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Male Obediah Peyton Basham Click to view Obediah Peyton Basham in the family tree

Obediah Peyton was born on August 3rd, 1841 in Breckenridge Co., Kentucky.1   Obediah Peyton's father was Henry Dowell Basham and his mother was Cassandra Hardin.  His paternal grandparents were Obediah Basham and Celia Dowell; his maternal grandparents were Daniel Hardin and Alice (Alsey) Jolly. He had seven brothers and five sisters, named Thomas Washington, Francis Logan, Daniel Hardin, James Allen, Henry Nelson, Joel Hardin, Madison, Alice Jolly, Celia Dowell, Martha Ann (Mattie), Mary and Louisa Ellen.  He was the sixth oldest of the thirteen children.  He died at the age of 50 on January 25th, 1892 in Breckenridge Co., Kentucky.1 


Obediah Peyton's family with Maria Frances Watlington

‚ÄĆObediah Peyton and Maria Frances were married in a religious ceremony on December 23rd, 1868 in Union Star, Breckenridge Co., Ky.1   They had seven sons and four daughters, named Earl Wallace, Oral Peyton, Charles Henry (Twin), Ceil Duncan, Ermine (Twin), Erwin (Twin), Nathaniel Reid, Martha Lou (Mattie), Cleona Blanche, Judith Ellen (Nel) and Mary Dowell (Twin) (Dot).

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