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1880 SC Darlington, Swift Creek, District 47 - Bass

Josiah Bass (son of Hosea Bass and Sophia)123, 124, 125 was born 25 Feb 1805 in Wayne County, NC125, and died 14 Jan 1892 in Darlington County, SC125. He married (1) Sarah Boswell. He married (2) Martha Boswell on Aft. 1837 in Darlington County, SC.

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Josiah Bass was born in 1805. He died in 1882. He was a lifelong member of the Baptist Church.

He joined the Ebenezer Baptist Church near Florence, South Carolina in 1832. He later joined the Black Creek Baptist Church at Swift Creek, Darlington County, South Carolina. His son Benjamin Lucas Bass was Clerk of the same church.

In 1825 Josiah Bass witnessed a deed between Jethro Bass and Uriah Bass in Wayne County, North Carolina. He is not found in the 1830 Wayne County census. He is found in the Darlington County, South Carolina census of 1830.

He first married Sarah Boswell, and later married Martha Boswell. These Boswell children are thought to have come from Wayne County, North Carolina.

Josiah Bass is found in the Darlington, South Carolina census in 1840 as age 35. There are 2 males under 5, 1 age 10-15, 1 age 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 age 10-15, 1age 20-30, and 4 slaves.


1840 United States Federal Census
Name: Josiah Bass Township: Not Stated
County: Darlington State: South Carolina

1850 Darlington, South Carolina Census
Name: Josiah Boss Age: 45
Estimated birth year: abt 1805 Birth place: North Carolina
Gender: Male Home in 1850
(City,County,State): Division 3, Darlington, South Carolina


1880 Swift Creek, Darlington, South Carolina Census
Name: Josiah Bass Age: 75
Estimated birth year: <1805> Birthplace: North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer Relationship to head-of-household: Self
Home in 1880: Swift Creek, Darlington, South Carolina
Marital status: Married Race: White
Gender: Male Spouse's name: Martha Bass
Father's birthplace: NC Mother's birthplace: NC
[Stecks Family File.FTW]

Josiah Bass was born in 1805. He died in 1882. He was a lifelong member of the Baptist Church.

He joined the Ebenezer Baptist Church near Florence, South Carolina in 1832. He later joined the Black Creek Baptist Church at Swift Creek, Darlington County, South Carolina. His son Benjamin Lucas Bass was Clerk of the same church.

In 1825 Josiah Bass witnessed a deed between Jethro Bass and Uriah Bass in Wayne County, North Carolina. He is not found in the 1830 Wayne County census. He is found in the Darlington County, South Carolina census of 1830.

He first married Sarah Boswell, and later married Martha Boswell. These Boswell children are thought to have come from Wayne County, North Carolina.

Josiah Bass is found in the Darlington, South Carolina census in 1840 as age 35. There are 2 males under 5, 1 age 10-15, 1 age 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 age 10-15, 1age 20-30, and 4 slaves.

More About Josiah Bass:
Census: 1840, Darlington, SC.

More About Josiah Bass and Martha Boswell:
Marriage: Aft. 1837, Darlington County, SC.

Children of Josiah Bass and Sarah Boswell are:
  1. Edith Ann Bass, b. 20 Aug 1831, Darlington County, SC, d. 11 Feb 1918, Darlington County, SC.
  2. +Jesse Boswell Bass, b. Sep 1835, Darlington County, SC125, d. Jan 1901, Holland, Faulkner County, AR125.
  3. Edith Ann Bass, b. 20 Aug 1831, Darlington County, SC125, d. 11 Feb 1918, Darlington County, SC125.

Children of Josiah Bass and Martha Boswell are:
  1. Joseph Bass, b. Abt. 1841, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  2. Edwin Bass, b. Abt. 1843, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  3. Calvin Bass, b. Abt. 1844, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  4. Sarah A. Bass, b. Abt. 1845, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  5. Margaret Bass, b. Abt. 1846, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  6. George Bass, b. Abt. 1847, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  7. Joseph K. Bass, b. Abt. 1849, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  8. Mary Bass, b. Abt. 1853, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
  9. Benjamin L. Bass, b. Abt. 1859, South Carolina, d. date unknown.
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