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Male Edward Otis Basham Click to view Edward Otis Basham in the family tree

Edward Otis was born on May 11th, 1896 in Duke, Hancock Co., Kentucky.1   Edward Otis' father was Jeremiah Henderson Basham and his mother was Sarah Ellen Higgs.  His paternal grandparents were Cary Jackson 'Jack' Basham and Annis Warner; his maternal grandparents were Alfred Higgs and Sarah Jane Calloway. He had ten brothers and six sisters, named Finous, Harvey, Hilous, Benjamin Harrison (Ben), Eugene C (Gene), Eulace, Ruthford, Flora, Chester, Harold, Bertha S., Pearl, Carrie, Essie, Anna Lee and Clara Louise.  He was the eighth youngest of the seventeen children. He had a half-sister named Mary Jane.  He died at the age of 70 on January 27th, 1967 in Hancock Co., Kentucky.1 


Edward Otis' family with Eva Helen Rowland

‚ÄĆEdward Otis and Eva Helen were married in a religious ceremony on February 16th, 1918 in Hawesville, Hancock Co., Kentucky.1   They had three sons named Aldewin B., Living and Living.

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