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Male Elihu Basham Click to view Elihu Basham in the family tree

Elihu was born about 1839 in Warren Co., Kentucky.1   Elihu's father was Bartlett Basham and his mother was Nicey Simmons.  His paternal grandparents were Obediah Basham and Celia Dowell; his maternal grandparents were Thomas Simmons and Lucy Basham. He had seven brothers and six sisters, named Hiram Simmons, Napolean B., Napoleon B, Carroll C, Samuel Wesley, Selina Candace, Elihu, Lucinda, Loretta, Nancy, Nancy, Margaret and Salina Candace. He had ten half-brothers and seven half-sisters, named George Dowell, James Herrod, James Herod, Obadiah, Elijah, Benajah Anderson, Allen, George, Elijah, Obediah, Margaret, Barbara E., Polly, Margaret, Rachel, Savanna and Mary Polly.  He died after 1878.1 


Elihu's family with Laura Bostick

‚ÄĆElihu and Laura were married in a religious ceremony about 1878.1 

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