Miami Union - Under Covington Items

May 29, 1902 

BASHORE, BENJAMIN S. - Benj. S. Bashore died at his home on East Walnut street, Thursday, from the effects of a stroke of paralysis.  Mr. Bashore's funeral was Sunday morning at the Christian church, Rev. McAllister officiating.  Interment in Highland cemetery.

Versailles Policy   --- May 1902

Benjamin S. Bashore was born October 1, 1824, near McAllisterville, Juniata County, Penn. In the year 1840 he removed with his parents to Green county and located near Yellow Springs. Two years later he removed to Darke county. In 1846 he was married to Christina Deeter and located in Miami county. This union lasted one year, when his wife died. On January 9, 1848, he was united in marriage to Susan Martin and seven children were born of this union, three of these with the mother, who died May 9, 1896, preceded the father and husband to the better world. Three sons and one daughter, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild are now living. On March 27, 1898, Mr. Bashore was married to Mary Allen, who survives him. For a number of years he was a member of the German Baptist church and at the time of his death was a member of the Christian church of Covington. Sunday, May 18, he was stricken with paralysis and on Friday morning, May 23, he died, at the ripe old age of 77 years, 7 months and 22 days. Funeral services were held at the Christian church, Sunday morning, May 25, Rev. James McAllister officiating.

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