Wigley, daughter of Almarine Vandiver Wigley and Kate Aubry Carroll. He was a sharecropper during the growing season and during the offseason, he worked on the railroads in Arkansas.


The children of John Thomas Bass and Wanetta Vandiver Wigley are still living.


Thomas Monroe Bass

Date Place
Birth 1854 Texas
Marriage 7 Feb 1874 Madison County, Texas
Death 7 Feb 1874 - 22 May 1875 Texas

Locations

Madison County, Texas

Notes

Thomas Monroe Bass, son of Drury S. Bass and Elizabeth Emmaline Mathis, married Johnnie C Bass (a picture of their marriage license), daughter of John Monroe Bass and Elizabeth Jefferson Sloan. He and Johnnie C Bass were ranchers. They made their living breaking horses. Thomas Monroe was thrown from a horse he was breaking and was stomped on by it. It took him several months, but he finally died of internal injuries. Here is a photo of him and a drawing of him.


Thomas Monroe and Johnnie C had one child:

John Thomas was born in Calvert, Robertson County, Texas.


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