Biography of Bosom Family of Alabama, NY

Samuel Basom, son of Peter, born December 12, 1806, came to Ala bama about 1825, settling on road 52, on the farm now owned by his spn Harrison S. He made the first clearing pn the farm and built a log house. About 1834 he married Matilda Piper, who bore him four childien, Sabert H., Charles W., Harrison S., all of Alabama, and M. Louise, wife of William B. Chapman, of Ontario County. Mr. Basom died 1875, and his wife (born 1811) March 3, 1880.

Sabert H. Basom was born February 21, 1835, was always a resident here, and married Aramintha Starkweather and has three children, Genevieve, Mabel, and Clare: Mr. Basom has served two terms as justice of the peace, one year as highway commissioner, supervisor of the town nine years, and one year chairman of the board. He has also been a notary public, and since he was 25 years of age has been called upon to settle estates, having the reputation from the county judge of satisfactorily settling more than any other man in this part of the county.

Harrison S. Basom was born April 30, 1840, on the farm where his father settled, residing there ever since, and of which he became sole owner in 1880. He married Eleanora Noble, of Alabama. He is a farmer, and has been town assessor since 1884.

Charles W. Basom was born July 8, 1836, and always resided in the town. He married Sarah A. Chamberlain

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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