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Female Minnie Pearl Basham Click to view Minnie Pearl Basham in the family tree

Minnie Pearl was born on March 12th, 1916.1   Minnie Pearl's father was Samuel 'Green' Basham and her mother was Alta Florence (Altie) Lemasters.  Her paternal grandparents were Benajah Anderson Basham and Nancy E. Turner. She had six brothers and two sisters, named Millard Thomas, James Marion, John Vollie, Samuel Green (Sam), Charles Frank, Living, Urline B. and Living. She had seven half-brothers and four half-sisters, named William Henry (Evans), Riley Palestine (Tiny), Lonnie Valentine, Edward Calvin, Morgan Mayberry, Velmer, Tony Bedford, Mary Isbell, Ellen Paradine, Nellie Caroline and Bennie Jane.  She died at the age of 49 on May 20th, 1965 in Bowling Green, Warren Co., Kentucky.1 

Minnie Pearl's first family with Jesse Martin

‌Minnie Pearl and Jesse were married in a religious ceremony on July 8th, 1933.1   They had a son named Living.

Minnie Pearl's second family with John Hollis Kinsey

‌Minnie Pearl and John Hollis were married in a religious ceremony about 1934.1   They had a son and three daughters, named Living, Tinclee, Living and Living.

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