NANCY ANN WESTBERRY
(MOSES2, MOSES1) was born October 1833 in Georgia, and died Aft. 1909 in Hamiliton Co, Florida. She married BENJAMIN BASS, CSA July 09, 1854 in Lowndes Co, Georgia, son of EPHRAIM BASS. He was born Abt. 1833 in Georgia, and died March 04, 1864 in CSA Service, Rock Island Prison, Illinois.
Notes for NANCY ANN WESTBERRY:
Moved to Jasper, Florida in July 1854. Collected a pension on her husband's CSA service
1870 Census, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, July 16.
Bass, Nancy, 32, At School (?); Moses, 15; George, 12; Turner, 8; John, 7.
Everyone, including Nancy, shows "At School." It shows all the children as "single" but there is NO designation marked by Nancy.
1880 Census, 2nd District, Hamilton County, Florida, July 5.
Bass, Nancy, 40, Wid., Farmer; Moses, Son, 24, Single, Works on Farm; Turner, Son, 21, Single, Works on Farm; John, 19, Single, Works on Farm.
Pensioner No. 683. Pay from Sept. 30/99 at rate of $60.00 per year.
Claim For Pension By Nancy Bass, widow of Benjamin Bass, Late of Capt. N.A. Hull's Company, 1st. Fla. Cavalry Regiment. Filed July 2, 1900.
Former Claim No. 11178, Application No. 12874, Pensioner No. 3193.
Claim For Pension By Nancy Bass, widow of Benjamin Bass of "A" Company, 1st Fla. Cav. Regiment.
Filed in Pension Department Aug. 5, 1909, Approved Sep. , 1909, with pay from Jul 1, 1909.
Notes for BENJAMIN BASS, CSA:
Captured at Missionary Ridge in 1863. Died at Rock Island Prison of small pox.
1860 Census, Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida, June 22.
Benjamin Bass, 27, Overseer, Born in Georgia, Cannot read or write; Nancy Bass, 23, Born in Georgia, Cannot read or write; Jane Bass, 7, Born in Georgia; Moses Bass, 5, Born in Florida; George Bass, 3, Born in Florida; Turner Bass, 1, Born in Florida.
Benjamin Bass; Company H, 1st Florida Cavalry. (Confederate.)
Benjamin Bass , Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Florida
Unit Numbers: 1095, 1097, 1114
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private. Transferred Company H, 1st Cavalry Regiment Florida on 01 January 1862.
POW on 25 November 1863 at Missionary Ridge, TN.
Confined on 27 November 1863 at Rock Island, IL (Estimated day). Transferred Company H, 1st Cavalry Regiment Florida on 15 December 1863.
Died as a prisoner Company H, 4th Infantry Regiment Florida on 04 March 1864 in Rock Island, IL.
Burial: Rock Island Prison, Illinois, grave # 731
Children of NANCY WESTBERRY and BENJAMIN BASS are:
i. MOSES BASS, b. 1855.
ii. GEORGE BASS, b. 1858.
iii. TURNER BASS, b. 1862.
iv. JOHN BASS, b. 1863.

 


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