The surname Basedau was first found in Mecklenburg, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the
System and the nation.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adolph Basedow, who settled in New York, NY in 1869; Benjamin W. Basden, who arrived in Edenton, NC in 1820; Caroline Basden, who arrived in Baltimore in 1832.