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Male Erastus L. Basham Click to view Erastus L. Basham in the family tree

Erastus L. was born about October 1869 in Mercer Co., West Virginia.1   Erastus L.'s father was John Henry Basham and his mother was Martha Goodall.  His paternal grandparents were Meador Basham and Polly (Mary) Hans. He had five brothers and four sisters, named Henry Wesley, Anderson, John A., Eliza A., Ivan McKinley, Elizabeth C., Sarah Ellen, Arminta and Rose A..  He was the fifth youngest of the ten children. He had a half-brother named James Alexander.  He died after 1920.1 


Erastus L.'s family with Avis A. Meador

‚ÄĆErastus L. and Avis A. were married in a religious ceremony on April 10th, 1888 in Mercer Co., West Virginia.1   They had eight sons and a daughter, named James A., Stacy E., Lacy, Gracie S., Willie P., Daisy A., Verne, Clacy and Bonnie.

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