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Notes for Phoebe Dye Maxfield Bassett

The Family of Kenneth Dye & Jane Vanderbeck
Marriage Records of Mason County, Kentucky 1804-1811 Volume II
Name: Charles Maxfield
Spouse: Phoebe Dye
Marriage Date: 20 Feb 1805
Nathan Shotwell, B.; Kenneth Dye, F.; John Shotwell, W.

Mason County marriage record
16 October 1813
Elijah Bassett
Pheobe Dye
Bondsman: Kenneth Dye

Will of Kenneth Dye March 15, 1817

Kentucky will Book D, pages 141-143

I Kenneth DYE of the county of Mason & state of KY being in a low state of health but of perfect mine & memory, do this fifteenth day of March & year of our Lord one thousand eighteen hundred & seventeen make & ordain this insturment of writing as my last will & testament & do dispose of my estate real & personal in the following manner/

In give to my son David DYE one young bay horse four years old, one cow & calf & six sheep & six hog. I give to my son James Dye bare mare called Iin & fifteen dollars in money & four sheep. I give to my son Hiram DYE ninety dollars to paid him when he arrives at the age of twenty one years. I give to my son Kenneth DYE one hundred dollars & the and ... I now use, the money to be paid him at the age of twenty one. I give to my daughter Jane one bed & bedding & curtains one looking glass & sixty dollars all out of my personal estate. I give to my beloved wife Phebe DYE all the property she brought to me including slaves & housefold furniture. Also provisions of bread & meat sufficient for six months, & two hogs also one half of the rent of the place for the last year, providing she shall except of it as her right of dower on in lieu of her thirds, all the remainder of my estate which is & here disposed to be equally divided between all my sons & daughters towit Peter DYE, WIlliam DYE the children of my deceased daughters Rachel, Margaret & Martha & my daughters Phebe & Jane that is to say the two children of my daughter Rachel to have one share divided between them, the children of my daughter Margaret to have one share divided between them, the children of my daughter Martha to have one share divided between them to be kept interest or laid out in bankstock for them that is all except their share of land at the descretion of my executor to the best advantage year by year till my youngest son comes of age at which it shall be equally divided between all my sons & daugheters & deceased daughters children as before named together with all rents & money that may be left after bring up & sufficiently schooling my youngest son & daughter & my son Hiram six months schooling & payig all my just debts, it is my desire that my sons Hiram & Kenneth be put to trades, such as they may choose, & I do here by appoint my friend Jonathan ROSS executor to this my last will & testament, also guardians to all my children under age. In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal the day & year above named.

Jonathan ROSS
William DYE

Kenneth (his mark) DYE

abt 1816 - son Melville Bassett born
1818 - daughter Jane born
1820 - son Hiram born

1820 census Mason Kentucky - August 7, 1820
Elijah Bassett
1 male 26-44 (Elijah, age 30-39)
2 males 10-15
2 males under 10 (Melville, age 4 & Hiram, age baby)
1 female 45 & over (Phoebe, age 33?)
2 females 10-15
2 females under 10 (Jane, age 2)

1823 - son Alfred born
1826 - son Kenneth born
1829 - son Milton born

1830 census, Daviess Co., Indiana
Elijah Bassett
1 male 40-49 (Elijah, age 40-49)
1 male 20-29
1 male 10-14 (Melville, age 14)
2 males 5-9 (Hiram, age 9 & Alfred, age 7)
2 males 0-4 (Kenneth, age 4 & Milton, age 1)
1 female 40-49 (Phoebe, age 43)
1 female 10-14 (Jane, age 12)

August 22, 1835 - Elijah died in Daviess Co., Indiana
August 31, 1835 - Phoebe died in Daviess Co., Indiana

Both are buried in the Veale Creek Cemetery, Daviess, Indiana


Mason Co., KY marriage records:
349 13 April 1797 Robert Glenn Ruth Dye Bondsman: Mounteer Dye
353 29 December 1797 Jacob Rye Margaret Dye Bondsman: John Dye
1403 20 February 1805 Charles Moorfield Phebe Dye Kenneth Dye gave permission for Charles Moorfield to marry his daughter Phebe Dye.
1402 20 February 1805 Charles Moorfield Phebe Dye Bondsman: Nathan Shotwell
1161 1 March 1803 John Shotwell Jr. Rachel Dye Bondsman: John Shotwell
267 30 May 1796 Joseph Farman Polly Dye Bondsman: Henry Wiggins
50 21 June 1791 Benjamin Collins Sarah Dye Bondsman: Thomas Lawnsdale
1213 12 March 1804 Lewis Sentenay Lydia Dye Bondsman: John Dye
204 4 June 1796 Isaac Day Sarah Dye Bondsman: John D. Dye