William Calhoun Baskin

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William Calhoun Baskin

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Abbeville, Abbeville District, South Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Johnson, Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hugh Baskin and Elizabeth Baskin
Husband of First wife of William Baskin and Rebecca Baskin
Father of Sarah Perryman; Thomas M Baskin; Unknown BASKIN; Unknown BASKIN; Unknown BASKIN and 9 others
Brother of Elizabeth Stuart Baskin
Half brother of Esther Wilson Baskin; Susanna McKinley Aston and Robert McKinley Baskin

Managed by: Anita Gilbreth (Buck)
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About William Calhoun Baskin

William Baskin and his wife Rebecca came from South Carolina to Tennessee and on to Arkansas in 1839. During the Civil War (1861-1865) , bushwackers made it unsafe for older people to travel. A party of 20 or more including William and Rebecca made their way to the Mississippi River and started North by boat. (going where??? and why?? and when??) (Wonder if it was the 'go west young man go west' mentality?? Maybe after the Civil War from Horace Greeley's editorial in the New Your Tribune encouraging Civil War veterans to take advantage of the Homestead Act and colonize the public lands. Just my 'wondering' why they would travel ) They died within 4 hours of each other and were buried at Cairo, Illinois.

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William Calhoun Baskin's Timeline

1782
1782
Abbeville, Abbeville District, South Carolina, United States
1805
1805
Age 23
1807
September 29, 1807
Age 25
Tennessee, USA
1818
May 16, 1818
Age 36
Wilson, TN, USA
1820
1820
Age 38
1822
1822
Age 40
1824
December 6, 1824
Age 42
1826
1826
Age 44