NameJohn L. Basford
Birth4 Jun 1848, Bath Co., Kentucky
Marriageabt 1884, Bath Co., Kentucky
SpouseAlvira “Allley” McCarty, 2C3R
Birth28 Feb 1851, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death30 Jun 1922, Bath Co., Kentucky
Birth26 Feb 1886, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death11 Nov 1961, Clark Co., Kentucky
Birth24 Mar 1888, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death29 Sep 1960, Montgomery Co., Kentucky
Birth10 Oct 1889, Bath Co., Kentucky
Death13 Mar 1958, Fayette Co., Kentucky
Notes for Alvira “Allley” McCarty
Her death certificate records Alvery Basford, age 72 years 11 months 25 days, born 1 March 1850 in Ky, died 30 June 1922 in Owingsville, Bath Co., Ky, widow, father James McCarty, mother’s maiden name Americka McCarty, cause of death gangrene of legs, informant James McCarty, Owingsville. Burial place looks like ScettLcCoKcuety, but is probably meant to be Salt Lick Cemetery.
In the 1880 census she was listed as Elvira McCarthy, age 24, with her brother Marshall.
Census Notes for John L. & Alvira “Allley” (Family)
1900 census of Bath Co., Ky, White Sulphur precinct, enumerated 19 June, lists on p. 18B as family #357/359:
Bussford, John, 52, b. Jun 1848; Alvira, wife, 48, b. Feb 1852, married 16 years, mother of 3 children, 3 living; Asby, son, 14, b. Feb 1886; Ausker, son, 12, b. March 1888; Grafton, son, 10, b. Oct 1889. All born Ky Ky Ky.
1910 census of Bath Co., Ky, district 4, enumerated 29 April, lists on p. 14B as family #304/319&320:
Basford, John, 62, second marriage, married 30 years; Alvira, 58, first marriage, married 30 years, 3 children, 3 living; Oscar, son, 23, single; Grafton, 19, head, first marriage; Maud, wife, 14, first marriage, married 1 year. All born Ky Ky Ky.