Hi, Cassie--I'd like to exchange info on Baskett. My wife descends from William Baskett b.1821 TN d.1896 WA m.1840 Shannon Co MO Mary Turpin. Searching has not found his parents. MO censuses & others' trees suggest to me: A. Thomas Basket b.ca1785 SC d.aft 1840 MO m. ____ b.ca1785 GA. Had 3 children: 1.William Baskett b.1820 TN d.12 May 1896 Black River, King Co WA m. 1840 Shannon Co MO Mary P Turpinb.21 Feb 1821 Independence Co AR d.1896 Duwamish River, King Co, WA. -Thomas Basket is in 1840 Ripley Co MO census: 1 m 10-15, 1 m 50-60; 1 f 15-19, 1 f 30-39; T: 4. Neighbors= Benjamin Turpin, Martin Turpin. -Thomas Basket is in 1830 Gasconade Co MO census: 1 m 5-9, 1 m 30-39; 1 f 15-19, 1 f 30-39; T: 4. -Thomas Basket is in 1828 Gasconade Co MO tax List; also on list is John Turpin, Josiah Turpin(w/ note “came in 1813).” 2. Thomas Baskett b.1828 MO m. Harriett Yount b.1829 MO. [Maybe this Thomas does not belong—his age group is not in the 1830-1840 censuses.] 3. Rebecca Baskett b.1832 MO. B. Elisha Turpin b.1771 KY d.1823 Independence Co AR m. 14 Feb 1800 Green Co KY Mary E Polly Bayless b. 1782 GA d.1851 Concord Twp, Washington Co MO. Mary m.(2) 1827 Independence Co AR John Spence. The Turpin children: 8.Mary P Turpin b.21 Feb 1821 Independence Co AR m. William Baskett. CAN YOU COMMENT? ADD OR CORRECT ANY OF ABOVE? THANK YOU.