From the paper – St. Louis Christian Evangelist, May 15, 1902. Page 350
Died April 30, at Richland Center, Wis., Mrs. Margaret A. Basye, Aged 86. Both she and her husband, Seth Basye, who died eleven years ago, were charger members of the church at Pine River, Wis., organized in 1856. Funeral Services were conducted by the pastor, Edward Owers.
Almost nothing is known about her father. Census records from 1900 state that her father was born in Ireland and last name was Joy or possibly Jay. It is presumed he died in the late 1820's.
Margaret was born about 1822. Margaret Sandlin Jay or Joye ... She passed away in 1902. 
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↑ First-hand information as remembered by Lelia Walker, Sunday, October 19, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
First hand knowledge of granddaughter of this person. Plus information included in "The Basye Book" written by Otto Basye.
"Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XL94-NYH : 4 December 2014), Seth Basye, 1891; citing Death, Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison; FHL microfilm 1,311,652.
"Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRK2-Y1J : 3 June 2016), Margaret Basye in entry for James Jorden Basye and Sarah Ellen Astell, 16 Nov 1870; citing Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison; FHL microfilm 1,275,502.
"Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRK2-BLY : 3 June 2016), Margaret Basye in entry for Simon P. Spry and Julia E. Basye, 02 Nov 1870; citing Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison; FHL microfilm 1,275,502.
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNSQ-3MW : 17 October 2014), Margaret Basye in household of Seth Basye, Wisconsin, United States; citing p. 30, family 241, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,233.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Margaret by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Margaret:
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