Bass Family

Fred D. Bass


Fred D. Bass, husband of Jewell M. Sheppard, was born in Stuttgart, AR on April 24, 1922. Fred was the only child of Reverend Remus Bass and Lemer Smith Bass. He attended Holman Elementry School in Stuttgart, AR, McKinley High School in Chicago, IL, Mississippi Industrial College in Holly Springs, MS, and A.M.&N. College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff).

He entered the US Army on June 15, 1943 and served in the European and Asiatic Theatres and was honorably discharged as a sergeant on March 25, 1946.

In 1946, Fred married Maxine Williams of Holly Springs, Mississippi. From this union, one daughter, Glenn LaVerne Bass, was born. In 1952, Fred married Jewell M. Sheppard.

Fred began working at the United States Tobacco Company in 1954. During his tenure there, he held the positions of Assistant Plant Manager in both the Chicago and Franklin Park, IL facilities. Fred retired after thirty years of service and returned home to Stuttgart, AR, to care for his ailing mother.

He was the Treasurer of the UAPB/AM&N Alumni Association of Arkansas County.

He died on March 21, 2010 in Arkansas. He is the cousin of Rosie L. Adams Johnson.

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (Fred is listed on pg 1)

WWI Army Enlistees (Fred is listed on pg 2)

US Census 1910 for Ella Davenport

Name:

Ella Davenport

Birthplace:

Alabama

Relationship to Head of Household:

Self

Residence:

Memphis Ward 9, Shelby, Tennessee

Marital Status:

Married

Race :

Mulatto

Gender:

Female

Immigration Year:

 

Father's Birthplace:

Georgia

Mother's Birthplace:

Alabama

Family Number:

131

Page Number:

4

 

Household

Gender

Age

 

Ella Davenport

F

39y

Child

Clara Turner

F

21y

 

Lena Smith

F

8y

US Census 1910 for Clara Turner

Name: Clara Turner
Birthplace: Alabama
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Residence: Memphis Ward 9, Shelby, Tennessee
Marital Status: Married
Race : Black
Gender: Female
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Family Number: 131
Page Number: 4
Household Gender Age
Parent Ella Davenport F 39y
Clara Turner F 21y
Lena Smith F 8y

US Census 1930 for Lena Smith

Name: Lena Smith
Event: CENSUS
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas
Gender: Female
Age: 28
Marital Status: Single
Race: Negro
Birthplace: Alabama
Estimated Birth Year: 1902
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Enumeration District Number: 8
Family Number: 360
Sheet Number and Letter: 14A
Line Number: 11
NARA Publication: T626, roll 64
Film Number: 2339799
Digital Folder Number: 4532422
Image Number: 00131
Household Gender Age
Parent Lula Smith F 47
Lena Smith F 28
Fred Smith M 25
F D Bass M 7

US Census 1930 for Lula Smith

Name: Lula Smith
Event: CENSUS
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas
Gender: Female
Age: 47
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: Negro
Birthplace: Alabama
Estimated Birth Year: 1883
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Enumeration District Number: 8
Family Number: 360
Sheet Number and Letter: 14A
Line Number: 10
NARA Publication: T626, roll 64
Film Number: 2339799
Digital Folder Number: 4532422
Image Number: 00131
Household Gender Age
Lula Smith F 47
Child Lena Smith F 28
Child Fred Smith M 25
F D Bass M 7

US Census 1930 for Fred Smith

Name: Fred Smith
Event: CENSUS
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Age: 25
Marital Status: Married
Race: Negro
Birthplace: Tennessee
Estimated Birth Year: 1905
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Enumeration District Number: 8
Family Number: 360
Sheet Number and Letter: 14A
Line Number: 12
NARA Publication: T626, roll 64
Film Number: 2339799
Digital Folder Number: 4532422
Image Number: 00131
Household Gender Age
Parent Lula Smith F 47
Lena Smith F 28
Fred Smith M 25
F D Bass M 7

US Census 1930 for F D Bass (Fred D. Bass)

Name: F D Bass
Event: CENSUS
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Stuttgart, Arkansas, Arkansas
Gender: Male
Age: 7
Marital Status: Single
Race: Negro
Birthplace: Arkansas
Estimated Birth Year: 1923
Immigration Year:
Relationship to Head of Household: Grandson
Father's Birthplace: Arkansas
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Enumeration District Number: 8
Family Number: 360
Sheet Number and Letter: 14A
Line Number: 13
NARA Publication: T626, roll 64
Film Number: 2339799
Digital Folder Number: 4532422
Image Number: 00131
Household Gender Age
Lula Smith F 47
Lena Smith F 28
Fred Smith M 25
F D Bass M 7

 

 

 

 

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Fred D. Bass

Date of Birth: April 24, 1922

Date of Death: March 21, 2010

Date of Marriage: 1946 & 1952

Death Residence Localities:

Zip Code:

Localities: Little Rock, Lonoke, Arkansas

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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