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Female Loretta Basham Click to view Loretta Basham in the family tree

Loretta was born about 1827 in Breckenridge Co., Kentucky.1   Loretta's father was Bartlett Basham and her mother was Nicey Simmons.  Her paternal grandparents were Obediah Basham and Celia Dowell; her maternal grandparents were Thomas Simmons and Lucy Basham. She had eight brothers and five sisters, named Hiram Simmons, Napolean B., Napoleon B, Carroll C, Elihu, Samuel Wesley, Selina Candace, Elihu, Lucinda, Nancy, Nancy, Margaret and Salina Candace. She 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.  She died about 1852.1 

Loretta's family with Henry Milam

‌Loretta and Henry were married in a religious ceremony on February 21st, 1842 in Warren Co., Kentucky.1 

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