Charles Bassett

Charles E. Bassett (1847 - 1896)

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Charles E. "Charlie" Bassett
Born in New Bedford, Massachusettsmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Hot Springs, Arkansasmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Feb 2016
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Charles Bassett was involved in the westward expansion of the USA.
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One of the founders of the Long Branch Saloon in Dodge City Kansas First Sheriff of Ford County, Kansas City Marshal, Dodge City Kansas


  • DeMattos, Jack. "The Dodge Citians: Charles E. Bassett," NOLA Quarterly (Vol. XIX, No. 4), October–December 1995. This was one of 24 articles, by different writers, reprinted in the book Outlaws and Lawmen of the Old West: The Best of NOLA (Edited by Robert K. DeArment), Cave Creek, AZ: True West Publishing, 2001. ISBN 0-935269-29-0.

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 - "History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865." From Bassett's obituary in the Kansas City Star, January 7, 1896. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Death Certificates Index 1803-1915. "Benjamin Bassett, Sail Maker, January 2, 1872 Dodge City Times, September 29, 1877. Dodge City Times, November 10, 1877. Dodge City Times - December 15, 1877. Dodge City Times, March 16, 1878. Dodge City Ford County Globe, May 14, 1878. The family spelled their surname as "Kenedy" with just one letter N. Dodge City Times - October 8, 1878. Dodge City Times, October 12, 1878. Ford County Globe (Dodge City), October 29, 1878. Lea, Tom. The King Ranch, Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1957 - p. 366. Dodge City Ford County Globe - April 27, 1880. Dodge City Ford County Globe - September 13, 1881. Kansas City Journal, September 22, 1881. Kansas City Star, January 7, 1896.

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