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 at the age 87 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)

WWII Enlistment - Fred Bass

Name Fred D Bass
Serial Number 38510123
Residence State Arkansas
Residence County Arkansas
Enlistment Place Little Rock Arkansas
Enlist Date (m/d/y) 07/01/1943
Grade Private
Branch No Branch Assignment
Enlistment Term Duration of War, Plus 6 Months
Source Civilian
Nativity Arkansas
Birth Year 1922
Race + Citizenship Negro, Citizen
Education Grammar School
Civilian Occupation Waiters And Waitresses, Except Private Family
Marital Status Single, Without Dependents
Component Army Selectees - Enlisted Men

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

US Census, 1940, Freddie Bass in household of Lula Smith, Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

Name: Freddie Bass
Titles & Terms:
Event: Census
Event Year: 1940
Event Place: Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 17
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): Negro
Race (Standardized): Negro
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Grandson
Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Grandson
Birthplace: Arkansas
Estimated Birth Year: 1923
Residence in 1935: Same House
Enumeration District Number: 1-8
Family Number: 172
Sheet Number and Letter: 6B
Line Number: 59
NARA Publication Number: T627
NARA Roll Number: 116
Digital Folder Number: 005461490
Image Number: 00153
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Lula Smith F 58 Alabama
Son Fred Smith M 36 Tennessee
Daughter Lena Smith F 34 Alabama
Grandson Freddie Bass M 17 Arkansas

US Census, 1940, Lula Smith, Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

Name: Lula Smith
Titles & Terms:
Event: Census
Event Year: 1940
Event Place: Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 58
Marital Status: Widowed
Race (Original): Negro
Race (Standardized): Negro
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Head
Birthplace: Alabama
Estimated Birth Year: 1882
Residence in 1935: Same House
Enumeration District Number: 1-8
Family Number: 172
Sheet Number and Letter: 6B
Line Number: 56
NARA Publication Number: T627
NARA Roll Number: 116
Digital Folder Number: 005461490
Image Number: 00153
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Lula Smith F 58 Alabama
Son Fred Smith M 36 Tennessee
Daughter Lena Smith F 34 Alabama
Grandson Freddie Bass M 17 Arkansas

US Census, 1940, Fred Smith in household of Lula Smith, Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

Name: Fred Smith
Titles & Terms:
Event: Census
Event Year: 1940
Event Place: Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 36
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): Negro
Race (Standardized): Negro
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Son
Birthplace: Tennessee
Estimated Birth Year: 1904
Residence in 1935: Same House
Enumeration District Number: 1-8
Family Number: 172
Sheet Number and Letter: 6B
Line Number: 57
NARA Publication Number: T627
NARA Roll Number: 116
Digital Folder Number: 005461490
Image Number: 00153
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Lula Smith F 58 Alabama
Son Fred Smith M 36 Tennessee
Daughter Lena Smith F 34 Alabama
Grandson Freddie Bass M 17 Ark

US Census, 1940, LenaSmith in household of Lula Smith, Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States

Name: Lena Smith
Titles & Terms:
Event: Census
Event Year: 1940
Event Place: Ward 1, Stuttgart, Gum Pond Township, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 34
Marital Status: Widowed
Race (Original): Negro
Race (Standardized): Negro
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Standardized): Daughter
Birthplace: Alabama
Estimated Birth Year: 1906
Residence in 1935: Same House
Enumeration District Number: 1-8
Family Number: 172
Sheet Number and Letter: 6B
Line Number: 58
NARA Publication Number: T627
NARA Roll Number: 116
Digital Folder Number: 005461490
Image Number: 00153
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Lula Smith F 58 Alabama
Son Fred Smith M 36 Tennessee
Daughter Lena Smith F 34 Alabama
Grandson Freddie Bass M 17 Arkansas

The above 1940 Census also listed the highest grade completed: for Lula Smith- 4th, Fred Smith - 2nd, Lena Smith - 2nd, Fred Bass - 10th (although it should say 12th). Fred Smith works at a Barber shop as a porter/parter??..

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Julia Williams
United States Census, 1910
Name: Julia Williams
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Holly Springs Ward 2, Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 28
Marital Status: Married
Race: Mulatto
Race (Original): Mulatto
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1882
Birthplace: Mississippi
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Henry Williams b. 1877; MS MS Head M 33 Mississippi
Julia Williams Wife F 28 Mississippi
Roderick Williams b. 1908; MS MS Son M 2 Mississippi

District: 41 , Sheet Number and Letter: 17A , Household ID: 117 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M1283 , GS Film number: 1374764 , Digital Folder Number: 004330334 , Image Number: 00710

Maxine William
United States Census, 1920
Name: Maxine William
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Beat 1, Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 1
Marital Status: Single
Race: Mulatto
Race (Original): Mulatto
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Daughter
Birth Year (Estimated): 1919
Birthplace: Mississippi
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Henry William; black, b. 1875; KY, MS Head M 45 Mississippi
Julia William;mulatto; b. 1880; TN, MS Wife F 40 Mississippi
Roderick William; black; b. 1902; MS, MS Son M 18 Mississippi
Henry William Jr.; black; b. 1912; MS, MS Son M 8 Mississippi
Maxine William Daughter F 1 Mississippi

District: 39 , Sheet Number and Letter: 11B , Household ID: 252 , Line Number: 58 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T625 , GS Film number: 1820887 , Digital Folder Number: 004312374 , Image Number: 00557

Maxine William
United States Census, 1930
Name: Maxine William
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Beat 1, Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 11
Marital Status: Single
Race: Negro
Race (Original): Negro
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Daughter
Birth Year (Estimated): 1919
Birthplace: Mississippi
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Julia William MS, MS Head F 50 Mississippi
Henry William Jr. MS, MS Son M 19 Mississippi
Maxine William Daughter F 11 Mississippi
Juliet William MS, MS Daughter F 9 Mississippi
District: 0003 , Sheet Number and Letter: 3A , Household ID: 41 , Line Number: 3 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T626 , Affiliate Film Number: 1158 , GS Film number: 2340893 , Digital Folder Number: 004610668 , Image Number: 00662



Maxine A Williams
US Census, 1940 (Census date Apr 26, 1940)
Name: Maxine A Williams
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Beat 1, Marshall, Mississippi, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 21
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): Negro
Race: Negro
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household: Daughter
Birthplace: Mississippi
Birth Year (Estimated): 1919
Last Place of Residence: Same House
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Julia Williams; widowed, b. 1880; same house Head F 60 Mississippi
Henry F Williams; b. 1911; single; same house Son M 29 Mississippi
Maxine A Williams Daughter F 21 Mississippi
Julliet D Williams b. 1921, single; same house Daughter F 19 Mississippi
District: 47-4 , Family Number: 184 , Sheet Number and Letter: 10A , Line Number: 26 , Affiliate Publication Number: T627 , Affiliate Film Number: 2049 , Digital Folder Number: 005449671 , Image Number: 00142


Henry Williams??
US Social Security Death Index
Given Name: Henry
Surname: Williams
Birth Date: 21 August 1875
Social Security Number: 587-12-5654
State: Mississippi
Last Place of Residence: Marshall, Mississippi
Previous Residence Postal Code: 38635
Event Date: December 1970
Age: 95


Henry Williams?? (Relative??)
US World War I Draft Registration Cards
Name: Henry Williams
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Marshall County, Mississippi, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: United States
Birth Date: 07 Jun 1895
Birthplace: Oxford, Mississippi, United States
Home Address: Holly Springs, Mississippi
Citizenship: Natural born
Occupation: Chauffer
Employer E.H. Polk
Where employed: Holly Springs, Mississippi
Any dependents: No.
Married/Single: Single
Race: Negro
Draft Exemption: No
Tall/med/short: Medium
Slender/med/stout: Slender
Eye color: Brown
Hair: Black
Bald: No
Disabled: No
Affiliate Publication Number: M1509 , Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards , GS Film Number: 1682940 , Digital Folder Number: 005151815 , Image Number: 05927

 


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

US Public Records Index Volume 1

Name:
Fred D Bass
Birth Date:
24 Apr 1922
Address:
401 N Lowe St # 409, Stuttgart, AR, 72160-3321 (1993)
[409 N Lowe St, Stuttgart, AR, 72160-3321]

US Phone & Address Directories 1993-2002

Name:
Fred Bass
Address:
409 N Lowe St
City:
Stuttgart
State:
Arkansas
Zip Code:
72160-3321
Phone Number:
501-673-1813
Residence Years:
1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
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Name:
Fred Bass
Address:
409 N Lowe St
City:
Stuttgart
State:
Arkansas
Zip Code:
72160-3321
Phone Number:
870-673-1813
Residence Years:
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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