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Catherine (Basye) Cordell (1752 - 1839)

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Catherine Cordell formerly Basye
Born in Northumberland, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Virginiamap
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Died in St. Louis County, Missourimap
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Categories: Northumberland County, Virginia | St. Louis, Missouri.

Biography

Catherine was born in Virginia on 20 May 1752. She was the daughter of William Basye and Rebecca Martin. She passed away on 7 January 1839 in St. Louis County, Missouri at the home of her son, Presley and is buried in the home cemetery of Hiram Cordell.[1]

She is named in the will of her father William Bayes in 1762.[2]

Catherine, "orphan of William Baysie," chose George Cordell for her guardian on 12 September 1768 and this was approved by the court; bond of £ 1000 was posted.[3]

Catherine married George Edwards Cordell 4 October 1768 in Northumberland County, Virginia.[4][5]

Sources

  1. Allan S. Humphreys, Cordell Records: A Virginia Family, (Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1940), https://archive.org/details/CordellRecords-AVirginiaFamily .
  2. Basye, p 226ff
  3. Order Book 1767-1770, Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Northumberland County, Virginia, page 285.
  4. Basye, p 226ff
  5. Augustus Davis Cloyd, Genealogy of the Cloyd, Basye and Tapp Families in America, ( University of Michigan Library, 1912), https://books.google.com/books?id=-bVYAAAAMAAJ pp.212.

See also:

  • Basye., Otto. The Bayse family in the United States. Kansas City, Missouri [1950]


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