Gazlay Family History

FamilySamuel Ardinger Bassett


FatherSamuel Taylor Bassett ( - )
MotherMartha Boyd ( - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 30 September 2015; Last Edited: 30 September 2015 
NameSamuel Ardinger Bassett
Born 13 September 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri1, 2, 3
Married to Elizabeth G. Tinsley1
Died 24 June 1970 in Orange County, California1, 2


Spouse 1FamilyElizabeth G. Tinsley (daughter of Roy Edward Tinsley and Frances Woods)
Born 20 December 1912 in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia
Married to Samuel Ardinger Bassett
Married to John Gerow Gazley
Died 22 June 2003 in Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont
Children of Samuel Ardinger Bassett and Elizabeth G. Tinsley:
1.FamilyDenis Ardinger Bassett
Born ca. 1935 in Missouri
2.FamilySamuel Taylor Bassett III
Born ca. 1940 in Missouri
3.FamilyRandall G. Bassett


  1. Email between Jeffrey Bassett and Lee Gazlay, several dates in September 2015, providing a copy of the Vermont Death Certificate for Elizabeth (Tinsley) Gazley, and details of her first marriage to Samuel A. Bassett and their children.
  2. California Death Index 1940-1997; Ancestry (website). Samuel A. Bassett, born: 13 September 1907 in Missouri; died: 24 June 1970 in Orange [County], California.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, Missouri, St. Louis County, Richmond Heights City, family of Sam A. Bassett (33, Missouri, doctor, private practice); wife Elizabeth G. Bassett (27, Virginia); son Sam Bassett Jr. (5, Missouri); son Dennis A Bassett (2/12, Missouri); maid Evelyn McLeod (23, Florida, maid, private family).