Charles Noble Bassham Sr.
- Born: 27 Feb 1888, Tennyson, Warrick Co., Indiana
- Marriage (1): Constance Ogden Smith circa 1917
- Marriage (2): Sarah Norfleet Daughtrey on 9 Oct 1940
- Died: 9 Oct 1959, Norfolk City, Virginia at age 71
- Buried: 11 Oct 1959, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA
Cause of his death was Carcinoma of Prostate.
The 1910 Federal Census for Portsmouth, Ward 4, Norfolk County, Virginia, District 101, page records Charles N. Bassham (22-Indiana/Ky/Ky) as a Sailor in the U. S. Navy.
The 1920 Federal Census for Norfolk City, Virginia, District 26, page records Constance Bassham (21-NY) with son Charles N. (1 2/12) living at 82 Walnut Street. Also in the household is mother-in-law Julia A. Bassham (55-KY/KY/KY).
The 1930 Federal Census for Norfolk City, Virginia, District 93, page records Charles Baskham [Bassham] (42) with wife Constance O. (31) and children Charles N. Jr. (11) and Constance S. (9) living at 844 46th Street. Charles Sr. was born in Indiana and his parents in Kentucky. Constance was born in New York while her father in New York and mother from England. They have been married 12 years and Charles is listed as a Supervisor at a U.S. Government Pier. His widowed mother, Julia A. Baskham [Bassham] (63), is living two doors away at 850 46th Street. Living with Julia is her grandson, Sterling Rulhmann (13).
Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Charles N Bassham (married)
Residence: 4313 Colonial Avenue, Norfolk, VA
Occupation: Chief Warrant Officer Retired
Age at Death: 71
Birth Date: 27 Feb 1888 (His grave marker reads: Feb 24, 1888 - also CWO US Navy, WWI & II)
Death Date: 9 Oct 1959
Death Place: U. S. Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Virginia
Burial: Oct 11, 1959 Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA
Registration Date: 19 Oct 1959
Father: Elisha Bassham
Mother: Julia Hardin
Spouse: Sarah Daughtrey Bassham
Informant: Official Naval Records, USNH Portsmouth, VA
Charles married Constance Ogden Smith circa 1917. (Constance Ogden Smith was born on 6 Oct 1898 in Manhattan, New York, New York, died on 13 Jun 1938 in Norfolk City, VA and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.)
Charles next married Sarah Norfleet Daughtrey, daughter of William (Willie) Allen Daughtrey and Amo Wilson Eure, on 9 Oct 1940. (Sarah Norfleet Daughtrey was born on 10 Jul 1912 in Nansemond Co, VA, died on 18 Feb 1991 in Norfolk, VA. and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.)